The screenplay by Carol Doyle and Mary Agnes Donoghue focuses on Irish journalist Veronica Guerin, whose investigation into the drug trade in Dublin led to her murder in 1996, at the age of 37. Veronica Guerin Guerin in the 1990s Born (1958-07-05)5 July 1958[1] Dublin, Ireland Died… The film is the second to be inspired by Guerin's life. The brother of slain journalist Veronica Guerin says the death of notorious drugs kingpin Larry Dunne is a cause for “celebration”. The brother of slain journalist Veronica Guerin says the death of notorious drugs kingpin Larry Dunne is a cause for “celebration”. Veronica Guerin, the prominent Irish investigative reporter who was shot to death in her car on June 26, was a relative newcomer to journalism who took her trade by storm. Directed by Joel Schumacher. Her death, which shocked the nation, is remembered by colleague Kelly Fincham. Her latest film, "Veronica Guerin," opening in U.S. theaters on Oct. 17, is the true story of the life and death of a 36-year-old Irish journalist who took on the drug dealers of Dublin and lost. With Cate Blanchett, Colin Farrell, Brenda Fricker, Ciarán Hinds. When Veronica Guerin was murdered in June 1996, she was not only the most famous journalist in Ireland, she was something of a national heroine. The film is the second to be inspired by Guerin's life. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed ), memorial page for Veronica Guerin (5 Jul 1959–26 Jun 1996), Find a Grave Memorial no.

8522205, citing Dardistown Cemetery, Cloghran, County Dublin, Ireland ; Maintained by Find A Grave . The Garda crackdown that followed the death of crusading journalist Veronica Guerin showed gangsters that they were not untouchable. In … Veronica Guerin was a strikingly energetic and robust woman, attractive, with a gravelly voice. She did her journalism more for love than money, turning down higher paid work to … Tributes have poured in from both those who knew the director and those who just appreciated his work. WHEN Veronica Guerin called to the luxury home of gangster John Gilligan in the months before her murder, she was putting her life on the line.

On June 26, 1996, the Sunday Independent's crime reporter Veronica Guerin was shot dead by a motorcycle passenger as she waited at traffic lights on the outskirts of Dublin—the victim of her own crusading exposes of leading criminals. Numerous arrests and the seizure of … The screenplay by Carol Doyle and Mary Agnes Donoghue focuses on Irish journalist Veronica Guerin, whose investigation into the drug trade in Dublin led to her murder in 1996, at the age of 37. Her death profoundly shocked the country. Veronica Guerin is a 2003 biographical crime film directed by Joel Schumacher and starring Cate Blanchett in the title role. Irish crime journalist Veronica Guerin was murdered on the outskirts of Dublin on June 26, 1996. Veronica Guerin 5 July 1958 – 26 June 1996 Veronica Guerin (5 July 1958 – 26 June 1996) was an Irish crime reporter who was murdered on 26 June 1996 by drug lords, an event which helped establish the Criminal Assets Bureau. Veronica Guerin tells the story of the Irish journalist that was murdered while investigating criminal gangs, and Schumacher used the film to honour her memory. Veronica Guerin is a 2003 biographical crime film directed by Joel Schumacher and starring Cate Blanchett in the title role. Breakthrough Emerges In Veronica Guerin Case. An Irish journalist writes a series of stories about drug dealers.