Veronica Guerin, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Veronica Guerin

Irish crime reporter

Date of Birth: 05-Jul-1958

Place of Birth: Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

Date of Death: 26-Jun-1996

Profession: writer, accountant, association football player, journalist

Nationality: Ireland

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Veronica Guerin

  • Veronica Guerin (5 July 1958 – 26 June 1996) was an Irish crime reporter who was murdered by drug lords.
  • Born in Dublin, she was an athlete in school, and later played on the Irish national teams for both football and basketball.
  • After studying accountancy she ran a public-relations firm for seven years, before working for Fianna Fáil and as an election agent for Seán Haughey.
  • She became a reporter in 1990, writing for the Sunday Business Post and Sunday Tribune.
  • In 1994 she began writing about crime for the Sunday Independent.
  • In 1996 she was fatally shot while stopped at a traffic light.
  • The shooting caused national outrage in Ireland.
  • Investigation into her death led to a number of arrests and convictions.

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