Statue o Veronica Guerin in the Dublin Castle
|Born||5 Julie 1958|
|Died||26 Juin 1996 (aged 37)|
She studit accoontin at Trinity College, Dublin, but efter she decidit tae begin a career in public relations. Frae 1983 tae 1984, she servit as secretary o the poleetical pairty Fianna Fáil at the New Ireland Forum.
In 1990, she decidit tae become a jurnalist an wrote her first articles for the newspapers “Sunday Business Post” and “Sunday Tribune”. In 1994 she began writing aboot organisit crime in Ireland for the newspaper “Sunday Independent”, using pseudonyms tae refer tae the creeminals involvit, in order tae avoid libel complaints. As a consequence o the articles that she published, she receivit daith threats an efter, on 26 Juin 1996, she wis assassinatit bi drog trokers.