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Dublin Castle
(The Dubhlinn Gardens)

Veronica Guerin

Dublin 1958 - Newland's Cross, Co. Dublin 1996
Irish crime reporter who was murdered on 26 June 1996 by drug lords
(Wikipedia)
John Coll
Bronze Art (Dublin)
2001

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Veronica Guerin   Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Veronica Guerin

Description

Bronze head.

Inscription(s)

Veronica Guerin
1959-1996

Be Not Afraid
Greater justice was her ideal and it was her ultimate achievement.
Her courage and sacrifice saved many from the scourge of drukgs and other crime.
Her death has not been in vain.

Unveiled by the Taoiseach, Mr. Bertie Ahern T.D.
22nd June 2001

Veronica Guerin
Sunday Independent journalist,
was murdered in 26th June 1996.

This monument was jointly erected by
Independent Newspapers (Ireland) Limited and
the National Millennium Committee.

Independent News & Media PLC
sculptor john coll

Signature

J. Coll
bronze art limited dublin

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 53°20'33" - W 6°16'2")

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