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Veronica Guerin

1959 - 1996

 
 
Veronica Guerin Marker image. Click for full size.
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1. Veronica Guerin Marker
Inscription.  
Sunday Independent journalist,
was murdered on 26th June 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 drugs and other crime.
Her death has not been in vain.


Unveiled by the Taoiseach,
Mr. Bertie Ahern T.D.
27th June 2001

 
Erected 2001 by Independent Newspapers (Ireland) Limited and the National Millenium Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsCommunicationsPeaceWomen. A significant historical date for this entry is June 26, 1996.
 
Location. 53° 20.556′ N, 6° 16.037′ W. Marker is in Dublin, Leinster, in County Dublin. Memorial is on the grounds of Dublin Castle, about 30 feet from the WNW boundary of the Dubh Linn Gardens and about 30 feet SSW of the Octagonal Tower. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dublin, Leinster 2, Ireland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Castle Hall (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); James Clarence Mangan
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(about 180 meters away); First Performance of Handel's Messiah (about 240 meters away); Site of St Olave's Church / Láthair Eaglais Amhlaoibh (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Chris Reid Oral History Artwork Project (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Dublin Millenium Literary Parade (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); St. Winifred's Well (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dublin.
 
Veronica Guerin Marker image. Click for full size.
April 6, 2009
2. Veronica Guerin Marker
Veronica Guerin Bust image. Click for full size.
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3. Veronica Guerin Bust
Veronica Guerin Memorial image. Click for full size.
April 6, 2009
4. Veronica Guerin Memorial
Dubh Linn Gardens image. Click for full size.
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5. Dubh Linn Gardens
Adjacent to Guerin Memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,863 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 4, 2009.

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