‘Wonderful Irish mother’ Bernie Guerin praised at funeral Journalist daughter Veronica was murdered by gang in 1996 Fri, Jan 17, 2014, 14:49 Updated: Fri, Jan 17, 2014, 18:10 I felt a great deal of hostility . Cathal Guerin, son of Veronica Guerin and his cousins bring their grandmother Bernie's remains to the hearse at her funeral mass this morning. She came from a large Donegal and Dublin family, and grew up in the Artane district of north Dublin. 1 May 1998; ... “I went to Veronica's funeral at the airport.

Veronica Guerin was born on July 5 1959. 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. I remember it was a cold day and so bleak.

She was educated by the Holy Faith nuns in Killester.

17 years on: Veronica Guerin remembered for courage and determination The 37-year-old was one of the first journalists in Ireland to take on the “big guys” of organised crime. The Real Veronica Guerin. I knew people there were actually turning their backs as I came near them. Veronica Guerin Guerin in the 1990s Born (1958-07-05)5 July 1958[1] Dublin, Ireland Died…