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Shock and silence: The Sunday Independent newsroom on the day Veronica Guerin was shot dead

‘Sunday Independent’ deputy editor Jody Corcoran, a young reporter in 1996, recalls the week Veronica Guerin was killed — and reflects on the energy and intensity of the newsroom in that period

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'Sunday Independent' editor Aengus Fanning with Veronica in hospital after she was shot in 1995

'Sunday Independent' editor Aengus Fanning with Veronica in hospital after she was shot in 1995

Members of the public queue to sign a book of condolence at Independent House

Members of the public queue to sign a book of condolence at Independent House

Jody Corcoran pictured with Aengus Fanning in 2001

Jody Corcoran pictured with Aengus Fanning in 2001

Staff observe a minute's silence for Veronica in the newsroom

Staff observe a minute's silence for Veronica in the newsroom

Veronica Guerin

Veronica Guerin

Sunday Independent front page from June 30, 1996

Sunday Independent front page from June 30, 1996

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'Sunday Independent' editor Aengus Fanning with Veronica in hospital after she was shot in 1995

Where were you on June 26, 1996, the day Veronica Guerin was shot dead?

It is a question every journalist in the Sunday Independent at the time — indeed, every journalist in Ireland — can answer. Here are some fragments of my memories from that day 25 years ago, and the days that followed...

InFocus Podcast: Veronica Guerin – her legacy and how 25 years later her killers continue to avoid justice

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