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Paying with her life for telling it like it is

Volume 10, Issue 1

April, 2004

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Phelan, Seumas. (2004). Paying with her life for telling it like it is. Pacific Journalism Review, 10(1): 228-230. Review of Veronica Guerin, starring Cate Blanchett, directed by Joel Schumacher, 2003.
Author(s): Seumas Phelan
Reviewed feature film directed by Joel Schumacher
Publication date: 
April, 2004

Awful as it is, this [film] will give you some idea of the shock and rage that convulsed Ireland over the brutal slaying of leading crime reporte Veronica Guerin, gunned down in a peaceful street outside Dublin for telling the truth about the sleazy and violent lives of the country's gangsters and drug barons,