Films in Wicklow

Veronica Guerin

Director: Joel Schumacher Starring: Cate Blanchett, Gerard McSorley, Brenda Fricker, Colin Farrell and many more. Plot: Based on the true story about Irish journalist Veronica Guerin (Cate Blanchett), a reporter for The Sunday Independent, who exposed some of Dublin’s most powerful crime barons and drug lords in 1996. But later that year she was gunned down by assassins hired by the same criminal drug lords she exposed. The film starts with Guerin’s assassination and looks back at what brought it on. It shows how she overcame beatings, threats and a bullet wound to expose these hardened criminals. Locations: Locations that can be seen in the film are Ashford, Newtownmountkennedy and the N11. View Veronica Guerin in a larger map

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