A minute silence is observed throughout Ireland in memory of journalist Veronica Guerin and Detective Jerry McCabe.
At one o'clock exactly worked stopped at factories, shops, some areas of public transport, offices and on the streets.
This report shows workers at the Krups plant in Limerick, Gardaí of all ranks, bank officials, all standing in silence to pay their respects to Veronica Guerin and Detective Garda Jerry McCabe. At Independent House in Middle Abbey Street, Veronica Guerin's colleagues at the newspaper stood in silence. A visibly upset Kevin Moore of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) comments
The job of journalism isn't as safe as it used to be.
After the one minute of silence sports sub-editor Sean Potts played a lament for Veronica called 'Mná na hÉireann'.
An RTÉ News report by Colm Connolly broadcast on 1 July 1996.
On 26 June 1996 crime reporter Veronica Guerin was murdered in her car as she waited at traffic lights on the Naas dual carriageway near Newlands Cross in Clondalkin, West Dublin. Detective Jerry McCabe was killed in Adare, Co. Limerick on 7 June 1996, during an attempted robbery of a post office van.