"Without Mary's determination, so much of what we know about our collective past would still remain hidden."
Abuse victim Andrew Madden, author of 'Altar Boy: A Story of Life After Abuse'. Click here to read further tributes about Mary Raftery.
The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund was established by the friends and family of investigative journalist Mary Raftery, who died in January 2012. The aim of the fund is to promote more in-depth investigative coverage of issues close to Mary’s heart and on which she focused her groundbreaking investigative work. The fund offers an opportunity for journalists to carry out detailed investigations into these areas of society and to expose any injustices that might exist. For more information about the fund please visit http://maryrafteryfund.ie/about/.
The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund is a member of the Global Investigative Journalism Network.
Mary Raftery Journalism Fund bids to co-host the 2019 Global Investigative Journalism Conference
The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund is delighted to submit a proposal to the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) to co-host the 2019 Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Dublin. GIJN is an international association of nonprofit organisations that support, promote, and produce investigative journalism. Read more here.
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Mary Raftery Journalism Fund announces seminar with the Irish Film Institute:
Following hugely successful events in 2014, 2015 and 2016, the Mary Raftery Journalism Fund is pleased to announce that it will once again partner with the Irish Film Institute for a day-long documentary film-making seminar, ‘Beyond Borders’.
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