"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/.
Mary Raftery Fund announces details of ‘Investigative Documentary Filmmaking’ Seminar
“Investigations 2016: Inside the World of Investigative Documentary Filmmaking” is a day-long seminar featuring screenings and discussions chaired by three leading broadcasters; Olivia O’Leary, Miriam O’Callaghan and Aine Lawlor. The seminar will run from 11am to 5pm, on Friday, October 14th 2016 in the Irish Film Institute and will be opened with an address by Dee Forbes, Director General, RTÉ. Full details on the upcoming event are available here.
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