"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 fourth annual investigative documentary filmmaking seminar organized by the Mary Raftery Journalism Fund, “Investigations 2017: Beyond Borders”, takes place in the Irish Film Institute from 11am to 5pm on Friday, 13th October. The day-long seminar, which is open to the public, will feature screenings, conversations and discussions chaired by leading journalists and broadcasters: Keelin Shanley, Richard Crowley and Tanya Sillem. Read more here.
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 have submitted 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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It is recommended that applicants read the Mary Raftery Journalism Fund Guidelines before submitting their application forms. Read more