Mary Raftery Journalism Fund launches Bursary and Traineeship in Investigative Journalism

The need for strong and solid investigative journalism has never been greater, according to the Mary Raftery Journalism Fund  (MRJF) which, today (08.04.16,) announced a ‘Bursary & Traineeship in Investigative Journalism’ in collaboration with The Irish Times. The Bursary and

Mary Raftery Journalism Fund announces details of Ethics and Documentary Film-Making Seminar

MRJF in association with IFI /BAI / RTÉ “ARE YOU SITTING COMFORTABLY?” DOCUMENTARY FILM MAKING: ETHICS. PLATFORMS. CHALLENGES. Irish Film Institute, Eustace St. Dublin 2 10.30-17.30, Friday 9th October 2015 “‘Are You Sitting Comfortably?’  Documentary Film Making: Ethics. Platforms. Challenges”

Fifth Round of Fund to Promote Investigative Journalism Launched

  PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 18th August 2015 Fifth round of Fund to promote investigative journalism launched Details of the fifth round of the Mary Raftery Journalism Fund have been announced today (18.08.2015). Journalists are invited to submit proposals for investigations

Mary Raftery Journalism Fund Announces Competition for Place on RTÉ Investigative Journalism Course

Press Release Sunday, 5th April 2015 Mary Raftery Journalism Fund Announces Competition for Place on RTÉ Investigative Journalism Course The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund has today (05.04.2015) announced details of a competition for a nominated place on the RTÉ Investigative

Mary Raftery Journalism Fund to Republish Mary Raftery’s Best Known Irish Times Columns

The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund will – from this week – republish Mary Raftery’s columns which ran in The Irish Times from 2003. With the permission and support of The Irish Times, one of her columns will be featured each

Screening of ‘Making Them Pay’

The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund presents: MAKING THEM PAY (2007) Introduced by Sheila Ahern, researcher. IFI, Saturday 17th May, 1pm-2pm Free screening In January this year Louise O’Keeffe won a landmark case in the European Court of Human Rights. The

Tribute to Mary Raftery

We recently received a wonderful email from Connie Roberts, an Offaly native who has lived in the USA for the past thirty years, and teaches at Hofstra University, New York.   Connie recently came across the press release announcing the

Mary Raftery Journalism Fund Announces Details of Event To Mark 15-Year Anniversary of ‘States Of Fear’

PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, 30th April 2014 MARY RAFTERY JOURNALISM FUND ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF EVENT TO MARK 15-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ‘STATES OF FEAR’ The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund – today (29.04.14) – announced details of a series of screenings and panel

Journalism Fund Announces Competition for Place on RTÉ Investigative Journalism Course

Journalism Fund Announces Competition for Place on RTÉ Investigative Journalism Course  The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund has today (02.04.2014) announced details of a competition for a nominated place on the RTÉ Investigative Journalism Course. The offer of the place on

Fourth Round of Fund to Promote Investigative Journalism Launched

Fourth Round of Fund to Promote Investigative Journalism Launched Details of the fourth round of the Mary Raftery Journalism Fund have been announced today (24.03.2014). Journalists are invited to submit proposals for investigations that seek to service the public interest.