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#Mary Raftery

# mary-raftery - Monday 12 March, 2018

How we're responding to the greatest crisis of our generation

Exploring integration and extremism in the context of the refugee crisis.

# mary-raftery - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Mary Raftery's articles are set to be re-published online

The journalist’s documentaries ‘States of Fear’ and ‘Cardinal Sins’ highlighted child abuse in schools and the Catholic Church.

# mary-raftery - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Fifteen years on, how States of Fear changed Irish society

An event is being held to mark the anniversary of the programme which shed a light on a dark part of Irish society.

# mary-raftery - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Number of admission assistants for mental health patients halved since 2007

Six years ago, there were over 80 ‘Authorised Officers’ – mental heath care professionals who can help families with admission of a loved one to an approved centre – in Ireland. Today, there are just 40.

# mary-raftery - Sunday 23 December, 2012

RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012

From writer Maeve Binchy to astronaut Neil Armstrong, rugby star Nevin Spence to GAA great Páidí Ó Sé, we take a look back at some of the many greats that Ireland, and the world, lost this year.

# mary-raftery - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Column: ‘For abuse victims like me, Mary helped expose the truth’

Clerical abuse victim Andrew Madden tells about his memories of journalist Mary Raftery – and how she exposed a corrupt system.

Tributes flood in for 'inspirational' journalist Mary Raftery

Figures from across the political spectrum have spoken of their sadness at her death.

Journalist and documentary-maker Mary Raftery dies

Raftery was best known for her documentaries and writing which shone a light on clerical sex abuse in Ireland.

# mary-raftery - Monday 5 September, 2011

‘We branded people lunatics and locked them away’

Patients three to a bed and floors covered in faeces: the full horror of Ireland’s mental institutions is exposed by journalist Mary Raftery.