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From TheJournal.ie Mary Raftery's articles are set to be re-published online Investigative Journalism

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.

From TheJournal.ie The ‘defacto detained’: How voluntary patients can be held without review Mental Health This post contains videos

The ‘defacto detained’: How voluntary patients can be held without review

Under the current Mental Health Act, while involuntary patients are entitled to a have their detention reviewed by a mental health tribunal, voluntary patients are not afforded the same rights.

From TheJournal.ie Minister Lynch: ‘Unwilling’ patients no longer to receive electric shock therapy Mary Raftery Fund

Minister Lynch: ‘Unwilling’ patients no longer to receive electric shock therapy

Patients who refuse to give their consent will no longer be forced to have the controversial treatment under new laws.