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Two Journal Media projects shortlisted for Mary Raftery journalism prize
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# Shortlist

Two Journal Media projects shortlisted for Mary Raftery journalism prize

Nov 5th 2020, 10:35 PM 11,786 Views 5 Comments

The Stardust podcast and the investigative series ‘A bridge too far’ are included on this year’s list.

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

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

Mar 12th 2018, 8:30 AM 22,080 Views 73 Comments

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

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

Oct 15th 2014, 10:29 AM 4,918 Views 10 Comments

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

Fifteen years on, how States of Fear changed Irish society
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# Groundbreaking

Fifteen years on, how States of Fear changed Irish society

May 3rd 2014, 8:45 AM 13,384 Views 4 Comments

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

Number of admission assistants for mental health patients halved since 2007
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# Mental Health

Number of admission assistants for mental health patients halved since 2007

Jul 24th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,959 Views 19 Comments

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.

RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012
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# Review 2012

RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012

Dec 23rd 2012, 9:15 AM 12,826 Views 10 Comments

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.

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

Jan 10th 2012, 4:30 PM 384 Views 11 Comments

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

Tributes flood in for 'inspirational' journalist Mary Raftery
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Tributes flood in for 'inspirational' journalist Mary Raftery

Jan 10th 2012, 1:01 PM 2,803 Views 5 Comments

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

Journalist and documentary-maker Mary Raftery dies
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Journalist and documentary-maker Mary Raftery dies

Jan 10th 2012, 8:54 AM 5,690 Views 21 Comments

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

‘We branded people lunatics and locked them away’
# Mental Illness
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# Mental Illness

‘We branded people lunatics and locked them away’

Sep 5th 2011, 6:00 PM 11,546 Views 23 Comments

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