Tuesday 27 June 2017

Funeral of journalist Mary Raftery takes place

Independent.ie reporters

THE FUNERAL of journalist Mary Raftery has taken place.

Chief mourners were her husband David, son Ben and mother Ita.

Ms Raftery was more famous for her work exposing clerical and institutional abuse.

Celebrant Brian Whiteside said the country as a whole mourns her and that she has left a valuable legacy.

Many survivors of child abuse also attended the funeral.

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