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Colm O'Gorman: Mary forced us to face hard truths because she really cared

Colm O'Gorman

Published 11/01/2012 | 05:00

I NEVER once came away from a conversation with Mary Raftery without learning something.

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She had an incredible mind; an extraordinary ability to absorb and store information combined with a gift for insight and analysis the like of which I have rarely encountered.

Mary had a nose for the truth, and an unwavering commitment to get to the heart of a difficult, complex and challenging issue and reveal it with objectivity and real integrity.

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