I REMEMBER

first_imgI remember this day forty five years agoI remember that it was a rainy rainy FridayI remember how we ran half clothed thenI remember we were sliding and bathingI remember the chill from the heavy rainI remember too that Mama was absentI remember she was taken to the hospitalI remember the semi freedom the house hadI remember the older ones having fun tooThe Brand New Baby BoyI remember the Volkswagen pickup comingI remember it was with the hazard lights onI remember the soft candor that engulfed himI remember he told us that Mama had a boyI remember the cheer that broke across his faceI remember he was not vex at all that day at usI remember the brown or blue higher height suitI remember the glasses case and pocket bookI remember the happy news he shared with usThe Brand New Baby BoyI remember Mama holding this bundle of joyI remember how I held the new wrapped babyI remember they thought I was too young to holdI remember it was the first baby I had knownI remember I hugged him tight as if I owned himI remember he was called ‘Shoe’ a favorite nameI remember he had huge wisdom like a patriarchI remember that he spoke and men were awedI remember he was destined to be a human linkThe Brand New Baby BoyShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Mary Boyle documentary wins awards in Hollywood

first_imgInvestigative journalist Gemma O Doherty released ‘Mary Boyle: The Untold Story’ exactly a month ago on the video sharing platform Youtube.com, and has received praise both nationally and internationally for her work.‘Mary Boyle: The Untold Story’ won an Award of Excellence in the Feature Documentary category and an Award of Recognition in the Women Filmmaker section at the Hollywood Indepdendent Documentary Awards July 2016. Despite set backs such as being forced to remove the documentary for a period of time due to a threatened defamation case, and having R.T.E. bill Gemma a staggering €12,915 to use a three and a half minute clip from their archives in the documentary, the documentary has done extremely well, racking up over 148,000 views.The documentary took several years of investigation and research, and three months to produce.Mary’s twin sister Ann has been on a pursuit for the truth for the last forty years, which has taken her to Stormont, Westminster, Brussels and Washington DC. She has been accompanied by Gemma O Doherty in her campaign. Mary Boyle went missing in March 1977 at just six years old from her grandparent’s farm in Ballyshannon.Little Mary is Ireland’s youngest missing person.If you missed the documentary, you can view it by clicking here.Mary Boyle documentary wins awards in Hollywood was last modified: August 4th, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:documentarygemma o dohertyMARY BOYLEmary boyle the untold storylast_img read more

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