Investigative 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.
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