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Mary Boyle: The Untold Story

Mary Boyle is Ireland's youngest missing person. She was six when she vanished on her grandparents' remote farm in March 1977 after going for a walk with her uncle. The Irish police and media have always maintained she was taken by a stranger but her identical twin sister and the first officers on the scene believe she was murdered by someone she knew. This documentary tells their story.

  • Gemma O'Doherty
    Multi award-winning Irish journalist
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    1 hour 23 minutes
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    July 4, 2016
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    15,000 EUR
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  • YouTube
    Country: Worldwide
Director Biography - Gemma O'Doherty

Multi award-winning investigative Irish journalist.
Former Chief Features Writer with national daily in Ireland. Former Campaigning Journalist of the Year for stories about asylum seekers and water services.
Former Medical Journalist of the Year for investigation on new cancer therapies.
Travel writing award (Umbria Festival).
Crime and Security Journalist of the Year/Feature Writer of the Year nominee Ireland for investigation into Fr Niall Molloy murder among otheres.
Specialising in police corruption in Ireland.
First foray into film-making.

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Mary Boyle is Ireland's Madeleine McCann but the case of its longest and youngest missing person has been shrouded in secrecy. This documentary tells the stories of her identical twin sister and the first police officers on the scene and why they believe she was murdered by somebody known to her.