Louis Lentin was perhaps best known as producer of the 1996 ground-breaking documentary Dear Daughter on child abuse at a Dublin orphanage. Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The funeral of Louis Lentin (80) at the Jewish cemetery in Dublin’s Dolphin’s Barn this evening was short, simple and dignified. Former RTÉ hea(...)

Husband of the late Christine Buckley, Donal Buckley, with his sons Darragh (left) and Conor at the Aislinn Education & Support Centre. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

People who still felt stigmatised because they grew up in a residential institution for children were advised to “let go”, at a tribute to the late Ch(...)

Friends and family of the late Christine Buckley were joined by  survivors of institutional abuse from the Aislinn Centre outside Dublin’s Pro Cathedral for the months mind Mass this evening. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

They filled out the Dublin’s Pro Cathedral this evening, mainly older men and women, most of whom had been in residential institutions as child(...)

 Christine Buckley at a silent march in solidarity with survivors of sexual abuse on Molesworth Strret, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The campaigner for survivors of institutional abuse, Christine Buckley, was one of the first former residents of the Goldenbridge orphanage in (...)

The funeral of campaigner Christine Buckley yesterday at Church of St Therese, Mount Merrion, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Christine Buckley was “a woman of extraordinary courage,” said President Michael D Higgins yesterday. Speaking after her funeral at the Church of St T(...)

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Those who insist that history is about movements not individuals might reflect on the achievements of Christine Buckley. Her story is hi(...)

Christine Buckley recounted her memories of Goldenbridge orphanage in a drama-documentary, Dear Daughter, broadcast by RTÉ television in 1996. Dear Daughter attracted a huge audience. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Christine Buckley, who died this morning, was one of the first former residents to go public on her experience of the Goldenbridge orphanage wh(...)

 Christine Buckley at Government Buildings for talks between religous orders and the Government in 2009. Photograph: Collins 2:19

Christine Buckley (67), who was one of the first people to speak out publicly about the abuse of children in institutions in Ireland, died at St Vi(...)