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2014

Sally Hayden was a winner of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme in 2013, and since then has gone on to secure work with some of the most highly regarded media outlets in the world, including CNN International; Financial Times; VICE News; the Sunday Times and The Irish Times.

Fergal Browne was a recipient of the summer 2014 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. Fergal traveled to Colombia to look at the difficult Read more

When colleague and videographer Patrick Butler first mentioned going to Vietnam to follow a group of Irish and American musicians playing music to highlight the Read more

Cathal McMahon received funding under the summer 2014 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund to travel to the Phillipines where he explored how the Read more

Clare Herbert recently traveled to Malawi with funding she received under the 2013 student round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. In her project Clare Read more

PRESS RELEASE

Thursday, 23rd October 2014

-Funding Scheme to provide first step on career ladder for media and journalism students –
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Whether approaching by plane, train, or bus, one cannot fail to notice the construction boom underway in Maputo. Roads into the city are expanding, high-rise Read more

Peter Geoghegan was a recipient of the winter 2013 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. Peter traveled to Mongolia to explore the impact of Read more

Rosita Boland and Frank Miller were recipients of the summer 2014 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. They traveled to Sicily to look at Read more

When I chose the topic of displaced women in Colombia, I presumed it would force me to engage with a lot of very painful issues; Read more