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2015

These pages contain a selection of projects produced by applicants for the Simon Cumbers Media Fund.

Winter 2014 recipients Maurice Gunning and Alice McDowell travelled to The Gambia to create RIVERINE: 9 Stories from The Gambia – stories of women in The Read more

Winter 2014 recipient Derek O’Halloran travelled to Zambia to document some of the development challenges faced by Zambian youth and the ways in which young Read more

The Minister of State for Development, Trade Promotion and North South Co-operation, Seán Sherlock, TD, has launched the Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme 2016.
The Read more

Irish Times journalist Rosita Boland travelled with India with the support of the Fund to report on sexual violence and India’s missing children. 
Read her article Read more

One of the criteria that the Simon Cumbers Media Fund judging panel consider when deciding to grant funding is the relevance of the application to Irish Read more

 
Summer 2014 Simon Cumbers Media Fund recipient Fergal Browne travelled to Colombia in late 2014 to report on the women displaced by internal Read more

RTÉ Education Correspondent Emma O’Kelly and cameraman Colm McCaughey travelled to Tanzania with the support of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund to see how the Read more

Journalists and media professionals with an interest in reporting on issues in the developing world are invited to a workshop for prospective applicants to the Read more

Winter 2014 recipient Didem Tali travelled to Malawi to explore the issue of child marriage. Malawi has one of the highest rates of child marriage in Read more

Media professionals with an interest in reporting on issues in the developing world are invited to apply for funding under the winter 2015 round of Read more