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2017


By Joan O’Sullivan
 
There’s something touching my foot.
 
I look away from the complex conversation going on in front of me. Ethiopian migrants Read more

RTÉ journalist Joan O’Sullivan was funded to travel to Djibouti, a small country just 30 kilometres from Yemen, that has become home to tens of Read more

Summer 2017 funding recipient Margaret Ward travelled to Nicaragua to report on the green energy revolution taking place in the second poorest country in the Read more

Freelance multimedia journalist Didem Tali was funded under the summer 2017 round to travel to Mongolia to report on the escalating levels of air pollution Read more

by Didem Tali
 
During my field trips in the outskirts of the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar, my driver keeps playing two particular songs.

When Read more

 
Do I have to travel to an Irish Aid priority country?
Not for the main scheme. The Fund is designed to facilitate coverage of development Read more

 
Irish Aid’s Annual Report 2016 gives an overview of the work the Irish government is supporting in over 80 Read more

 
Some of our previous funding recipients share their advice on developing your application and on reporting from the developing world.
 

Look for an angle rarely covered Read more

Fund recipient Cian Kearns travelled to Sierra Leone to examine firsthand what micro-financing means to the people of the region. His radio documentary was broadcast Read more

Fund recipient Didem Tali travelled to Peru to report on illegal logging and indigenous rights in the country. Her project aimed to highlight the message Read more