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Is it better to never get the thing that you want? Or to get that thing and then quickly Read more

Summer 2016 Fund recipient Ruairi Casey travelled to north west Kenya to report on what on life is like for young refugees living in the Read more

Darragh Peter Murphy travelled to Vietnam with the support of the Fund to report on the OpSmile project. More than forty years after the end Read more

The Irish Times’ Deputy Foreign Editor, David McKechnie travelled to Colombia to report on the Colombian peace process and the obstacles it faces. His Read more

The Simon Cumbers Media Fund has a new online application system. This system replaces the old PDF application form which was emailed in with all Read more

Interested in applying to the Simon Cumbers Media Fund? Check out some top tips from funding recipients.
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The Simon Cumbers Media Fund seeks to assist and promote more and better quality coverage of international development issues in the Irish media. Part of Read more

RTÉ reporter and Storyful Senior News Journalist, Della Kilroy travelled to Jordan with the support of the Fund to examine what Read more

Summer 2016 recipient Michael Shiels McNamee travelled to Nicaragua to report on the emergence of women in the workplace and in public life in a Read more

Summer 2016 recipient’s Joseph O’Connor and Paul Loughran travelled to Sri Lanka to report on how music is being used to promote reconciliation between the Read more