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

Fund recipient Jackie Fox travelled to Dominica to report on the aftermath of Hurricane Maria for RTÉ News. The island is struggling to rebuild as the next Read more

Eimear Lowe received funding to travel to the border between Mexico and the United States of America to report on the impact of Donald Trump’s Read more

Fund recipient Dan Griffin was supported to travel to Jinja, Uganda, where he reported on the effects of a newly installed dam on the local population. Dan’s Read more

Darragh Peter Murphy received funding to travel to Lesotho where he reported on the work and conditions of young shepherds in the southern African region. Read more

Women’s reproductive rights and migration in The Philippines, how autistic people in refugee camps in Turkey cope with their situation, sexual violence in Haiti and Read more

Two Dublin student journalists have received funding under the Simon Cumbers Media Fund 2018 Student Scheme. The Scheme is designed to give Read more

Thomas Hubert, a journalist with the Irish Farmers Journal and recipient of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund, has won second prize in Read more

Fund recipient, Will Goodbody travelled to Chernobyl, Belarus to examine the legacy of the Chernobyl accident 32 years ago, producing a three-part series for RTÉ Read more

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the 17 goals agreed upon by the international community that aim to end poverty, reduce inequality and tackle climate Read more

The main scheme application process – what does it involve?
The Simon Cumbers Media Fund is now seeking applications from media professionals working with local and Read more