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Student Scheme recipient Shauna Bowers was funded to travel to Sierra Leone and report on the aftermath of a massive mudslide that hit the capital Read more

Fashion journalist Deirdre McQuillan and photographer Fionn McCann were funded under the winter 2017 round to travel to Kenya and report on the next generation Read more

The Simon Cumbers Media Fund is now accepting proposals on development-related issues from media professionals who wish to travel to a developing country to report Read more

Student Scheme recipient Shauna Bowers received funding to travel to Sierra Leone and examine life on the ground there a year on from the devastating Read more

Fund recipients Deirdre McQuillan and Fionn McCann were supported to travel to Kenya to report on a new generation of socially conscious style movers that Read more

Fund recipient Lar Boland was supported to travel to Senegal  to report on the process, the people and the health benefits of salt iodisation. Lars was Read more

Fund recipients Cian Kearns and Raymond Foley travelled to Tanzania to explore the changing attitudes towards lion hunting within tribes, and the conservation projects being built Read more

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