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 of the Vietnam War, huge areas of the country still remain affected by Agent Orange, the chemical sprayed across swathes of the country by the United States military in the […]
The Irish Times’ Deputy Foreign Editor, David McKechnie travelled to Colombia to report on the Colombian peace process and the obstacles it faces. His four part series was published by The Irish Times in April and May 2017. He also spoke about his experiences on The Irish Times’ World View podcast. Part one Part two […]
RT reporter and Storyful Senior News Journalist, Della Kilroy travelled to Jordan with the support of the Fund to examine what life is like for unaccompanied and undocumented Iraqi and Syrian minors living in Jordan, and also how the arrival of refugees has affected locals and the economy of the developing nation. Her three-part series […]
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 two sides involved in the civil war that ended in 2009. They had an article published in The Irish Times in April 2017. Read it here. They also produced a […]
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 country where machismo attitudes are still a major force in society. Michael’s work was published by thejournal.ie.in April 2017. Read his first piece here and his second piece here.
Student Scheme recipient Jane Fallon Griffin travelled to Uganda to report on the impact of the AIDS crisis on the young and elderly of the country, and to examine the severity of the situation in rural areas compared to urban areas. Jane was mentored by Foreign Policy Editor of The Irish Times, Paddy Smyth and […]