Michael Brennan received funding in 2005/2006 to travel to Sierra Leone to report on the lives of amputees, who lost their limbs during the 11-year-long civil war. The result of this project was a print article in the Sunday Business Post on 2nd July 2006. For more information on Irish Aid’s work in Sierra Leone, […]
Joe Humphreys received funding from the Simon Cumbers Media Fund in 2005 to travel to Tanzania to investigate corruption and its impact on a nation. This resulted in two articles which were published by the Irish Times; the first of which was titled Where Bribes Buy Secrecy which was published on 10th June 2006. The […]
In 2005, Jane Doran and Finbarr O’Rourke travelled to Ecuador to document the challenges facing an indigenous tribe against an oil company. Part of the outputs was an article in the Irish Examiner on 14th August 2006; Fighting to save their way of life.
In 2005, Kim Haughton and Pól Ó Conghaile travelled to Angola to document the effect Malaria had on the country. This resulted in an article titled, The Silent Killer, which appeared in the Irish Independent Weekend Magazine in 14th May 2005.
‘In the Shadow of the Kingdom’ is a series of radio programmes produced by Radio Kerry on 5th June 2006 for Simon Cumbers Media Fund. The series looked at a number of issues in Lesotho with titles including Education, HIV / AIDS, Hope Begins and The Future.
In 2005 / 2006, Iva Pocock travelled to Mozambique to document the sugar industry in the country. A number of articles were printed in the Irish Times, including Sugar Rush on 18th June 2005 and Beating the drum for beet on 21st June 2005.