Claire Cunningham’s project for the Simon Cumbers Media Fund, ‘Dancing with Two Left Legs’, has been shortlisted in the Human Rights category for the prestigious 2010 New York Festival Awards – Radio Programming. In 2009, Claire travelled to Bosnia and Herzegovina to explore how important music was to people during the siege of Sarajevo and […]
Photojournalist and Simon Cumbers Media Fund applicant, Kim Haugthon, will host an evening talk at the PhotoIreland Fesitval 2010 in the Exchange in Temple Bar on Sunday, 11th July at 7.30pm. Kim will discuss her experiences working on projects funded by the Simon Cumbers Media Fund in Lesotho, Vietnam, Ethiopia and Mozambique over the past […]
Members of the media who are interested in submitting applications for the Simon Cumbers Media Fund (summer 2010 round) are reminded that the closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 7th May 2010. Under the Fund, journalists are invited to submit proposals for coverage of a development issue, which will involve travel […]
Cathy Madden was awarded funding under the Simon Cumbers Media Fund in 2009. Her radio documentary explored the effect the hosting of the 2010 World Cup had on the Limpopo province in South Africa. ‘Level Playing Field’ was broadcast on 12th June 2010 on Newstalk’s Difference Voices programme. To listen to the documentary, click here. […]
In 2008, Blathnaid Healy received funding from the Simon Cumbers Media Fund to prepare a series of radio and multi‐media reports on the micro and macro issues of bees and food security in the developing world. Further details on the outputs of this project will be available soon.
With funding from the Simon Cumbers Media Fund, Dusty Rhodes and Allison O’Reilly produced a three part documentary series about daily life in Ethopia. The serious covered agriculture, the HIV/Aids epidemic and the street children of Addis Ababa. 1. Agriculture Part 1 Part 2 2. HIV/Aids Part 1 Part 2 3. Street Children Part 1 Part 2 For more information regarding Irish Aid, click […]