Deirdre Veldon was a recipient of the winter 2013 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. Deirdre traveled to Nicaragua to explore the Irish involvement in the coffee brigades in the northern uplands.
Deirdre had two feature articles published in The Irish Times as part of her series on the coffee industry in Nicaragua. Read Deirdre’s article entitled ‘The coffee-pickin’ Irish’, published on Saturday, 28th June 2014, here.
To read the second feature article entitled ‘Problems brewing for Nicaraguan coffee industry’, published on Monday, 30th June 2014, click here.