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Project Showcase

These pages contain a selection of projects produced by applicants for the Simon Cumbers Media Fund.

With funding from the Simon Cumbers Media Fund, Fiona Whitty produced two short films about the cultural scene in Lagos, Nigeria. The first, Pathways of Read more

Ken Early recieved funding  from the Simon Cumbers Media Fund in 2007 to produce a radio documentary on the impact of the World Cup on Read more

In 2007, Louise Williams travelled to Ethiopia to document the coffee industry.
‘The Humble Bean’ traced the real price of coffee; from the birthplace of the Read more

In 2007, Louise Williams explored the relationships between Israeli and Palestinian men and women who fell in love with each other and the challenges they Read more

In 2007, Aidan O’Sullivan received funding under the Simon Cumbers Media Fund to explore the problems and issues faced by Palestinian artists who sell their Read more

Photographer Paul Kelly travelled to East Timor in 2007 and 2008.  As a result of his project he prepared a collection of photographs and mixed Read more

Kevin Rafter received funding in 2007 to travel to Malawi to report on the effect that developmental aid from Ireland is having on the people Read more

Kevin Rafter travelled to Malawi to take an in depth look into the effects of climate change on women in Malawi and what their husbands Read more

In 2007, reporter Alison O’Reilly travelled to Ethiopia to document how Irish tax money was benefiting the country. During her stay, she volunteered at an Read more

Pól Ó Conghaile and Kim Haughton received funding in 2007 to travel to Vietnam, where they explored the effects of climate change on the Ben Read more

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