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Project Showcase

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

Winter 2015 recipient Paul Fallon travelled Bangladesh to report on the injustices and challenges faced by home-based workers and child workers  in the country, and the Read more


by Jane Fallon Griffin
The dimly lit roadside stretching from the Ugandan airport in Entebbe to its capital, Kampala is alive with people. Read more

Summer 2015 recipient Dave Donnellan travelled to East Timor to look at the lives of the LGBT community in the country since it gained independence Read more

RTÉ Science & Technology Correspondent Will Goodbody received funding through the summer 2016 round of the Fund to travel to Kenya. His project explored Read more


by Paul Fallon
Before departing from Dublin airport on my way to Dhaka I stumbled across the Economist’s intelligence unit rating Read more

Photographer Jennifer Barker travelled to ‪#‎Haiti‬ with the support of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund  to explore how Haitian women in poor areas Read more

Freelance journalist Bill Corcoran received funding through the winter 2015 round to travel to Kenya to report on the impact climate change is having on Read more


by Didem Tali
The taxi driver that was taking me from the airport to my hotel asked me why I was visiting Pucallpa, Read more

RTÉ journalist Ray Kennedy travelled to Brazil with the support of the Fund to examine if there is a human cost to the Read more

Colin Brennan, Deputy Editor Online of the Irish Daily Mirror, travelled to India with the support of the Fund earlier this year to Read more

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