Successful Projects

Awards totalling €232,516 were made to 47 successful applicants from all strands of media in the six rounds of the Mary Raftery Journalism Fund.

Mental Health (Winter 2012)

The first funding round – which took place in autumn 2012 – was under the theme of mental health. A total of 16 project proposals were received. Awards totalling €39,000 were made to nine successful applicants from all strands of media.  Broadcast and published work is available here.

Migrant Issues (Spring 2013)

The second funding round – which took place in winter 2013 – was under the theme of migrant issues. A total of 20 applications were received. Awards totalling €40,000 were made to nine successful applicants from all strands of media. Broadcast and published work is available here.

Children’s Issues (Summer 2013)

The third funding round – which took place in summer 2013 – is under the theme of children’s issues. A total of 10 applications were received. Awards totalling €36,783 were made to seven successful applicants from all strands of media.  Broadcast and published work is available here.

Public Interest Funding Round (2014)

The fourth funding round took place in summer 2014. Awards totalling €40,188 were made to the eight applicants from all strands of the media. Broadcast and published work is available here here.

Public Interest Funding Round (2015)

The fifth funding round took place in winter 2015. Awards totalling €30,000 were made to the eight successful applicants from all strands of the media. Broadcast and published work is available here.

 

 

 

Refugee Crisis Media Fund (2017 – 2018)

The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund (MRJF) launched the Refugee Crisis Media Fund, with the support of the Tony Ryan Trust. The fund was established to provide support to journalists and media professionals who wish to investigate the refugee crisis in Europe and the impact of the arrival and integration of refugees in Ireland. Broadcast and published work is available here.