Successful Projects

Awards totalling €195,971 were made to 41 successful applicants from all strands of media in the first five rounds of the Mary Raftery Journalism Fund. It is expected that successful projects from the 2015 Public Interest Round will be broadcast or published throughout 2016 and will be promoted on the website and on Facebook and Twitter. Due to the investigative nature of the projects, successful applicants will not be made public before the broadcast or publication of their work.

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.