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Mairéad Cullen

Mairéad Cullen worked in community and local radio for ten years before returning to university to do a postgraduate diploma in radio and television production. After receiving first class honours, she began making short radio documentaries. Mairéad made short documentaries for Ireland's National broadcaster RTE radio and in 2011 she received funding from the Simon Cumbers Media fund to travel to Kenya to make a documentary about how some Kenyan communities are replacing Female Genital Cutting with an Alternative rite of passage.