Outcome Grant Summer 2015

Circus

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 2,000
Squarehead Productions Ltd presenting 'The Whistle' at the National Contemporary Circus Festival in Berlin, Germany from 8th - 9th September 2015, and Fragments of a Mind' at Vila Flor Cultural Centre in Guimarães, Portugal 16th- 17th October, 2015Germany, PortugalBerlin, Guimarães2,000

Dance

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 1,300
Dance performances by Charlene Morrison with Irish musicians on tour in New Zealand from 16 October - 2 November 2015
New ZealandTauranga, Nelson, Wellington, Martinborough, Wanaka, Katikati, Onekaka, Christchurch, Opotiki (Tauranga Arts Festival)1,300

Film

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 31,900
Presentation and screening of Irish films at the Irish Film Festival New York, and the Irish Film Festival LA from 2 - 11 October 2015United StatesNew York , Los Angelas10,000
Irish Film London presenting a programme of Ireland's new films, animations and art exhibition at venues in London, September - November 2015United KingdomLondon10,000
Presentation of 'Irish Lives:The Cinema of Alan Gilsenan' at venues in Brazil and Paraguay, May 2016Brazil, ParaguayFlorianópolis, São Paulo, Asunción4,000
San Francisco Irish Film Festival presenting Irish films at the Delancey St Screening Room, San Francisco,17- 19 September 2015United StatesSan Francisco 4,000
Treasure Entertainment screening "Viva" directed by Paddy Breathnach and written by Mark O'Halloran at the Telluride Film Festival, 4 - 7 September 2015United StatesTelluride3,000
Presentation by the Liverpool Irish Festival of a showcase of Irish Film Talent at the Picturehouse @ FACT, 'A Small Cinema' and the Liverpool Screen School, 19 - 21 October 2015
United KingdomLiverpool900

Literature

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 22,750
Children's Books Ireland presenting Ireland's national stand at the Bologna Children's Book Fair,Bologna, Italy on 4-7 April 2016ItalyBologna12,500
Irish poets and musicians performing at RiflessiDiVersi festival, Magione, Italy 21-26 September 2015ItalyPerugia , Magione, Perugia2,000
Little Island Books attending Bologna Children's Book Fair, Bologna, Italy, 4 - 7 April 2016ItalyBologna1,500
O'Brien Press participating in the Bologna Children's Book Fair, Italy 4-7 April April 2016 ItalyBologna1,500
Kevin Barry performing readings at the Irish Arts Centre, New York on 16 November,, Brooklyn 17 November, Boston 18 November and The International Festival of Authors, Toronto 19 November 2015United States, CanadaNew York, Cambridge, Toronto1,000
Slovene Writers' Association in collaboration with the Cultural Society Vilenica presenting Irish writers at the 30th Vilenica International Literary Festival, 2 - 6 September 2015

SloveniaLjubljana, Sežana, Štanjel1,000
Futa Fata participating in the Bologna Childrens Book Fair, Bologna, Italy 4-7 April 2016ItalyBologna750
The Poetry Trust presenting Peter Sirr at The Aldeburgh Poetry Festival in Suffolk, UK from 6 - 8 November 2015 United KingdomSnape (village, Suffolk)750
Elaine Feeney performing at Reverse 2015, Copenhagen International Poetry Festival at Nørrebro, Copenhagen 24-27 September 2015DenmarkCopenhagen 500
Reading by John Holten at Wendy's Subway, Brooklyn, New York and participation in the NYABF at MoMA PS1, New York from 17 - 30 September 2015 United StatesNew York500
Participation by Irish writer Joseph Woods at the 2015 international Ubud Writers & Readers Festival in Bali, Indonesia from 28 October - 1 November 2015 . IndonesiaUbud 450
Alan McMonagle participating in the City Lit Festival of Irish Literature,City Literary Institute, Covent Garden, London on 12-13 September 2015


United KingdomLondon300

Music

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 147,400
The Irish Chamber Orchestra undertaking US concert tour including Stanford University California 4 November, University of Colorado, Boulder 6 November, Los Alamos Concerts Association NM 7 November and St. James by the Sea, La Jolla California 8 November 2015
United StatesStanford, Boulder, Los Alamos, La Jolla40,000
Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann undertaking 'Echoes of Erin' Concert Tour of USA, 23 October - 1 November 2015United StatesVariety of cities15,000
The Irish Christmas Tour featuring the Rambilng Boys, Michelle Burke Band and Tim Edey/Brendan Power on tour in Austria, Italy, Germany and Switzerland 26 November - 19 December 2015Austria, Italy, Germany, SwitzerlandVienna (we play 2 nights in Vienna), Laakirchen, Götzis, Imst, VÖLS, Salzburg, Ried, Traisen, Graz, St.Pölten, Bad Ischl, ÖBLARN, Feldkirchen, Bleiburg, Bruck an der Mur, Baden, Grafenegg, Oslip, Tricsesimo, Esslingen, Zug, Bern8,500
ALDOC undertaking a tour of India November - December 2015
IndiaMumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai, Pondicherry, Calangute, Goa7,500
Yurodny Ensemble presenting 'Sailing to Byzantium' by Onur Türkmen, at the Ankara International Music Festival, Ankara and Sevgi Gönül Cultural Center, Istanbul, Turkey, 18 - 27 April 2016


TurkeyAnkara, Istanbul7,500
The Finish Irish Society presenting Irish artists at the 30th Irish Festival in Finland 17 September - 4 October 2015 FinlandHelsinki, Hämeenlinna, Joensuu, Rauma, Heinola, Porvoo, Tampere, Hämeenlinna7,500
Celtic Colours presenting Irish artists at the North Atlantic Fiddle Convention in various venues, Cape Breton Island, 9-17 October 2015CanadaCape Breton Island6,500
Motu::Oiléain performing at venues and arts festivals in New Zealand 22-26 October 2015+
New ZealandNelson, Carterton, Tauranga, Hamilton, New Plymouth, Palmerston North6,000
The Pure Irish Drops concert series presenting "Women Of Ireland - The Next Generation" on tour across Europe, 25 September - 18 October 2015Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark, Luxembourg, FranceWaldshut-Tiengen, Nuernberg, Nordhausen, Asse, Groningen, Leopoldsburg, Stuhr, Copenhagen, Kiel, Berlin, Store Okseø, Bad Oldesloe, Schwerin, Luxemburg, Kembs, München, Neu-Ulm, Illertissen, Bonn, Tienen, Oud-Beijerland5,000
The Gloaming performing at the Lincoln Center in New York, The Walker in Minneapolis, Benaryoa Hall in Seattle, The Annenberg Center in Philadelphia and in Los Angeles, 1-17 October 2015United StatesLos Angeles , Seattle, Ann Arbor, Minneapolis, Chicago, Philadelphia, Lewisburg, PA, New York 5,000
Irish musicians undertaking 'Irish Christmas in America" tour of East and West coasts of America 27 November-20 December 2015United StatesCedar Rapids, Chicago, Traverse City, Jackson, Crossville, Lancaster , Sellersville, Lakewood, Auburn, Santa Cruz, Berkeley, Phoenix, Tucson, Granville5,000
Irish artists performing at the Birmingham Tradfest, Birmingham 2015, 26-29 November 2015United KingdomBirmingham, Birmingham 4,000
Goitse performing a solo tour of Germany from the 21st-31 October 2015GermanyDachau, Wolfhagen, Eltville, Schweig, Fulda3,000
Gemma Hayes performing at The Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg 23-26 September 2015GermanyHamburg3,000
Girl Band undertaking North American tour, 17 November -18 December 2015United States, CanadaSan Francisco, LA, San Diego, Phoenix, Nashville, Atlanta, Washington, Philadelphia, Boston, NY, Vancover, Seatlle3,000
McPEAKE undertaking a US tour at various venues across the USA, 17 -27 September 2015
United StatesIndianapolis, Nashville, Exton, Bethlehem, Lexington3,000
Songs from Ireland: featuring Irish artists touring in Switzerland 10-13 December 2015 SwitzerlandZurich, Staefa, Bern2,500
Magnetic Music GmbH presenting the Irish Folk Festival tour including Stuttgart, Berlin and Dusseldorf, Germany and Switzerland, 21 October - 15 November 2015 Germany, SwitzerlandErlangen, Ravensburg, Luzern, Landsberg, Bad Tölz, Mühldorf am Inn, Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Mainz, Darmstadt, Wassertrüdingen, Limburg, Düsseldorf, Kaiserslautern, Hagen, Einbeck, Worpswede, Buchholz, Bremerhaven, Hamburg, Berlin, Rostock, Neubrandenburg, Schwedt2,000
David Power touring the U.S. including California, Portland, Oregan, Salt Lake City, Utah, Illnois and Chicago, 2 - 26 October, 2015United StatesTualatin, Portland, Altadena, Chicago, Ogden, Oakland CA, Healdsburg, Mendocino2,000
"No Monster Club" touring in Scotland, England & France, 1-18 September 2015United Kingdom, FranceBelfast, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle, Leeds, Liverpool, Sheffield, Paris2,000
The Irish Cultural Centre presenting a music performance in Polish Centre in Hammersmith October/November 2015United KingdomLondon1,500
Cathal Breslin performing concert solo piano recital tour in U.S A. from October 2 - 18, 2015United StatesAnn Arbor, Tampa, Florida, New Orleans, Memphis, Tennessee1,200
Caitríona O’Leary and Dúlra performing at the Tage Alter Musik, Herne, West Germany, 14 November 2015 GermanyHerne1,200
Ann Cleare presenting a portrait concert of music at Spectrum, New York City, USA, 25 October 2015. (.Ann Cleare in now flying to Boston and then travelling to New York as per email of 8th sept 2015 from JK and Email of 8th Sept from TOC updated by HC)United StatesNew York1,200
Tara Erraught performing a concert as part of the Celebrity Series, Longy School of Music's Pickman Hall, Boston, Masachusetts, USA, 2 December 2015United StatesBoston1,000
Han-earl Park’s ensemble performing concerts of experimental music in London, Birmingham and Bristol, 30 November -2 December 2015 United KingdomLondon, Birmingham, Bristol1,000
The Palestrina Choir Boys to perform in St Trinitatis Leipzig on 23rd - 24th June 2012.
GermanyLeipzig1,000
Rónan Ó Snodaigh undertaking solo tour in the United States, 10-26 October 2015United StatesNew York, Washington, Boston1,000
Simon Jermyn performing solo concerts at Cafe Oto,London 20 November 2015United Kingdom, IrelandLondon, Dublin, Derry300

Theatre

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 275,300
Druid Theatre to present the plays of Tom Murphy, “This Strange Country” at Hampstead Theatre (London 2012 Festival), 20 – 30 June, Gerald W. Lynch Theatre, Lincoln Center Festival, New York, 5 – 14 July, Oxford Playhouse, (London 2012 Festival), 18 – 25 August, Eisenhower Theatre, Kennedy Center, Washington DC. 17 – 20 October 2012.United States, United KingdomNew York City, Berkeley or Washington DC, Edinburgh or Oxford, London250,000
Rough Magic presenting "How to Keep an Alien" by Sonya Kelly in the Soho Theatre, London 1-19 December 2015United KingdomLondon10,000
Gare St Lazare presenting "The End" and "Here All Night" at the Lincoln Center, New York 2-7 November 2015United StatesNew York5,000
Bottom Dog Theatre presenting Language UnBecoming A Lady" by Myles Breen at ORIGIN'S 1st Irish Theatre Festival, New York City, Cell Theatre, 23rd Street, Manhattan from 14-16 September 2015United StatesNew York4,000
Bigger Picture Projects presenting performances of Small Plastic Wars and Charolais,at The Lainsuojattomat Festival, Pori, Finland 2-6 September 2015FinlandPori2,800
Branar Téatar presenting Spraoi at the Sa Xerxa Fiet, Palma, Mallorca 8-12 October 2015SpainPalma, Mallorca2,000
Sheila Ahern to present work of Mary Raferty as part of Irish documentary theatre performances in Teatro Eva Herz,, Sao Paulo, Brazil 10 November 2015 BrazilSao Paulo1,000
Presentation by the Upstate Theatre Project of 'The Far Side' at the acta Centre, Bristol, UK on 13 November 2015
United KingdomBristol500

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 82,050
National Gallery of Victoria presenting The Enclave by Richard Mosse at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, 10 October 2015 - 31 January 2016AustraliaMelbourne12,000
Jeanette Lowe presenting exhibition entitled ‘Pearse House: Village in the City’ at the San Jose (California) City Hall Gallery space, October 2015 - April 2016

United StatesSan Jose10,000
Oliver Sears Gallery presenting exhibition entitled "In Residence" curated by Brian Kennedy at Six Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London 1-31 October 2015.United KingdomLondon6,000
Rubicon Gallery exhibiting at "Art on Paper" at Bozar, Brussels, Belgium 11-13 September 2015 and at Pulse Miami Art Fair, MIAMI, US 1-6 December 2015Belgium, United StatesBrussels , Miami6,000
Exhibition of painting and sculpture by Patrick Hall, Nick Miller and Bettina Seitz at Belgravia Gallery, Mayfair, London, 19 October to 9 November 2015 as part of the Yeats 2015 United KingdomLondon5,000
Mother's tankstation presenting at Frieze London 13-17 October 2015United KingdomLondon5,000
Presentation of Irish artists by Kerlin Gallery at Art Basel Miami, Florida, USA, 3 - 6 December 2015United StatesMiami Beach5,000
Green -on Red presenting Irish artists at the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) in Miami, US 3 - 5 December 2015United StatesMiami Beach 5,000
Green on Red Gallery presenting Irish artists at Artissima at the Oval in Turin, Italy, 6-8 November 2015ItalyTurino5,000
Irish artists Noonan & Hehir presenting collaborative exhibition Escape Shift at the Museum of Contemporary Art CCA ,Hangzhou, China 22 September - 3 October 2015.
China, IrelandHangzhou, Waterford3,000
Gormleys Fine Art presenting the work of Irish artists at London Art Fair 20-24 January 2016 at the Business Design Centre, London United KingdomLondon2,000
Exhibition by Declan Clarke at the 31 st Biennial of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana, Slovenia 28 August - 3 December 2015SloveniaLjubljana2,000
Presentation of exhibition "Genius Loci" with works by Paul Hegarthy, Brian O'Shaughnessy and Tomasz Madajczak at Terminal08 Gallery, Gorzów, Poland 11 September- 4 October 2015 PolandGorzów, Szczecin, Poznań1,800
Brian Maguire exhibiting at the 6th Beijing International Art Biennale, China, 24 September 2015ChinaBeijing1,600
Stephen F Lawlor presenting a exhibition of Etchings entitled 'Ephemera' at New Grounds and Matrix Fine Art in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA and 4-26 September 2015United StatesAlbuquerque1,600
Tom Molloy exhibiting in Demonstrating Minds - Disagreements in Contemporary Art at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland, 9 October - 30 March 2016.FinlandHelsinki1,500
Paddy Lennon presenting exhibition of paintings and drawings 'Paddy Lennon - New work from China', the Chinese European Art Centre Gallery, Xiamen, China, 14 - 28 February 2016 ChinaXiamen1,500
Enda O’Donoghue exhibiting at Pantocrátor Gallery in Shanghai, China 15 October-15 November 2015ChinaShanghai1,500
Fergus Feehily exhibiting at The Suburban, Milwaukee, US,, 19 September – 18 October 2015 United StatesMilwaukee.1,500
Attendance by Illustrators Ireland at the Bologna Children's Book Fair, Italy 4 - 7 April 2016

ItalyBologna1,500
Brian Duggan presenting "Monstrously Indifferent -The Last day Diary" at Balzar Projects, Basel, Switzerland 4 September-10 October 2015 SwitzerlandBasel1,000
'The Opera' by Varvara Shavrova, a six-screen synchronized artwork projection with specially commissioned sound, May, 2016

GermanyBerlin750
Exhibition by Lisa O'Donnell at Glucksman Ireland House, New York University, 2 December 2015 United StatesNew York600
Ormston House presenting Irish artist Anita Delaney at Art Fair Suomi in Helsinki, Finland 17 - 20 September 2015.FinlandHelsinki550
Fergus Feehily exhibiting at Lora Reynolds, Austin, Texas, 12 September – 2 November, 2015
United StatesAustin350
Street Line Critics presenting project at Kulosaari metro station, Helsinki 23 -28 September 2015.FinlandHelsinki300

Multidisciplinary

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 1,800
Liam Ó Maonlaí and Paul McNamara performing at the St. Patrick's Festival in the Splendor Music Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands on March 19th 2016NetherlandsAmsterdam1,200
Performance of 'Inheritance' by Amanda Doherty at the Stockholm Fringe Festival, Sweden, 21 - 25 October 2015 SwedenStockholm600

Total for Summer 2015: €564,500