Outcome Grant Summer 2005


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 45,150
the Reel Ireland Programme, a touring package of Irish film aimed at bringing Irish cinema to a large worldwide audience30,000
Irish participation in the Summer Film School Festival including film, music and literature in the Czech Republic in July 200512,000
Irish participation in Arcipelago, the 13th Festival of Short Films and New Images in Rome in June 20053,150


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 43,750
lecturing in Irish Studies in the University of Szeged, Hungary from September 2005 to August 200615,900
a series of commemorative events for the centenary of Samuel Beckett's birth10,000
a lecture series at three Russian Universities over the academic year 2005/2006 and to organise Irish cultural events8,350
Irish participation in the Collective Memory in Ireland and Russia Conference in the State Library for Foreign Literature, Moscow in November 20054,800
the poet Seamus Heaney and piper Liam O Flynn participating at the Festival in the Faroe Islands in August 20052,800
an event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Prof. Gearid Mac Eoin (Old & Middle Irish) taking his Ph.D in Bonn in July 20051,400
participating in the 44th Sturga Poetry Evenings in Macedonia in August 2005 500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 39,325
tour of the United States by the orchestra of Camerata Ireland, with soloist and Artistic Director Barry Douglas in October/November 200515,000
the 33rd Annual North American Concert Tour in October 200510,000
participation in the 2005 New Millennium Festival "A Vision of Peace Concert" at the University of Toronto, Canada in July 20055,000
performance by Irish musicians and music groups at the Irish Festival in Finland, September-October 20054,000
Irish participation in the 39th International Folklore Festival in Croatia in July 20053,000
a music and cultural exchange between St. Mary's Brass and Reed Band and the people in Buren, Switerland in September 20051,000
Irish participation at the International Celtic Congress in Oban, Scotland in July 2005855
a solo piano performance in Amsterdam as part of the 30th Anniversary concert of the "Klap op de Vuurpijl" Festival in December 2005470


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 4,758
participating in the World Festival of Amateur Theatre, running from July-August 2005 in Monaco3,000
participation in the new work commissioned for the Howl Arts Festival in New York in August 20051,290
attending the play "Many Happy Returns" and giving lectures on Irish theatre, the Gate and the origins of the play in California in November 2005 468

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 58,450
organising and supporting an exhibition of Irish visual art at the John David Mooney Foundation, Chicago in October/November 200520,000
exhibition of Irish Art from the IMMA collection to mark the opening of "The Rooms", the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, in May-October 20059,150
exhibition of the Ark Programme "Leonardo" for children, including interactive sculptures, at the Machmit Museum, Berlin in August/October 20058,900
the presentation of "The Breathing Factory", a one-person exhibition in Venice, November-December 2005 and in Montreal, January-February 20066,800
Gerard Byrne's participation in the third edition of Goteborg Biennial, Sweden in September 20055,000
residency in China from July-September 2005 involving a solo exhibition hosted by the 411 Gallery, Hangzhou City3,000
exhibiting work in India as part of the programme "Colab and the City" in November/December 20052,200
a solo exhibition at the Van Horn Gallery in Dusseldorf, Germany in July-September 20052,000
a solo exhibition of paintings at the Dirt Contemporary Art Space, Cape Town, South Africa from September-December 20051,400

Total for Summer 2005: €191,433