Outcome Grant Winter 2007


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 42,500
Desperate Optimists presenting "Civic Life" at film festivals in England and Rotterdam in 2008 United Kingdom15,000
a four day festival of Irish Film and Music to be held in New York, 4th - 11th March 2007United States12,000
holding a 4 day Irish music festival at Tel - Aviv Cinemateque, 30th January - 2nd February 2008Israel10,000
Irish films to be shown at the European Union Film Festival at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 7th - 27th March 2007 United States2,000
holding an Irish Film Festival in London at a number of theatres and cinemas, 11th - 15th March 2007United Kingdom2,000
Irish participation in IndieLisboa - International Independent Film Festival, Portugal, 24th April - 4th May 2008 Portugal1,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 17,500
organising the annual "Franco - Irish Literary Festival in Dublin Castle, 18th - 20th April 2008Ireland5,000
O'Brien Press attending the Bologna Book Fair from the 30th March to 4th April 2008Italy2,500
Ireland's participation in the Leipzig Book Fair, Germany 12th - 18th March 2008Germany2,000
Lecture by Nuala N Dhmhnaill about her life and work to be held in the European School Theatre, Luxembourg, 21st February 2008Luxembourg2,000
participating in workshops, book launch and readings in the Irish Cultural Festival in China, China, 13th - 23rd March 2007China2,000
performing "What Makes a great Song" at the Rosario arts centre in Bever, Belgium over 2008Belgium1,500
Mary Grehan participation in the 19th International Conference of the Society of Arts and Healthcare in the Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia, 18th April 2008United States1,000
the Vienna Lit Festival from the 17th - 20th April 2007Austria900
poetry readings by selected Irish poets in the Embassy of Germany, March and May 2008Germany600


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 132,800
curating a day Long Festival "Snakes and Ladders" at the World Financial Center, Manhatten, 17th March 2008United States16,000
Irish participation in the London St Patrick's Day Parade, 16th March 2008United Kingdom15,000
organising 12 Points Festival of European Jazz music, in the Project Theatre from the 5th - 8th March 2008Ireland13,000
performing at the "Bang on a Cat Marathon" New York , May 2008 United States12,000
organising the 5th El Feile '08 at the Barcelona Irish Cultural Festival from the 13th - 17th March 2008Spain9,000
the Mornington Singers performing concerts of contemporary Irish, Estonian and European Music in Estonia, 29th May - 2nd June 2008Estonia9,000
RTE Vanbrugh Quartet and Carducci Quartet performing a UK tour 8th - 23rd October 2009United Kingdom7,000
performing a tour of America, 27th February - 17th March 2008United States7,000
tour around US for the promotion new album, 22nd February - 19th March 2008 United States7,000
performing a piece composed by Niall Vallely which will mark the 400th Anniversary of the Flight of the Earls, 14th - 16th February 2008 in Louvain Institute, in BelgiumBelgium6,000
RTE Vanbrugh Quartet performing in the 9th Northern Flowers Festival of Chamber Music in St Petersburg, Russia, 22nd - 27th October 2008Russian Federation5,000
3 Irish Musicians, Catherine Leonard, Ian Wilson, and Adrian Spence to perform in Los Angeles, Washington, New York and London, between 22nd April and 2nd May 2008United States5,000
Cello/Piano performances in China, March 2008 China4,000
performing concerts of Irish Music and Dance, Riga, Latvia, 13th - 18th March 2008Latvia4,000
showcasing music at the APAP conference at the Hilton Hotel in New York, 11th - 14th of January 2008United States3,000
a three concert tour in the GB, 25th June - 4th July 2008United Kingdom3,000
Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill, Lunasa, and Sliabh Notes performing 3 concerts in Fairfield Theatre Company, 13th January - 27th March 2008United Kingdom1,500
bringing Irish harpists over to the 2nd Edinburgh International Harp Festival, March - April 2008United Kingdom1,300
Derek Gleeson and Conor Linehan participating in a symphonic concert at the Vratza Philharmonic Hall, Bulgaria, 16th - 22nd March 2008 Bulgaria1,000
presenting "Filling Vessels" at the Spark Festival at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 25th February - 3rd March 2008United States1,000
a lunch time recital at the Carleton University in Ottawa, 10th - 20th February 2008Canada1,000
residency, workshop, recital and recording for radio at "Residencia de Estudiantes de Madrid" 31st January - 5th February 2008Spain1,000
David Norris performing his one man show "Do you hear what I am seeing" at Theatre zum Isartal, Munich, 31st May 2008 Germany500
performing "Little John Nee" a one man show at the St Patrick's Festival,Coatsbridge 14th - 16th March 2008United Kingdom500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 607,000
performing "Terminus" at the traverse Theatre, 27th July - 26th August 2008United Kingdom82,000
performing John Millington Synge's "The Playboy of the Western World" in 5 venues in Northern America, 29th September - 27th October 2008United States80,000
Druid performing Enda Walsh's play "The New Electric Ballroom" at the Edinburgh Fringe festival, 31st July - 25th August 2008United Kingdom80,000
Druid performing Enda Walsh's "The Walworth Farce" in St Ann's Warehouse in New York, 6th April - 4th May 2008United States60,000
performing a tour with 2luck, 23rd February - 10th March 2008United States45,000
St. Patrick's Festival partaking in the Chingay Parade, China, 7th - 19th February 2008China32,000
performing Paul Walker's "Ladies and Gents" at Bethesda Fountain in Central Park, March 2008United States30,000
performing "Bread and Circus" at the Irish Cultural Festival, China, 22nd March - 1st April 2008China28,000
"The Pride of Parnell Street by Sebastian Barry at the International Festival of Arts and Ideas in Connecticut US, 20th - 30th June 2008United States25,000
inclusion of Irish dance companies in European dance event for Liverpool Capital of Culture 2008, 28th October - 2nd November 2008United Kingdom22,000
performing "Your Truth Doesn't Interest Me. I know Nothing of Substance" and "I am Stumped by what you Call Reality" around Australia from the 10th - 24th March 2008Australia18,000
Gare St Lazare performing "Molloy" by Samuel Beckett in Bulgaria, Greece, Romania and Turkey, 4th May - 3rd June 2008Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Turkey18,000
Ouroboros performing Brian Friel's "Making History" in venues in Belgium, Switzerland and Italy, 7th - 24th March 2008Belgium, Switzerland, Italy18,000
presenting "Catalpa" and "Bat the Father/Rabbit the Son" by Donal O'Kelly at the Irish Arts Center, New York, 24th February - 30th March 2008United States12,000
Ballyduff Drama Group performing "The Cripple of Irishman" in China, 11th - 21st July 2008China9,000
invitation of five playwrights to write and submit short play for presentation at the "First Annual Inspire/Expire Festival"" New York, September 2008United States7,500
Fishamble Theatre Company performing "Forgotten" at the Prague Fringe Festival, 24th May - 1st June 2008Czech Republic6,500
Paul Brady performing at the Irish Arts Center, New York, 16th February - 24th February 2008United States5,000
showing films and arranging filmmaking Workshops in Palestine, March 2008Palestinian Territory, Occupied5,000
performing "Jumping on my Shadow" at the Wales International Festival for Young Audiences from 10th - 14th March 2008United Kingdom4,000
performing "Match" at the Irish Arts Festival at the Chaoyang Cultural Centre, China, 15th - 30th March 2008China4,000
Sole Purpose Productions performing "Dont Say a Word" at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 16th - 25th August 2008United Kingdom3,000
performing "The Journey of a Travelling Fiddler" at the New Zealand and Adelaide Fringe Festivals and Melbourne Comedy Festival, 10th February - 15th April 2008New Zealand, Australia3,000
Bastable-Warren Dancers performing in a number of venues in Lithuania, 14th - 18th March 2008Lithuania2,500
directing "The Three Sisters" play in Theatre Babylon, Beirut, 20th January - 2nd February 2008Lebanon2,500
symposium/workshops entitled "Is this Theatre" in Cork, 11th - 13th April 2008 Ireland2,000
Legitimate Bodies Dance Company performing at the Performatica: Foro Internacional de Danza Contempornea y Artes de Movimiento Festival, 22nd March - 06th April 2008Mexico2,000
presenting DISCO-NNECT at the Transmediale Festival in Germany, 27th January - 4th February 2008Germany1,000

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 87,000
Gerard Byrne exhibiting a new work at the 16th Biennale of Sydney, 18th June - 7th September 2008Australia, United Kingdom32,000
presenting "Made in Ireland" a exhibition of paintings by nine leading Irish painters in the 411 Gallery, Shanghai, China for 2 weeks from the 20th February 2008China7,000
the Kerlin Gallery exhibiting selected Irish artists at the Armory Show N.Y 22nd March - 1st April 2008United States6,000
participating in Next Art Fair Chicago, 24th April - 2nd May 2008United States6,000
presenting a solo exhibition of John Roch Simons' work in the 411 Gallery, Shanghai, China, July and August 2008China5,000
participating at the Melbourne International Art Fair, 31st July - 3rd August 2008Australia5,000
Varvara Shavrova's solo exhibition "Untouched" at the Three Shadows Photography Arts Centre, China, China, 15th - 30th March 2008China5,000
Dorothy Cross exhibition on the legacy of Charles Darwin at the Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery and the Unitarian Church, 10th June - 20th July 2007United Kingdom5,000
participating at Art Brussels fair, Brussels in March - April 2008Belgium4,000
solo exhibition of work by Joe Walker at the Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery in Reno, US, February 2008United States4,000
Bernadette Cotter exhibiting at the David Cunningham Projects Gallery, San Francisco, 28th March - 18th April 2008United States4,000
a solo exhibition "No ifs, No Butts, No Violence" and Film "Remnants of the Past" in Vyner St, London, 7th March - 2nd May 2008United Kingdom4,000

Total for Winter 2007: €886,800