Outcome Grant Summer 2008


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 4,500
participating in the Image Carnival at the Liverpool '08, City of Culture, 2nd August 2008United Kingdom4,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 18,700
performing at the Seoul International Youth Film Festival, Korea from the 16th - 22nd July 2008Korea, Democratic People's Republic of6,000
performing "New Boy" at the 16th International Kodomotachino Kinder Film Festival in Tokyo from the 9th - 17th August 2008Japan3,000
showing "Damb - The Mali Project" in Meeting House Square, Temple Bar on the 23rd July 2008Ireland3,000
a screening of the current programme in Anthology, New York, 2 - 4 Oct and in the Cairo Film Festival, November, 2008Egypt, United States3,000
screening an Irish small Animation movie at the Prestigious "Prehilidka Animovaneho Filmu" film Festival, Czech Republic, 11th - 14th December 2008Czech Republic3,000
showing "Till Every Motion, Pulse and Breath Be Over" at the Brick Lane area in London's East End, August 2008United Kingdom700


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 19,000
organising an Irish Culture Festival "Proposal over barriers and borders" in Bologna Italy, 11th - 26th October 2008Italy5,000
Novelshop performing readings and involvement with forum discussions at the Irish American Heritage Center from the 11th - 13th July 2008United States3,500
bringing 5 Irish writers to Wigtown Book Festival , Wigtown, Scotland, 26th September - 5th October 2008United Kingdom2,800
Irish authors taking part in a international Literary Festival in Siauliai, Lithuania from the 24th - 27th September 2008Lithuania2,000
participating in the Tokyo Poetry Festival at the Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan, 31st October - 2nd November 2008Japan1,200
participating on 2 panels on to discuss "The Light Bearer's Daughter" and other author's books at the National Council of Teachers of English, Texas, US, 24th November 2008United States1,000
participating at the Annual International Literary Festival Druskininkai Poetic Fall in Druskininkai and Vilnius, Lithuania, 2nd - 6th October 2008Lithuania900
attending Sha'ar International Poetry Festival, Jerusalem, September 2008Israel900
participating in an international Poetry Festival at the Estate Farm Luhtre in Rapla, Estonia, 12th - 16th September 2008Estonia750
performing at the Greek Irish Poetry Symposium in Ilion, Athens, Greece, 12th December 2008Greece600
organising the 4th annual Poetry Hearings at the Berlin Festival of Poetry, Padraig Rooney and Maurice Scully, 14th - 15th November 2008Germany350


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 184,450
performing concerts in Cadogan Hall, London on the 8th October, National Concert Hall, Dublin on the 13th October, Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Spain, Spain on the 26th October 2008 and Theatre des Champs Elysees, France, France, 16th March 2009United Kingdom, Spain, France40,000
performing "Riamco" with Pianist John O'Connor at Seoul National University and Arts Centre, South Korea, Yuri Hall, Showa, Japan and Tourism Ireland Office China, China 24th - 30th November 2008Korea, Democratic People's Republic of, Japan, China35,000
performing "Riders of the Sea" Play, based on a one act play by Irish Playwright John Millington Synge at the London Coliseum, 27th - 30th November 2008United Kingdom10,000
performing concerts at the Wigmore Hall and the Forest School, London, 22nd - 23rd September 2008United Kingdom10,000
performing at the Boston Icons Music and Arts Festival at the Irish Cultural Centre of New England, Canton, US, 13th September 2008United States10,000
performing at various Irish Festivals in the US and Canada, 4th August - 13th October 2008United States, Canada7,000
touring around United States at many venues and festivals, 1st August - 13th October 2008United States6,000
performing 2 tours across America, 19th July - 28th September 2008United States6,000
Maslow perfoming at the "Jeunesses Musicales International Festival in Malawi, 7th - 9th August 2008Malawi6,000
performing Recitals, Concerts and workshops as an integral part of the Turning Wave Festival, Australia, 17th - 21st September 2008Australia4,500
performing "Instant Orchestra" at the Art Play Melbourne, 13th December 2008 - 7th January 2009Australia4,500
performing at the Lake of Stars Festival in Malawi, Africa, 10th - 12th October 2008Malawi4,200
performing at the flight of the Earls event in St Isadore's College Rome, 24th - 27th October 2008Italy4,000
compiling a double CD showcasing Irish acts launching in the Sugar Club Dublin in September 2008Ireland3,000
organising a tour of Irish Folk concerts in Germany, 16th October - 16th November 2008Germany3,000
performing at the Edmonton Folk Festival in Alberta, Canada, 8th - 10th August 2008Canada2,500
performing at the Edmonton Folk Festival, 7th - 10th August 2008Canada2,500
performing at the Baroque 2000, Durban, South Africa on the 21st December 2008South Africa2,500
Altan participating at the Viennese Song Festival at Theatre Akzent, Vienna, Austria, 11th October 2008Austria2,000
organising the Irish and Celtic, Music and Arts Festival, Leeds, 25th October - 9th November 2008United Kingdom2,000
organising the 19th Rencontre Musicale Irlandais a week long celebration of traditional arts held in Tocane St Apre, France, 21st - 28th July 2008France2,000
Piccolo Lasso performing at Westminster Cathedral, London, 25th October 2008United Kingdom2,000
performing at the Lake of Stars Festival in Malawi, Africa, 10th - 12th October 2008Malawi1,800
Finghin Collins performing at the prestigious Societa dei Concerti in Milan, 7th October 2009Italy1,800
participation in public concert at the Stadium Theolgicum Salesianum in Jerusalem, 8th - 12th October 2008Israel1,750
Gerald Barry performing 2 new pieces at the Opening of the Frank Gehry's 2008 Serpentine Gallery Summer Pavilion, 19th July 2008United Kingdom1,500
an annual choral festival in Italy, 17th - 19th October 2008Italy1,000
performing a promotional Tour in Boston, Kansas and California, 13th - 21st September 2008United States1,000
performing at the Fort Collins, Feelin Lucky Irish Festival, Colorado, the Irishfest LaCrosse, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Irish Festival, Wisconsin, USA , 2nd - 17th August 2008United States1,000
participating at the International Folk Festival - Varna 2008, Bulgaria, 3rd - 7th August 2008Bulgaria1,000
participating at the Piping Live Festival 2008, GB, 14th and 15th August 2008United Kingdom1,000
strengthen the link between Oireachtas na Gaeilge and Milwaukee Irish festival, musicians and dancers will perform at the Festival, 14th - 17th August 2008United States1,000
organising the 23rd Irish Festival in Hameenlinna, Jarvenpaa, Helsinki, Rauma, Turku and Oulu in Finland, 25th September - 3rd October 2008Finland800
attending the ISCM World Music Days Festival in the Lithuanian Philharmonic Hall, 25th October 2008Lithuania600
performing at the 18th "Under the Volcano" Arts and Cultural Festival in Vancouver, Canada, 10th August 2008 Canada500
3 concerts of traditional Irish Music on the 23rd July, 9th August and 6th September 2008United States500
participating at the 3 -day festival of improvised music entitled "Fete Quaqua" at the Vortez Jazz Club, London, 17th - 19th August 2008United Kingdom500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 220,900
a programme of Friel's works to mark the playwright's 80th Birthday at the Sydney Festival, 15th - 31st January 2009Australia75,000
showcase of selected Irish Theatre during the Dublin Theatre Festival November 2008.53,000
performing "On a Scale of One to Ten (Crumb Trail)" in Dusseldorf and Germany, Germany, 12th August - 22nd November 2008Germany50,000
performing "Hue & Cry" by Deirdre Kinahan in Sofia, Bulgaria and Romania from the 31st October - 6th November 2008Bulgaria, Romania10,000
performing "Kicking a dead Horse" by Sam Shepard featuring Stephan Rea at the Public Theatre, New York, 14th - 22nd July 2008United States6,000
performing "Shared Material on Dying" Choreographed by Liz Roche at the Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, London, 19th September 2008United Kingdom6,000
performing in Reykjavik and Egilsstadir, Iceland, 15th - 23rd August 2008Iceland6,000
Tom Creed directing "Take me Away" by Irish playwright Gerald Murphy at the Mead Theatre Lab form the 25th September - 19th October 2008United States4,000
performing "All in the Timing" by David Ives at the Outlaws festival in Pori, Finland, 3rd - 7th September 2008Finland4,000
performing Brian Friels "Faith Healer" at the Warehouse Theatre Schaerbeek, Brussels, 22nd - 26th September 2008Belgium3,500
organising a walking Tour with a interactive performance element starting from the Conflux venue, 11th - 14th September 2008United States1,500
participating at the ATHE conference in the Hyatt Hotel, Denver, US, 28th July - 3rd August 2008 United States1,000
performing at the 4th Infr'Action Festival International d'Art Performance in Sete, France, 17th - 22nd September 2008France900

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 93,000
participating at the International Fine Craft Exhibition Sculptural Object Functional Art in Chicago, November 2008United States20,000
participating at the Art Caucasus exhibition in Tbilisi, Georgia from the 14th - 28th October 2008 and the Gyumri Biennale, 1st August - 1st September 2008Georgia10,000
participating at the Zoo art Fair in London from the 17th - 20th October and Art positions, US Basel in US, US, 4th - 7th December 2008United Kingdom, United States10,000
organising a solo exhibition called "Truckscapes: Paintings and Drawings from a Mobile Studio" at the New York Studio School Gallery, 10th September - 26th October 2008United States6,000
making a outdoor sculpture at the Guangzhou Triennial in the Guangdong Museum of Modern Art, China, September - November 2008China5,000
performing a solo exhibition in the Sketch Gallery, London, 25th October - 6th December 2008United Kingdom5,000
participating at the China Biennale "Biennale is Wonder", 11th September - 16th November 2008China5,000
organising a solo exhibition at the Brancolini Grimaldi Gallery, Rome, 19th September - 20th October 2008Italy5,000
presenting a exhibition by three Irish photographers, San Hillen, Mark Curran and David Farrell at the Pingyao Photographic Festival in China, 15th - 30th September 2008China5,000
presenting a series of exhibitions, performance and film with a full music and lecture programme at the Lowsalt Gallery, GB, 10th - 19th October 2008United Kingdom4,000
organising a solo exhibition of Stacia Blake work in the Embassy, Germany, Germany, September - October 2008Germany3,000
organising a solo exhibition in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico, August 2008 - June 2009United States2,500
participating in a group exhibition in the Arts Club, Washington in October 2008 United States2,000
participating in a group exhibition at the Arts club of Washington, US, 1st - 31st Oct 2008United States2,000
organising a solo exhibition at the Cacciola Gallery 531, New York, 4th - 25th September 2008United States2,000
organising a solo exhibition "Septembre De La Photographie" at the Bleu du Ciel Burdeau, Lyons, France from the 20th September - 31st October 2008 and a solo installation "The Breathing factory" at the China Biennale, 8th October - 14th October 2008France, China1,500
performing a solo exhibition at David Cunningham Projects, San Francisco, 30th October - 6th December 2008United States1,500
organising a solo exhibition at the Sala de exposiciones Hacienda Santa Ana, Seville, Spain, 10th October - 9th November 2008Spain1,000
a solo exhibition of new paintings at the Liverpool Biennial as part of the Liverpool Capital of Culture, November 2008 United Kingdom1,000
participating in a exhibition run by the American Conference for Irish Studies at the Metropolitan State University, Minnesota, US, 9th October - 9th November 2008United States1,000
performing lectures at the performing Arts centre in Washington Square, New York, 5th - 6th September 2008United States500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 12,500
Sean Tyrell performing "Cry of a Dreamer" in 16 venues over America, 1st - 22nd October 2008United States10,000
organising the 2008 annual Celtic Nations Heritage Festival, Lake Charles, Louisiana, US, 10th - 12th October 2008United States2,500

Total for Summer 2008: €553,050