Outcome Grant Winter 2008


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 267,000
a co-production of "Rite of Spring" with English National Opera at the London Coliseum in November 2009 United Kingdom100,000
presenting "Dialogue" by Fearghus Conchuir from 5th - 23rd August and "Raw" by Fidget Feet from 18th - 30th August 2009 at the Edinburgh Festival FringeUnited Kingdom75,000
performing "Block Party" at international dance festivals in Korea in April - May 2009 and at the Greenwich & Docklands Festivals, London in June 2009 Korea, Democratic People's Republic of40,000
performing "The White Piece" by John Scott in Dance Landscapes, a network of three festivals in Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine from the 18th - 27th April 2009Jordan, Lebanon, Israel35,000
a joint collaboration and performance at the Dance Life Festival 2009, Sapporo, Japan from the 9th - 17th March 2009Japan8,000
performing at the Youth Dance Festival in Nettuno, Italy on the 9th May 2009Italy5,000
presenting "Choreography for Blackboards" at the Zodiak Centre, Helsinki from the 6th - 7th February 2009Finland4,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 54,000
organising the Craic film and music festival in New York from the 11th - 14th March 2009United States12,000
presenting of Irish film programme in Margenes festival of experimental film and art, Spain, from the 23rd - 29th May 2009 in Spain, Spain Spain8,000
presenting the London Irish Film Festival in various London venues from the 7th - 15th March 2009United Kingdom7,000
presenting a showcase of Irish cinema at the Festival International du Cinma Mditerranen du Tetouan, Morocco from the 29th March - 6th April 2009Morocco6,000
Irish participation and presentation of Irish cinema in the IndieLisboa Film Festival, Lisbon from the 23rd April - 3rd May 2009Portugal5,500
presenting feature documentary "Seaview" in Berlin and to tour ten cities in February - March 2009Germany4,000
presenting a selection of short films at the Mint Gallery, New Delhi from the 13th - 29th March 2009India3,000
presenting "Eamon" at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2009France3,000
screening of A Film from my Parish 6 Farms at the Sundance Film Festival, in Utah, USA from 15 25 January 2009.2,000
presenting the annual European Union Film Festival at the Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago in March 2009United States2,000
promoting Irish Short film at the Sundance Film Festival, January 2009United States1,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 18,100
presenting the 10th Franco-Irish Literary Festival in Dublin Castle on the 3rd- 4th April 2009Ireland5,000
William Wall and Thomas McCarthy giving readings at the Shanghai Literary Festival and Irish Week from the 10th - 15th March 2009China2,500
Sebastian Barry participating in the Perth Writers Festival, Australia from the 26th February - 2nd March 2009 Australia2,500
giving readings at the March Hare Poetry Festival, Newfoundland, Canada from the 11th - 14th March 2009Canada1,500
Gabriel Rosenstock and translator giving a reading at the Leipzig Book Fair on the 13th March 2009Germany1,500
Kevin Higgins and Susan Millar DuMars giving readings at the 2009 AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programmes) Conference in Chicago from the 11th - 14th February 2009United States1,400
giving readings at the University of Central Missouri and in the Writers Place, Kansas City in March 2009United States1,000
Dr Ian Malcolm to give a public lecture on the Irish Language and the Ulster Protestant tradition at the European School, Luxembourg on 12th February 2009Germany1,000
Vona Groarke and Conor O'Callaghan to give readings at the Literary Caf and Academy, CS, on the 17th and 18th February 2009Czech Republic900
giving poetry readings in California from the 1st - 7th April 2009United States800


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 185,250
Organising "Oscar Wilde: Honouring the Irish in Film" at the Ebell, Los Angeles on the 19th February 2009United States40,000
performing Handel's "Orlando" at the Buxton Festival from the 13th - 27th July 2009United Kingdom30,000
a 26-venue US tour and 5-venue UK tour of "Piperlink" from May - September 2009United States, United Kingdom24,000
performing Handel's "Messiah" in the Vatican, Rome on the 12th February 2009Italy15,000
performing at the La Chaise Dieu and Berlioz Festivals in France on the 26th and 27th August 2009France10,000
presenting El Feile Festival 2009 in Barcelona, Madrid and Bilbao from the 12th - 21st March 2009Spain10,000
presenting a concert in Paris by ACADEMOS Irish World Strings, March 2009. France7,000
Fidelio Trio performing a tour in China from the 1st - 15th June 2009China4,800
Organics performing a tour of Mexico from the 25th March - 5th April 2009Mexico4,500
presenting "If it Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews" at the Irish Arts Centre on 10 March and "Sweet Rosie O'Grady:An Irish Salute to Tin Pan Alley" at Symphony Space, New York, on 16 March 2009 United States3,000
Organising "Voices from Ireland" festival of songwriting, Riga, Latvia from the 13th - 17th March 2009Latvia3,000
performing concerts in Texas, New York and New Jersey from the 6th - 14th March 2009United States3,000
presenting a 15 concert tour by Fallen Angels, Outside Track and Searson in Germany and Switzerland from the 12th - 29th March 2009Germany, Switzerland3,000
performing at the North American Comhaltas Convention, St Louis from the 16th - 19th April 2009United States3,000
Beoga performing a US tour from the 27th Feb - 28th March 2009United States3,000
Grada performing a US tour from the 26th February - 29th March 2009United States3,000
presenting three classical and traditional concerts in the London Irish Centre, Birmingham Irish Centre and Manchester Irish World Heritage Centre from the 4th - 6th March 2009United Kingdom2,500
performing at the Folk Alliance conference / showcase, Memphis, US from the 18th - 22nd February 2009United States2,000
presenting the Callino Quartet at the Marble Hall, Prague Castle on the 7th April 2009Czech Republic2,000
Ensemble Scratch the Surface performing concerts in Brighton, Manchester and London from 12th - 17th July 2009United Kingdom2,000
performing concerts, Montserrat, West Indies from the 12th - 22nd March 2009Montserrat1,500
performing "Around the World on 80 Quid" at festivals in Australia and New Zealand, February - April 2009Australia1,500
presenting performance of "Evolution of close double stars" at the New York Electroacoustic Music Festival from the 2nd - 4th April 2009United States1,200
presenting a series of concerts by traditional Irish musicians from the 29th January - 23rd April 2009United Kingdom1,000
performing and leading workshops in Tokyo and other venues in Japan, from the 12th - 26th March 2009Japan1,000
presenting concerts by Beoga, Swallows Tail and other artists at venues in Leeds, GB, from February - April 2009 United Kingdom1,000
Carmel Conway and band performing a US tour from the 26th February - 17th March 2009United States1,000
performing at the Folk Alliance conference / showcase, Memphis, US from the 18th - 22nd February 2009United States750
presenting traditional Irish music concerts in Fairfield, CT, US from January - March 2009United States500
performing at the Ohrenhoch der Gerauschlade sound art Gallery, Berlin from the 18th - 20th March 2009Germany400
presenting 3rd trio Catalan Tales to be performed by Elole Trio at the Weltecho, Chemnitz, Germany on the 25th January 2009Germany300
recital of "Music of the Wild Geese" recital and lecture at the Royal Society for Arts, London on the 26th February 2009United Kingdom300


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 188,000
supplementary funding for an extended tour of Walworth Farce in 2009/2010 and New Electric Ballroom in New York in October/November 200965,000
performing "Circus" at the International Festival of Arts and Ideas, New Haven, Connecticut from the 13th - 21st June 2009United States35,000
performing "Devotion" in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa in Autumn 2009South Africa35,000
presenting "Ladies and Gents" by Paul Walker at Bethesda Fountain, Central Park, NY from 16th March to 12th April 2009 and Prospect Park, BrooklynUnited States20,000
presenting "First Love" by Samuel Beckett in Conneticut, USA from 16th - 20th June, Grahamstown, South Africa 3rd - 6th July and Capetown, South Africa from the 8th - 12th July 2009United States, South Africa9,000
participation at the London St Patrick's Day Festival, London, 15th March 2009.8,000
of performances of scenes developed from "An Anthology of Irish Literature" (1) in ChinaCentral Academy of Drama and (2) on the festival stage of Wangfujing in March 2009. China5,000
performing "Luck" at the Arches Theatre Festival, GBand Shunt Vaults, London in April 2009United Kingdom4,000
Irish participation in seminars, talks and readings to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Brian Friel at New York University on 2nd May 2009United States3,000
presenting "Voyage for Freedom: Frederick Douglass in Ireland and Barack Obama in America" at the Irish Arts Center from the 18th - 19th January 2009United States3,000
presenting "ephemeral silence or the universe of d.a.n.t.e. #1" in Aarhus, Denmark from 20th - 22nd March 2009Denmark1,000

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 105,900
presenting work by John Gerrard at the Venice Artist Biennale in June 2009 Italy25,000
presenting a exhibition of 50 Irish visual artists as part of "Ireland Week" at the 411 Galleries, Shanghai from the 12th - 19th March 2009China20,000
presenting "Ground: Contempory art from Ireland" at the American Irish Historical Society from the 26th February - 29th March 2009 United States15,000
presenting a two collaborative exhibition of Irish and Chinese artists work Called "Our Books, Our Lives" and the "City" at the Tsinghua Academy of arts and crafts from the 1st - 31st March 2009China14,000
presenting "Into Irish Drawing" curated by Arno Kramer at CCI, France, France and Aktuele Kunst Hengelo, The Netherlands from the 13th September - December 2009Netherlands, France5,000
presenting a solo exhibition of Denis McNulty work at the VoltaNY art fair from the 5th - 8th March 2009United States5,000
presenting an exhibition "Fusion" at Galleries Artfelt, New Delhi from the 6th - 21st March 2009India4,000
organising a contemporary art photographic exhibition in China as part of a Chinese Irish exchange, 2009 - 2010China3,500
presenting a solo exhibition at the Irish Arts Center, New York from the 27th April - 23rd June 2009United States2,500
presenting a solo exhibition at the Galleri Astley Culture Centre, Bergslagen, Sweden, from the 15th March 2009 - 12th April 2009Sweden2,500
presenting "Untouched" a multi media project at the festival of Irish Culture Shanghai from the 14th March - 12th April 2009China2,500
presenting an exhibition in the Kunsthalle Dusseldorf from May - August 2009 Germany1,700
presenting a solo exhibition at the Sculpture Factory, Jingdezhen, China in May 2009 China1,300
presenting a visual arts performance called "The Bearer" at the National Review of Live Art, GBon the 12th February 2009United Kingdom1,200
participating in a collabrative programme and exhibition in Argentina from the 9th - 23rd March 2009 Argentina1,100
presenting a exhibition of work at the NES Centre, Skagastrond, Iceland from the 4th - 29th March 2009Iceland850
presenting a solo exhibition in association with the 411 Gallery, Shanghai in April 2009China750

Total for Winter 2008: €818,250