Outcome Grant Spring 2009


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 25,000
Lives of Spaces will tour Belfast and London in 200925,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 5,100
performing a tour of South Korea from the 15th May - 2nd June 2009Korea, Democratic People's Republic of2,500
performing at the Prague Dance Festival from the 17th - 18th June 2009Czech Republic1,000
performing a new solo work at the Islington Dance Festival, London on the 29th June 2009 United Kingdom800
performing at the Islington Arts Festival 2009 "Moving Voices" in London from the 27th June - 10th July 2009United Kingdom800


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 2,250
Irish participation in the Films @ Kilburn Festival at the Tricycle Cinema, London in July 2009 United Kingdom1,500
showing "1897 - 1979" at the Portland Documentary and Experimental Film Festival, US from the 6th - 10th May 2009United States750


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 23,500
presenting readings by five Irish poets at the International Istanbul-Beyoglu Poetry Festival, Turkey from the 21st - 26th April 2009 Turkey9,000
presenting public events and lectures on Irish arts at Glucksman Ireland House, New York from September 2009 - May 2010 United States4,000
organising an Irish Literary Festival in Porto, Portugal from the 8th - 10th October 2009 Portugal3,000
Fintan O'Toole giving lectures at the Fourth Symposium of Irish Studies in South America at the National University of La Pampa, Argentina from the 7th - 14th September 2009Argentina2,000
John Banville giving readings in Wuppertal, Kassel and Paderborn, Germany 20th - 24th April 2009Germany2,000
Irish participation in Word 2009 / University of Aberdeen Writers Festival at the University of Aberdeen, UK from the 15th - 17th May 2009 United Kingdom2,000
giving a reading at the Toronto Small Press Group Fair, Canada in June 2009Canada600
giving readings at the University of Massachusetts, Boston from the 18th - 27th June 2009United States500
Giving a reading at the Midnight Poetry Readings, Berlin on the 8th May 2009Germany400


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 222,100
performing a US tour in May 2010 United States52,000
presenting concerts in the Celtic Colours International Festival in Cape Breton in October 2009 United States40,000
performing a European tour from 25th July - 26th August 2009 Germany, Italy, Austria, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Portugal20,000
Shaun Davey performing at the Sibiu Theatre Festival, Romainia, 6 - 7 June 2009Romania17,000
performing "A musical Gift from Ireland" in Japan from the 20th - 30th June 2009Japan12,000
presenting concerts in Return to Camden Town Festival at the London Irish Centre, UK from the 23rd October -1st November 2009 United Kingdom12,000
performing live soundtrack to "Metropolis" at BAM, New York on the 27th June 2009 United States8,000
performing at the Milwaukee Irish Fest 2009, USA from the 13th - 16th August 2009United States6,000
performing concerts in Australia, New Zealand and Japan from June - July 2009 Australia, New Zealand, Japan6,000
Irish Artists to perform at Catskill Irish Arts Week, New York, 12-18 July 2009.United States6,000
performing at the 10th European Festival of Youth music, Linz, Austria from the 21st - 24th May 2009 Austria5,000
participating in the Music Crossroads InterRegional Festival in Maslow, Africa in August 2009 South Africa5,000
Irish participation at the 14th Biennale of young artists at Skopje, Macedonia from the 3rd - 12th September 2009 Greece4,000
performances by two Irish bands, "Concerto for Constantine" and "Royseven", at the United Islands of Prague Festival June 2009 Czech Republic3,500
performing two concerts at the University of York, UK on the 20th June 2009 United Kingdom3,000
performing a tour of Canada from the 24th July - 9th August 2009Canada2,500
performing at the Lowell Folk Festival at Sussex County College, New Jersey from the 23rd - 26th July 2009 United States2,000
performing a UK tour in various venues from the 20th April - 24th May 2009 United Kingdom2,000
performing in Carnegie Hall, New York on the 26th June 2009 United States1,800
performing at the UK Centre for Carnival Arts in Luton in May 2009 United Kingdom1,800
performing at the Islington Arts Festival 2009 "Moving Voices" in London from the 27th June - 10th July 2009United Kingdom1,500
organising the Young Generation Jazz Festival at Babylon Mitte, Berlin from the 1st - 4th October 2009 Germany1,500
performing concerts at two Celtic Summer Camps in the US from 13th - 19th July 2009 United States1,500
performing at the Time of Music Festival, Viitasaari, Finland on the 12th July 2009Finland1,400
presenting "The Fleischmanns and their circle" at Durham University from the 12th - 14th July 2010United Kingdom1,300
Triocca performing at the National Portrait Gallery, London and Abbey Chamber Recital Series, Oxfordshire from the 3rd - 5th July 2009 United Kingdom1,000
presenting concerts of selected performers in New York from July - September 2009 United States1,000
presenting four concerts in Fairfield, Connecticut, from the 7th April - 12th June 2009 United States1,000
presenting performance of "Octet Quasi Una Sarabanda" in Bern, Zurich, Basle from the 19th - 21st June 2009 Switzerland800
presenting Irish Arts Weekend in Columbia, South Carolina, from the 19th 21st June 2009United States800
Jape performing at the Flora Theatre Festival, Olomouc, Czech Republic on the 18th May 2009Czech Republic700


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 192,000
performing the "Pride of Parnell Street" at 59E59, New York from the 1st September - 4th October 2009United States60,000
performing "The Crumb Trail" at Aarhus Festival, Denmark and TBA Festival, Portland, US from the 9th - 12th September 2009.Germany, United States38,000
performing "Eudoxia" an illuminated street theatre piece at the Fira Tarrega an international street theatre festival, Spain from the 10th - 13th September 2009Spain20,000
performing "James X" and presenting the exhibition "Safe House, Safe Place" at 43A Vyner Street, London from July - August 2009United Kingdom10,000
performing "Noah and the Tower Flower" at the Sibiu International Theatre festival, Romania 2nd - 3rd June 2009 and Bulgaria 27th - 30th May 2009 Bulgaria, Romania9,000
performing "Moby Dick" at the Rubicon Theatre, Ventura, California in July - August 2009United States9,000
performing "The Heart of Darkness" at the London Literature Festival , London from the 9th - 11th July 2009United Kingdom6,000
performing a tour of "Jimmy Joyced" in Portugal 16-19 June and Trieste, Italy 28 June 2009Italy6,000
performing "Making History" and "Translations" in Leuven, Belgium on 9th June 2009France3,000
performing at the Gate Theatre, Notting Hill, London from the 23rd June - 18th July 2009 United Kingdom1,000

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 92,250
participation at 'Open Space 2009' at Art Cologne 6 - 22 April and 'Art Statements' Art Basel 40, 10 - 14 June 2009Switzerland15,000
presenting a solo exhibition at the Mitaka City Gallery of Art, Tokyo, Japan from the 11th September - 24th October 2010Japan15,000
exhibiting at Art Brussels art fair from 24th - 27th April 2009Belgium7,500
exhibiting at Next 2009 art fair, Chicago from the 1st - 4th May 2009 United States7,500
exhibiting at Volta Art Fair, Basel from the 8th 13th June 2008 Sweden, Switzerland7,500
presenting a solo exhibition at the Czech Museum of Fine Art, Prague from 7th October - 29th November 2009 Czech Republic6,000
presenting an exhibition at the Tuule Makinen gallery as part of the Finnish - Irish Festival, Finland from the 29th September - 18thOctober 2009Finland4,000
showcasing 12 Irish photographic artists at the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie in Arles, France from the 7th - 11th July 2009France4,000
presenting an exhibition "Open Door Policy" at the Shunt Vault gallery, London from the 16th - 25th July 2009 United Kingdom3,000
Christine Mackey, Cliona Harmey and Saoirse Higgins exhibiting work at the European Mobile Lab for interactive Media Artists in Greece from the 20th May - 10th June and Poland from the 19th October - 9th November 2009Greece, Poland3,000
presenting an exhibition in Vilnius from the 1st July - 30th October 2009 Lithuania3,000
presenting an exhibition in Debica, Poland from the 4th - 18th September 2009 and Gorlice, Poland 15th January - February 2010Poland3,000
Alan Phelan presenting a solo exhibition at the Chapher Gallery, Cardiff from the 12th June - 2nd August 2009United Kingdom2,200
attending the Lodz International Photography Festival, Poland from the 7th - 10th May 2009Poland2,000
presenting a solo exhibition at the Kunstverein, Hamburg, from the 26th September - 31st December 2009 Germany2,000
presenting a solo exhibition at the PS1 Contemporary Art Centre, New York from the 14th May - 12th June 2009 United States1,200
presenting a solo exhibition at the Galeria xx1, Prague in June 2009Czech Republic1,200
presenting a solo exhibition in Galeria Leme project in Sao Paulo, Brazil in August 2009Brazil1,000
presenting a visual arts installation at the Gallerie Arena for the 40th Les Rencontres s'Ales 09 from the 8th July - 13th September 2009 France1,000
presenting "Practical Dreaming" at the Courtyard Art Centre, Hertfordshire from the 18th June - 25th July 2009 United Kingdom1,000
presenting an exhibition "Prayer" in three galleries, Quad, Derry, Picture This, Bristol and Bluecoat, Liverpool from the 09th May - 28th June 2009United Kingdom1,000
presenting a solo exhibition at the Muse at 269 gallery, Portobello, London in May 2009 United Kingdom750
participating in an exhibition at the Portland Isle, Dorset, UK from May - September 2009 United Kingdom400

Total for Spring 2009: €562,200