Outcome Grant Autumn 2009


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 56,950
Irish artists' participation in Solas Nua 2009-10 season, including US premiere of "Danny and Chantelle" in November-December, two outdoor theatrical events by the Performance Corporation, presentation of a public art piece and DC Irish Writers Festival iUnited States20,000
presenting Irish Film Festa, the third annual Italian Festival dedicated to Irish Cinema at the Casa del Cinema, Rome from the 27th - 29th November 2009Italy8,000
promoting Irish short film-making at the International Short Film Market, Clermont Ferrand, France from the 1st - 6th February 2010France8,000
organising a showcase of Irish film, including 3 features, 6 shorts and 9 animation films in Damascus, Syria from the 31st October - 6th November 2009Syrian Arab Republic5,000
showcasing Irish films to professional international audience in New York and Los Angeles from the 26th February - 4th March 2010 United States2,000
Orla Murphy attending the Rhode Island Film Festival USA August 2009United States2,000
Samson for film Sunflower being shown at the Palm Spring International Shortfest June 2009United States1,500
Kilburn Festival towards bringing in 3 directors present at the screening of their films at the Kilburn FestivalUnited Kingdom1,500
Mary Keane showing her film 'Together' at the Danca Em Foco International Dance Festival in Brazil from June 29th - July 12th 2009Brazil1,300
Katie Holly, Blinder Films screening their film 'Lowland Fell' at the Edinburgh International Film Festival from 17th - 28th June 09United Kingdom1,200
Fastnet Films to attend Toronto Film Festival Sept 20091,200
Declan Cassidy film being shown at the Palm Spring International Shortfest June 2009United States750
Conor Ferguson attending Sapporo Film Festival 14-18 October 2009 with film 'Atlantic'Japan750
towards the screening of ' The Secret of Kells' at the Icon International SF Festival, Isreal, 4-10 October 2007United States700
Tom Collins to attend LA Film Festival650
John Fleming attending Los Angeles Film Festival with film 'Guest of another nation' September 2009United States650
Treasure Entertainment to attend LA film festival for screening of 'Eclipse' on 23rd September 2009United States650
Colette Farrell to attend the Short Film Golden nights Tour event in Paris on June 30th 2009.France600
Kate McCullough to attend Cannes Film Festival to promote her short film'Signifigant Others' from 19th-22nd May 2009France500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 19,000
Anne Enright, Nuala N Dhomhnaill, Michel Conghaile and Conor McPherson performing readings at the Fifth International Literature Festival in Jaipur, India from the 21st - 25th January 2010India7,500
Eoin Colfer, Roddy Doyle, Paul Durcan and Colm Tibn presenting their work and Maureen Kennelly participating in Visitors' Programme at the International Festival of Authors, Toronto, Canada from the 21st - 31st October 2009Canada4,000
performing at the 13th International Storytelling Festival, Tehran from the 13th - 16th December 2009Iran, Islamic Republic of2,500
presenting Stanza (Scotland's International Poetry Festival) 2010 festival with an Irish focus to include Seamus Heaney, Dennis O'Driscoll, Matthew Sweeney and musical trio Dordn, in St Andrews from 17th - 20th March 2010United Kingdom1,750
Paula Meehan/Fallen Angel Theatre Company production of play by Paul Meeha at the Gene Frankel Theatre NYC, 8th - 20 September 2009United States1,500
participation of Irish poets Mary Noonan, Matthew Sweeney and Maurice Scully in the Berlin Festival of Poetry in English, Germany from the 20th - 21st November 2009Germany750
participating in the Derwent Poetry Festival from the 20th - 22nd November 2009United Kingdom500
a reading tour by Geraldine Mills, including short story collection "The Weight of Feathers" in a number of venues in Connecticut in the US from the 26th - 29th October 2009United States500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 281,050
performing a ten-concert tour of China and China to coincide with the Shanghai 2010 World Expo from the 9th - 29th June 2010 China75,000
participation by Irish musicians in GB's Celtic Connections Festival in January 2010United Kingdom40,000
performing concerts in Aix en Provence on 4th February, Theatre des Champs Elysees, Paris on 8th June, and Cadogan Hall, London on 9th June 2010 United Kingdom, France, Spain30,000
performing Handel's Alcina at the Buxton Festival, Buxton, UK from the 12th - 20th July 2010 United Kingdom30,000
performing at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana on the 8th November 2009 to include US premiere of jointly commissioned new work by Stephen MackeyUnited States17,000
presenting Academos Irish World Academy Strings with Cantoral Irish World Academy Schole at the Society for Ethical Culture, New York on the 4th February 2010United States15,000
performing as part of week-long celebration of Irish and American new music curated by Darragh Morgan at the King's Place, London on the 24th April 2010United Kingdom6,000
presenting "Trans - Atlantic Connections" a day long Festival showcasing works by Irish composers Jennifer Walshe, Andrew Hamilton, Donncha Dennehy and Enda Bates at the Symphony Space, New York on the 5th February 2010 United States6,000
White Rocket the Jazz Trio performing at the India Islamic Cultural Centre, New Delhi on the 5th November 2009India6,000
Sharon Shannon band performing at the Sydney Festival, Australia from the 29th - 31st January 2010Australia5,000
performing at Mossvale Music Festival, the National Folk Festival in Canberra, the Yacandandah Music Festival, Victoria, Apollo Bay Music Festival, Victoria, Australia and various concerts in New Zealand from February - April 2010Australia, New Zealand4,000
Ceol Productions presenting 11 concerts of "Irish Christmas in America" involving Samus Begley, Grinne Hambly, Tommy Martin, San Earnest and Brian Cunningham in various venues around America from the 28th November - 13th December 2009United States3,500
presenting El Feile '10 Irish Festival, including Mary Coughlan and her band, John Spillane and an Irish film showcase in Barcelona, Spain from the 12th - 21st March 2010Spain3,500
Junk Ensemble performing 'Drinking Dust' at the Teatromania Festival on 2nd June 2009.3,500
performing a solo tour of China from the 6th - 15th March 2009China3,000
Brock McGuire Band performing in Southern and Midwestern USA from 25th October - 6th November 2009United States3,000
organising "The Irish Folk Festival" with performances by David Munnelly Band, Niamh Parsons, Graham Dunne, Tommy O'Sullivan and Jennifer Roland Band in various venues in Germany from the 20th October - 15th November 2009Germany3,000
performing concerts in a number of venues in Denmark from the 4th - 10th November 2009Denmark3,000
DEAF producing a sampler CD of electronic music by Irish artists in 20093,000
performing at the Third World Harp Festival, Paraguay from the 19th - 21st November 2009Paraguay2,500
performance of "The Geometry" by Irish composer Jennifer Walshe at the Chocolate Factory, New York in March 2010United States2,000
Hugh Buckley and Stephen Keogh performing at the Shanghai Jazz Festival from the 16th - 18th October 2009China1,500
presenting Irish artists including traditional band At The Racket at the Leeds Gathering Festival in various venues in Leeds from the 5th - 15th November 2009United Kingdom1,500
performing three concerts showcasing Irish dance music with John McIntyre at Rheinau - Freistett, Weisses Ross and Nurnberg, Germany from 17th - 24th January 2010Germany1,500
Martin Healy and band performing at the Montserrat St Patricks Week events in March 2010 Spain1,500
including performance of composition "The Partenheimer Project" by Kevin Volans on the 19th November 2009 as part of an interdisciplinary symposium on spatial awareness in the arts in Kiel Kunsthalle in Germany.Germany1,500
Kerry Records presenting twelve performances by David and Kieran Munnelly band of "An Irish Christmas" in California from November - December 2009United States1,500
performing with Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra at the Congress Concert Hall, Vilnius on the 17th April 2010 Lithuania1,500
Maria Tecce performing 'Viva at the Lincoln Centre and the Metropolitan Room, New York from 8th-11th Oct 2009.United States1,200
performing three solo organ recitals in Vermont, Massachusetts and Virginia, USA from the 25th - 30th October 2009United States1,000
Darragh Morgan, Robin Micheal and Mary Dullea performing a concert at the Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London on the 29th March 2010 United Kingdom1,000
Kevin Hanafin performing at the World Saxaphone Congress in Bangkok from 7th - 12th July 2009Thailand1,000
Grainne Hambly attending the IV Intl Harp Festival in Rio, Brazil in May 2009Brazil950
Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society presenting Brock McGuire at the Fairfield Theatre in November and James Keane at the House Concert in December 2009 in Fairfield, CTUnited Kingdom500
Irish artists performing at the Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith from November - December 2009 United Kingdom500
attending performance and introducting world premiere of new work heaven lay close for saxophone quartet and tablas at ToonZaal s'Hertogenbosch, Netherlands on the 13th December 2009Netherlands400


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 131,150
presenting "Oedipus Loves you" at the Sydney Festival and the Brisbane Powerhouse, Australia from the 23rd January - 6th February 2010Australia50,000
touring productions of "Lyric Suite" and "Cinderella" in the UK from the 12th - 21st November 2009United Kingdom25,000
presenting "The Third Policeman" by Flann O'Brien at the Tron, GBand the Traverse, Edinburgh in April 2010 United Kingdom18,000
presenting "Forgotten" at the Irish Arts Center, New York from the 15th February - 5th March 2010United States13,000
Atlantic Theatre Company towards Stephen Rea and Sean McGinley's participation in Abbey Theatre's Ages of the Moon series in New York starting 9 week run January 2010United States10,000
Fidget Feet performing "Madam Silk" and "Invoke" at the Fljotsdalsherad Cultural Centre, Iceland from the 21st June - 2nd July 2010Iceland5,000
performing "First Love" at the Beckett Festival in Buenos Aires and performing "Moby Dick" in Sofia, Lovech and Vratsa, Bulgaria from the 1st - 20th November 2009 Bulgaria, Argentina5,000
Ella Clarke, Cindy Cummings, Emma Fitzgerald, Julie Lockett and ine Stapleton performing at Siobhn Davies Studios, London 12th - 13th February 2010 United Kingdom4,000
delivering talks and attendence at events associated with the premiere of his new play "Finn" at the Skirball Centre for Performing Arts, New York University, in March 2010United States750
performing a solo dance piece in the Movement Research Open Performance Night, Judson Church, New York on the 2nd November 2009United States400

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 88,950
exhibiting work by Tom Molloy at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut from 31st January - 6th June 2010United States10,000
presenting an exhibition curated by Mark Garry and Georgina Jackson with Irish artists Rhona Byrne, Karl Burke, Bea McMahon and Dennis McNulty at the Mattress Factory Art Museum, Pittsburgh from the 19th March - 8th August 2010United States9,000
Garrett Phelan presenting an installation at the Auckland Triennial, New Zealand from the 12th March - 20th June 2010New Zealand8,000
exhibiting Hugh Lane Centenary Print Collection at the Irish American Historical Society, New York in March 2010 United States8,000
presentation of work by Mairead O'hEocha at the Armory art fair, New York from the 3rd - 7th March 2010United States7,500
presentiation of work by Fergus Feehily, Niamh O'Malley and Gerard Byrne at Art Basel, US from the 3rd - 6th December 2009United States7,500
presentiation of work by Fergus Feehily, Niamh O'Malley and Gerard Byrne at Art Basel, US from the 3rd - 6th December 2009United States7,500
presenting a group exhibition of Irish artists at the Art Centre at the Kao Yuan University in Taiwan from the 22nd February - 31st March 2010 China4,000
presenting an exhibition showing the new work of 6 Irish artists at the Red House Arts Center, Syracuse, US in March 2010United States4,000
David Beattie presenting a solo exhibition at the Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada from the 2nd March - 10th April 2010Canada3,000
Jessamyn Fiore, Jessica Foley, ine Ivers and Susan Thomson presenting an exhibition in a geodesic dome tent on X-Initiative West 22nd St and at P.S.I Contemporary Art Center, New York from the 19th - 25th October 2009United States3,000
Alan Phelan presenting a solo exhibition at the Chapher Gallery, Cardiff from the 12th June - 2nd August 2009United Kingdom2,200
Jennifer Walshe performing at the Performa09 Biennal, New York on the 7th and 12nd November 2009United States2,000
presenting an exhibition by Irish artists at the Queens Elm Artists Gallery, London from the 15th - 29th October 2009United Kingdom2,000
presenting work by Gerard Byrne at the GBInternational Festival of Visual Art from the 16th April - 3rd May 2010 United Kingdom2,000
presenting an exhibition of Irish and Japanese artists at the Across Fukuoka Exchange Gallery, Fuluoka, Japan from 8th - 13th December 2009Japan2,000
presenting a group exhibition of work by 13 artists inspired by the National Museum of Irelands collection at the Leuven Institute Belgium in 2009 - 2010Belgium1,500
presenting a solo exhibition at the LMAKprojects, New York from the 20th February - 27th March 2010United States1,500
presenting a solo exhibition of work by Nevan Lahart at Heaven's full (project) gallery, London from the 5th November - 6th December 2009United Kingdom1,000
presenting a solo exhibition at Fred Gallery, London from 4th - 28th February 2010United Kingdom1,000
presenting a solo exhibition at Gaain Gallery, Korea from 23rd February - March 2010Korea, Democratic People's Republic of750
David Sherry participating in the Performance Project at the LISTE 09 Art FairSwitzerland750
Leo Welch showing a photographic piece at the Clifford Irving Show France, June 18th 2009France400
ine Phillips and Michelle Browne presenting their work in the "Performing Curation: Live artist as curator exchange", a day-long live art event on the 20th November 2009United Kingdom350

Total for Autumn 2009: €577,100