Outcome Grant Winter 2009


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 44,000
performing "Block Party" at the Busan International Dance Festival, Korea from the 3rd - 8th June and at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival, UK from the 7th 22nd May 2010. United Kingdom, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of38,000
performing "Out of Time" at a festival in Brittany and tour of a number of venues in Northern France from the 4th - 25th April 2010 France5,000
performing a solo dance piece at the International Dance Festival "ABUNDANCE" in Karlstad, Sweden from the 15th - 17th June 2010Sweden500
presenting "Two" with choreography by Liadain Herriott/New Trash and performed by Bangalore Dance Collective at the Smriti Nandan Cultural Center, Bangalore, India India500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 49,000
organising the Craic Festival at the Mercury Lounge and Tribeca cinema, New York from the 10th - 14th March 2010 United States12,000
organising the 3rd Irish Film Festival, Moscow, Russia from the 18th - 21st March 2010 Russian Federation10,000
six Irish short story writers attending the 11th International Short Story Conference, Toronto from the 16th - 19th June 2010Canada8,000
organising the 2nd Irish Film Festival, South Africa in Johannesburg, Cape Town from the 17th - 31st March 2010 South Africa6,000
Irish participation in IndieLisboa Film Festival, Lisbon from the 22nd April - 2nd May 2010 Portugal5,000
organising the 11th Annual Boston Irish Film Festival at the Brattle Theatre and The Somerville Theatre from the 25th - 28th March 2010 United States4,000
organising the European Union Film Festival at the Gene Siskel film Center from 1st - 30th March 2010United States2,000
presenting "Bernadette" at the Ambulante Documentary Film Festival, Mexico from the 6th - 10th March 2010 Mexico1,000
attending the 11eme Festival National du Film, Morocco to present own work and that of Solus Collective from the 23rd - 30th January 2010 and presenting porgramme of own film work at 25th anniversary of Spazio Arka, SardiniaMorocco1,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 33,150
participating in London Book Fair from the 19th - 21st April 2010 United Kingdom10,000
organising the Franco - Irish Literary Festival at the Coach House, Dublin Castle from the 16th - 18th April 2010Ireland4,000
the Scottish Poetry Library and the Scottish Storytelling Centre as part of Connecting Voices programme presenting 3 Irish poets and 3 Irish Storytellers from the 12th - 20th March 2010United Kingdom3,000
Colm Toibin performing readings of their work at the Sydney Writers Festival from the 17th - 23rd May 2010 Australia3,000
attending the AWP conference in Denver, USA from the 7th - 10th April 2010 United States2,000
performing series of readings in Australia in July/August 2010, including address at the Famine Memorial Event in August 2010Australia2,000
presenting poetry readings at the Adelphi University, New York University, New York and the Sleeping Giant Poetry Guild, Connecticut from the 23rd - 26th March 2009United States1,000
presenting readings at the Shanghai Literary Festival from the 12th - 13th March 2010 China1,000
presenting readings at the Shanghai Literary Festival from the 12th - 13th March 2010 China1,000
presenting readings at the Shanghai Literary Festival from the 12th - 13th March 2010 China1,000
Kevin Higgins and Susan Millar DuMars presenting US launch of "Frightening New Furniture" and 'Dreams for Breakfast' as part of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference, Denver from the 7th - 10th April 2010 United States1,000
performing readings in various venues in Nicaragua, Granada from the 14th - 21st February 2010Nicaragua1,000
Neil McCarthy and Niall de Burca performing readings from their work at the Vienna Lit Festival from the 15th - 16th April 2010 Austria750
performing poetry readings at The March Hare Poetry Festival, Newfoundland from the 10th - 14th March 2010Canada700
performing readings from Preparing for Spring at the Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, April 2010United States700
Declan Kiberd presenting a bilingual public Lecture "After Ireland? The Death and Transfiguration of Irish Writing" at the Theatre of European School, Luxembourg on the 11th March 2010 Germany700
participating at the Trnovski Terceti Poetry Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia from the 10th - 12th February 2010 Slovenia300


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 154,800
performing "On a Trip" a blend of Nigerian and Irish music/songs by members of De Jimbe and other musicians at Shell Nigeria Hall, Lagos and Congress Hall, Abuja from the 19th - 21st March 2010 Nigeria15,000
Mairtin O'Connor Band performing at the Womad festival, Australia and New Zealand from the 5th - 14th March 2010Australia12,000
performing at Wigmore Hall, London, GB on the 5th July 2010 United Kingdom12,000
performing solo and trio concerts in seven Chinese cities, Seoul, Korea and Tokyo, Japan, from the 2nd - 18th March 2010 Japan, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of, China10,000
performing with the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra at the Lucas Theatre, Savannah, Georgia on the 13th March 2010Georgia10,000
Kla performing at the Harare International Festival of the Arts, Zimbabwe from the 27th April - 2nd May 2010 Zimbabwe10,000
presenting "Nothing and Everything" involving four Irish musicians performing at the Mattress Factory and a number of other venues around Pittsburgh, US in April 2010United States9,000
presenting the 12 Points European Jazz Festival, Folken & Touscene, Stavanger, Norway from 11th - 14th February 2010 Norway8,500
Beoga performing a tour in various venues in Dover, Reading, Washington, Barre, Boston and Lakewood from the 4th - 15th March 2010 United States8,000
organising the 1st Irish Heartbeat Festival in various venues around Germany from the 10th - 21st March 2010Germany6,000
performing at Carnival of Cultures in Berlin from 21st-23rd May 2010Germany5,000
Linda Buckley, Brian Bridges and Paul Harrigan performing concerts in China, Hong Kong and Shenyang, China from the 13th - 22nd March 2010China4,500
Organics Jazz Trio performing a tour in Port Elizabeth, Umtata, Bisho, and Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa from the 28th March - 4th April 2010 South Africa4,500
performing concerts in China, Shanghai, Ningbo, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Chongqing from the 1st - 12th April 2010 China4,000
Nico Brown and Martin Brunsden performing "Instant Orchestra," an interactive musical at ArtPlay, Melbourne, Melbourne Jazz Festival and Brisbane Out of the Box Festival, Australia, 30th April - 12th June 2010Australia4,000
performing concerts in Offenburg and Baden, Germany, Alsace, France, and Luzern and Lugano, Switzerland from the 15th - 20th May 2010 Germany, France, Switzerland4,000
the Begley family performing at the 1st Celtic Music Festival, Havana, Cuba from the 5th - 12th April 2010 Cuba3,600
performing at the European Union Jazz Festival and Festival del Centro Historico, Mexico City, Mexico from the 25th - 28th March 2010 Mexico3,500
soprano Cara O'Sullivan performing recitals in California and Arizona, USA from the 4th - 14th February 2010 United States3,500
organising the 10th Word 2010 - the University of Aberdeen Writers Festival, Scotland from the 14th - 16th May 2010 United Kingdom3,000
performing recitals in Mural Diego Rivera Museum, UNAM and Palacio Belles Artes in Mexico City, and Nuevo Leon Cultural Institute in Monterrey, Mexico from the 19th - 22nd March 2009Mexico2,000
performing concerts in Tianjin, Dalian, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Guangzhou, China from the 1st - 10th April 2010 China2,000
performing at Celtfest, Havana, Cuba from the 5th - 14th April 2010 Cuba1,800
performing at the International Kulturborse Freiburg trade fair for the performing arts, Germany on the 26th January 2010 Germany1,500
Hugh Tinney performing five solo piano concerts at the Camerata Pacifica festival in Santa Barbara, Ventura, San Marino and Los Angeles, USA from the 12th - 18th March 2010 United States1,500
performing and lecturing at the 10th South African Association for Jazz Education in Cape Town, South Africa, from the 29th - 31st March 2010 South Africa1,000
presenting Irish musicians in "The Irish Weeks in Artois-Gohelle" festival, Pas de Calais region, France from the 12th - 27th March and the 26th June 2010 France1,000
presenting monthly traditional Irish concerts at the Tyneside Irish Centre, Newcastle, GB, from 11th February - 13th May 2010 United Kingdom1,000
organising Irish History Month Leeds in March 2010 United Kingdom1,000
performing at the 1st Celtic Music Festival, Havana, Cuba from the 13th - 14th April 2010Cuba900
performing at the 29th Edinburgh International Harp Festival from the 9th - 14th April 2010 United Kingdom500
Karan Casey, John Doyle and Sliabh Notes performing concerts at Fairfield Theatre and Newtown Meeting House, Connecticut, on the 12th February and 4th March 2010 United States500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 216,000
Cork Midsummer Festival co producing the Air India Opera project to be presented in Vancouver, Canada in 2012.Canada65,000
Cork Midsummer Festival presenting FML a documentary theatre piece at the Riverside Studios, London, National Theatre of Scotland, Ghent Summer Arts Festival, Noorderzen Festival, Ghent, Belgium and Helsinki Theatre Festival, Finland from the 15th July - Belgium, United Kingdom60,000
presenting the Dead School at the Tricycle Theatre, Kilburn, London from the 22nd February - 12th March 2010United Kingdom36,000
presenting "Little Gem" at the Bush Theatre, London in April - May 2010 United Kingdom26,000
presenting "Chronicles of Long Kesh" at Tricycle Theatre, London, Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool and Tron Theatre, GBfrom March - May 2010United Kingdom15,000
performing "Luck" at the Adelaide Fringe Festival in February - March 2010 Australia6,000
performing "Boy with a Suitcase" and "Jack" at the Agor Drysau - Opening Doors biennial international theatre festival in Aberystwyth, Wales in March 2010 United Kingdom4,500
performing "Summer I did my Leaving" and "Journey of a Travelling Fiddle Player" at the Adelaide Fringe Festival from the 29th February - 15th March, at the National Folk Festival, Canberra from the 9th - 13th April Australia2,000
performing a live musical Theatre piece "Finn" based on Finn MacCumhail at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York from the 4th - 5th March 2010 United States1,000
Lords of Strut performing at the Leper Festival, Belgium from the 3rd - 4th April and Buitenkans festival, Netherlands from the 8th - 9th May 2010 Belgium, Netherlands500

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 136,150
presenting an exhibition "An Eire of Sense" in Shanghai, China, Hangzhou and Chengdu in 2010 China20,000
presenting a exhibition "The Hero with a Thousand Faces" at the MacMullen Museum of Art, Boston College in September - November 2010 United States20,000
presenting a touring exhibition "Ready - Made" a Video, Installation, Sound and Performance Visual Art Piece in London, Germany, Athens and Palenthia, Spain, March - July 2010United Kingdom, Germany, Greece, Spain, , France, United States, Canada10,000
presenting "MATERIALpoetry" exhibition at the American Irish Historical Society, Fifth Avenue, New York from the 1st April - 16th May 2010 United States10,000
presenting "Irish Wave" a series of art events at the ChinaIrish Festival at the Tsinghua Academy of Arts and Crafts, the SiNordic Arts Space, The Yi Gallery and Public Arts Space in Wangsiying St March 2010China8,000
participating at the Arco 40 Art Fair, Madrid from the 17th - 21st February 2010 Spain7,500
presenting a group exhibition "The Way Things Are" at Sydney Non Objective, Australia from the 3rd February - 29th March 2010 and Le Petit Port, Leiden, Netherlands from the 16th April - 24th May 2010 Australia, Netherlands6,000
Garrett Phelan presenting a solo exhibition at Smart Project Space, Amsterdam from the 20th March - 2nd May 2010Netherlands6,000
presenting a solo exhibition at the Fortuny Museum, Venice from the 15th May - 15th July 2010Italy5,000
presenting an exhibition "Where Borders Meet" in Nowy Targ, Krakow and Nowy Sacz, Poland between 16th April - 26th December 2010Poland5,000
presenting a group exhibition at Kuntshalle Krems, Austria in 2010 Austria4,000
presenting solo exhibition E-1027 + Le Cabanon" at the Seeline Gallery, Los Angeles from the 18th February - 30th March 2010 United States3,000
Patrick Jolly presenting his film "Snakes" and Jonathan Cummins presenting "When I leave these Landings" at the Reina Sofia National Museum, Madrid 8th-17th April 2010 and Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin 29th June - 4th July 2010 France, Germany, Spain3,000
organising a joint exhibition between Original Print Gallery, Dublin and La Estampa Print Studio, Colombia at the Original Print Gallery, Dublin in October 2010 and Medellin, Colombia in October - November 2010 Colombia3,000
presenting an exhibition titled "Vas Eire part 1" at the 411 Gallery, Shanghai, China in October - November 2010 China3,000
an exchange of Irish, Norwegian and Canadian artists involving presentation of work by Irish performance artists in Bergen, Norway in March - April and Ottawa, Canada from the 17th - 19th June 2010 Norway, Canada3,000
presenting an exhibition at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia Gallery 1 from the 17th March - 2nd April 2010United States2,500
presenting installation project "The Candahar" at the Vancouver Winter Olympics' Cultural Olympiad, Canada, from the 12th - 28th February 2010 Canada2,000
presenting a sculpture as part of the exhibition, "Leopards in the Temple" at the Sculpture Center, New York from the 10th January - 30th March 2010 United States2,000
presenting the "Hall of Mirrors" at WeSee, Davenport Road, Toronto, Canada from the 1st - 30th November 2010 Canada1,500
presenting a solo exhibition at the Irish Cultural Centre of New England from the 12th - 26th March 2010 United States1,500
producing the premiere of "The World Could Wait no Longer" (originally developed as a video piece) at the Redhouse Theatre, Syracuse, NY 11th March - 12th April 2010United States1,500
presenting an exhibition at the Other Project Space, Frankfurt in May 2010 Germany1,200
presenting a performance piece as part of reciprocal exchange at the Open Space Gallery, Victoria, Canada from the 7th - 26th September 2010 Canada1,000
presenting an exhibition "Corridor" at Atopia Festival, Norway from the 1st - 22nd April 2010 Norway1,000
presenting work at event in the Royal College of Art,London, organised by the Craft Potters Association of Great Britain from the 26th - 28th February 2010United Kingdom1,000
presenting a solo exhibition at the Purdy Hicks Gallery, London from the 25th February - 20th March 2010 United Kingdom1,000
Fergus Martin participating in a group exhibition "With words like smoke" at the Chelsea Space London from the 20th January - 20th February 2010United Kingdom750
performing "Untitled" a Visual Art performance at the 30th Anniversary Festival of the National Review of Live Art, GBon the 19th March 2009 United Kingdom700
presenting an exhibition "Rituals Interrupted" at the fotofestiwal - the International Festival of Photography at the Lodz Arts Centre, Poland from the 6th - 31st May 2010 Poland500
presenting an exhibition "Border Country" at the Croart Photo, Croatia from the 16th - 30th March 2010 Croatia500
presenting an exhibition "Border Country" at the Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu, Finland from the 25th September - 31st October 2010 Finland500
organising "Event - Site: Presentation and screening programme on the Place of Artists" at Picture This Atelier, Spike Island, Bristol in March 2009 United Kingdom500

Total for Winter 2009: €633,100