Outcome Grant Spring 2011


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 5,000
Architectural Association of Ireland presenting an Irish Architecture Exhibition in Leuven, Belgium from the 8th May - 26th June 2011 Belgium5,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 40,300
Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre present Wired and Free at Fremantle Arts Festival, Perth, Autralia, 4th -11th December, 2011 and performance of "Hang On" at the De Gevleugelde Stad Leper Festival, Ypres, Belgium, 8th - 10th April,2011. AustraliaFremantle, Western Australia31,550
Cirque de Légume performing at Litchfield Festival (UK) and Montréal Completément Cirque Festival (Canada) in July 2011 United Kingdom, CanadaLitchfield, Montréal6,000
Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre present "Hang on" outdoor show to be performed at The Watch This Space Festival is the National Theatre London Uk in August 2011.United Kingdomlondon2,750
Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre present "Hang on" outdoor show at “De Gevleugelde Stad Ieper (City of Wings Ypres)”, Belgium on 9th and 10th April, 2011BelgiumBelgium – Ieper (Ypres) 


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 37,300
Fearghus Conhuir performing a dance tour with "Tabernacle" in Mercat de les Flors, Barcelona,10-11 November, Kino Siska, Ljublijana 13-20 November and The Place , London from the 21-30th November 2011United Kingdom, Spain, Slovenia30,000
Irish Modern Dance Theatre performing "Actions" at the Queer Zagreb Festival from the 26th April - 6th May 2011Croatia3,300
Niamhmarie Murphy for the Attridge Academy of Irish Music and Dance participating in the Golden Karagoz International Folk Festival in Bursa, Turkey from 7-12 July, 2011.TurkeyBursa2,000
Legitimate Bodies residency and performances at Dance Department, PUrdue Department, Indiana, USA and Peformatica Forum, Universidad de las Americas, Cholula, Cholula, Pueble,Mexico between 21 - 30 April,2011 MexicoWest Lafayette, Puebla2,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 9,400
Motovun Film Festival - "Made in Ireland" to be held in the town of Motovun, Croatian region of Istria, July 25-29, 2011. CroatiaMotovun6,000
Cinematheque Tel Aviv presenting Irish films as part of the Docaviv - Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque, Israel from the 12th - 21st May 2011Israel2,400
Associazione Amici del Future Film Festival: Focus on: Contemporary Animation in Ireland at Future Film Festival, Bologna 20 - 23 April 2011.


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 25,250
Poetry Ireland presents Harry Clifton, Caitriona O'Reilly, Alan Jude Moore, Ronan Kelly and Joseph Woods giving public readings in celebration of Thomas Moore in Moscow and St Petersburg, Russia,13th - 16th June 2011 Russian Federation12,000
Samuel Beckett: Out of the Archive International Festival presenting John Banville lecture, an exhibition by John Minihan, performances by Gare St Lazare Players of "First Love" and "The End" and a concert by Irish composer Damien Harron at the University of York, 16th - 26th June 2011

United Kingdom7,000
Danis Rose presenting talks on a critical edition of James Joyce's Finnegans Wake as part of the Sydney Writers Festival, Australia, 16th - 22nd May 2011

Conference of the Canadian Association for Irish Studies - School of Canadian Irish Studies, Montreal presnts lectures, public readings by Irish writers, screening of Irish films and a concert. CanadaMontreal, Quebec2,000
John F Deane participating in the 4th European Poetry Festival in Frankfurt, Germany from the 4th - 8th May 2011Germany750
Julian Gough performing readings at A public Space, BrooklynUnited StatesBrooklyn500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 191,460
Irish Artists performing at the Return to Camden Town Festival, Camden, UK from the 27th October - 6th November 2011 United Kingdom20,000
Celtic Colours International Festival presenting Irish musicians at Celtic Colours International Festival, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada from the 7th - 15th October 2011 Canada20,000
IrelandUnited States20,000
European Union Youth Orchestra concert tour of EU countries 23 July - 20 August. GermanyHaitzendorf18,000
Cor Cúil Aodha, Jerry O'Reilly, Roisin White, Teada, Caoimhin O'Raghallaigh, Brendan Begley and Fidil performing at the Sidmouth FolkWeek festival, England from the 29th July - 5th August 2011 United Kingdom10,000
Irish musicians including the Irish Chamber Orchestra, Liadán and Alex Mattias Quarter performing at Münsterland Festival, Germany. 15th September - 20th of October 2011. GermanyRegion: Münsterland10,000
Caladh Nua performing at Stan Rogers Folk Festival, Evergreen Theatre, Victoria Playhouse, Winnipeg Folk Festival, Festival Place Theatre, Vancouver Folk Festival, Mission Folk Festival, Blue Skies Festiva, Aeolian Hall, Huntsville Festival of the Arts and Goderich Celtic Festival, Canada, 1st July - 6th August 2011 CanadaCanso, Nova Scotia, Victoria, PEI, Margaretsville, NS, Winnipeg, Edmonton, AB, Vancouver, BC, Golden, BC, Mission, BC, Clarendon, ON, London, ON, Hunstville, ON, Goderich, ON10,000
Pauline Scanlon & Band performing a New Zealand to include four festivals 20th - 28th October 2011 New Zealand8,000
Niamh Dunne/Beoga performing concerts in Stanfest, Winnipeg, Harrison Festival and Folks on the Rocks Festival, Canada 1st - 17th July 2011

CanadaCanso, Nova Scotia, Winnipeg, Harrison , Yellowknife8,000
Irish musicians performing at the 37th Tonder Festival, Denmark from the 25th - 28th August 2011DenmarkTønder7,500
Sweet Jane performing at Music Matters Asia, at the Tab and the Ritz - Carlton in China from the 26th - 28th May 2011 China7,000
Irish artists participating in the 2nd Annual Feile Seamus Creagh in Newfoundland, Canada, 21st - 24th July 2011 CanadaSt. John's, Renews7,000
Le Galaxie and the Cast of Cheers performing at the Europavox Festival, Clermont - Ferrand, France from the 25th - 29th May 2011 France4,500
the Kevin Brady Trio performing a tour of various venues thoughout China from the 22nd September - 3rd October 2011 4,400
Fidelio Trio performing concert tour in South Africa from the 25th September -4th October 2011South Africa4,400
Thomas Moore Festival performing My Gentle Harp: Moore's Irish Melodies in St Petersburg at the University of St Petersburg, Russia on the 15th June 2011Russian Federation4,000
Liam O'Connor and Sen McKeon performing at the Enav Cultural Centre, Tel Aviv, 14th - 15th July 2011Israel3,500
Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith presenting a solo exhibition, by Godfrey Graham 5th - 31st May 2011, a two day storytelling festival, 12th - 13th May 2011 and a music series including Casadh Nua, Mairtin O'Connor, Seamie O'Dowd, Cathal Haydn, and Beoga at the Irish Cultural Centre, 8th May - 17th June 2011 United Kingdom3,000
Irish artists performing at Glasgow International Piping Festival, 8th - 14th August 2011

United KingdomGlasgow3,000
Niamhmarie Murphy for the Attridge Academy of Irish Music and Dance performing a concert at the Forum d'Iniciatives Culturals de Santa Cristina d'Aro, Catalonia, Spain on the 9th July 2011 Spain2,000
Wowos performing at the Cph Jazz festival, Copenhagen from the 1st - 14th July 2011 Denmark2,000
Northern Lights performing at the Mission Folk Music Festival, British Columbia, Canada from the 21st - 24th July 2011 Canada2,000
Readers Wives performing at the Balkan Music Square at the Ancient Theatre of Ohrid, Macedonia in August 2011Greece2,000
The Vanbrugh Quartet performing at Santa Cristina d´Aro, Girona, Spain, including recent quartet by Irish composer Deirdre GribbinSpainSanta Cristina d´Aro2,000
Music Network presenting a tour by "Thought Fox" in London, 10th - 13th April 2011

United Kingdom, AndorraLondon2,000
Irish participation in "After the Ball" at the Maison de la Recherche en Sciences Humaines and Theatre de la Maison de L'Etudiant, Caen, France from the 2nd - 3rd December 2011 France2,000
Téada performing their 10th Anniversary Summer Festival Tour in various venues throughout the UK and Italy from 2nd August - 13th September 2011United Kingdom, Italy1,500
Dave Flynn, Eileen Hassett and Mick O'Brien performing traditional Irish Music and dance in collaboration with the Estonian Traditional Music Centre, Estonia from the 23rd - 24th September 2011 Estonia1,400
Robert Houlihan guest conducting the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba at the Sala Covarrubias del Teatro Nacional de Cuba, 22nd May 2011 Cuba: Havana 1,100
Conor Linehan conducting the Vratza Philharmonic at the Philharmonic Hall, Vratza, Bulgaria, 12th May 2011 BulgariaVratza660
Trad.It Festival for European roots presenting Fidil in The Netherlands, 2nd April 2011



Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 143,700
Pan Pan Theatre Company presenting "The Rehearsal, Playing the Dane" at the Melbourne Festival, Australia, 19th - 22nd October 2011 AustraliaMelbourne66,000
performing "The Octoroon: An Adaptation of the Octoroon based on the Octoroon" at the PS122 theatre New York from the 16th June - 3rd July 2010 United States22,000
Abbey Theatre presenting Terminus at the Cambridge Arts Centre 28- 30 April, Attiki Cultural Society Athens 5-7 May, Citizens Theatre, GBin 17-21 May 2011 United Kingdom18,000
Sarah Jane Scaife, Company SJ performing "Act Without Words 11" by Samuel Beckett at the Teatromania festival, Poland from the 15th - 17th May 2011 and the Theatre in Unusual Spaces, Watford and Greenwich + Docklands Festivals, London from the 20th June - 2nd July 2011 Poland, United Kingdom11,000
Lyric Theatre, Belfast presenting "The Absence of Women" at the Tricycle Theatre, London, 13th September - 8th October 2011
United KingdomLondon10,000
Peter Sheridan presenting his one man show "47 Roses - An evening with Peter Sheridan" at Waterloo East, London, 3 - 22 May 2011.5,500
The Company presenting "As You Are Now So Once Were We" at the Invisible Cities Festival, Portugal, 23rd June 201Portugal5,000
Tinderbox Theatre Company presenting "Everything Between Us" a new play commissioned from David Ireland in GBon 11th - 14th May 2011United Kingdom3,000
Mephisto Theatre Company performing "Grenades" by Tara McKevitt at the Tron Theatre, GB, Scotland as part of Mayfesto from the 18th - 21st May 2011 United Kingdom3,000
Jaki McCarrick, author presenting a talk at opening night of her new play, The Collectors by London-based Box of Tricks Theatre company.United KingdomLondon200

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 138,690
Galway Arts Festival presenting a solo exhibition of Hughie O'Donoghue titled "The Road" at the Dox Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague from September - December 201

Czech RepublicPrague15,000
Irish Ceramic Art presenting a group exibition of ceramic art at the Irish Pavilion, International Ceramic Art Museum, Fuping, China in October 2011 ChinaFuping14,000
Gerard Byrne participating in the 2011 Venice Biennale group exhibition between 1st June and 27th NovemberItaly10,000
Stoney Road Press exhibiting at The London Original Print Fair (April 18th - 21st 2011) / Multiplied Editions Art Fair (October 19th - 24th 2011) United KingdomLondon and New York9,500
Kerlin Gallery presenting work at the Art 42 Basel, Switzerland from the 15th - 19th June 2011Switzerland7,500
Kerlin Gallery presenting work at the Hong Kong International Art Fair from the 26th - 29th May 2011Hong Kong7,500
John Gerrard presenting a exhibtion in collaboration with choreographer Wayne McGregor titled "Infinite Freedom Excercise" as part of the Manchester International Festival 2011 from the 30th June - 17th July 2011 United Kingdom7,500
Kevin Kavanagh presenting work at Volta 7, Basel, Switzerland 13th - 18th June 2011.

Mothers Tankstation presenting work at Art Basel, Switzerland, 15th - 19th June 2011 SwitzerlandBasel7,500
An Cosan Glas presenting work of Irish artists in the environmental sculpture trail in Bologna, Italy, 3rd to 12th June 2011 ItalyBOLOGNA7,000
"The Dissolution of Time and Space&quot", a group exhibition in Germany presenting the latest Video installations of the Irish Video artists Laura Buckley, Bea McMahon, Niamh O´Malley, Walker&Walker and Grace Weir, 4th Sept-9 October, 2011. GermanyLudwigsburg6,000
Dr Christa - Maria Lerm Hayes presenting "Joyce in Art" exhibition at the Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea from July - September 2011 Korea, Democratic People's Republic of5,000
Angie Duignan & Róisín Loughrey presenting work in "The Imagination of Children", a visual art exhibition at the V&A Museum of Childhood (MoC), London, June - September 2011

United Kingdom5,000
Peppercanister Gallery exhibiting Irish artists at the Scope International Arts Fair, Basel, 15 - 19 June, 2011SwitzerlandBasel5,000
The Cross Gallery presenting Irish artists at Scope International Artfair in Basel, Switzerland, 14th June - 19th June 2011
Bernadette Cotter and Robert Rasmussen presenting work in a group exhibition at the UM Gallery, South Korea from the 9th - 22nd June 2011 Korea, Democratic People's Republic of4,000
MYK Henry participating in Diverse Universe Performance Festival on tour in Europe, 1 May - 11th June 2011

EstoniaBerlin, Paris, London, Riga, Tallinn, Parnu, Pori, Vaasa, Tampere, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Malmo, Kristiansand, Oslo 2,800
A solo show of works by Martin Finnin in Corn Exchange Gallery, Edinburgh from 10th June to 14th July 2011United Kingdom2,200
Alena Egan presenting a solo exhibition at the Mary Mary Gallery, GBform the 15th April - 28th May 2011 United Kingdom2,000
Amanda Dunsmore performing "Other's Have Their Heads" at the Festival of Regions, Attnang-Puchheim, Austria from the 22 June - 3 July 2011 Austria1,500
"Before Commandments" a collaborative exhibition between Sam Keogh and art writer Rebecca LaMarre being presented at the Shudder Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, 29th April - 14th May 2011 Canada1,500
Liz Nilsson presenting a solo exhibition "Lost in Lace" at the Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, UK from the 27th October 2011 - 7th February 2012United Kingdom1,500
Michelle Browne presenting Untitled presented as part of Transmuted International Performance Art Festival, San Luis Potosí, Mexico between 25-28 May, 2011.MexicoSan Luis Potosí1,300
Sarah Iremonger presenting a solo exhibition titled "Magaslesek - Raised Hides" at the Knoll Gallery, Budapest, Hungary from the 26th May - 30th July 2011 Hungary1,000
James Clancy presenting a solo photographic exhibition titled "Border Country" at the Iaohin Gallery, Macau, China from the 7th - 31st May 2011China800
Dominic Thorpe performing at the international performance arts festival Infr'Action, Venice from the 1st - 4th June 2011 Italy590
Seamus Gill participating in the "10 Masters of British Silver Week" at the Pangolin Gallery, London on the 10th May 2011United Kingdom500

Total for Spring 2011: €591,100