Outcome Grant Autumn 2011


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 41,600
Ponydance to perform "Where did it all go right?" in The Garden of Unearthly Delights, in conjunction with the Adelaide Fringe Festival 16th February - 18th March and to participate at APAM, Adelaide, 26th February - 1st March 2012. AustraliaAdelaide20,000
A tour by Ballet Ireland of Scheherazade & 1001 Arabian Nights,a new original ballet choreographed by Morgann Runacre-Temple in the UK in November 2011.United KingdomLondon, Hexham, Aberystwyth, Newtownabbey18,000
Presentation of Cnoic Chlaonta, an expandance piece choreographed and performed by Alicia Christofi-Walshe and Ailish Claffey at OBERON in Boston, USA and Zoé Dance January 22nd and 23rd 2012 and at Dance New Amsterdam on January 28th 2012. United StatesBoston, Manhattan3,600


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 35,500
Presentation of IrishFilmFesta, annual Italian festival dedicated to Irish Cinema at “Casa del Cinema" in Rome from 1st to 5th December 2011.

Delivery by Cinemagic of a series of events in Los Angeles and San Francisco in February/ March 2012. United StatesLos Angeles , Los Angeles, San Francisco8,000
Presentation of Irish short films at the Short Film Festival Leuven from December 3-10th 2011.BelgiumLeuven7,500
Presentation of the first Irish Film Festival of India in the Habitat Centre, New Delhi 16th - 18th, 20th and 21st February and at the NCPA Centre, Mumbai, 23rd, 24th and 26th February 2012. IndiaNew Delhi , Mumbai6,000
Presentation of 2011 Irish Film Festival London at venues including ICCH, Riverside Studios, Tricycle & Rio Cinema from November 2nd - 6th 2011.United KingdomLondon3,000
Presentation of contemporary Irish films at the 27th Haifa International Film Festival, Israel 13-22 October 2011


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 9,400
The Literaturwerkstatt Berlin presenting a festival of Irish literature including Conal Creedon, Keith Ridgway, Claire Keegan, Ciaran Carson, Liam Mac Coil and Michael Longley In Berlin, Germany on 24-26 January 2012.GermanyBerlin3,400
A series of poetry readings by Kevin Higgins and Susan Millar DuMars at Geelong Library, near Melbourne on November 6th, at the Poetry at The Gods reading series in Canberra on November 8th 2011. AustraliaGeelong, Canberra, Canberra 2,500
Participation by Desmond Egan in the 8th International Poetry Festival of Granada,Nicaragua February 12 to 19 2012:NicaraguaGranada1,500
Gabriel Rosenstock to participate in Kritya festival in Nagpur, India from 16-18 January 2012.
Presentation of Irish poets at Parliament Hall and Byre Theatre, St Andrews as part of StAnza 2012 from 14 - 18 March 2012. United KingdomSt Andrews700


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 150,700
Presentation of Irish musicians at Celtic Connections, Glasgow in 2012. United KingdomGlasgow30,000
Performance by the Yurodny Ensemble at the Festival au Désert, Mali in January 2012.
Tour of US by Masters of Tradition involving Martin Hayes, Iarla O Lionaird, Dennis Cahill, David Power, Mairtin O Connor, Cathal Hayden, and Seamie O Dowd including engagements in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Olympia, Alexandria, Chicago from April 11 - 22, 2012United StatesNew York, Somerville (suburb of Boston), Philadelphia, Alexandria, Olympia, Chicago20,000
Presentation of Shaun Davey, "Voices from the Merry Cemetery" at Ateneul Roman, Bucharest Romania, 29th November 2011.RomaniaBucharest10,000
Camerata Ireland and Barry Douglas to perform Beethoven Piano concertos at 2 French concert series in La Rochelle on 28th and 29th March 2012 and Caen on 30th and 31st March 2012.FranceLa Rochelle, Caen10,000
Participation by Irish musicians in the THE IRISH FOLK FESTIVAL tour of Germany including Munich (Circus Krone), Berlin (Passionskirche), Stuttgart (Theaterhaus) or Luzern (KKL)from 19 October to 18 November 2011.Germany, Switzerland27 cities in total, Kleinostheim, Mainz, München, LANDSBERG, Stuttgart, Luzern, Herisau, Karlsruhe, Unna, Hamburg, Buchholz, Oldenburg, Worpswede, Schwedt, Leipzig, Dresden, Görlitz, Berlin, Neubrandenburg, Rostock, Bremerhaven, Düsseldorf, Hannover, Nordhorn, Kreuztal10,000
The RTE Vanbrugh Quartet to perform concerts in the Small Hall of Moscow Conservatory, Concert Hall Gnessinsky na Povarskoj and Concert Hall Na Prechistenke, Russia collaborating with distinguished Russian musicians in programmes including Irish and Russian music from 9-14 October 2012.Russian FederationMoscow7,500
Presentation of concerts on Irish and Chinese traditional and contemporary music by Irish composers Enda Bates, Roger Doyle, Brian Bridges, Hugh O’Neil & Paul Harrigan at the second Irish Modern Music festival, Beijing, March 12-18th, 2012.
The Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition to present a showcase gala concert including Irish mezzo soprano Rachel Kelly and Irish baritone Gavan Ring in Bravoce Classical Music Club. Beijing, China on 6th January 2012. Ukraine, ChinaKiev, Sebastapol, Odessa and points in between, Beijing6,000
Camerata Ireland presenting a concert at Cadogan Hall, Sloan Square, London to be directed by Barry Douglas who will also be the soloist for the concert on 12 January 2012.United KingdomLondon5,000
Beoga to perform three week tour of Germany/Switzerland in November 2011. Germany, SwitzerlandPucheim, Leipheim, Kelkheim, Zürich, Trier , Bonn, Stuhr , Hildesheim , Havetoftloit, Kiel , Meiningen , Leverkusen , Montabaur , Villingen , Darmstadt, Möglingen , Mühldorf am Inn , Geislingen 4,000
Concert by Clannad in Vilnius Congress Concert Hall, Lithuania on 16th of November 2011.LithuaniaVilnius3,500
The Redneck Manifesto to play at two festivals in Japan on 11 November in O-Nest, Tokyo and 13 November in Club Metro, Kyoto.JapanTokyo and Kyoto3,200
Presentation of Irish musicians at the Copenhagen Irish Festival at the Concert Hall Copenhagens Music School on 3 - 6 November 2011.DenmarkCopenhagen3,000
Presentation of Irish musicians in a number of venues in Leeds, UK as part of the Leeds Gathering, 5th - 15th November 2011.United KingdomLeeds1,800
Tryst to perform 'Songs of Myself' at LEAP, Lab for Electronic Arts and Performance in Berlin on 4 November 2011. GermanyBerlin1,500
Sabine Ducrot performing Flute and piano recitals and Michael Joyce performing piano recitals in Cologne on 18 and 20 November 2011 and Paris 12 December 2011Germany, FranceCologne, Paris1,500
Tony Doyle to present his new composition with the Ensemble Modern for performance at the Tokyo Wonder Site venue: TWS Shibuya / TWS Aoyama:Creator-in-Residence / Tokyo Women's Plaza Hall. in Tokyo Japan December 2011.JapanTokyo1,500
Ethnographic Terminalia 2011 to present the work of Susanna Caprara, as a showcase of works where anthropology and art intersect at Eastern Bloc Centre for New Media and Interdisciplinary Art, Montreal, Canada from 14 to 21 November 2011. CanadaMontreal1,200
Andy Irvine to undertake a concert tour of Argentina including 2 concerts in Buenos Aires, 2 concerts in Bariloche, 1 concert in Trevelin, El Bolson & Esquel from November 14th - December 4th 2011.ArgentinaBuenos Aires, Bariloche, Trevelin, El Bolson, Esquel1,200
Eoin Smith to perform a live audio-visual composition at the Seoul International Computer Music Festival 2011 in the Jayu Theatre in the Seoul Arts Center, Korea on 19 October 2011. Korea, Republic ofSeoul1,000
Performance by Irish trumpet player, John Walsh of Haydn's Trumpet Concerto with the Vratza Philharmonic (Bulgaria) in the Philharmonic Hall, Vratza, Bulgaria on 18 October 2012.


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 76,200
Presentation of "The Rehearsal, Playing the Dane" by Pan Pan at New Zealand International Arts Festival from 24 to 28 February 2012.
New ZealandWellington75,000
Participation by Irish Storytellers Nuala Hayes, Jack Lynch, Clare Muireann Murphy in an Irish-German Storytelling Festival to be presented in T-Werk Theatre in Potsdam, the Irish Embassy, and in secondary schools in Potsdam, from 2 December 2011 - 5 December 2011.
GermanyPotsdam, Berlin1,200


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 13,000
NI Opera to present Britten’s Turn of the Screw in Buxton on 16th and 20th July 2012. United KingdomBuxton, Derbyshire, England13,000

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 84,050
Presentation of " All humans do", a group show involving 12 Irish Contemporary artists at The White Box, New York from 20th January, 2012
to 25th February, 25th 2012.
United StatesNew York25,000
the presentation of the work of Nina Canell at the 18th Biennale of Sydney on 27 June–16 September 2012 in the Power House on Cockatoo Island.AustraliaSydney12,000
Exhibition of new and recent work by Irish artist Sarah Browne at Ikon, Birmingham from 14 February - 6 May 2012 and CAG, Vancouver 21 June - 26 August 2012.United Kingdom, CanadaBirmingham, Vancouver10,000
Participation by Green On Red Gallery in the art fair, Artissima 18 in Turin, Italy from 4 - 6 November 2011.ItalyTurin7,500
Presentation of solo exhibition by Magnhild Opdol in The Art Museum KUBE in Ålesund,Norway,9th June – 2nd September 2012.NorwayÅlesund6,000
Presentation of a solo exhibition of oil paintings by Kate Arslanian
from mid January to 15th April 2012 at the Irish Arts Centre,553 West 51st Street,New York,NY 10019.
United StatesNew York3,500
Exhibition involving artists from Limerick and Quimper, France to be held in Quimper between 8 November 2011 and 10 November 2011.FranceQuimper3,000
Presentation of Irish artists involved in Terminal Convention at Static Gallery, Liverpool from the 4-26 November 2011.

United KingdomLiverpool3,000
An exhibition of new works by Bettina Seitz at Belgravia Gallery, Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London in November 2011. United KingdomLondon3,000
Presentation of Irish artists including Patrick Jolley, Paul Rowley,
Julius Ziz and Nicky Gogan from 18 to 26 November 2011 at Centre Pompidou, Paris.
Presentation of work by Benjamin Gaulonat at La Gaîté Lyrique in Paris for an event entitled "In Famous" from 29th of October to 3rd of November. FranceParis2,000
Presentation of work by Darragh O Callaghan - “SPARKED PLUG” at Inveresk Cultural Precinct/Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG), Launceston, Tasmania and “IF ONLY YOU COULD SEE” at Footscray Community Arts Centre, Victoria, Melbourne and “SURFACE TENSION” at Casula Powerhouse, New South Wales, Sydney in April, May and June 2012
Presentation of exhibition by Eithne Jordan to open a season dedicated to the theme of The City in Assab-One, Milan in October-November 2011. ItalyMilan1,500
Presentation of work by Enda O'Donoghue as part of The Mobility Project, a group exhibition at the Meter Room, Coventry, UK from
19th January - 19th February 2012.
United KingdomCoventry1,000
Dominic Thorpe to participate in the international performance art festival, Guangzhou Live 2011 titled ‘authenticity and human scale’
in Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, the 4 sided museum and Redtory Arts Centre Guangzhou City Southern - China from November 28th to December 4th 2011.

Presentation by Michelle Phelan of About Wolves and discussion in public conversation on 3 November 2011 at Villa Minimo, Stipendiatenhaus des Kunstverein Hannover with curator Fabian Reiman.
Damien Mc Ginley to present the 'EUREKASTRAAT' solo exhibition in Artspace Leguit, Antwerp, Belgium on 4 November 2011.BelgiumANTWERP500

Total for Autumn 2011: €410,450