Outcome Grant Winter 2011


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 5,000
Tumble Circus to perform 'This is what we do for a living' at Perth Fringe Festival and Adelaide Fringe Festival between 28 of January - 4 March 2012. AustraliaPerth , Adelaide5,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 2,200
Eight performances of Last Land by Marian Ilsson Wallerhas involving Irish and Swedish dancers to be presented by Estrad Norr and Länskulturen in Östersund, Sweden on 22-29 April 2012. SwedenÖstersund1,200
Brian Cunningham to participate in an evening involving traditional Irish dance, music and drama at the American Irish Historical Society in New York in late May 2012.
United StatesNew York1,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 52,900
The 5TH Irish Film Festival,Moscow to take place in late March 2012 in the 35MM CINEMA, Moscow, Russia.Russian FederationMoscow & St.Petersburg10,000
The 13th Annual Irish Film Festival, Boston, organized by BIFF Productions, to screen Irish film in Somerville and Cambridge Massachusetts, March 22nd - 25th, 2012.United StatesCambridge, Somerville9,000
Cork Film Festival presentation at the Irish Short Film Stand, at the 27th Clermont Ferrand Short Film Market and Festival January 30th to February 3rd, at the Maison de la Culture, Clermont Ferrand, France. FranceClermont Ferrand6,000
The Fleadh Foundation presenting the Craic Festival including Irish music and film in New York City 9-12 March 2012.United StatesNew York5,000
The Toronto Irish Film Festival (TIRFF) presenting Irish films in Canada to be held on March 9 -10, 2012 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox building, Toronto.CanadaToronto3,000
The Beirut Irish Film Festival to take place at the Metropolis Empire Sofil Cinema in Beirut from Feb 29 to March 4, 2011LebanonBeirut3,000
Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival presenting a series of festival events in New York City in early October 2012. United StatesNew York, New Yprk3,000
Presentation of Irish films at IndieLisboa - International Independent Film Festival organised by the cultural association Zero em Comportamento take place from 26th April to the 6th May 2012 in Lisbon, Portugal. PortugalLisbon3,000
Roots Reel Films presenting the second Irish Film Festival to be held in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa, in April 2012. South AfricaJohannesburg & Cape Town3,000
The attendance of ten Irish directors at the Annecy International Animation Festival 2012.FranceAnnecy 2,500
Gene Siskel Film Center presenting Irish films at the European Union Film Festival in March, 2012.United StatesChicago2,000
International Film Festival Tofifest presenting Jim Sheridan Retrospective from the 11th to 31st of May 2012 in cinemas in Toruń, Bydgoszcz, Warsaw, Cracow, Poznań, Łódź and Gdańsk. PolandToruń, Warsaw, Gdańsk, Cracow, Poznań, Łódź, Bydgoszcz2,000
Screening of films by Moira Tierney with artists talk and screening of films by the SOLUS Collective, programmed and presented by Moira Tierney, at Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center in New Orleans, February 2012. United StatesNew Orleans800
Presentation of Irish film at EPOS, the International Art Film Festival to take place 1-4 February 2012 at the Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, and in Jerusalem & Haifa cinematheques.
IsraelTel-Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa600


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 17,950
Sydney Writers' Festival 2012 to present Irish authors: Sebastian Barry, Roddy Doyle, Eoin Colfer and Oliver Jeffers 14-25 May 2012.AustraliaSydney4,000
Irish writers to visit Pontevigodarzere in Italy for 3 - 4 days next April during which each writer will present a text on the Easter Rising to be broadcast on national radio.ItalyPontevigodarzere, Padova2,000
Southbank Centre in London to stage Festival of the World, a series of cultural events including Poetry Parnassus and Wide Open School which will feature work by Irish visual artists and poets in Summer 2012.United KingdomLondon2,000
The Franco Irish Literary Festival, organised by the Alliance Française and the Cultural Service of the French Embassy to present the literature of Ireland and France on the 20, 21, 22 April 2012.

Little Island Books to attend Bologna Children’s Book Fair from March 19-22 2012 in Bologna, Italy.ItalyBologna1,000
John W. Sexton to undertake readings at The Shanghai International Literary Festival at the M on the Bund Hotel from the 15th to the 18th March 2012 organised by the Festival organisers in association with The Munster Literature Center.ChinaShanghai1,000
Eileen Sheehan to undertake poetry reading at The Shanghai International Literary Festival at the M on the Bund Hotel from the 15th to the 18th March 2012 organised by the Festival organizers in association with The Munster Literature Center.ChinaShanghai1,000
Jack Harte to read from his work at the Linares International Literary Festival in Northern Mexico from 12 to 16 March, 2012.MexicoLinares800
Glucksman Ireland House NYU to show a multimedia presentation "Irish Travellers: Tinkers No More” at Glucksman Ireland House, New York University on 2 February 2012. United StatesNew York800
Kieran Furey to undertake poetry readings in English & Spanish at Linares Int Lit Fest, Mexico, March 12-16, 2012 and in Massachussetts, Rhode Island, USA, March 17 - 25, 2012.United States, MexicoBoston, Andover, Providence, Linares, Nuevo Leon750
Alan Jude Moore to present two poetry readings, at the Poetry Center and at the Hungry Brain venues, in Chicago and attendance at the AWP Bookfair in Chicago 29th February-3rd March 2012. United StatesChicago600
Kevin Barry to present readings of novel, City Of Bohane in New York, Williamstown and Philadelphia in the US in April, 2012United StatesNew York, Williamstown, Philadelphia, Boston600
U.S.reading tour by Geraldine Mills to University of Missouri St Louis,
Highline Community College, Washington and Manchester Community College, Connecticut from 1st March - 15th March 2012
United StatesSt Louis, Des Moines, Manchester600
Nell Regan undertaking a reading tour of Bound for Home on the East Coast of the US to include Glucksman Ireland House, New York University, New York, 1 March 2012, Schemel Forum and Friends of the Weinberg Library, University of Scranton, Pennsylvania, 5 March 2012. United StatesNew York, Scranton, Washington, New York 600
Pat Boran reading at On the Road Poetry Festival, Bremen on 1-3 June 2012GermanyBremen400
Irish writers participating at StAnza 2012, Scotland's International Poetry Festival to be held in St Andrews from 14 - 18 March 2012. United KingdomSt Andrews300


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 84,200
Members of the Royal Irish Academy to perform a series of chamber music concerts in Beijing and Shanghai, China in March 2012.ChinaBeijing, Shanghai12,000
Ciorras to perform in China as part of St Patricks Festival celebrations at various venues in Beijing 10-17 March 2012.ChinaBeijing10,000
The Irish Baroque Orchestra to present three period performances of Handel's Messiah in Poznan, Cracow and Warsaw, Poland, in collaboration with Poznan Chamber Choir from 13-15 April 2012.
PolandPoznan, Cracow, Warsaw10,000
Caladh Nua to undertake a 16 day tour of theatre
venues in Canada from March 10th to March 25th 2012.
CanadaMorden, Manitoba, Valemount, Calgary, Fort Macleod, Sherwood Park, Peace River, Fort St. John, Chilliwack, Ottawa, Peterborough, London5,000
The Alan Kelly Gang to tour Australia 1-16 April 2012 including headlining the National Folk Festival, Canberra AustraliaCanberra, Sydney, Adelaide & Melbourne4,000
The Southern California Irish Music Week, presented by the California Traditional Music Society (CTMS) featuring concerts with Mick, Louise and Michelle Mulcahy and folklorist Mick Moloney in Los Angeles and Orange County the week of March 31 – April 7, 2012. United StatesLos Angeles3,000
Tour by Camerata Kilkenny of J.S. Bach's Musical Offering to the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe on 13 April and the Museum Geelvinck, Amsterdam on 15 April. Belgium, NetherlandsLeuven, Amsterdam, Namur3,000
The Croatian-Irish Cultural Society to present St Patrick’s Day Festival including mini Irish Film Festival and Irish music and dance in Zagreb, Croatia in March 2012.CroatiaZagreb 10 000, Zagreb, 10 000, Zagreb 100003,000
Irish musicians participating in The Irish Fair of Minnesota on August 10-12 2012 at Harriet Island Regional Park in St Paul Minnesota. United StatesSt Paul3,000
Folk artist trio, Noriana Kennedy, Nicola Joyce and Noelie McDonnell to undertake a tour of Australia including Port Fairy Folk Festival and other key festivals 9th March-12th April 2012. AustraliaPort Fairy, Melbourne, Blue Mountains, Sydney , Sydney NSW, Canberra, Victoria, Adelaide, Adelaide , Harrington NSW, Newcastle NSW, Singleton NSW, Penrith NSW, Brisbane, Eumundi3,000
Goitse to perform as part of Irish Heartbeat produced by Magnetic Music in a series of concerts in a number of cities in Germany over a week in mid March.Germany, Switzerland12 cities, Bielefeld, Salzwedel, Torgau, Herdecke, Eisleben, Illingen, Leverkusen, Baden, Garching, Ludwingsburg, Reutlingen, Augsburg2,500
Irish soloists, Celine Byrne and Gregory Harrington to perform and Robert Houlihan to conduct the Orquesta Filarmonia de la Cu1dad de Mexico for two concerts to take place on March 24th and 25th, 2012 in Mexico City dedicated to Irish music and featuring the music of Sean O Riada, Frederick May and Ian Wilson. MexicoMexico City2,500
The Phil McDermott Quartet featuring Irish jazz musicians Phil McDermott, Phil Ware,Kevin Brady and Dave Redmond to perform at the 2012 Euro Jazz Festival from March 15th to the 26th in Mexico City and at venues & arts centres in Cuernavaca and Cancun, Mexico.

MexicoMexico City2,500
The Moynihan Family in concert at the University of Warsaw on 07 March 2012 and at the Impart Arts Centre in Wroclaw, Poland on 08 March 2012.

PolandWarsaw and Wroclaw2,000
The American Irish Historical Society, NY to present Edel Bhreathnach and musicians Moya Brennan and Cormac de Barra in an evening of literature, history and music under the title 'Weaving a Celtic Past'on 7 March 2012. United StatesNew York2,000
Performance by the Kylemore Harp Ensemble led by Anne-Marie O'Farrell at a concert as part of the Edinburgh International Harp Festival on 4th April 2012. United KingdomEdinburgh2,000
A concert tour of the USA by Andrew MacNamara, Orla Harrington and Gerard Foley between February 22 and March 18 2012.United StatesVarious Cities in 9/10 States across the USA1,500
Irish Heritage Foundation presenting Irish artists including Goats Don't Shave and Doiri Farrell Band as part of The Glasgow St.Patricks festival from March 9th-March 17th 2012 in Glasgow, Scotland.United KingdomGlasgow, GLASGOW1,500
Irish musicians participating in Ceol Aneas, annual Irish music festival held in Nelson, New Zealand run by the Celtic Flute School 1st - 4th June 2012.
New ZealandNelson1,000
The Niamh Ní Charra Band to showcase at the Freiburg Music Fair, 2012, in Germany 26 January 2012.GermanyFreiburg1,000
Vratza Philharmonic in concert at Vratza Philharmonic Hall, Bulgaria on April 26th 2012, featuring Irish Conductor Derek Gleeson and Irish Pianist Peter Tuite. BulgariaVratza1,000
A three-week tour of the US by fiddle player Jesse Smith from 8 February to 29 February 2012. United States, United KingdomFairfield, Voorheesville, New York, Coatesville, Frostburg, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Columbus, Chicago, Milwaukee, Bowling Green, Cleveland, Erie, Syracuse, Boston, Lansdale, Portland1,000
Dr. Aylish Kerrigan, Mezzo-Soprano to give a recital in the Bell Concert Hall, Wuhan Conservatory of Music, including Irish vocal works to receive their first Chinese performances, on 12 April 2012.ChinaWuhan1,000
Two performances by Ronan Guilfoyle's trio Critical Mass at jazz venue, the Blue Frog in Mumbai and Delhi, India on 3rd and 6th of April 2012.IndiaMumbai and Delhi900
A solo piano recital tour by Therese Fahy in April 2012 to New York and Washington, USA, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of French Impressionist composer, Claude Debussy.United StatesNew York, Washington DC, Washington 800
Donnacha Dennehy's new composition being premiered by Kronos Quartet, One Hundred Goodbyes (Céad Slán) on 28 February 2012 at Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall. United StatesNew York800
The Tyneside Irish Centre presenting Irish musicians as part of its Spring Irish Cultural Programme at The Tyneside Irish Cultural Society February - April 2012.
United KingdomNewcastle upon Tyne800
Performance by Angelina Carberry Trio with Dan Brouder and Cyril O' Donoghue at the 'Invito Alla Musica Celtica Folk Festival in Forli, Italy in August 2012. ItalyForli750
Colin Hamilton and other Irish musicians to participate in The Festival des Fifres de Garonne, France 20th-24th June 2012. FranceSt. Pierre D'Aurillac750
Andrew Hamilton to attend performance based around Beckett’s short plays which include Andrew Hamilton's music at the The Canadian Stage Company Berkeley Street Theatre, Toronto from the 17th to 25th of February 2012 by Queen of Puddings Music Theatre Company, Toronto.CanadaToronto600
Irish History Month (IHM) 2012 to feature a number of musical performances by Irish musicians presented by the Irish Arts Foundation in Leeds in March 2012.United KingdomLeeds500
Kenneth Dahl Knudsen/Shane Latimer Quartet to undertake a
4-5 date tour of Denmark in March 2012
DenmarkAalborg, Rønshoved, Aarhus500
Seosaimhin Ni Bheaglaoich to take part in a series of concerts with Welsh traditional harper and singer and Scots Gaelic singer on 7, 8, 9, 10 February 2012 in various venues in Wales and the London Welsh Centre, London.United KingdomCardiff and London and other venues300


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 57,500
Signature Theatre Company, New York to present the American premiere of Title and Deed by Will Eno in association with Gare St. Lazare Playerst May 8, 2012 - June 17, 2012. United StatesNew York20,000
Brokentalkers to present The Blue Boy for two performances at the New Plays From Europe Festival in Wiesbaden, Germany in June 2012.GermanyWiesbaden12,000
Gullivers' Travels with music by Shaun Davey,produced by the Radu Stanca National Theater in Sibiu to be premiered at the Sibiu International Theater Festival in May 2012 and King's Theatre, Edinburgh in October 2012. Romania, Ireland, United KingdomSibiu, Dublin, Edinburgh10,000
Playgroup presenting Berlin Love Tour at Fierce Festival in Birmingham 29th March-8th April 2012 and at the Arches Theatre Festival in Glasgow on 16th-21st April 2012. United KingdomBirmingham, Glasgow6,000
Fishamble: The New Play Company's production of Silent by Pat Kinevane to be presented as part of the Hotbed Festival of New Writing, 27-29 January 2012 and two performances in the Studio space of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre in Sofia, Bulgaria 20-21 January 2012.United Kingdom, BulgariaCambridge, Sofia3,600
Ouroboros Theatre to perform and read production of Brian Friel's 'Making History' at the American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS) at Tulane University, New Orleans, LA from March 14th-17th 2012. United StatesNew Orleans3,000
Branar Teatre do Paisti to present shows for children An Sean Fhear Beag and Mise Sceal Cailin at the Agor Drysau / Opening Doors Bi-annual Festival of theatre for young audiences in Wales from 18th to 26th March 2012. United KingdomAberystwyth, Ceredigion1,500
Eilin O'Dea presenting performances of Molly Bloom, a theatrical dramatisation of James Joyce's Molly Bloom Solilioquy at Theatre Workshop Nantucket, Nantucket on the 16th/17th March 2012 and performance of Madame Cassandra, from Edna O'Brien's Saints and Sinners at the American Irish Historical Society on March 22nd 2012.United StatesNew York, Nantucket800
Brian Fleming to perform at the St Pat’s for All 2012 at the Irish Arts Center on March 2nd and The St Pat’s For All Parade on March 4th 2012. United StatesNew York City600

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 98,350
The Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai to present eight contemporary Irish artists in an exhibition curated by Robert O’Connor including works by Martin Healy, Nevan Lahart, Susan MacWilliam, Niamh McCann, Fiona Mulholland, Seamus Nolan, Alan Phelan and Amanda Rice from April 7 - April 28, 2012.ChinaShanghai9,000
"Rural Ireland: The Inside Story" exhibition to be presented at McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College from February 11-June 3, 2012United StatesChestnut Hill (Boston)7,500
mother’s tankstation to present work by Ian Burns, Mairead O’hEocha and Kevin Cosgrove titled ‘The inside-out, the liminal and phenomenological’at the Art Los Angeles Contemporary art fair from 19 – 22 January 2012. United StatesLos Angeles7,000
Kevin Kavanagh Gallery to present new paintings by Irish artist, Stephen Loughman at VOLTA NY in March 2012

United StatesNew York7,000
Cosio Delaunay to present a group show with artwork by Katie Holten, Alen MacWeeney, Richard Mosse, Helen O’Toole, Helen O’Leary and Nuala Clarke at the SFMOMA Artists Gallery in San Francisco March 8 - April 19 2012. United StatesSan Francisco6,000
The Renaissance Society, Chicago to present solo museum exhibition by Irish artist Cathy Wilkes entitled "I Give You All My Money," with a selection of paintings from January 19 - March 4, 2012. United StatesChicago5,000
Solo Review Show by Maud Cotter titled 'Things of No Fixed Meaning'
at Omi International Art Center, Ghent, New York, 12075 from June 16th - August 5th, 2012.
United StatesGhent.5,000
Presentation of group exhibition involving Irish artists Michelle Browne, Padraig Cunningham, Linda Shevlin, Angie Duignan, Michael Fortune, Niamh O'Connor, Mandy O Neill and David J. Pierce at The Center For Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) Philadelphia, USA from 30 April-18 May 2012.

United StatesPhiladelphia4,500
dOCUMENTA (13) to present work of Gerard Byrne and Willie Doherty from 9 June to 16 September 2012 in Kassel, Germany. GermanyKassel4,000
Sean Lynch to present work as part of Solas Nua's visual arts programme at Transformer Gallery, Washington DC in May and June 2012.United StatesWashington4,000
Presentation of "Engaging with Glass", an exhibition featuring 42 Irish Glass artists to be shown at Traver Gallery, Tacoma, Seattle in April-May 2012. United StatesTacoma3,500
An exhibition of drawings, paintings, sculptures and photographic images from Ireland and China by artists, John Short, Tom Kelly and Yijia Wang at Gallery: V Art Center, Shanghai, China from 10th March - 1st April 2012ChinaShanghai3,000
Kennedy Browne to present work in The United States of Europe,travelling exhibition including artworks made by 14 international artists - to be exhibited between November 14 2011 and April 30 2013 in Poland, Finland, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Portugal, Cyprus, Germany, Belgium, France & Ireland. Finland, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Portugal, Cyprus, Germany, Belgium, France, IrelandHelsinki, Sofia, Vilnius, Torres Vedras, Nicosia, Dresden, Brussels, Paris, Cork3,000
The Jackie Clarke Collection and the American Irish Historical Society to present an exhibition at the American Irish Historical Society, NY curated by Vincent Virga, Sinead McCoole and Bill Hurley to run from 14 February to 25 March 2012. United StatesNew York , Chicago, Washington , New York3,000
Anthony Haughey to present his work in the following exhibitions -'Landscapes, Land escapes, Landschaften', in Künstlerhaus S11 from 16 March - 15 April 2012, 'Helsinki Photography Biennial 2012' in association with Helsinki City Museum 1 March 2012 - 30 April 2012 and 'House of Europe', Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels June-August 2012.

Switzerland, Finland, BelgiumSolothurn , Helsinki, Brussels3,000
Ivan Twohig to present work at Beaufort 04 Triennial of Contemporary Art Belgium between 31 March and 30 September 2012BelgiumBruges2,500
A retrospective exhibition of work by Brian Maguire in the City Art Museum in Geel, Belgium from 17 January 2012 to 1 April 2012.
Presentation of Pre-Cast, solo presentation by Dennis McNulty which combines a led walk, video screening, and sculptural and musical performance in the form of a series of 3 hour events over weekends at Blackwall, East London, September 2012. United KingdomLondon2,000
An exhibition of paintings by Rory Perrott at the Irish Centre in Shanghai, China from February 13th to February 27th 2012. ChinaShanghai2,000
an exhibition of paintings in collaboration with Indian poet, Judeep Jen in Gallerie Artfelt, Delhi, India.India2,000
Solas Nua to present exhibition of work of Aoife Collins at Flashpoint Gallery in Washington, DC entitled Tickling the Ivories 6th January 2012 - 15th February 2012.United StatesWashington2,000
Spike Island, Bristol, England to present solo exhibition of work of Jesse Jones from 30 June – 26 August 2012 United KingdomBristol 2,000
Solo exhibition of David Folan's sculpture installation and photography in the Dino Eli Gallery in New York City from the 13th - 21st April 2012. United StatesNew York2,000
Marie Louise (Molly) O'Dwyer to exhibit Structuring Synchronicity: Shifting Perspectives at The Darling Foundry, Centre for Contemporary Art in Montreal,Canada from 15th March- 27th May 2012. CanadaMontreal1,500
Presentation of Duplicitous Storytellers, contemporary art exhibition to include artist Roisin Byrne, at Casa Del Lago Cultural Centre of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico from February 9 th - April 2012.
MexicoMexico City800
Photographic exhibition 'Making Space' by artist Noel Bowler to be presented at Impressions Gallery in Bradford UK from 13 April 2012 to 16 June 2012.United KingdomBradford800
Jane Hughes presenting two part multimedia installation entitled Imagining Other Worlds at XL art space and Kaisaniemi Metro Station in the centre of Helsinki, Finland in February 2012. FinlandHelsinki800
Nuala O'Donovan to present at Ceramic Art London from 24th to 26th February 2012.
United KingdomLondon750
Presentation of exhibition of photographs by Suzanne Mooney to be shown in June in the Tama Art University in Japan. Ireland, JapanDublin, Tokyo700
Steve Ryan to present a photography exhibition entitled Catholic Ireland at WerkStadt Gallery, Berlin for one month in February 2012. GermanyBerlin500
Benjamin Gaulon to present "Leap" in Berlin on 3 April 2012.GermanyBerlin500
Exhibition of photographs by Roseanne Lynch to be shown at the Foto-Galerie Objektief in Enschede, The Netherlands 28th March - 23rd April 2012.NetherlandsEnschede500
Presentation of solo show by Michael John Whelan entitled The Births and Deaths of Stars in B&N Gallery,London from 16th of February 2012-24th March 2012. United KingdomLondon500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 2,000
“Les Semaines Irlandaises en Artois-Gohelle” an Irish multidisciplinary cultural festival to present Irish musicians, exhibitions and film in
Aix-Noulette, France 13-24 March 2012
FranceAix-Noulette, Grenay, Lens, Dourges, Harnes, Mazingarbe, Lens - Hénin - Grenay - Hersin Coupigny - Angres 2,000

Total for Winter 2011: €320,100