Outcome Grant Summer 2012


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 12,500
O'Donnell + Tuomey to present an installation in the Corderie, Arsenale as part of the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale end August to end November 2012.ItalyVenice12,000
Exhibition "Critique and Crisis. Art in Europe since 1945" at the Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, 16 October 2012.GermanyBerlin500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 3,000
Tumble Circus to perform 'This is what we do for a living' at Circus Village Festival, Oslo, 1 - 9 September 2012 and 'UpAbove' at Horsens Theater Festival, Horsen, Denmark, 14 - 16 Sept 2012.Norway, DenmarkOslo, Horsen3,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 114,500
Irish Modern Dance Theatre to perform John Scott's The White Piece at the Ellen Steward Theatre at La MaMa, New York, 14 - 31 March 2013.United StatesNew York50,000
OUT OF TIME Colin Dunne's solo Irish dance show to tour in France to include Biennale de la Danse in Lyons 28 September - 24 October 2012. FranceLyons, Brest, Châteauroux, Ollioules , Aix-en-Provence, Montbéliard16,000
'Wage' by Fitzgerald & Stapleton Dance Theatre to be presented at Abrons Arts Center New York, as a co-production between Abrons Arts Center and Project Arts Centre Dublin 18-23 September 18 to 23 2012.United StatesNew York11,000
OUT OF TIME, Colin Dunne's solo Irish dance show to be presented by the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival in the USA in 7 - 22 September 2012. United StatesPhiladelphia9,000
Coisceim to present Swimming with my Mother / Deep End Dance at the Dowling Studio at the Guthrie Theater, Minnesota, Minneapolis 11 - 22 July 2012.
United StatesMinneapolis8,000
Irish Modern Dance Theatre to present Actions and The Bowing Dance, choreographed by John Scott, at '100% DANSE' at LES HIVERNALES, a National CENTRE DE DEVELOPEMENT CHOREGRAPHIQUE (CDC) as part of the OFF d'Avignon 2012 Festival.FranceAvignon5,400
Ciotóg performing Ríonach Ní Néill's 'Tipping Point' and Fearghus O Conchúir's 'Sweet Spot' at the 1st Ruherstorung-Thuringer Theatre Festival +60's, Germany 29th September – 1st October, 2011.

Arcane Collective's Cold Dream Colour to be presented at CalArts, REDCAT LA, USA 16 - 20 May 2012. United StatesLos Angeles4,000
Coisceim Dance Theatre to present Swimming with my Mother / Deep End Dance at the Pavilion Theatre, Brighton Dome & Festival Ltd on 16-18 May 2012

United KingdomBrighton3,000
Iseli-Chiodi Dance Company touring dance SoloLogic to Art Power, University of California San Diego, Institue of Culture, Tijuana, Mexico and Redcat NOW festival, Los Angeles, California August 2012. United States, MexicoSan Diego, Tijuana, Los Angeles2,000
CELTIC ARGENTINA to present Irish dancers as part of the First South American Irish Dance Gathering in Buenos Aires from 21 to 23 September, 2012.ArgentinaBuenos Aires1,000
'TEN: white/grey studies in movement', performed by Liv O'Donoghue, Maria Nilsson, Brian O'Connell at Time to Dance Contemporary Dance Festival,Daile Theatre Riga, Latvia, June 15th - 18th 2012.


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 16,550
FILMFEST to screen Irish films at the 52nd annual International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Zlín, Czech Republic, 27 May - 3 June 2012.
Czech RepublicZlín4,000
Presentation of Irish films at the Kas Irish Film Festival in the Greek Amphitheatre, Kas, Turkey, 14 - 16 September 2012. TurkeyKas1,750
Cork Film Festival presentation of Irish Film Showcase at the Liverpool Irish Festival, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT), Liverpool, UK, 11 - 21 October 2012.

United KingdomLiverpool1,500
Cork Film Festival screening Irish short films at St. Kilda Film Festival, The Astor Theatre, Melbourne, Australia, 22 - 27 May 2012.

AustraliaMelbourne (St. Kilda)1,500
Solus Film Collective to screen a selection of work at Anthology Film Archives, New York , 25 - 26 May 2012. United StatesNew York1,200
Maurice Fitzpatrick to screen The Boys of St Columb's at The University of California, Berkeley, 11 July 2012.United StatesBerkeley1,000
True Films screenings of Home Turf at AFI Silver Theatre, Silverdocs International Documentary Festival, Washington, USA, June 2012.United StatesWashington800
David O’Reilly filmmaker to participate at the World Festival of Animated Film – ANIMAFEST in Zagreb, Croatia from 29 May - 03 June 2012. CroatiaZagreb800
The screening of "Remember Me My Ghost" by Ross McDonnell and "A Different Perspective" by Chris O'Hara at the Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, Bristol, UK between 18 - 23 September 2012 United KingdomBristol750
Grand Pictures to premier of Death of a Superhero at the Tribeca Film Festival, New York 27 April 2012. United StatesNew York750
Samson Films to premiere "Babygirl" at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, 18 - 29 April 2012. United StatesNew York750
Lovely Productions to screen Foxes at Tribeca Film Festival, 18 - 29 April 2012.
United StatesNew York750
Screenings of Home Turf by Ross Whitaker and Aideen O'Sullivan at Hot Docs Cinema, Toronto, Canada, 28 - 30 April 2012. CanadaToronto700
Niall McCan to screen Art Will Save The World at the East End Film Festival, London, UK, 8 - 13 July 2012.United Kingdom, IrelandSheffield, Galway300


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 10,400
The Auckland Writers & Readers Festival presenting Irish writers Sebastian Barry, Roddy Doyle and Eoin Colfer, Auckland, New Zealand, 9 - 13 May 2012.New ZealandAuckland3,600
Presentation at the 16th Annual Trieste Joyce School Trieste in Museo Revoltella and University of Trieste, Italy, 1 - 7 July 2012.
Poetry reading by Sinéad Morrissey at Waseda University, 5 October, the 29th Annual International Conference of IASIL, Japan, 6 - 7 October and Gakushuin University, 10 October 2012.
Kevin Barry to give a reading from his work at the annual IASIL conference hosted by the School of Canadian Irish Studies, Concordia University, Montreal, 30 July - 3 August 2012. CanadaMontreal750
Claire Kilroy to give a reading from her work at the annual IASIL conference hosted by the School of Canadian Irish Studies, Concordia University, Montreal, 30 July - 3 August 2012. CanadaMontreal750
Anne Enright to deliver a public reading at the Annual IASIL conference hosted by the School of Canadian Irish Studies, Concordia University, Montreal, 30 July - 3 August 2012. CanadaMontreal750
Mary O'Malley and Seamus Deane to participate in the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures Conference at the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, 18 - 22 July 2012.BelgiumLeuven500
Kerrie O' Brien to read from her new poetry book in Aum Atea in Los Angeles on 13 - 17 June 2012. United StatesLos Angeles500
Irish poets participating in Turas na bhFilí (The Poets' Tour) during the Blas music and cultural festival in the Scottish Highlands between 7 - 15th September 2012.

United KingdomScotlands Highlands and Islands400
Participation of the Irish storyteller Eddie Lenihan in the Scottish International Storytelling Festival “Once Upon a Story – Folktales of Europe”, Edinburgh, Scotland, 19 - 28 October 2012. United KingdomEdinburgh, Glasgow, Argyle and Perthshire250
Noel Monahan reading from a collection of poetry with other Salmon Poets in Troubadour, London, 17th October, 2011.

United KingdomLondon200


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 212,850
Crash Ensemble to undertake a US tour on 14 May at the Kennedy Center, Washington DC., 17 May, Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York and Princeton University and McCarter Theatre, New Jersey, May 2013. United StatesWashington DC, New York, Princeton50,000
Barry Douglas and Camerata Ireland to undertake a tour involving eight concerts in South America including Brazil, Chile, Argentina and Mexico in October 2012. Chile, ArgentinaSANTIAGO DE CHILE, BUENOS AIRES, ROSARIO50,000
Green Fire Islands a cross cultural stage show of Irish culture and New Zealand/Maori culture involving music and traditional dance performance to perform in London during the River of Music as part of the Cultural Olympiad in July 2012. United KingdomLondon17,000
The Irish Chamber Orchestra to perform at the Cologne Philharmonie, Germany, 7 October 2012.GermanyCologne11,000
The European Youth Orchestra, including selected Irish players, to undertake summer tour of thirteen concerts in Europe 26 July -29 August 2012. Italy, Germany, Austria, Netherlands, United KingdomBolzano (Bozen), Bolzano, Berlin, Haitzendorf, Kassel, Amsterdam, Edinburgh, Darmstadt, Bologna, Stresa, Rimini10,000
Trio Festivale to undertake concert tour in China and Hong Kong, 17 November - 3 December 2012 .China, JapanBEIJING, TIANJING, NINGBO, HUZHOU, TOKYO9,000
ARTlifeCULTURE to undertake an Irish International Youth "3.11" Commemorative Japan Tour 2012 in association with EU-Japan Festival in June/July 2012.JapanVarious7,500
Irish artists including Dé Danann and Danny O'Mahony Trio to perform at Festival of Irish music and culture arranged by Finnish-Irish Society 28 September - 7 October, 2012.FinlandAll over Finland5,000
Irish artists participating in the Return to Camden Town Festival at the London Irish Centre and other Camden venues, 25 - 28 October and 2 - 4 November 2012. United KingdomLondon5,000
Finnish-Irish Society presenting Patrick Street, The Alan Kelly Quartet and The Fiddle Case in a number of towns and cities in Finland 23rd September to 2nd October, 2011.

FinlandAlll over Finland4,000
Irish artists including Michael McGoldrick and Moya Brennan to perform at Oland Celtic Irish Music Festival 5th, 6th and 7th July 2012. SwedenKalmar.4,000
The debut US tour for the Teetotallers trio, Martin Hayes, Kevin Crawford & John Doyle from 24 May - 3 June 2012.United StatesAsheville3,000
Mairtin O'Connor Trio undertaking a Canadian tour to include Canmore Folk Music Festival, Calgary Irish Cultural Centre and Edmonton Folk Music Festival from August 4 - 13 2012. CanadaCanmore, Calgary, Edmonton3,000
Performances of New Irish Music and Words by musician Paul Roe and actor Nuala Hayes in Illinois, USA, Ghent, Belgium and York, UK in Autumn 2012.United States, Belgium, United KingdomUrbana, Ghent, York2,500
The Tyneside Irish Cultural Society to present Irish artists at the 2012 Tyneside Irish Festival, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 18 - 28 October 2012. United KingdomNewcastle upon Tyne2,000
Teada performing at Samhain Festival, Moscow and St. Petersburg, from 28th to 30th October, 2011.

Russian FederationMoscow, St. Petersburg2,000
The Yurodny - Hezarfen Project, a world-première performance and recording of work by Irish and Turkish composers in a collaboration between the Yurodny and Hezarfen Ensembles, Mustafa Kemal Anfisi Hall at MIAM (Centre for Advanced Studies in Music) in Istanbul as part of the 'Divertimento' Series and the 2012 International Akbank Jazz Festival on 12 October 2012.TurkeyIstanbul2,000
Goitse to perform at US festivals including Kansas City, Peoria and Michigan IrishFest between Mid August and the end of September 2012. United StatesGrand Rapids1,500
We Banjo 3 to perform at Milwaukee Irish Festival in a series of concerts, 16 - 19 August 2012.United StatesMilwaukee1,500
Niamh Ní Charra (Band) to tour in Canada, 7 July - 13 August 2012 and at Boxful of Treasure Festival, Forli, Italy, 30 -31 August 2012. Canada, ItalyRoberts Creek, Harrison Hot Springs BC, Duncan, Vancouver Island, Stowel Lake, Peterborough, Ottawa, London, Goderich, Forli1,500
Brock McGuire Band to tour in the US including performances at the Milwaukee Irish Fest, the Peoria Irish Fest in Illinois and a number of Art Centres/Concert Halls in Iowa, Wisconsin, Missouri, Illinois and Connecticut 14 - 26 August 2012. United StatesWestport CT,Cedar Rapids IA, Mazomanie WI, Milwaukee WI,West Bend WI,Chicago IL, St Louis MO, Urbana IL, Peoria IL., Cedar Rapids, Mazomanie, Milwaukee, West Bend, Chicago, St Louis, Urbana, Peoria1,200
Two solo Irish Harp concerts by Máire Ní Chathasaigh at the VII Festival Internacional de Harpas de Rio de Janeiro (VII Rio Harp Festival), Brazil, 14 - 21 May 2012.BrazilRio de Janeiro1,200
Dr. Fionnuala Moynihan to perform contemporary compositions in 'Postcards from Ireland and Serbia', in a series of recitals in Belgrade, Nov Sad, Serbia and Montenegro, Novo Mesto, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 24 -30 September 2012., SloveniaBelgrade, Novo Mesto, Ljubljana, Novi Sad1,200
Brock McGuire Band to tour in the US including performances in a variety of festivals, universities, art centres and concert halls in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, Virginia and Connecticut from 29 September to 15 October 2012. United StatesCincinnatti, Louisville, Nashville, Birmingham , Mobile, New Orleans, Montgomery, El Dorado, Jonesboro, Richmond , Fairfield, Chattanooga1,000
Na Píobairí Uilleann, Ioscaid, John McSherry, and Michael McGoldrick to partake in Glasgow International Piping Festival, Piping Live!, Glasgow, Scotland from 6 - 12 August 2012. United KingdomGlasgow1,000
Beoga to undertake a concert tour in Germany, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and the UK between 25 April 2012 to 28 July 2012. Germany, Czech Republic, Switzerland, United KingdomUlm, Esslingen, Landshut, Prague, Ingolstad, Fürth , Schaffhausen , Newcastle, Southhall, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis , Bad Wildungen1,000
The Henry Girls to undertake a tour of the USA from 8th to 24th of August 2012 in Milwaukee, Chicago, West Virginia, Boston and New York.United StatesMilwaukee, Chicago, Charleston, Cambridge, New York1,000
New Dublin Voices to undertake a choral concert at The Musique en Morvan Festival, Burgundy, France 20-29 July 2012.FranceAutun, Auxerre, Vézelay, Montchanin, Blanot1,000
LECS LUTHER and THE MINUTES to perform at Europavox festival, Clermont-Ferrand, France from the 25-27 May 2012.FranceCLERMONT-FERRAND1,000
Irish musicians participating in the 3rd Annual Feile Seamus Creagh Festival of traditional music, song and dance in Newfoundland, Canada, featuring performers from Ireland and Newfoundland from 26 July to 30 July, 2012.CanadaSt. John's, Renews1,000
St Patrick's College/NUI Maynooth Schola Gregoriana participation in the Eleventh Gregorian Festival Of Watou, 12-20 May 2012, in Watou, Belgium.BelgiumWatou/Haringe1,000
Concert Performances of Irish Traditional Music with Jackie Daly & Matt Cranitch at the Milwaukee Irish Fest, 16th – 19th August 2012.United StatesMilwaukee1,000
Mia Cooper and Paul Frost performing at the Land of Disobedient Festival of Chamber Music, Nida, Lithuania, 6 - 13 July 2012. LithuaniaNida, Juodkrante800
Irish musicians to perform at Boxwood Festival , Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada from 22nd - 28th July 2012.
The Rapparees' to undertake solo tour of Germany and Switzerland between 7th and 17th May 2012.Germany, SwitzerlandCornberg 8th May, Fulda 9th May, Aschaffenburg 10th May, Schaffhausen 11th May, Dübendorf 12th May, Thun 13th May , Ingolstadt 15th May, Sontheim 16th May750
Jazz duo Lauren Kinsella and Alex Huber to perform 4 concerts in London from 17th -21st June 2012.

United KingdomLondon600
A performance of Ciaran Hope's new concerto for violin and orchestra, by the concerto's dedicatee Cora Venus Lunny, conductor Malcolm Yuen, and the Vratza Philharmonic, in Vratza, Bulgaria, on October 11th 2012BulgariaVratza600
Composer, Rhona Clarke to attend US premiere of her composition, con coro 2011 on 20 May 2012 by Palomar Ensemble at Green Mill, Broadway Ave. Chicago, USA United StatesChicago600
Dublin Sound Lab to present programme of new Irish electroacoustic music at InnerSound - International New Arts Festival - Bucharest, 28-30 August 2012.

The Rapparees to perform at the F60 Festival in Lichterfeld, Germany on 15th June 2012.GermanyLichterfeld 500
Performances at The National Celtic Festival in Portarlington, Victoria between 8th and 11th June and other venues in Melbourne and Sydney Australia up to 16th June 2012.
AustraliaPortarlington, Victoria, Melbourne, Sydney500
Irish based pianist and composer David Bremner to perform in Konzerthaus Berlin in late May - early June 2012.GermanyBerlin500
Dave Flynn to partake in a concert tour, Celtic Music/Classical Guitar, in North Germany between 25th May & 2nd June 2012 with Hilke Billerbeck performing solo Irish guitar music and some duets. GermanyHamburg, Hannover, Bargteheide, Uetersen, Emmelsbüll-Horsbüll, Bergenhusen500
Irish artists to participate in The Irish Arts Foundation Summer 2012 Concert Programme in Leeds, UK on 14 June and 20 July 2012.
United KingdomLeeds500
John Gibson to play a series of concerts including new composition commemorating the 175th anniversary of John Field at the Composers House Moscow organised by Igor Prokhorow of the Boris Tchaikovsky Society on 12 October 2012.Russian FederationMoscow350
Irish jazz five-piece Thought-Fox to perform with special guest Soufian Saihi at Kings Place, London as part of Songlines Encounters Festival on 9th June 2012.United KingdomLondon300
Mantrum jazz quintet,a collaboration between Irish and Swedish musicians to perform at Glen Miller Club, Stockholm, Sweden from 5th - 6th August 2012.SwedenStockholm300
A night of Irish poetry "Who Killed James Joyce" performed by Seán Tyrrell touring the USA in September/October 2012.United StatesPhiladelphia, Purchase, Fairfield , Baltimore, Cleveland, Rochester, Fairfax , 50 America Street Cranston, RI, Santa Fe, Alburqurque, Portland , New York, Saratoga, Bethesday, philadelphia300
A folk tour of the UK by the band Niall Teague and the Fast Company 18th- 26th of August and September 7th-9th 2012.
United KingdomShropshire, Nottingham, Liverpool, Blackburn, Leeds, Oxford, Milford on Sea, Purbeck (region), Bromyard250
Donal Sarsfield's composition, Gallivanting, to be presented as part of the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) World Music Days 2012 on 25th October in Brussels, Belgium. BelgiumBrussels150


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 229,000
The Abbey Theatre touring Sean O'Casey's The Plough and the Stars in the UK to including the Cambridge Arts Theatre, Cambridge, the Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham and the Theatre Royal, Bath from 17 September - 21 October 2012.United KingdomBelfast, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Cambridge, Birmingham, Bath60,000
Pan Pan Theatre's presentation of All That Fall by Samuel Beckett as part of the Next Wave Festival at BAM in New York, 19 - 23 December 2012
United StatesNew York32,000
Brokentalkers to present The Blue Boy in as part of the Korjaamo Theatre/ Stage Festival, Helsinki, Finland, 21 - 23 August and at the LÓKAL Theatre Festival Reykjavik, Iceland, 25 - 26 August 2012.

Finland, IcelandHelsinki, Reykjavik 25,000
Presentation of the Gate Theatre's production of "Krapp's Last Tape" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles 9 October- 4 November 2012. United StatesLos Angeles22,500
Blue Raincoat Theatre Company to present its production of The Chairs by Eugene Lonesco at The Tron Theatre Glasgow and The Traverse Theatre Edinburgh, 6 - 17 June 2012.United KingdomEdinburgh, Glasgow18,000
Fishamble Theatre Company to present Silent by Pat Kinevane at the Irish Arts Centre in New York from 3 -30 September , 2012. United StatesNew York15,000
Site specific presentation of Beckett’s mime-play 'Act Without Words 11' directed by Sarah Jane Scaife presented by Company SJ in Lower Manhattan as part of New York's River to River Festival in New York City, 25-28 June 2012.United StatesManhattan13,000
HotForTheatre presentation of I (Heart) Alice (Heart) I at the Lókal Theatre Festival, Reykjavík, Iceland, 23 - 26 August 2012 and at Glasgay, Glasglow, Scotland 5 - 23 October 2012. Iceland, United KingdomReykjavík, Glasgow11,000
THEATREclub to present HEROIN at Noorderzon Festival, The Grand Theatre, in Gronigen, The Netherlands, 16 - 22 August 2012. NetherlandsGronigen7,500
Corn Exchange to present Man of Valour by Michael West at the International Theatre Festival KONTAKT in Torun, Poland on 21 May 2012.PolandTORUN7,500
Performances of The Cambria to be presented by writer Donal O'Kelly and Sorcha Fox as part of the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA), Harare Zimbabwe, 2 and 4- 5 May 2012. ZimbabweHarare6,000
National Theatre's presentation of Landmark Productions/Galway Arts Festival production of MISTERMAN by Enda Walsh with Cillian Murphy at the Lyttelton Theatre and National Theatre, London, 14 April to 28 May 2012.United KingdomLondon5,000
Fishamble Theatre Company to present Silent by Pat Kinevane at the Brighton Festival, 5 - 7 May 2012.
United KingdomBrighton2,500
Gare St Lazare to present The End by Beckett at St Johnsbury, Vermont and Moby Dick at North Adams, Fitchburg and Pittsfield, Massachussetts from 1 - 8th October 2012.
United StatesFitchburg, North Adams, Pittsfield, St Johnsbury2,000
Fíbín Teo presentation of An Rón Dall/The Blind Seal at the Toronto Theatre Fringe Festival at Mirvish Village, 4 -15 July and at Irish Festival Oireachtas Canada, Kingston 6 - 8 July 2012.CanadaToronto, kingston2,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 35,000
English National Opera and Fabulous Beast Dance Company to co-produce Handel's Julius Caesar at the London, Coliseum, UK, 1 October - 2 November 2012.United KingdomLondon35,000

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 166,950
Cló Ceardlann na gCnoc participating in SAMKURA, trans-European art and culture exchange and presenting work in AKOS, Armenia, The Centre for Visual Research, Georgia and The State Museum of Contemporary Art, Costaskis Collection, Greece.

Armenia, Georgia, Greeceyerevan, Tbilissi, Georgia, Thessaloniki20,000
Kerlin Gallery to participate at Frieze Art Fair New York, Randall's Island, Manhattan, 4 – 7 May, ART HK 12, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 17 - 20 May, Art Basel, Switzerland, 14 - 17 June, Frieze Art Fair London, Regents Park, London, 11 - 14 October, 2012. United KingdomLondon15,000
Mother’s tankstation to participate at international art fairs including a solo exhibition by Matt Sheridan Smith at Frieze, New York, 4 - 7 May, 2012, a solo exhibition by Kevin Cosgrove, in the Art Futures section of Art HK 12, 17 - 20 May and Now we are six an exhibition to include work by Uri Aran, Nina Canell and Shane McCarthy at LISTE 17, 12 -17 June, 2012.United States, China, SwitzerlandNew York, Hong Kong, Basel12,000
Green On Red Gallery participation at the ArtHK12 - the Hong Kong International Art Fair, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 17 - 20 May and the FIAC Art Fair, Grand Palais, Paris, 18 - 21 October 2012.China, FranceHong Kong, Paris9,000
SURFACE TENSION an exhibition by Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin at Eyebeam Art+Technology Center, New York from May - August 2012 as part of the World Science Festival programme, 2012. United StatesNew York City7,500
Oliver Sears Gallery to present 'Radhairc – Contemporary Irish Painting' at the American Irish Historical Society, New York, 4 May - 24 June 2012.United StatesNew York 7,000
An exhibition of photographs by David Monahan, 'Leaving Dublin' to be presented at the Immigration Museum Melbourne, Australia between October - November 2012 and May - June 2013.AustraliaMelbourne6,000
Farcry Productions presenting Marathon Irish in Dialogue Artspace London between June and September 2012. United KingdomLondon6,000
Sarah Iremonger, Stephen Brandes, Marianne Keating and Mick O'Shea presenting work at allerArt public arts space from 8th September – 16th October, 2011.

Hybrid, a visual art exhibition including Elizabeth Kinsella, Mark Joyce, James Luke Hayes, Sara Lewtas, Ian Gordon, Aisling O’Beirn, and Deirdre O'Mahony to be presented at RedLine, Denver, Colorado, August 11 – September 30, 2012. United StatesDenver5,000
Cooperativa Le-Ali with An Cosan Glas to present Irish artists at Parco Cavaioni, Bologna, Italy, 8 - 16 June 2012.
Strange Attractor an exhibition and series of live performances including artists Anthony Kelly, Danny McCarthy, Irene Murphy, Mick O’Shea and David Stalling at Mobius, Boston and Issue Project Room, New York,
6 - 31 August 2012.
United StatesBoston, New York5,000
Kevin Kavanagh to present at VOLTA 8, Basel, Switzerland, 11 - 16 June 2012.SwitzerlandBasel5,000
Eoin Mc Hugh solo exhibition in "Urpflanze" in the TR1 Kunsthalle, Tampere, Finland, 18 August - 29 September 2012. FinlandTampere5,000
Exhibition by Irish artists Nevan Lehart, Seamus Nolan and Tom Molloy - Newtopia: The State of Human Rights at Culture Centre Mechelen, Lamot Heritage Centre and Academy of Fine Arts, Belgium 1 September - 10 December 2012.
IFPDA Print Fair, New York, 31 October - 4 November 2012.United StatesNew York4,000
Stoney Road Press to particiapte at Ink Art Fair, Miami, November 28th – December 2nd 2012. United StatesMiami4,000
Presentation of Ruluk Ch'Och an architectural installation by James Diarmaid Horkan at the Burning Man Arts Festival, Nevada, USA, 27 August - 3 September 2012.

United StatesBlack Rock Desert4,000
A solo exhibition of Magnhild Opdøl presentation in Storsalen, Haugesund Kunstforening, Norway, 11 January - 3 February 2013. NorwayHaugesund4,000
Presentation of Patrick Graham's works at MORCRA,St. Louis, Missouri from 23 September - 16 December 2012.United StatesSt. Louis3,000
Exhibition of Patrick Graham - Thirty Years: The Silence Becomes the Painting, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, and the American University Museum in Washington, 9 June - 12 August 2012. United StatesWashington3,000
Caoimhghin O Fraithile to present installation at the Niigata Triennial, in Fukui, Niigata City, Japan, July and December 2012.JapanNiigata City 3,000
Solo exhibition by Simon McWilliams, Skotia Gallery, Culver City, California,12 May 2012.United StatesCulver City, Los Angeles3,000
Mark Clare to present work at The Lademoen Art Nomads exhibition to be held at the Babel Gallery and throughout the city of Trondheim, Norway organised by Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder (LKV) studios
22 August - 30 September 2012.

Katie Holten to present a solo exhibition at FUTURA - Center for Contemporary Art in Prague, Czech Republic 11 September – 25 November 2012. Czech RepublicPrague2,500
Andrew Kearney to present SKYLUM a live installation project as part of Nuit Blanche 2012 in Toronto in the Canadian Broadcasting Building, 29 September 2012. CanadaToronto2,000
Presentation of film Mystical Anarchism by Clodagh Emoe and Thomas McGraw Lewis at Recess, Brooklyn College, New York, 3 - 6 May and Apexart, New York, 26 June 2012. United StatesNew York2,000
Askeaton Contemporary Arts presenting a series of public events at the ICI’s (Independent Curators’ International), Tribeca, New York, September 2012. United StatesNew York2,000
Myk Henry to participate in Diverse Universe, across 11 European countries to include, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, France, Holland, Spain, Norway and Finland, May - June 2012.France, Spain, Norway, FinlandToulouse, Marseilles, Marseilles , Barcelona, Bergen, Oslo, Vaasa, Pori, Bilbao1,500
Exhibition by Jackie Nickerson at the Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, 14 June -15 September 2012.
Presentation of The City & The City a group exhibition of visual artists from Ireland and elsewhere being held May 3-20 at the Art in Perpetuity Trust Gallery in London. United KingdomLondon1,000
Meadow Arts to exhibit works by Dorothy Cross, Time will Tell at Croft Castle, UK, July 2012 - September 2013.United KingdomLeominster1,000
BLOW Photo Magazine to present 'Dochas' a photography exhibition in Berlin, Germany, November 2012.GermanyBerlin1,000
Dorothy Cross to present work in assocation with The Old Street Band performance of "Donna che in Ciel" by Handel and "Il Pianto di Maria" by Ferrandini at Wilton's Music Hall, the Spitalfields Festival,London in December 2012.
United Kingdomlondon1,000
Adam Gibney's installation "Lesson no 58: Colour Blending Continued" in the Contemporary Art Ruhr (C.A.R.) 2012, Media Art Fair in Essen, Germany, 1 - 3 June 2012. GermanyEssen1,000
Projection of Jesse Jones film work by The Whitstable Biennale 2012, 1 - 16 September 2012. United KingdomWhitstable 750
Louise Manifold to present an exhibition with Proximal Distances at the Storefront Studios, Pilsan, Chicago, 10 - 24th of May 2012.

United StatesChicago750
Eoin O'Conaill exhibition of Common Place at Grid 2012 Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 16 May - 1 July 2012.NetherlandsAmsterdam700
Liam Flynn to present exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, London, 11 - 14 May 2012.United KingdomLondon250


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 17,000
iBam! 2012, presented at the Irish American Heritage Center, Chicago, 12 - 14 October 2012.United StatesChicago5,000
Irishtown Productions presenting John Spillane and Conal Creedon performing at M on The Bund,12 May and at the Shanghai Writers Association HQ, Julu Lu on 15 May 2012.ChinaShanghai3,500
Redrawing Dublin photographic/installation exhibition by Paul Kearns and Motti Ruimy, CUNY City University of New York and "URBAN PARTY New York" March 2013.United StatesNew York City2,500
Leuven Institute for Ireland, Belgium, presenting Féile Gaeilge 2012 on the 8th July 2012. BelgiumLeuven2,500
Culture Night 2012 at the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, 21 September 2012.BelgiumLeuven2,500
Series of four visits to Romania by John Fairleigh between May and December 2011 to promote objectives of Ireland Romania Cultural Foundation.RomaniaBuchartest, Sibiu and Timisoara1,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 4,950
Bui Bolg to present 'Talacharn Trails and Tales' in Laugharne Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales from the 16th June- 16th July 2012.
United KingdomLaugharne3,000
Commissioned by award winning London based producers Fuel, The Company will create a podcast as part of a series of 12, to be distributed and promoted at major UK festivals in 2013, including the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Latitude Festival and venues including the Roundhouse and Bristol Old Vic. United KingdomVarious (includes Dublin, London, Edinburgh, Bristol, Newcastle)1,200
Niall de Burca to present Storyteller-in-Residence series at the International Storytelling Center’s (ISC), Jonesborough, Tennesse, USA, 23 -29 July 2012.United StatesJonesborough500
Halloween - Oíche Shamhna 2012 presentation at the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, Belgium, 27th October 2012.BelgiumLeuven250

Total for Summer 2012: €822,700