Outcome Grant Autumn 2012


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 32,750
Fidget Feet presenting 'Hang On' at the Off CINARS program in Montreal from 12 - 18 November 2012.CanadaMontreal13,000
Tumble Circus presenting 'This is what we do for a living' and UpAbove in Australia to include Perth, Woodford Folk Festival, Queensland, Mandurah, Adelaide and Sydney, between 27 Dec 2012 - 1 April 2013.AustraliaPerth, Woodford Folk Festival, Mandurah, Adelaide , Sydney10,000
Clowns Without Borders Ireland to perform in Rwanda in late October/early November 2012.RwandaKigali - and Congoleese refugee camps5,000
Murray Molloy's presenting "Born of normal parents" an Indian tour to include Delhi International Arts Festival, 28 October – 10 November, Punjab Multicultural Festival, 21 - 30 November, National Mime Theatre Festival, 5 - 8 December and Mood Indigo Festival, 20 - 23 December 2012.IndiaDelhi, Amritsar, Imphal, Bombay2,750
PassePartout performing at the Mood Indigo Festival in Mumbai, NCC Grounds and Dharavi Centre, 20 - 23 December 2012 and 3 - 8 January 2013 and at the Indian Juggling Convention in Arambol, Goa, India, 21 - 27 January 2013.IndiaMumbai , Mumbai, Goa2,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 52,000
Ponydance understaking an international tour with Anybody Waiting? and Straight to DVD at festivals to include American Dance Festival, USA, Sydney Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival, WOMAD festivals, Melbourne Festival, Perth Fringe Festival, Australia, Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Greenwich & Docklands International Festival, UK, La MaMa Festival New York, USA, Christchurch Festival and Taranaki Arts Festival, New Zealand between January and July 2013.Australia, United States, United Kingdom, New ZealandAdelaide, Sydney, Melbourne & Perth, New York City, London & Norfolk, Durham, ChristChurch & New Plymouth, 30,000
Ballet Ireland undertaking a tour of the UK presenting The Nutcracker in Aberystwyth, Kirkcaldy and Keswick from October to December 2012.United KingdomColeraine , Cookstown, Newtownabbey, Aberystwyth, Kirkcaldy, Keswick12,000
John Scott's Dance Company undertaking a Middle Eastern tour with BODY DUET to include Ramallah Contemporary Dance Festival, Palestine, Yes Theater, Hebron, Palestinian, Palestinian National Theater, Jerusalem, Israel, Oyoun Theater, Golan, Israel, Al-Hussein Cultural Center Theater, Amman, Jordan, Al Madina Theater, Beirut, Lebanon 22 - 24 and 26 April 2013.Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Israel, Jordan, LebanonRamallah, Jerusalem, Hebron, Golan, Hebron, Jerusalem, Golan, Amman, Beirut6,000
Ailish Claffey and Alicia Christofi-Walshe presenting Cnoic Chlaonta at The Candy Factory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 28 - 29 June 2013.United StatesLancaster3,000
Presentation of Egg Charade a dance performance by Aoife McAtamney and Nina Vallon at the Rough Cuts Festival, Frankfurt LAB, Germany between 22 November and 1 December 2012.GermanyFrankfurt1,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 15,000
Archimedia Cultural Association presenting Irish Films and Irish shorts at the Irish Film Festa, Casa del Cinema, Rome, 6 - 9 December 2012.ItalyRome8,000
2012 Irish Film Festival London showcasing Ireland's best new films & animations at the Irish Cultural Centre, Riverside Studios, Tricycle & one City Screen cinema from 21 - 25 November 2012.United KingdomLondon3,000
A series of events by Cinemagic in Los Angeles to include New York Film Academy, Remote Control Studios, Fairmont Hotel, Pepperdine University, 17th - 24th February 2013.United StatesLos Angeles3,000
Screenworks Ltd presenting Very Extremely Dangerous a documentary at the Indie Memphis Film Festival, Tennessee, 1 - 4 November 2012.
United StatesMemphis750
'A Different Perspective' being presented at The Old Theatre, Odense, Denmark, XXII Message to Man International Film Festival, St Petersburg, Russia, World Festival of Animated Film, Varna, Bulgaria, London International Animation Festival (LIAF), London, UK, between 23 August and 4 November 2012.Denmark, Russian Federation, Bulgaria, United KingdomOdense, Saint -Petersburg, Varna, London250


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 26,200
Irish Arts Center in association with Poetry Society of America and Poetry Ireland presenting the IAC PoetryFest 2012, New York City, 2 - 4 November 2012. United StatesNew York8,500
Tigh Filí presenting readings by Irish poets in a number of venues in San Francisco and New York, USA, Spring 2013United StatesSan Francisco, New York7,000
The Three Cities Readings featuring Irish poets John F. Deane, James Harpur & Joseph Woods in Moscow, Sergiev Posad & St Petersburg Moscow, Russia, 18 to 23 October 2012.Russian FederationMoscow, Sergiev Posad & St Petersburg 7,000
Gabriel Rosenstock reading at the Kyoto International Community House, Shirakawa-in, and Embassy of Ireland, Kyoto, Japan 30 October and 1 - 2 November 2012. JapanKyoto1,000
Gabriel Rosenstock participating in the Hyderabad Literary Festival, India, 18 - 21 January 2013.

Irish poets Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Macdara Woods and Moya Cannon reading at RiflessiDiVersi festival based in Magione (PG) and the Università per Stranieri in Perugia, Italy, 26 - 29 September 2012.ItalyPerugia, Magione, Magione, PG800
Catherine MacCarthy to present Poetry Reading at Ireland House, NYU on November, Villanova University 8 & 9 November, Irish Studies Program at U Mass., Boston, 13 & 14 November 2012. United StatesPhiladelphia, Boston, New York500
Paul Casey and Afric McGlinchey reading at the Troubadour in London, 22 October and at the Redroaster in Brighton, 23 October 2012.United KingdomLondon and Brighton400


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 93,650
Masters of Tradition undertaking US tour to include Austin, New York, Chicago, California and Washington between 28 February - 9 March 2013.
United StatesAustin, Clinton, Chicago, Santa Cruz, Arcata, Berkeley, Seattle12,000
Intercultural Association of Traditions presenting Voices from the Merry Cemetery in Sapanta, Maramures, Romania, 14 - 15 August 2013.RomaniaSapanta Village7,500
Members of Cnoc na Goithe performing in venues in Washington DC from 4th - 7th April 2013.
United StatesWashington D.C.6,000
Voacre performing at St Patrick's Cathedral, Irish American Society, the Distinguished Choirs International New York, Carnegie Hall, and the Irish Arts Centre, 14 - 20 February 2013.

United StatesNew York, New York 6,000
Members of Gráda, undertaking a collaborative tour of New Zealand to include Nelson Arts Festival, Koko Creative Arts Festival, Tauranga Arts Festival and additional venues throughout New Zealand, 14 - 23 October 2013

New ZealandNelson, Masterton, Wellington, Lower Hutt, Palmerston North, Tauranga, Auckland6,000
Magnetic Music GmbH Irish Folk Festival presenting Ciorras in venues in Germany and Switzerland, 23 October - 24 November 2012.Germany, Switzerland, NetherlandsKönigsbronn , Mühldorf am Inn, Zug, Herisau, Karlsruhe, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Worms, Soest, Hamburg, Coesfeld, Herford, Peine, Schwerin, Berlin, Buchholz, Neubrandenburg, Rostock, Bremerhaven, Dresden, Görlitz, Leipzig, Worpswede, Zwolle, Mainz, Kleinostheim, Balingen, Munich, Landsberg5,000
Lunasa to perform as part of at the Saarang Cultural festival at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India 9 - 13 January 2013.IndiaChennai5,000
Ceol Productions presenting Irish artists as part of 2012 Irish Christmas in America tour, 29 November to 22 December 2012. United StatesMount Pleasant, Cheboygan, Milwaukee, Cedar Rapids, Salmon, Butte, Missoula, Lancaster, Johnson City, Lakewood, Washington, Sellersville, Northampton, Cazenovia, Camden5,000
The Riptide Movement to perform at Rendezvous at IIT Delhi, India, 19 - 22 October 2012.
Frantic Jack participating at the International Culture Festival "Rendezvous" at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi from the 21 - 24 October 2012.IndiaDelhi4,000
The Irish Arts Center presenting SongLives Fall 2012 on 28 September and 30 November at Donaghy Theatre, New York, 2012. United StatesNew York3,000
Irish musicians performing at the Copenhagen Irish Festival 2012, Copenhagen Music School Concert Hall, Musikskolen, Oksnehallen and the PH Caféen, festival HQ, 1 – 4 November 2012. DenmarkCopenhagen2,500
“Dublin: Celtic and Art Music” to be presented in the Folger Shakespeare Library’s Elizabethan Theatre, Washington, USA, 15 - 17 March 2013. United StatesWashington2,500
Beethovenfest Bonn presenting Irish singer Caitríona O’Leary with her ensemble Dúlra in concert at Volksbank-Haus Bonn on 26 September and at St Evergislus Church, Brenig, Bornheim Germany 27 September 2013.GermanyBonn, Bornheim2,000
Kerry Records presenting Irish dancers as part of a tour of An Irish Christmas, California, Arizona, November/December 2012.

United StatesThousand Oaks, Folsom, Irvine , Bakersfield, Santa Ana, Modesto, Yuma, Escondido, San Diego2,000
Irish Musicians to participate in the Secret Festival on the island of Öland Sweden, 7 - 14 July 2013.SwedenÖland2,000
Presentation of a narrative concert created by Mr. Brendan Graham at Le Palais Montcalm, Quebec City, April 2013.CanadaQuebec City2,000
The Trio - Elizabeth Cooney, Nicky Spence and Michael Joyce performing ‘McCormack & Kreisler - An Homage’ at the Mendelssohn House in Berlin, 6 November 2012.GermanyBerlin1,800
Adrian Crowley performing at 'Le Guess Who' Festival in Utrecht, Holland, 29 November - 2 December 2012. NetherlandsUtrecht1,750
Martin Healy Band to perform at The Montserrat St Patrick's Festival on the island of Montserrat, West Indies between 8 - 18 March 2013.MontserratBrades plus other local towns.1,500
The Irish Foundation Leeds Gathering presenting Irish music, song and dance at venues in Leeds Metropolitan District from 10 - 25 November 2012.United KingdomLeeds1,500
Recital by Aylish Kerrigan in Bell Concert Hall, Wuhan Conservatory of Music, China, 1 - 12 November 2012.ChinaWuhan1,250
Beoga to perform a series of concerts in Germany, 7 - 19 November 2012.Germany Reutlingen, Bad Reichenhall, Aschaffenburg, Helmbrechts , Offenburg, Steinfeld -Hermann - Josef Kolleg, Salzgitter , Kellinghusen 1,250
We Cut Corners performing at the Norwich Arts Centre, 26 October and The Camden Barfly, 29 October 2012, London.
United KingdomNorwich, Brighton, London, Cambridge, Bristol, Oxford1,000
David McEntee, Fiachra Garvey, Denise Crowley and Colm O'Regan, performing at the Young Irish Pianists' Recital at the Felix Mendelssohn House Concert Hall, Berlin, 17 November 2012.GermanyBerlin1,000
The Alan Kelly Gang undertaking a tour to include Musikteater Baltoppen, Portalen and Underværket in Denmark, 4 - 12 December 2012.DenmarkBallerup, COPENHAGEN, Greve, Copenhagen, Randers, Sabro, Hinnerup, Hanstedt, Svendborg1,000
Thought-Fox performing at the European Jazz Nights Festival in Oslo, 11 October 2012.NorwayOslo800
Zoe Conway and John McIntyre performing Irish music in concert at Centre Culturel de la Providence, 30 November and 1 December 2012.FranceNice750
Darragh Morgan, solo violin performances in St. Andrew's Church, Cape Town, Marianhill Monastery, Howard College, Durban, and Music Revival, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, 5, 9, 11, 12 September 2012. South AfricaCape Town, Durban, Pietermaritzburg750
North/South Chamber Orchestra presenting premier of "VARIATIONS ON MYSELF" by Frank Corcoran at Christ and Saint Stephen's Church, New York, 12 March 2013.United StatesNew York700
Finghin Collins to perform a recital at the Phillips Collection in Washington DC on 20 January 2013.United StatesWashington700
This project is the presentation of Irish Folk Songs and Music by the group "Thundering Down" in the international singer-songwriters' festival "Tai-aš/This is me" in Lithuania from 12th till 21st of October 2012. "Thundering down" is a band formed by 3 brothers, professional musicians producing a strong sense of Ireland's musical background. Lithuania, LatviaVilnius, Riga, Kaunas, Pasvalys, Skapiškis, Dieveniškės, Marijampolė600
The Vratza Philharmonic Society presenting a concert in Vratza, Philharmonic Hall, conducted by Derek Gleeson with Irish soloist Dorothy Stone, 15 November 2012.BulgariaVratza500
Brendan Begley and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh performing at Musik Teater Baltoppen and Portalen in Copenhagen, Denmark 30 - 31 October 2012. DenmarkCopenhagen300


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 120,500
HotForTheatre undertaking a tour of Australia and New Zealand to include presenting Eternal Rising of the Sun at the Perth Fringe Festival, Perth, World Theatre Festival, Brisbane, Merrigong Theatre, NSW in February and at the Auckland Festival, New Zealand in March and presenting I Heart Alice Heart I at Ten Days on the Island, Tasmania March 2013.Australia, New ZealandPerth, Brisbane, Auckland, Tasmania, Sydney, Warkworth 32,000
Pan Pan Theatre presenting 'A Doll House' at the World Theatre Festival at Brisbane Powerhouse, 13 - 17 February 2013.

Fishamble to present Silent by Pat Kinevane at Nu:Write Theatre Festival Zagreb, 12 - 13 November and the Odyssey Theatre, Los Angeles, 19 November - 16 December 2012.Croatia, United StatesZagreb, Los Angeles18,000
Brokentalkers presenting The Blue Boy at The Temp d'Image Festival in the Hungarian Theater of Cluj, 9 November, National Theatre of Tagru Mures, Romania, 11 November and the SETT Festival at the Theater tri-bühne, Stuttgart, Germany 16 and 17 November 2012.
Romania, GermanyCluj, Romania , Targu Mures, Romania , Stuttgart 16,500
Mouth on Fire Theatre Company presenting 'Before Vanishing...' four short plays by Samuel Beckett at the Theater X Cai, Tokyo, Japan, 11 - 17 February and at the Kot Bayun Literary Theater Festival, Cereprovets and Vologda, Russian Federation, 19 - 24 October 2013. Japan, Russian FederationTokyo, Vologda and Cherepovets12,000
Bui Bolg Productions presenting The Chancy Brothers street theatre performance at Mood Indigo 2012, at the IIT Bombay campus, Mumbai, India 20 - 23 December 2012.
Orla Barry performing Mountain at the Playgroundfestival in STUK Art Centre, Leuven on 8 and 9 November 2012. BelgiumLeuven4,500
Branar presenting Mise Sceal Cailin at the Take Off Festival in the Gala Theatre, Durham, UK on Friday 16th November 2012.United KingdomDurham 1,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 500
Derek Gleeson conducting at performances of Verdi's Opera "Il Trovatore", State Opera House, Burgas, Bulgaria, 11 & 13 December 2012.BulgariaBurgas500

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 38,150
Mother’s Tankstation presenting at Frieze London, 10 - 14 October and Art Basel Miami Beach, 6 - 9 December 2012.

United Kingdom, United StatesLondon, Miami11,000
Green on Red Gallery participating at Artissima Art Fair, Turin, Italy, 9 - 11 November 2012.
A solo exhibition by Jackie Nickerson entitled Gust at the Jack Shainman Gallery in New York, October 2013

United StatesNew York7,000
BlueLeaf Gallery exhibition of work by Irish Artists Tom Climent, Marty Kelly and Suzy O'Mullane at Art Miami 2012, 4 - 9 December 2012.

United StatesMiami5,000
Exhibition by Daragh Muldowney entitled Jewellery Box - Ireland's Hidden Gems being presented in a number of US venues November - December 2012.United StatesWashington2,500
Farcry Productions to perform James X and present the exhibition 'Impact' at Holy Cross College, Fenwick Theatre and MA and Boston College, 25 - 31 September 2012.

United StatesBoston1,750
Kevin Kavanagh to exhibit at the Moving Image Video Art Fair, Bargehouse, London, 11 - 14 October 2012. United KingdomLondon1,500
Nigel Rolfe presenting work at Youyou Gallery, Guangzhou, China 26 November - 2 December 2012 ChinaGuangzhou1,200
Michelle Browne presenting “Connection – Perfolink Europa to Latin America” at Arts Gallery of Biblioteca de Santiago, and Centro Cultural de Espana Cordoba, 14 - 25 November 2012.Chile, ArgentinaSantiago , Cordoba1,200


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 2,000
The Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe to exhibit works by Graphic Studio Dublin at the Irish College Auditorium, Leuven, 19 October 2012.BelgiumLeuven2,000

Total for Autumn 2012: €380,750