Outcome Grant Spring/Summer 2014


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 1,200
Fidget Feet performing at Kulturfabrikken Sortland, Sortland, Norway, 18 - 19 October 2014.NorwaySortland1,200


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 750
Jeffrey Gormley presenting Jerusalem - Choreography for Greece at the Athens Festival, Greece, 1 -3 July 2014. GreeceAthens750


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 13,200
Irish Film New York presenting Irish films and filmmakers at Irish Film New York, Cantor Film Center, New York, USA, 2 - 5 October 2014. United StatesNew York5,000
Irish Film London presenting the Irish Film Festival London 2014 at the Tricycle Theatre, Shortwave Cinema & the ICA, London, UK, 26 - 30 November 2014.United KingdomLondon2,500
The Screen Directors Guild of Ireland presenting Irish film directors at the 9th annual Directors Finders Series, Los Angeles, California, USA, 10 October 2014.United StatesLos Angeles2,000
San Francisco Irish Film Festival hosting the 11th Annual San Francisco Irish Film Festival, Delancey St Theater, 600 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, California, USA, 18 - 20 September 2014.
United StatesSan Francisco1,400
Feature Documentary "Hill Street" screening in Washington DC at "Solas Nua", 30 June 2014.United StatesWashington DC1,000
Wildfire Film & Television Productions Ltd's documentary film, Rough Rider, screening at the Sheffield International Documentary Festival, Sheffield, UK, 8 June 2014.United KingdomSheffield800
Liverpool Irish Festival presenting showcase of contemporary Irish short films and animation in Picturehouse at FACT, Liverpool, UK, 26 - 28 October 2014.United KingdomLiverpool500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 3,600
Tony Curtis participating as guest poet for WA Poetry Festival 2014, Perth, Western Australia, 14 - 17 August 2014. AustraliaPerth, Western Australia1,000
Irish poets Alan Jude Moore, Elaine Feeney, Stephen Murray and Sarah Clancy performing at Reverse: Copenhagen's International Poetry Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark, 18 - 21 September 2014.DenmarkCopenhagen1,000
Irish poets performing at the Riflessi DiVersi Festival in Magione by Lake Trasimeno and in the city of Perugia, Italy, 24 - 27 September 2014.ItalyMagione (PG, Perugia, Magione750
Patrick Cotter participating in Velestovo Nights Poetry Festival, Velestovo, outside Ohrid, Macedonia, 15 - 16 August 2014.Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic ofVelestova, near Ohrid500
Slovene Writers' Association presenting Irish writers at the 29th Vilenica International Literary Festival, at various locations in Slovenia and Italy, 2 - 7 September 2014. SloveniaSežana, Ljubljana, Štanjel350


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 132,000
Crash Ensemble undertaking US tour, including Moss Arts Centre, Virginia, 25 March 2015 and Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, 27 March 2015.United StatesBlacksburg, , Cleveland, TBC25,000
The Vanbrugh Quartet performing in The Diversity Project lll in Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, Zhuhai and Seoul, Republic of Korea 13 - 23 October 2014.China, Korea, Republic ofBeijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, Zhuhai, Seoul6,000
Socks in The Frying Pan performing Knock Your Socks Off tour in festivals and venues throughout the USA, 22 July - 3 November 2014.United States, FinlandWoodbridge NJ, Dayton OH, East Dixfield ME, Calais ME, Portland ME, La Crosse Wi, Milwaukee Wi, Peoria Il, Kansas City , Rochester NY, Pittsburgh, Muskegon, Winfield, Oulu, San Rafael, Felton, Boston Heights, Findlay6,000
Irish artists performing at the Irish Festival of Oulu, city of Oulu, Finland, 1 - 5 October 2014.FinlandOulu5,000
The European Union Youth Orchestra performing concerts in Austria, Germany, UK, Italy and Netherlands, 16 July - 25 August 2014.
Austria, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, NetherlandsGrafenegg, Kassel, London, Bolzano, Amsterdam5,000
The Niamh Ní Charra band performing at the Samhain Festival, St.Petersburg, Russia, 30 October - 2 November 2014. Russian FederationSt Petersburg5,000
The Gloaming touring their debut album in UK (Liverpool), Europe (Germany, Belgium & Netherlands), America (California) and Canada (Vancouver), 2 - 15 November 2014. United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, United States, CanadaLiverpool , Mannheim , Hamburg, Bremen, Brugge , Amsterdam , San Francisco, Davis, Vancouver5,000
Ceol Oirghialla Traditional Music Ensemble performing in the Festival of World Music hosted by the International Society for Music Education in Porto Allegre, Brazil, 20 - 25 July 2014. BrazilPorto Allegre5,000
Magnetic Music GmbH presenting Irish musicians in the Irish Folk Festival tour in Germany, Holland and Switzerland, 22 October - 16 November 2014. Germany, Switzerland, NetherlandsChemnitz, Erlangen, Mühldorf am Inn, Landsberg, München, Düsseldorf, Kaiserslautern, Oberkochen, Fellbach, Luzern, Karlsruhe, Brunsbüttel, Buchholz, Bremerhaven, Worpswede, Rostock, Neubrandenburg, Berlin, Hannover, Coesfeld, Kreuztal, Zwolle, Hamburg, Mainz4,000
Réalta performing at the Jeonju Sori International Festival, Jeonju City, Sorth Korea, 8 - 12 October 2014.Korea, Republic ofJeonju city4,000
Téada touring USA and Canada, including Michigan, Illinois, Massachusetts and Maine, 18 July - 10 August 2014.United States, CanadaMarquette, Chicago, Beaver Island, Ann Arbor, Boston, Brownfield, Calais, Goderich4,000
FullSet touring North America, including the Dayton Ohio Irish Fest, Dublin Ohio Irish Fest, La Crosse Irish Fest, Kansas City Irish Fest, Peoria Irish Fest & other venues, 24 July - 29 September 2014.United States, CanadaDayton, Glen Arbor, Dublin, La Crosse, Rochester, West Hartford, Ontario, Lakeside, Peoria, Kansas City, Findlay, Cincinnati, East Dixfield, Philadelphia, Bloomington, Walsenburg4,000
Moxie performing at the Bay View Music Festival, 5 July 2014, Kansas City Irish Festival, 29 - 31 August 2014 and Michigan Irish Festival, USA, 11 - 13 September 2014.United StatesBay View, Kansas, Muskegon4,000
Matthew Noone, Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill performing at The Chennai Music Festival, in Bangalore, Mumbai and Chennai, India, 11 - 21 December 2014.IndiaChennai, Mumbai, Bangalore4,000
We Banjo 3 performing at Dublin OH Irish Fest, Milwaukee Irish Fest, LaCrosse WI Irish Fest and McCombs-Bruchs Performing Arts Centre and concerts in Ann Arbor Michigan, Chicago and Marshfield Wisconsin from 31 July - 19 August, 2014United StatesDublin, Milwaukee, LaCrosse, Wautoma, Ann Arbor, Chicago, Marshfield4,000
Mick Moloney & Friends performing in Myanmar and Vietnam, 10 - 16 June 2014. Myanmar, Viet NamYangon, Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi (TBC)3,500
Irish musicians performing in the Pure Irish Drops tour Across The Atlantic - Irish Accordion Connections in Denmark, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, 18 September - 19 October 2014, and Canada 20 - 27 October 2014.Germany, Denmark, Croatia, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, FranceIngolstadt, Köln / Cologne, Schwerin, København / Copenhagen, Berlin, Zagreb, Waldshut-Tiengen, Nürnberg, Groningen, Heiligenhaus, Leopoldsburg, Stuhr, Fredericia, München / Munich, Illertissen, Bettembourg, Kembs, Kirchheimbolanden, Store Okseø, Kiel3,000
Mark Hogan Band touring China and performing at the Mid Festival Changjiang and various cities in China, 30 September - 12 October 2014.ChinaShanghai,Beijing ,chengdhu ,Shenzhen etc etc3,000
Celtic Colours International Festival presenting Irish musicians in Cape Breton Island, Canada, 10 - 18 October 2014. CanadaCape Breton Island3,000
Caitriona O'Leary and Dulra performing "Handel in Ireland" at the Handel Festival, Halle, Germany 10 June 2015GermanyHalle2,500
Masters of Tradition performing at the MITO SettembreMusica Festival in Turin, Italy, 5 September 2014. ItalyTurin2,500
I Draw Slow touring and performing at the International Bluegrass Music Association Showcase, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, 1 - 10 October 2014.United StatesGREER, RALEIGH, Oriental, Aberdeen2,000
Frantic Jack performing at the Rendezvous Festival, hosted by IIT Delhi, Delhi, India, 17 - 20 October 2014.IndiaDelhi2,000
Finnish-Irish Society hosting the Festival of Irish music across various venues in Finland, 26 September - 5 October 2014.FinlandMany town and cities2,000
Irish musicians performing at the Catskills Irish Arts Week (CIAW), East Durham, New York, USA, 13 - 19 July 2014.United StatesEast Durham2,000
Quiet Music Ensemble performing the German premiere of Jennifer Walshe's Dordán, the 47th Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, Darmstadt, Germany, August 2014.GermanyDarmstadt1,500
Réalta performing in Denmark at Baltoppen, Lirum Larum Folk Club, Musikdrevet, Wintercoat and Con Amore Vinimport, 28 September - 2 October 2014.

DenmarkHinnerup, Sabro, Ballerup, Kolind, Kongebakken1,200
Maria Christina Cleary performing as a soloist with orchestra at the 12th World Harp Congress, City Recital Hall Angel Place, Sydney, Australia, 24 July 2014AustraliaSydney1,000
Gay McKeon performing at Celtia - the Celtic Fest Mexico, Foro Plaza Loreto, Mexico, 29 August - 7 September 2014.MexicoMexico1,000
Solas Nua presenting a concert by Irish fiddler Eoghan Neff at the Writers Center, Bethesda, Washington D.C. in December 2014. United StatesWashington1,000
Caladh Nua undertaking a 20 day tour of various theatres and arts centres across Germany, 26 September - 15 October 2014.GermanyHildesheim, Overath , Heiligenhaus, Dresden, Lauf, Tübingen1,000
Darragh Morgan performing solo violin recital at Hilton Arts Festival, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (20 September 2014) and at Mariannhill Monastary, Durban, South Africa (21 September 2014).
South AfricaPietermaritzburg, Durban1,000
Dearbhail Finnegan of the Meath Harp Ensemble performing Vincent Kennedy's "The Chronicles of Meath" at the World Harp Congress 2014, Sydney, Australia, 25 July 2014AustraliaSydney1,000
Glasgow International Piping Festival hosting Piping Live! Festival, The National Piping Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, 11 - 17 August 2014.United KingdomGlasgow1,000
Camille O'Sullivan presenting 'Camille O'Sullivan-Changeling' in tour of Germany and Switzerland, 25 November - 9 December 2014. GermanyZurich, Switzerland, Germany Allensbach, Augsburg, Innsbruck, Karlsruhe, Tuttlingen, Reutlingen, Cuxhaven, Hannover, Saarburg, Frankfurter , Berlin1,000
Boxwood Festival Canada presenting Irish musicians in St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg and other venues in Canada, 26 July - 1 August 2014.CanadaLunenburg, Halifax, Shelburne, Margaretsville, Iona, Georgeville, Mahone Bay1,000
Irish Newfoundland Traditional Music Foundation presenting Irish musicians at the 5th Annual Feile Seamus Creagh, Gower Street United Theatre (St. John's), Regina Mews Community Centre (Renews) and Freshwater Town Hall, Carbonear, Canada, 23 - 28 October 2014.CanadaSt. John's, Renews and Carbonear1,000
We Banjo 3 performing at Rudolstadt, Germany's largest folk festival, 5 - 6 July 2014 and at Tonder, Denmark's largest folk festival, 29 - 30 August 2014. Germany, DenmarkRudolstadt, Tønder, Denmark800
Ann Cleare attending performance of her composition by Yarn/Wire at The Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, New York, USA, 9 October 2014. United StatesNew York750
Skipper's Alley performing at Gate to Southwell Folk Festival, Nottinghamshire, UK, 5 - 8 June 2014.United KingdomNottingham750
Frank Corcoran attending premier of "QUASI UNA STORIA" for 13 Strings being performed by North South Chamber orchestra Christ and St. Stephen's Church, Manhattan, New York, USA 16 March 2015. United StatesNew York500
Association of Irish Composers performing at the soundSCAPE Contemporary Music Festival in Maccagno, Italy, 9 - 13 July 2014.ItalyMaccagno500
Irish Arts Foundation hosting the Leeds Gathering Festival 2014, Leeds, UK, November 2014. United KingdomLeeds500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 133,000
Landmark Productions presenting Ballyturk at St. Ann's Warehouse, Brooklyn, NY, 22 January - 1 March 2015. United StatesBrooklyn35,000
Brokentalkers presenting The Blue Boy in a seven city tour of France, Spain and Portugal, 3 - 27 February 2015. France, Spain, PortugalCHAMPIGNY SUR MARNE, FRANCE, Chatenay Malabry, France , Calmart , Seville, Granada , Lisbon , Madrid 23,000
Dead Centre presenting LIPPY at the Abrons Arts Center, New York in a co-production with the Irish Arts Center, 10 October - 2 November 2014.United StatesNew York20,000
TheEmergencyRoom and Galway Arts Festival presenting riverrun by Olwen Fouéré in Adelaide and Sydney, Australia, 26 February - 11 April 2015.AustraliaAdelaide , Sydney , 13,500
Murmur presenting Boys & Girls as part of the 1st Irish Festival in 59 East 59 Theatre, New York, USA, 1 - 30 September 2014.United StatesNew York8,000
Landmark Productions presenting Howie the Rookie at The Barbican, London, UK, 19 - 29 November 2014.United KingdomLondon7,500
Brokentalkers presenting The Blue Boy at the Le Trident Cherbourg, France, 9 - 11 December 2014. FranceCherbourg 7,000
Branar & Teater Refleksion presenting The Way Back Home, at the official Oliver Jeffers' Celebration at the Southbank Centre, London, UK, 29 October - 2 November 2014. United KingdomLondon 5,000
Pan Pan Theatre performing new Chinese Irish co-production 'Americanitis, China', Pioneer Theatre, Beijing, and Shenzhen Grand Theatre China, July 2014.

ChinaBeijing, Shenzhen4,000
Sonya Kelly presenting "Anywhere Else But Here" at the Brisbane Festival 2014, Brisbane, Australia, 23 - 27 September 2014.AustraliaBrisbane4,000
Gare St Lazare Ireland presenting Title and Deed by Will Eno at Rubicon Theatre, Ventura, California, USA, 18 - 27 July 2014.
United StatesVentura3,500
Fishamble presenting Silent by Pat Kinevane at The 41st International Festival of Alternative & New Theatre (INFANT) in Novi Sad, Serbia, 26 June 2014.Novi Sad1,900
Raymond Scannell performing MIMIC, as part of the Bristol Proms, Bristol Old Vic, Bristol, UK, 2 August 2014
United KingdomBristol600


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 80,000
Wide Open Opera presenting Gas, at The Edinburgh International Festival, 8 - 16 August 2015 and the Royal Opera House, London, 5 -17 October 2015.United KingdomEdinburgh , London80,000

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 60,900
Green on Red Gallery presenting Irish artists at Volta10 Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland (16 – 21 June 2014), Artissima 2014 Contemporary Art Fair, Turin, Italy, (7 - 9 November 2014) and NADA Miami Beach Contemporary Art Fair, Deauville Beach Resort in North Miami Beach, USA, (7 – 10 December 2014). Switzerland, Italy, United StatesBasel, Turin, Miami12,000
Stoney Road Press participating in the International Fine Print Dealers Association Fair,in New York, Miami, Los Angeles and San Francisco, USA, November 2014 - January 2015.

United StatesNew York, Miami, Los Angeles and San Francisco.8,000
Richard Mosse presenting The Enclave at the Salaam Kivu International Film Festival (SKIFF) in Goma, eastern Congo, 4 - 12 July 2014.Congo, the Democratic Republic of theGoma7,000
Tate Liverpool presenting major exhibition by Irish artist Cathy Wilkes in Liverpool, UK, 6 March - 7 June 2015.United KingdomLiverpool5,000
Ian Joyce presenting Thar Lár, an installation of new work at Artisterium 7, Georgia (7-17 November 2014) and The Gyumri Biennale 2014, Armenia (22 August - 30 September 2014).Georgia, ArmeniaTbilisi & Yerevan & Thessaloniki, Yerevan5,000
Mother's Tankstation participating in Frieze Art Fair (London, 14 - 18 October 2014), FIAC International Art Fair (Paris, 23 - 26 October 2014) and Art Basel Miami Beach (Miami, U.S.A, 4 - 7 December 2014). United KingdomLondon, Paris, Miami4,000
DHC ART, Foundation for Contemporary Art presenting The Enclave by Richard Mosse, Montreal, Canada, 9 October 2014 - 25 January 2015. CanadaMontreal3,000
Salzburger Kunstverein presenting Cover,a solo, touring exhibition by Irish artist Bea McMahon, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria (5 October - 30 November 2014) Austria, United KingdomSalzburg, Derry3,000
Eilis O' Connell presenting Crucible 2014 sculpture exhibition at Gloucester Cathedral and grounds, Gloucester, UK, 1 September - 31 October 2014.
United KingdomGloucester2,000
Mark Garry presenting "Harbour", at The City Gallery at Waterfront Park in Charleston, South Carolina, USA, 12 July - 24 August 2014.United StatesCharleston2,000
Kristina Huxley presenting 'Radiance and Afterglow' at the Mark Rothko Art Centre in Daugavpils, Latvia, 31 August - 10 October 2014.LatviaDaugavpils2,000
Institute of Modern Art Brisbane (AU) presenting Sarah Browne’s work Hand to Mouth at Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia, 4 October – 29 November 2014. AustraliaBrisbane2,000
The Molesworth Gallery presenting 'The Art of War', J. Cacciolo Gallery, New York, USA, 6 November - 24 December 2014.United StatesNew York1,800
M HKA, Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp exhibiting Dialogue#4 by David Claerbout & John Gerrard, M HKA, Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, Belgium, 23 October 2014 – 18 January 2015.
Elaine Byrne exhibiting 'The Commons' at the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, 25 November - 19 December 2014. MexicoMexico City1,000
Sarah Browne presenting solo-exhibition in Germany, exhibition platform basis e.V., Frankfurt, Germany, 18 September - 9 November 2014.GermanyFrankfurt750
Michael John Whelan presenting ‘The Whalers Sketchbook’ at GREY NOISE Gallery in Dubai, UAE, 1 November - 21 December 2014.United Arab EmiratesDubai600
Ciara O'Flynn and Naomi Heath exhibiting Cymylau Tystion :: Clouds of Witness, Museum of Modern Art Wales, Machynlleth, Powys, Wales, 30 August - 11 October 2014.United KingdomMachynlleth400
TOC performing dance at kildare festival by TOC in Castletown on 17th march, 2015AfghanistanKabul100


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 52,100
Festival Interceltique de Lorient hosting The Interceltic Festival, Lorient, France, 1 - 10 August 2014.FranceLorient30,000
Centre For Creative Practices presenting idir- Group Ego Trip 1, New York Foundation for the Arts, NYC, USA, 10 October 2014 - 30 January 2015. United StatesNew York5,000
Artscope Ltd participating in Creative Connexions Irleland : Catalonia, a Traditional Arts and Literature Festival, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, 24 - 27 October 2014. SpainSitges, Barcelona, Sitges5,000
Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann performing Echoes of Erin Concert Tour of Canada, 7 - 18 October 2014.
CanadaConcert schedule includes Saskatoon, Regina, Manitou, Winnipeg, Shannon Killaloe, Peterborough5,000
iBAM! presents Irish authors, artists, musicians, storytellers, film, theatre, special exhibits and dance at the Irish American Heritage Center, Chicago 3-5 October, 2014.United StatesChicago3,000
Irish Cultural Centre presenting Autumn Irish Cultural Programme across London, including Bush Music Hall, St. Paul’s Hammersmith and Europe House, September - November 2014.United KingdomLondon2,000
Tyneside Irish Cultural Society presenting The Tyneside Irish Festival and concert series, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 1 July 2014 - 28 February 2015.United KingdomNewcastle upon Tyne1,500
Guillaume Cousson from Riuchi Circus Company performing The Tale of the Ancient Lights at Church Miramont de Guyenne, Miramont de Guyenne, France, 1 - 3 & Aurillac France 20 - 23 August 2014. FranceMiramont de Guyenne, Aurillac 600


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 2,500
Macnas performing at Wilderness Festival, Oxfordshire, UK, 7 - 10 August 2014. United KingdomOxfordshire2,500

Total for Spring/Summer 2014: €479,250