Outcome Grant Autumn 2015


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 13,500
Tumble Circus presenting "Starman" at Western Australia Circus Festival and at other venues across Australia, 23 January - 14 March 2016

AustraliaMargaret River, Perth, Adelaide6,000
'The Clowns are back in Town' performing in Jordan, January -February 2016.JordanAmman, Zarqa, Madaba, Karak, Tafilah5,000
Lords of Strut performing "Family Show" and "CHAOS" in New Zealand Christchurch, and Perth FringeWorld, 14 January-February 2016 New Zealand, AustraliaChristchurch, Perth2,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 5,000
Aoife McAtamney performing in 'One One One' on tour in Switzerland and Luxembourg, 17 March - 13 May 2016Switzerland, LuxembourgBirsfelden, Losone, Luxembourg, Steckborn, Lausanne, Basel, Zürich, Bern, Zurich, Geneva2,900
Iseli-Chiodi Dance Company presenting the Fit/Misfit tour at festival Les Printemps de Sévelin, Switzerland 17-18 February 2016SwitzerlandLausanne1,100
Angie Smalis performing in two dance pieces, 'Chaplet of Roses' and 'They Go Out in Joy' in the Travelogues series at Abrons Arts Center,New York May 2016
United States Minor Outlying IslandsNew York City1,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 29,000
Presenting Irish feature films and shorts at the Irish Film Festa, Casa del Cinema/House of Cinema, Rome, Italy, 7- 10 April 2016.ItalyRome8,000
The 9th Moscow Irish Film Festival (MIFF) showcasing Irish films in Moscow 16-27 March, 2016.Russian FederationMoscow7,000
Maurice Galway of Dingle IFF Festiva presenting a programme of Irish Animation Short films at Santa Barbara International Film Festival 3-13 February 2016United StatesSanta Barbara3,000
the Event affords Irish feature directors an opportunity to present their film in the DGA Theatre to American distributors and industry representativesUnited StatesLos Angeles2,000
Irish directors presenting Irish film at the IndieLisboa Independent Film Festival, Lisbon, 20 April -1 May 2016.PortugalLisbon2,000
Patrick O'Neill attending screening of Mammal and Land of the Enlightened at Sundance Film festival, Utah, US in January 2016
United StatesPark City1,500
Morgan Bushe presenting the screening of “The Land of the Enlightened” at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, 21- 31 January 2016.

United StatesPark City1,000
Barry Keoghan attending premiere of "Mammal" at Sundance Film Festival, Park City, Utah, 21 -31 January 2016United StatesPark City, Salt Lake City900
Macdara Kelleher attending screening of "Mammal" at Sundance Film Festival, Park City, Utah, 21-31 January 2016 United StatesPark City, Salt Lake City900
Rebecca Daly attending screening of MAMMAL at Sundance World Dramatic Cinema Competition 21 - 31 January 2016.United StatesPark City900
Conor Barry attending screening of Mammal at Sundance Film Festival Park City Utah, 21-31 January 2016United StatesPark City 900
Glenn Montgomery screenwriter attending World Premiere of feature film" Mammal" at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2016. United StatesPark City900


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 17,300
Society for the study of the short story presenting Irish writers in The Short Story-East and West at East China Normal University ShanghaI, 13-16 July 2016 ChinaShanghai9,000
Salmon Poetry attending AWP Conference & Bookfair 2016, The LA Convention Center, California, 29 March - 3 April 2016United StatesLos Angeles2,000
Patrick Chapman attending Salmon Poetry's 35th Anniversary Showcase at the AWP Conference and Bookfair, 29 March 3 April 03 2016. United StatesLos Angeles1,400
Alan Jude Moore participating at the International Annual Poetry Festiva, Granada, Nicaragua, 14 - 20 February 2016NicaraguaGranada1,000
Readings by Ailbhe Darcy on tour in Cyprus as part of Creative Europe project 18-24 July 2016CyprusLarnaca, Ayia Napa, resort, Famagusta, Bellapais, Kyrenia, Galata / Kakopetria villages, Troodos mountain, Platres resort, Paphos, Kourion, Limassol, Limassol1,000
John Holten Presenting 'CROWD' a Creative Europe project bus tour from Finland to Cyprus, 14 - 22 May 2016Norway, Sweden, DenmarkOslo, Stockholm, Visby, Gotland, Göteborg, Malmö, Aarhus, Odense, Copenhagen1,000
Sarah Baume participating in The Franschhoek Literary Festival Book Fair in Franschhoek and Johannesburg, Cape Town, South Africa,13-15 May 2016 South AfricaFranschhoek and Johannesburg1,000
Launch of Paul Casey's second collection of poetry 'Virtual Tides' at the AWP Conference, Los Angeles,, California, 30 March -2 April 2016 with an appearances at Beyond BaroqueUnited StatesLos Angeles900


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 166,500
Irish Chamber Orchestra performing at Würzburg Mozartfest June 19th and Tonhalle Zurich on June 20th 2016.Germany, SwitzerlandWürzburg, Zürich25,000
The Irish Chamber Orchestra performing two concerts at the Heidelberg Fruhling Festival and one at the Philharmonie, Cologne 20-24 April 2016GermanyHeidelberg, Cologne25,000
Celtic Connections Festival, Glasgow 14-31 January 2016.United KingdomGlasgow18,000
Irish bands performing in Ticket to Dublin Music Festival , Moscow and St Petersburg 16-27 March 2016Russian FederationMoscow, Saint-Petersburg15,000
Fidelio Trio tour in Asia 10-25 September 2016Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Viet Nam, Brunei Darussalam, SingaporeKuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh, Brunei, Singapore, Kota Kinabalu, Johor Bahru8,000
Lunasa and Tom O'Brien performing at Kauffman Concert Hall, New York and Hawaii etc. 19 Feb-24 March 2016United StatesDetails of all venues on attachment7,500
Téada performing at Rainforest World Music Festival , Borneo, 5-7 August 2016MalaysiaKuching7,000
Skippers Alley performing at the Spring Fest annual festival hosted by the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, 29 January to 1 February 2016.IndiaKharagpur7,000
Irish Heartbeat involving tour of Friel Sisters, Screaming Orphans, Cuig in Germany 3-20 March 2016GermanyRosendahl - Osterwick, Dortmund, Torgau, Traunreut, Langenfeld, Illingen, Reutlingen, Balingen, Garching, Arnstadt, EIsleben, Augsburg, Ludwigsburg, Minden, Barsinghausen, Heiligenhaus, Nienburg5,000
The Alan Kelly Gang tour of the US, 3- 20 March 2016 United StatesSt. Paul, Green Lake, Chicago, Lafayette, Somerville, Worcester, Peace Dale, Garden City, Vienna5,000
The Royal Irish Academy of Music Percussion Ensemble performing at the Ninth International Festival of Percussion Tamborimba City of Cali, Colombia 11-18 June 2016, ColombiaCali5,000
Sharon Shannon and band performing across New Mexico, March 2016
United StatesSanta Fe, Taos, Socorro, Albuquerque4,500
Irish artists and musical bands performing at "Les Semaines Irlandaises en Artois-Gohelle", at Lens France, 11-12 March 2016FranceGRENAY, LENS, HARNES, AIX-NOULETTE, BILLY-MONTIGNY, ARRAS and BRUAY-LABUISSIERE, BACHANT, Angres, Lens, Liévin, Hénin-Beaumont, Avion, Bruay-La-Buissière4,000
Quiet Music Ensemble performing at the 45th Poznan Spring Contemporary Music Festival, Poznan, Poland, 19 March 2016.PolandPoznan4,000
Gregory Harrington accompanied by Romanian Virtuoso Matei Varga performing violin and piano in China 10-21 March 2016ChinaBeijing, Shanghai, Suzhou 3,000
Fil Campbell and Tom McFarland presenting contemporary and traditional folk songs in tour across Australia, 1 March -18 April 2016AustraliaMelbourne, Tullamore, (NSW), Canberra, Sydney, Bowral, Mia Mia, Tullamore and several others to be added3,000
Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne presenting a concert of Bill Whelan's music, Rennes, Belgium, 25-26 April 2016FranceRennes, Quimper, Ploermel3,000
The Association of Irish Composers International Programme 2016 tour in Korea, Italy and Estonia, 29 March -16 July 2016Korea, Republic of, Italy, EstoniaTongyeong, Maccagno, Tallinn3,000
Fiachra O' Regan performing at Alcheringa Festival, Guwahati & Springfest, Kharagpur, India, 28-31 January 2016IndiaGuwahati, Kharagpur2,500
I Draw Slow tour of eastern/southeastern US 18-29 February 2016United StatesNew York, Charleston, nashville, Raleigh, Wingate, Aberdeen2,500
Improvised Music Company (IMC) exhibiting Our Jazz from Ireland booth within the Jazz Promotion Network Bremen Germany 21-24 April 2016GermanyBremen1,300
Dr.Paul Roe presenting contemporary music performances of new Irish & Japanese works in Tokyo, Nagoya & Wako, Japan, 11-14 January 2016 JapanYokohama-Tokyo, Nagoya, Machida City1,200
Aylish Kerrigan performing in concert at Mahidol University, Bangkok 22, 25, 26 January 2016ThailandBangkok1,000
Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Eireann (Italy) presenting the “Festa della Musica Irlandese" in Rome 13 - 15 May 2016ItalyRome1,000
Niamh Ní Charra band performing at Swalede Festival Yorkshire, UK, 7-8 June 2016

United KingdomGrinton, Richmond1,000
Grainne Holland and band showcasing their music at the Internationale Kulturborse Freiburg in Freiburg, Germany, 28 January 2016GermanyFreiburg1,000
Isabelle O'Connell performing at the 'New Music Gathering' contemporary music conference in at the Peabody Institute, Baltimore, USA, 7-9 January 2016United StatesBaltimore1,000
Goitse showcasing their work at Freiburg Kulturborse Showcase 25-28 January 2016. GermanyFreiburg1,000
Irish artists performing at The Irish May Chamber Festival, Prague, 7 May 2016Czech RepublicPrague1,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 30,000
Brokentalkers presenting 'Uprooted' at the Munich Kammerspiele, Munich, Germany, 17-19 February 2016. GermanyMunich 11,000
"theaterszene europa - an Irish-German festival" is presented from May 14th-21st 2016 by and at studiobühneköln in Cologne, Germany.GermanyCologne10,000
Kabosh presenting 'Those You Pass On The Street' at National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, South Africa June 2016South AfricaGrahamstown7,000
Benbo Productions presenting Little Thing Big Thing at the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA), Zimbabwe, 27 April - 2 May 2016ZimbabweHarare2,000

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 141,700
Presenting "Adventure" video and sculptural project of Sean Lynch at the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University (Waltham, Massachusetts), September-December 2016.United StatesWaltham20,000
Mother’s Tankstation presenting Irish artists at Art Basel, Hong Kong March 2016 and LISTE 21, Basel, Switzerland June 2016China1. Hong Kong, SAR China 2. Basel, Switzerland10,000
Tessa Giblin and Project Arts Centre presenting Riddle of the Burial Grounds, Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp, Belgium, 25 March-17 July 2016BelgiumAntwerpen10,000
A series of three collaborative contemporary art exhibitions in Beijing and Shanghai during the Irish Festival in China, 14-28 March 20168,000
SO Fine Art Editions presenting WB Yeats " A lonely impulse of delight", at the London Art, Fair, 19-24 January 2016. United KingdomLondon6,000
Aoibheann Greenan n collaboration with curator Dr Alice Plane exhibiting The Perfect Wagner Rite at Import Projects Berlin 22 April - 5 June 2016 GermanyBerlin6,000
Exhibition "Every Letter Is a Love Letter" curated by Marge Monko at Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia, 22 January -2 March 2016.EstoniaTallinn6,000
Jesse Jones work exhibited in the Anna Schwartz Gallery, Sydney, Australia, 5 October – 9 November 2013.AustraliaSydney5,000
Presenting works by Irish artists at Frieze New York, USA, 5-8 May 2016United StatesNew York5,000
Presenting works by Irish artists at Art Basel Hong Kong, 24-26 March 2016
Hong KongHong Kong5,000
Presenting the work of Irish artists at Cologne Art Fair, 14-17 April 2016
Presenting contemporary Irish artists at the London Original Print Fair, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 5-8 May 2016United KingdomLondon5,000
Oliver Sears Gallery presenting the work of fifteen Irish artists at the London Art Fair, 20-24 January 2016. United KingdomLondon5,000
A presentation of work by artists at Art Brussels, Brussels, Belgium, 22 - 24 April 2016. BelgiumBrussels5,000
Kevin Kavanagh presenting a solo exhibition of work by Paul Nugent at VOLTA NY, international art fair New York, USA, 2-6 March 2016.United StatesNew York5,000
Kerlin Gallery exhibiting Irish artists at The Dallas Art Fair, Texas, USA, 10 -12 April 2016
United StatesDallas5,000
An exhibition of new work by contemporary Irish photographers at Fotohof, Salzburg, Austria, 7 April - 28 May 2016AustriaSalzburg5,000
Presentation of work by Irish sculptor Dorothy Cross in KALEIDOSCOPE, Modern Art Oxford, 30 May - 24 October 2016United KingdomOxford5,000
Exhibition of work by Aurélien Froment at Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art, Kraków, Poland, 28 May - 14 August 2016PolandKraków3,500
Ormston House presenting work by artist Vanessa Donoso at Supermarket Art Fair 2016, Stockholm 14-17 April 2016SwedenStockholm3,000
Eleanor Duffin exhibiting new sculptural work at the Sarah Scout Presents Gallery, Melbourne, August - October 2016AustraliaMelbourne3,000
Presenting" Hold to the Now" an exhibition of work by Irish artists at SLAG Contemporary, New York, USA, 16 October -14 November 2016United StatesNew York3,000
Solo exhibition by Laura Gannon at Espace Croise, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Roubaix, France, 29 Jan -16 April 2016
Exhibition by Wendy Judge entitled “Factory Installed,” at The Mattress Factory Museum, Pittsburgh, USA, 13 May 2016- February 2017United StatesPittsburgh2,500
Sheena Malone presenting work of Richard Proffitt at Verkstad/Rum för Konst, Norrköping, Sweden 2-16 April 2016. SwedenNorrköping1,300
Emily McFarland .presenting "In the Jungle of Cities" at Mandor's Space, Glasgow International Biennal 2016, 8-25 April 2016
United KingdomGlasgow1,000
Seamus O'Rourke exhibiting FIRELINES at the ARC Gallery, Chicago, 6 - 30 January 2016United StatesChicago400


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 57,000
Screening of Irish films and Irish artists presenting work at the 4th Belgrade Irish Festival 16-27 March 2016.
United KingdomBelgrade12,000
Presenting Moscow Traditional Music & Dance Festival 17-20 March 2016Russian FederationMoscow10,000
EFACIS presenting a series of works throughout Europe between March and November 2016Belgium29 cities throughout Europe10,000
LUXe presenting Imramh at Chinese New Year International Night Parade, Hong Kong and new territoiries 8-12 February 2016Hong KongHong Kong, Telford, Hong Kong, New Territories8,000
Presentation of Irish films and performances by Irish artists at the Sarajevo Irish Festival, 16-24 March 2016.Bosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevo8,000
Screening of the Best of New Irish Cinema at SVA theater and performance of music at Mercury Lounge NYC Craic Fest on 3-12 March 2016United StatesNew York5,000
LUXe presenting two bespoke landscape events in Scalloway and on the Beach at St Ninians Isle, Shetland 4-11 July 2016United KingdomScalloway2,500
Collaborative exhibitions between Alannah Robins and Ewert Ekros, Cecilia Josefson and Warren King in Detroit, Stockholm, Malmo and Istanbul, March - July 2016
Sweden, TurkeyStockholm , Stockholm, Malmö, Istanbul1,500

Total for Autumn 2015: €460,000