Outcome Grant Spring 2016


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 8,000
McCullough Mulvin Architects exhibiting at 8th International Festival of Architecture, Design and Art: Archikultura 2016 in Ostrava, Czech Republic, 5 April-5 June 2016Czech RepublicOstrava8,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 22,000
Fidget Feet & The Bird and The Bat touring Iceland, 9-18 September 2016IcelandReykjavik, Strandgötu, Egilsstaðir14,000
Clowns without Boarders Ireland touring refugee and displaced peoples camps in the Kurdish Region, September-October 2016IraqErbil6,000
La Pole National Cirque et Arts de la Rue in collaboration with ISACS presenting Irish artists at "La Rue est á Amiens" France 17 - 20 June 2016FranceAmiens2,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 23,400
CoisCéim Dance Theatre presenting "The Wolf and Peter" at Dance City, Newcastle 6-10 December 2016United KingdomNewcastle + one other TBC17,000
Ruairí Donovan & Asaf Aharonson presenting "Ghosts" at SummerWorks, Toronto, Canada 6 - 18 August 2016
Artists James King, Rebecca Strain, Mads Floor Anderson and Wahshi Kuhi performing Accumulator Performance Action, Berlin, 18 April 2016.GermanyBerlin400


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 6,000
Irish Film London Summer Season screening Irish films May-August 2016United KingdomLondon, Manchester, Leeds4,000
Irish film artists attending screenings of Irish films at the Edinburgh Film Festival, 15-26 June 2016United KingdomEdinburgh2,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 11,700
James Joyce Centre presenting special Bloomsday programme in San Sebastián and Madrid, Spain 19-21 June 2016SpainSan Sebastián and Madrid5,000
John McCourt presenting the 20th annual Trieste Joyce School, Trieste 26 June - 2 July 2016ItalyTrieste2,000
The Ledbury Poetry Festival presenting "Voices from the Cillín" featuring Irish artists, Ledbury, UK 7 - 10 July 2016. United KingdomLedbury1,500
Irish based poets attending European Literature Night, Edinburgh and London 13 -14 May 2016.United KingdomLondon and Edinburgh1,200
Gerry Murphy reading poetry at Velestovo Nights Poetry Nights Festival, Ohrid, Macedonia 14-20 July 2016.Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic ofVelestovo near Ohrid500
Patrick Cotter reading at Velestovo Poetry Nights, Velestovo, Macedonia 14-20 July 2016Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic ofOhrid and Velestovo500
Billy Ramsell reading poetry at Velestovo Nights Poetry Nights Festival, Ohrid, Macedonia 14-20 July 2016Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic ofVelestova, near Ohrid500
Ailbhe Ni Ghearbhuigh reading poetry at Velestovo Nights Poetry Festival, Ohrid, Macedonia 14-20 July 2016.Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic ofVelestova, near Ohrid500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 126,200
Presentation of the 11th Irish Festival of Oulu, Finland from 5 - 9 October 2016 FinlandOulu, Oulu 12,000
We Banjo 3 tour of Irish and Folk Festivals across North America, July - September 2016United StatesMilwaukee, Dayton, Dublin, LaCrosse, Madison, Kansas City8,000
Socks in the Frying Pan undertaking a Summer tour in the USA, 22 July - 20 September 2016United StatesCleveland, Dayton, Dublin, Harriet Island, Milwaukee, Peoria, Front Royal, Estes Park, Winfield7,500
Irish artists including Doolin, Chieftains, Dropkick Murphy's, Kila, Adrian Crowley, Girl Band, Villagers performing at the Festival Rio Loco, Toulouse, France 14-19 June 2016FranceTOULOUSE6,000
Lisa O Beill, The Henry Girls, I Draw Slow and Cian Nugent performing at the 39th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Vancouver, Canada 15 - 17 July 2016CanadaVancouver6,000
The Jeremiahs Perforrmance at KVMR Celtic Festival, Nevada County California 30- September-2 October 2016United StatesNevada County6,000
Goitse performing at Dublin Ohio Irish Festival, Dayton Ohio Irish festival and the Manitou Music Festival, USA 28 July - 14 August 2016.United StatesDublin, Dayton , Glen Arbor 6,000
Skipper's Alley undertaking a Canadian Tour from 30 June - 3 July 2016 CanadaLittle Brook, Nova Scotia, Canso, Nova Scotia, Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia6,000
Culture Society La Festa del Suoni d'Irlanda, Bondeno City Council and Italian Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoirí presenting "Eire!" Festival, Bondeno, 26-28 August 2016ItalyBondeno5,000
The European Union Youth Orchestra performing a Summer tour 2016 across Europe, 6 - 29 August 2016 Austria, Slovakia, Slovenia, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, NetherlandsGrafenegg, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Warsaw, Prague, Berlin, Bolzano / Bozen, Alpbach, Amsterdam5,000
I Draw Slow undertaking a US tour from Colorado to West Coast, 27 July - 7 August 2016United Statestbc, KEMMERER, SISTERS, OR - , Happy Valley5,000
McPeake Band Tour of Minnesota, Milwaukee, Music City and showcasing at Nashville, USA, 12 -28 August 2016
United StatesSt Paul, Milwaukee, Nashville5,000
Matt Molloy, John Carty and Arty McGlynn performing at The Boxwood Festival Lunnenburg in Nova Scotia, The Edmonton Irish Festival in Edmonton, and undertaking an anxcillary Canadian Tour across Ontario, Canada 29 July- 7 August 2016CanadaLunenburg, Toronto, Barrie, ON, Goderich, ON, Stratford,ON, Edmonton5,000
Tupelo performing at Irish Fest Chicago, 8 - 10 July and the Kansas City Irish Festival, Kansas City, USA 2 - 4 September 2016 United StatesChicago4,000
Les Celti'Cimes hosting the Celti'Cimes festival of traditional Irish music, Albiez-Montrond, France, 16 - 22 July 2016 FranceAlbiez-Montrond, Albiez-Le-Jeune4,000
John McSherry and Donal O Connor undertaking a tour of Australia including the National Celtic Festival , 8 - 19 June 2016AustraliaMelbourne and surrounding areas, Brunswick Victoria, Balmain NSW, Hornsby, Wollongong NSW, Newcastle, Alambie Heights4,000
Mongoose undertaking a tour of France from 11 - 15 June 2016FranceVilleneuve d'Ascq3,500
Irish Newfoundland Traditional Music Foundation presenting Feile Seamus Creagh, Newfoundland, Canada, 8 -12 September 2016. CanadaSt. John's, Bay Bulls, Freshwater and Ferryland3,000
Dott performing in the Graveface Records Summer Roadshow, USA 14 May - 30 June 2016 Canada, United StatesToronto, Albany, Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Louisville, Knoxville, Atlanta , Athens, Charleston, Savannah, Tallahassee, Pensacola, New Orleans, Houston, Austin, Odessa, El Paso, Tucson, San Diego, LA, Baskerfield, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, Sacramento, Reno, Salt Lake City, Casper, Boise, Portland, Seattle3,000
Bermadette Morris performing at the National Celtic Festival, Portarlington, Victoria, Australia 10 - 13 June 2016
The Boxwood Festival Society presenting the 21st Boxwood Festival and Workshop Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, 24 - 30 July, 2016CanadaLunenburg, NS2,500
FullSet performing at Festival Interceltico de Occident, Asturias, Spain, 5 August 2016 and at the Festival Interceltico de Sendim, Sendim, Portugal, 6 August 2016.Spain, PortugalTapia de Casariego, Sendim2,000
We Banjo 3 performing at Ulm Festival in Germany 24 June 2016,Folk Festival Ehrenhausen in Austria on 25 June 2016 and Colours of Ostrava Festival, Croatia 16-17 July 2016Germany, Austria, CroatiaUlm, Ehrenhausen, Ostrava2,000
Téada performance of Charlie Lennon's 'Island Wedding Suite' with Wurttembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen, Germany, 27 October 2016 GermanyStuttgart2,000
'Niall O'Sullivan and friends' performing a concert at the American Irish Historical Society, New York, USA, 2 June 2016

United StatesNew York City 2,000
TIMSIG presenting Glenntown Irish music festival 2016 at Gothenburg, Sweden 9-11 September 2016SwedenGothenburg1,500
Francey Devine Trio performing four concerts, Tyneside Irish Centre, Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne, May-August 2016

United KingdomNewcastle upon Tyne1,500
Mathew Nolan performing a new score for the silent film, People on Sunday at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA 31 July 2016United StatesWashington1,500
Ostrovy sro presenting Irish interprets, Slow Skies and Leaders of Men at United Islands of Prague Festival, Prague 23-25 June 2016Czech RepublicPrague1,400
Presentation of Ann Cleare's opera 'rinn' performed by Klang 21 and Ensemble Garage in Germany on 18 and 24 June 2016 GermanySolingen, Gelsenkirchen1,200
Karen Power premiering and performing a new composition at Roulette, New York, USA on 5 May 2016United StatesNew York800
Dumbworld presenting "Bluebottle" and "Rain Falling Up" through conference 'Adventures in Participation', at Classical Next trade fair 23 - 28 May 2016 NetherlandsRotterdam800


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 128,330
Dead Centre presenting Lippy at Contemporary Dance and Theatre Festival Gothenburg Sweden, 25-26 August 2016, and also presenting “Chekhov’s First Play” at Groningen’s Festival, Noorderzon, Netherlands 18 August – 21 August 2016, at Baltoscandal, Rakvere, Tallinn, Estonia 8 -9 July 2016 and at Bordeaux Festival Novart, 18 -20 July 2016
Pan Pan presenting at All That Fall at the George Town Festival, Malaysia 1 - 7 August 2016MalaysiaGeorge Town14,000
Pan Pan theatre presenting 'Newcastlewest', The Stage Festival, Helsinki; 'The Seagull and Other Birds', Gothenberg Theatre & Dance Festival, Sweden 17-23 August 2016Finland, SwedenHelsinki, Gothenberg14,000
Collapsing Horse Theatre presenting Bears in Space at New York's First Irish Festival. New York, 6 September- 2 October 2016United StatesNew York14,000
Paul Curley presenting Bake! to Taipei and Kaohsiung,Taiwan, 24 July-7 Aug 2016. Taiwan, Province of ChinaTaipei, Kaohsiung10,000
Mouth on Fire presenting "Time passes", three plays by Samuel Beckett, Irish Language Venue, Theatre X Cai, Tokyo, Japan 4 - 6 June 2016
Bigger Picture Projects presenting Small Plastic Wars by Pat McGrath and Charolais by Noni Stapleton at Theatre Clwyd as part of the Celtic Festival, Wales 3-7 May 2016. United KingdomMold3,000
Fishamble presenting "Forgotten" by Pat Kinevane (as part of its 10th anniversary year) at Luminate Festival, Scotland 1 - 6 October 2016
United KingdomGlasgow, Aberdeen, Stornoway2,500
Monkeyshine Theatre presenting "Losha", York Theatre, Royal's Take Over Festival, UK, 11-17 July 2016
United KingdomYork2,500
Brazen Tales presenting "Big Bobby. Little Bobby" at Brighton Fringe 24 - 28 May 2016.
United KingdomBrighton2,000
Jaki McCarrick presenting play inspired by Madame Bovary at Southwark Playhouse, Bread and Roses Theatre 16 May 2016.United KingdomLondon330

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 76,100
Stoney Road Press attending IFPDA Print Fair, New York, 2 -6 November 2016, INK Art Fair, Miami, 2-6 December 2016, LA Fine Print Fair, 20-23 January 2017, San Francisco Fine Print Fair, Portland Fine Print Fair, 20-23 January 2017.United StatesNew York/ Miami/ Los Angeles/ San Francisco or Portland, Los Angeles, Portland15,000
Green on Red Gallery showcasing Irish artists at NADA (North American Art Dealers) ,Miami Beach, Florida USA, 1-4 December 2016United StatesMiami Beach 6,000
Kevin Kavanagh Gallery showcasing work by Tadhg McSweeney, Ulrich vogl and Diana Copperwhite at Volta Basel, Switzerland, 13 - 18 June 2016SwitzerlandBasel5,000
Kerlin Gallery showcasing Irish artists at Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland 16-19 June 2016SwitzerlandBasel5,000
Landskrona Foto presenting View Ireland 2016 at Landskrona Museum, Landskrona, Sweden. 30 June-25 September 2016. SwedenLandskrona5,000
Green on Red Gallery showcasing Irish artists at Volta12 Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland, 13 - 18 June 2016SwitzerlandBasel 5,000
Green on Red attending FIAC Contemporary Art Fair, Grande Palais in Paris, 20-23 October 2016FranceParis5,000
G&N Platforms showcasing works by ten Irish artists at CONTEXT ART New York 3-8 May 2016United StatesNew York5,000
Artists Orla Ryan, Alanna O'Kelly and Brian Hand as Stormy Petrel/Guairdeall exhibiting in the Women's Museum Hanoi, Vietnam in May/ June 2016Viet NamHanoi 4,000
Presenting Sam Keogh's solo show "1985 in Co. Wicklow" at the Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund, Germany 4 June-14 August 2016GermanyDortmund3,500
Nick Miller presenting Solo Exhibition at Art Space Gallery, London, 6 September - 15 October 2016
United KingdomLondon3,000
Ian Thuillier exhibiting Vietnam 40 at Quang TRi and Danang, Hanoi, Vietnam, June 2016 Viet NamDa Nang and Quang Tri3,000
Zsiri Melinda Dempsey exhibiting "Concious Unconsciousness", Zhunan Snake Kiln and Museum of Traditional Kilns,Miaoli and Kuo Mu Sheng Art Foundation, Taipei, 20 July 2016
Taiwan, Province of ChinaMiaoli , Taipei2,500
David Creedon exhibiting " Behind Open Doors" at the John Dowling Arts Center, Syracuse New York. 21 June - 30 August 2016.United StatesSyracuse1,500
Fiona O'Dwyer presenting solo exhibition in Galleria Huuto, Helsinki, 9-25 September 2016

Cork Printmakers Members work exhibited in The Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, Connecticut, USA , 5 June - 28 August 2016 United StatesNorwalk1,500
Stephen Lawlor presenting solo exhibition of prints at Gallery Taller Galleria Fort, Cadaques, Spain 8 July- 15 July 2016
SpainBarcelona (Cadaques)1,200
Barbara Knezevic, Jon Benajmin, Asbjorn Skou, Alma Heikkilä exhibiting "City Agents", EKKM Talinn, Estonia, 6 August-11 September 2016EstoniaTallinn1,000
Spacex presenting The Weight of the World exhibition by Sean Lynch at The Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery and Exeter Phoenix Arts Centre, Exeter, UK,14 May-2 July 2016. United KingdomExeter 1,000
Solo exhibition by Michael John Whelan at Boetzelaer|Nispen Gallery, Amsterdam, 7 May - 6 June 2016NetherlandsAmsterdam700
Chris Judge attending East London Comics and Arts Festival,London 10-12 June 2016United KingdomLondon700


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 17,500
Karen Ryan presenting 18th Return to Camden Town Festival of traditional Irish music song and dance, London, 25-31 October 2016. United KingdomLondon7,500
Artscope presenting Creative Connexions Festival of Arts, Ireland : Catalonia, Sitges, Barcelona, 27-30 October 2016.SpainSitges, Barcelona, Sitges, Barcelonia7,000
Lorcán Mac Mathúna presenting "1916 – Visionaries and their Words" at The Festival Interceltique de Lorient in Brittany 11 August 2016FranceLorient3,000

Total for Spring 2016: €419,230