Outcome Grant Ireland 2016 2016


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 9,000
Luke Murphy presenting "On Triumph and Trauma" commemoration and remembrance at two venues in the USA in June 2016.
United StatesChilmark, Marthas Vineyard, Pittsburgh, Washington DC7,500
Presenting The Casement Project Symposium in partnership with The Place Theatre and the British Library in London on Friday 3 June 2016. United KingdomLondon1,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 20,702
Focus on Irish Film with special 1916 theme presented at Irish Screen America & Cantor Film Center, New York in September 2016 and at ISA Los Angeles in October 2016
United StatesLos Angeles, New York11,000
‘In Between Silence -where we really exist’ is a collection of intimate personal stories by diverse participants, including many leading Irish writers. It is presented in a unique film format devised by groundbreaking Irish artist Stano. It makes its North American debut from December 2 – 17th in the off-Broadway Barrow Street Theatre, New York.United StatesNew York6,000
Attendance at screenings of A Terrible Beauty, a critically acclaimed IFTA-winning feature length work set during Easter Week 1916. The Exhibition, Stories from 1916 grew out of the film and consist of an online interactive portal and travelling exhibition.United StatesMissouri and New York2,500
Niall McKay showcasing Irish film at Irish Screen America, a celebration of Irish nominees at 2016 Academy Awards, Los Angeles from 21-28 February 2016 .United StatesLos Angeles1,202


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 58,438
Literature Ireland - Redesign & Reconstruction costs for LI's Book Fairs stands (2017 - 2022)United Kingdom, GermanyLondon, Frankfurt am Main28,900
Ireland Literature Exchange will organise a special commemorations display at the London Book Fair (12–14 April), based around the illustrated RIA book ‘1916: Portraits and Lives’, as well as distributing commemoration-related issues of The Stinging Fly and Books Ireland, and hosting a reception at the Irish national stand at the book fair. United KingdomLondon25,000
Irish poets performing at RiflessiDiVersi in Magione, Italy to mark the 1916 centenary from 28 September - 1 October 2016
ItalyPerugia,, Perugla, Perugia, Magione2,400
Eleanor Hooker and Clodagh Beresford Dunne poetry readings & lecture tour in Pittsburgh and Washington DC USA 12-21 April 2016
United StatesPittsburgh2,138


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 26,000
Ireland 2016 - The Chieftains & Special Guests - a performance as part of the Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow, Scotland on 15 January 2016United KingdomGlasgow10,000
Irish Polish Chamber of Commerce showcasing contemporary Irish music including Saint Sister, Paddy Hanna, & The Delorentos, at "I am Ireland" concert in Warsaw. Poland on 27 August 2016PolandWarsaw5,000
This performance of a Requiem 1916 Marbhna in the Irish language is a solemn expression of commemoration for ALL those who died in 1916. It will be performed at St. Patrick’s Church, Soho Square, Westminster on November 29th, 2016. It is composed by Odhrán Ó Casaide and we are working with the Irish Embassy, London, St Patrick's Soho and Tourism Ireland in production and promotion.United KingdomLondon3,000
Performance of a Concert by Dr. Charlie Lennon and Friends In the Concert Hall of the Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA on the 29th of October, 2016. United StatesFairfield2,800
Grainne Duffy performing at the Woodford Folk Festival in Queensland, Australia from 27 December 2016 - 1 January 2017AustraliaWoodford , QLD 45142,500
Embassy Concert Series
Codetta (Dónal Doherty, Director)
Barry Douglas
Harmony North Choir
Embassy of Luxembourg
2200 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington D.C.
Friday 20th May 2016, 7pm
United StatesWashington D.C.1,500
The Anthology Film Archives (http://anthologyfilmarchives.org) in New York City would like to screen my film "AN GLÉACHT". Originally commissioned by Cork Film Festival, it is a film which is screened accompanied by live musicians. I would be one of the musicians performing, alongside some New York-based musicians. The screening will happen in September 2016. United StatesNew York City1,200


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 159,485
The Abbey Theatre will tour their production of Quietly by Owen McCafferty to the Irish Repertory Theatre, New York City from 20th July-11th Sept 2016 in association with the Public Theater.United StatesManhattan55,000
Dead Centre performing "Lippy" at the Darwin Festival, Australia from 5 to 7 August 2016.AustraliaDarwin30,000
Dead Centre are to present their newest touring work 'Chekhov's First Play' at Britain's oldest and most esteemed playhouse the Bristol Old Vic as part of Mayfest 2016. It is following on from presenting 'Lippy' there in 2015 as the company continues to build it's relationship with his festival and the UK.United KingdomBristol18,000
Fishamble's production of Underneath by Pat Kinevane at The Odyssey Theater, Los Angeles, in October/November 2016. United StatesLos Angeles13,000
Brokentalkers and Junk Ensemble presenting "It Folds' at the Bristol Old Vic as part of the Mayfest Festival in Bristol, UK from 20 to 22 May 2016United KingdomBristol10,000
Fishamble: The New Play Company's Tiny Plays for Ireland and America to be presented at the Irish Arts Center in May 2016. The production will be co-presented by Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and will perform there as part of the Irish Festival.United StatesWashington, New York9,500
Eirebrushed (75 minutes) about the lesbian and gay heroes of 1916. Written/directed by IDGTF Founder Brian Merriman, NYC 14-20 November Downtown Arts Theatre (2 days following in Provincetown Theatre). NYC: Kathleen Warnock TOSOS, Brendan Fay St Pats For All, Honor Molloy, Playwright. Provincetown Margaret Van Sant CKET Arts IDGTF ltd.United StatesNew York 8,000
A staged reading of WexFour - 4 short plays by Wexford writers at Fordham University, Lincoln Centre, New York, 26-30 September 2016United StatesNew York7,000
Fishamble's production of Underneath by Pat Kinevane on tour at The Soho Theatre, London, from 22 November to 17 December 2016.

United KingdomLondon7,000
Mac Piarais i bPictiúir / Pearse in Pictures, written by Harry McGee and artist Dara McGee, on tour to four venues in Canada in April 2016.CanadaToronto, Kingston, Brockville, Ottawa1,985

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 12,600
Oliver Sears presenting at In Residence II, London 6 - 30 October 2016United KingdomLondon12,000
Exhibition entitled 'Postcard 1916' at Larroque Arts Festival, France in August - September 2016FranceLarroque France600


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 23,000
The Ogham wall on display at the John F. Kennedy Centre, Washington from May 12 - 15 June 2016 as part of ‘IRELAND 100 – Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture’ United StatesWashington20,000
The Tyneside Irish Festival at the Tyneside Irish Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, GB from 13th until 23rd October 2016.United KingdomNewcastle upon Tyne1,500
Support for Irish poet Moya Cannon appearing at Dúchas: Irish Landscapes and Environmental Legacies" in New York, USA, 8 - 9 October 2016United StatesNew York1,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 400
Munich Irish Network presenting Prof Roy Foster speaking about the 1916 Easter Rising in Munich, Germany on 10 June 2016GermanyMunich400

Total for Ireland 2016 2016: €309,625