Outcome Grant Autumn 2016


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 7,000
McCullough Mulvin Architects presenting a multi-media architectural exhibition at Universidade Lusófona do Porto, Portugal, April 2017PortugalPorto7,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 14,800
Clowns Without Borders playing " The Rushing Circus" In Jordan Refugee Camps, Jordan, April 2017JordanAmman and others5,000
Presentation of Irish artists at 'Focus on Ireland' at the Festival Mirabilia, Fossano, Piedmont, Italy from 28 June - 2 July 2017
Performance of circus show by Squarehead Productions at Global Music Festival, Spring Fest at IIT Kharagpur and at the World Carnival Kashiyatra at IIT BHU, India from 21 - 22 January 2017

IndiaKharagpur, Varanasi3,000
Clowns without Borders performing in Refugee Camps and Refugee Information Centes in Greece in March 2017

GreeceAthens, Samos and Chios2,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 60,500
Concert, a solo dance show by Colin Dunne touring in France, 28 March - 12 May 2017 FranceParis, Montbéliard, Châlons-en-Champagne25,000
Presentation of Catherine Young Dance's "Welcoming the stranger" at the Ramallah Contemporary Dance Festival in Ramallah and Jerusalem, Palestine in from 21 - 24 April 2017Palestinian Territory, OccupiedRamallah, Jerusalem9,000
The Moscow Traditional Music & Dance Festival showcases the best of Irish Traditional music with the best of Irish dancing in a unique series of concerts combining the work of highest class Irish dancers - Roisin Lyons and Marcus Maloney with appreciated bands as Project West and Realta. The Festival is to take place in two major venues – Izvestiya Hall and Moscow International House of Music.Russian FederationMoscow7,000
Performance by Jean Butler and Neil Martin of "This is an Irish Dance" at the Belgrade Irish Festival, Belgrade, Serbia from 10 - 11 March 2017SerbiaBelgrade 6,000
Philip Connaughton performing "Extraterrestrial Events" at the studio Le Regard du Cygne in Paris, France, 30 - 31 March 2017FranceParis5,500
Performance by Jean Butler of solo show 'this is an Irish dance' at Warwick Arts Centre from 26 - 28 January 2017United KingdomCoventry4,500
Night Wandering by Merce Cunningham, Design by Robert Rauschenberg, Music by Bo Nilsson.John Scott Dance is invited to show Night Wandering in 'Cunningham and Complexity' demonstration by Alastair McCauley, Chief dance critic, New York Times, Feb 10th, 2017 at 92nd Street Y - a legendary nonprofit cultural and community center in New York's Upper East Side
United StatesNew York3,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 42,750
Launched in 2007, IrishFilmFesta is an annual Italian festival dedicated to Irish Cinema. The promoters are the cultural association ARCHIMEDIA, and the Artistic Director Susanna Pellis, an expert on Irish Cinema. Held at the prestigious “Casa del Cinema/House of Cinema" in Rome, the festival will run from 30th March to 2nd April 2017.ItalyRome9,000
The 17th Annual Irish Film Festival, Boston, organized by BIFF Productions, a not-for- profit organization, will screen the Very Best of
Contemporary Irish film, in Somerville Massachusetts, March 23rd - 26th, 2017.
United StatesSomerville8,000
The 10th Moscow Irish Film Festival (MIFF) showcasing Irish films in Moscow from 15 - 26 March 2017
Russian FederationMoscow7,000
The 18th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival presenting an Irish Spotlight on film in Newport Beach, California from 20 - 27 April 2017

United StatesNewport Beach5,000
Screening of Irish films at the Annual Toronto Irish Film Festival at the TIFF Bell Lightbox venue, Toronto, Canada from 3 - 5 March 2017

Screening of Paula Kehoe's film “I am Galway 2020” at Sydney UNESCO City of Film and Melbourne UNESCO City of Literature, Australia from 29 - 30 March 2017 and in Melbourne 3 - 4 April 2017

AustraliaSydney , Melbourne2,750
Irish Screen Projects promoting 3rd Irish Film Festival Australia in Sydney & Melbourne, 4 - 14 April 2017AustraliaSydney & Melbourne2,500
Shebeen Flick – Irish Film Festival Berlin consists of one exclusive preview screening of an Irish film without cinema distribution in Germany in combination with a series of Irish film screenings open to the general public. The festival will take place from 16th – 19th March 2017 in Moviemento Kino in Berlin, Germany.GermanyBerlin2,000
The 20th Annual Chicago European Union Film Festival is presented by and held at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 North State Street, Chicago, IL (in downtown Chicago). It is held throughout the month of March 2017.United StatesChicago1,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 46,390
Children's Books Ireland presenting the Irish national stand at the Bologna Children's Book Fair, Italy, 3-6 April 2017.ItalyBologna12,000
Poetry Ireland & Irish Writers Centre to produce St. Patrick’s Day literary events featuring Irish fiction writers, poets, and historians at the BUALADH Boston Literary Showcase, Boston Public Library from 10 - 11 March 2017 United StatesBoston11,000
Readings by Leanne O’Sullivan and Alan Gillis at “Irish Poetry Evenings” at the VERSeFest International Poetry Festival on 25 March in Ottawa, Canada and in St Johns, Newfoundland on 25-27 March 2017CanadaOttawa, Ontario; St. John's, Newfoundland3,000
Readings by Dermot Bolger, Marina Carr and Hugo Hamilton and performances by Irish musicians at Vent d'Irlande, Palais des Congrès, Royan, France from 16 - 19 March 2017

The Asian Festival of Children's Content 2017 will be held at the National Library Building in Singapore from 17-21 May. It is organised by the National Book Development Council of Singapore. SingaporeSingapore2,200
Salmon Poetry attending the AWP Conference and Bookfair 2017 in Washington DC, US from 8 - 11 February 2017

United StatesWashigton2,000
Participation by Sebastian Barry in Adelaide Writers’ Week, Perth Writers’ Festival and Byron Bay Writers’ Festival in February – March 2017AustraliaAdelaide2,000
Now in its 16th year, the Auckland Writers Festival is New Zealand’s premiere literary event and will take place in Auckland from 16-21 May 2017. More than 170 participants, including 140 New Zealanders, present their work in a forum that attracted attendance of more than 65,000 in 2016 (up from 34,500 in 2013) to more than 140 events across diverse formats, 40% of which were free to attend.New ZealandAuckland1,750
Little Island Books attending Bologna Children's Book Fair, Bologna, Italy, from 3 - 6 April 2017
Peadar O'Guilin participating in the 2017 Perth Writers Festival, Australia, 23 - 26 February 2017AustraliaPerth1,500
Phil Lynch participating in Salmon Poetry’s events during the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Conference & Bookfair, Washington, DC, 8 -11 February, 2017

United StatesWashington D.C.1,250
Bologna Children's Book Fair, 3rd to 6th April 2017, Bologna FiereItalyBologna1,200
Participation by Patricia Forde at the The Jaipur Literature Festival in Jaipur, India from 19 - 23 January 2017IndiaJaipur1,000
Participation by IBBY in the Bologna International Book Fair from 3 - 6 April 2017, Bologna, Italy ItalyBologna1,000
Bologna Childrens Book Fair,
Bologna Italy
3rd- 6th April 2017
Simon Lewis reading his poetry 'Jewtown' at the London Jewish Book Week at Kings Place, London on 26 February 2017 United KingdomLondon500
Dylan Brennan participating in the Miami Poetry Festival, Florida, USA, 19 - 21 April 2017 United StatesMiami400
Europa In Versi will be held in Como, Italy, on 7th and 8th April 2017. It will be presented by Laura Garavaglia.ItalyComo240


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 273,350
The ICO is to makes its debut in the wonderful Vienna Konzerthaus for two concerts and then return to Heidelberg for a concert to mark the second year of our residency March 23rd - 28th.Austria, GermanyVienna, Heidelberg 50,000
Celtic Connections takes place in Glasgow each January featuring more than 300 music events over 18 days and attracting audiences of over 100,000. Annually the festival attracts international audiences which substantially benefit Scotland's tourism economy and generate substantial media interest. In 2017, the festival will run from Thursday 19th January - Sunday 5th February 2017.United KingdomGlasgow18,000
Presentation of 'Ancient Rain', an Australia-Ireland collaboration at the Sydney Opera House, Queensland Cabaret Festival and Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Australia from 29 - 31 May and 1 - 16 June 2017
AustraliaSydney , Vivid Festival, Adelaide15,000
RIAM performing at Metropolitan Club of New York in March and The American Irish Historical Society, New York, March and May 2017United StatesNew York, New York 14,000
The Young Folk undertaking an Australian Tour from 22 February - 21 March 2017
Sharon Shannon Band performing at the Woodford Folk Festival, Queensland Australia, from 30 December - 1 January and a series of other venues in Australia in January 2017AustraliaBrisbane , Brisbane, Sydney, Milton, NSW, Melbourne 10,000
CAMERATA IRELAND and BARRY DOUGLAS have been invited to undertake a 5 CITY TOUR in CHINA in DECEMBER 2016ChinaYixing, Shanghai, Beijing, Zhuzhou, Wuhan9,000
Goitse 'Inspired by Chance' tour of the south west of USA and the West coast of Canada from 1 - 20 March 2017United States, CanadaPrescott, Flagstaff, Colorado, Courtenay, BC, Saskatoon, SK , Edmonton , Calgary, AB , Tuscon8,000
The Contemporary Irish Music Festival is one of Moscow's fastest growing music events.The festival showcases one of Ireland's greatest exports - Indie music. In 2017 four up-and-coming and established Irish bands will perform in the best live music venues across Moscow. The target audience of the festival is students, young professionals, fans of Indie music and Irish culture across Moscow.Russian FederationMoscow, Saint Petersburg8,000
The Outside Track are applying for funding to help with the costs of a 22-day tour of Australia including headline performances at Woodford Folk Festival, Cygnet Folk Festival and Illawara Folk Festival. The dates are the 26th Dec 2016- 16th January 2017.AustraliaWoodford , Cygnet, Sydney, Bulli 7,500
ALDOC & Mundy touring New Zealand, 23 Feb - 15 April 2017 New ZealandHamilton, Auckland, Paraparaumu, Wellington, Takaka, Nelson, Christchurch, Dunedin, Queenstown, Raglan, New Plymouth, Titirangi Music Festival, Waiheke7,500
We Banjo 3 to tour the USA from January 18 to March 20 2017United StatesWilmington, St Cloud, Ulen, Iowa City, Wautoma, Ann Arbor, Greenville, Cleveland, Sellerville, Annapolis, Frederick, Hartford, Barre, Pleasanton, Kent, Olympia, Edmonds, Portland, Bellingham, Bend, Lubbock, Dallas, Milwaukee, Madison, Washington, Chicago, Cincinnatti, Newark7,000
The Gloaming undertaking a European Tour from 24 February - 6 March 2017
France, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, LuxembourgParis, Bremen, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Luxembourg 7,000
Tour of Australia and New Zealand performing traditional Irish music and dance. Featuring Caitlín Nic Gabhann, Ciarán Ó Maonaigh, and Cathal Ó Curráin.

The tour has been organised by Andrew Laking and includes 4 shows at the prestigious National Folk Festival in Australia; and a series of standalone concerts, workshops and high profile media appearances.
Australia, New ZealandCanberra, Nelson, Wellington, Palmerston North, Tauranga, Auckland7,000
Seamus Finneran is presenting the Seamus Begley Trio (Seamus Begley, Dezi Donnelly & Matt Griffin) in Australian in March 2017. The trio are performing at the Port Fairy Folk Festival and the Blue Mountains Folk Festival. AustraliaPort Fairy, Katoomba6,000
The Máirtín O'Connor Trio, (with Cathal Hayden and Seamie O'Dowd and Máirtín O'Connor) will tour the U.S. in April, 2016. The ten day tour includes dates in Asheville, North Carolina; Savannah, Georgia; Philadelphia, Connecticut, Northampton, Massachusetts; and in the Hudson Valley, New York.United StatesAsheville, Savannah, Philadelphia, Northampton, Red Hook, Newtown6,000
The Outside Track will tour in FL, GA, OH, MI and PA, USA from Mar 3 – 26 2017, headlining at major festivals and performing concerts at established venues across the USA. The main goal of this tour is to expand into the American traditional music markets.United StatesSarasota, Jacksonville, Savannah, Berea, Bay City, Jackson, Boston Heights, Lancaster6,000
Camerata Ireland, conducted by Barry Douglas, will perform in Théâtre de Caen's 2016-2017 season in March 2017.FranceCaen6,000
To support the release of their highly acclaimed new album, The Gloaming (Martin Hayes, Iarla O'Lionarid, Caoimhin O'Raghallaigh, Dennis Cahill & Thomas Bartlett) will tour significant venues in the USA Spring 2017 including Berklee Performance Center Boston, State Theatre Portland, Hopkins Center Dartmouth College, Modlin Center, Univ of Richmond. United StatesPortland, Boston, Hanover, Richmond5,500
The Niamh Ní Charra Band are planning to form part of official St. Patrick's Day 2017 events in India, as a vital cultural element, and will link in with the Irish Embassy and Irish consuls in New Dehli, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Calcutta. This is planned to take place over a 8 day period in March to include St. Patrick's Day.IndiaDehli, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Calcutta5,500
Support is being sought for a March US tour featuring leading Irish band Téada along with special guest vocalist. United StatesVoorheesville, Brownfield, Syracuse, Boston, Newburyport, Cumberland, Norfolk, Sandusky, Petoskey5,000
Creatives: McPEAKE Band
Grand Ole Opry,TN: Honor Music & Ent 17 March
Unity Church, MO: Honor Music & Ent/Gitana Productions 18 March
Woodsongs Radio Hour,KY: Honor Music & Ent 20 March
Nashville Showcasing, various venues: Honor Music & Ent 21 March
Music City Roots,TN: Honor Music & Ent, 22 March
Nashville Showcasing, various venues: Honor Music & Ent 23 March

United StatesNashville, ST Louis, Lexington5,000
The Aoife Scott Band bring her debut album to the Australia for the first time in the Pacific in March 2016. The line up includes Aoife Scott, (Vocals, Bodhrán), Andrew Meaney (Guitar, Vocals) Eamonn Moloney (Bodhran, Flute, Whistle & Vocals) Conor Lyons, (Bouzouki, Bodhran, Vocals). AustraliaCobargo, Port Fairy, Melbourne, Willaura Victoria, Canberra 5,000
Irish bands performing at "Les Semaines Irlandaises en Artois-Gohelle", at Lens France, 16 - 25 March 2016

Yurodny Haivka @ 14th Annual “Flugery Lvova” Festival

Open-air concert at L'viv City Hall

Presented by Dzyga Art Association and the City of L'viv
Cian Nugent undertaking European Tour 25 January - 18 February 2017Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom, SwitzerlandStockholm, Aalborg, Aarhus, Copenhagen, Berlin, Amsterdam, Leffinge, Groningen, Utrecht, Brighton, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Lausanne4,500
Magnetic Music GmbH presenting the Irish Heartbeat Tour in Germany from 8 - 26 March 2017

GermanyIllingen, Leverkusen, Falkensee, Torgau, Arnstadt, Eisleben, Cuxhaven, Bargteheide, Wilhelmshaven, Potsdam, Herdecke, Augsburg, Reutlingen, Ludwigsburg, Hohenems, Garching, Traunreut3,500
North Texas Irish Festival (NTIF), organised by South west Celtic Music Association, held at Fair Park, Dallas Texas, March 3th, 4th & 5th 2017United StatesDallas3,000
Seamus Finneran is presenting Edmund Enright (Mundy) in Australian in March 2017. Mundy is performing at the Port Fairy Folk Festival and the Blue Mountains Folk Festival.AustraliaPort Fairy, Victoria Australia, Katoomba3,000
Performances by Irish musicians Kevin Crawford, Colin Farrell and Patrick Doocey at Ceol Aneas - New Zealand's Irish Music Festival in Nelson, New Zealand from 2 - 5 June 2017
New ZealandNelson3,000
Goitse undertaking a tour of Germany from 20 January - 19 February 2017 GermanyAchim , Oldenburg , Syke , Kaiserslautern , Rothenburg/Tauber , Gevelsberg , Stummsche Reithalle, Waldkraiburg , Baden, Puchheim , Offenburg , Kelkheim , Wiehl , Hemmingen , Bielefeld, Hamburg , Kiel , Heiligenhaus, Fulda, Giengen/Brenz , Weil am Rhein, Rödermark, Freiburg3,000
Concerts by Máire Ní Chathasaigh (with guitarist Chris Newman) at the 41st Whare Flat Folk Festival, Dunedin, New Zealand 1st - 2nd January 2017New ZealandDunedin3,000
Concert performances by Matt Cranitch and Jackie Daly in Canada (Montreal, Quebec City and Sherbrook), 12–18 March 2017.CanadaMontreal, Quebec, Sherbrook2,000
The project is a musical production called 'Songs from Ireland: Old and New', performed by an ensemble of 7 Irish musicians, both traditional and contemporary, in 3 Swiss cities from 26 to 28th January 2017.SwitzerlandBern, Winterthur, Mels2,000
Karen Tweed and Sean Og Graham participating in "The Secret North", tour in Scotland, 12 - 23 June 2017United KingdomLerwick, Edinburgh, Tobermory, banchory, Stirling, Inverness2,000
From March 17th to March 20th 2017 pianist Deirdre Brenner, violinist Rita Manning and mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught will perform concerts at the historic Pasha Room in East Jerusalem and in Bethlehem. The program includes both classical and Irish folk music. The musicians will participate in encounters with Palestinian artists and offer workshops to young Palestinian music talents. Palestinian Territory, OccupiedEast Jerusalem , Bethlehem1,850
Swiss musician, Samuel Stoll will give the world premiere of a newly-written piece by Irish composer Ann Cleare in the Gard du Nord concert series, Basel, Switzerland, on January 9th 2017SwitzerlandBasel1,000
We are celebrating the 60th anniversary of Comhaltas in Britain by hosting our annual Convention in Glasgow (where the first branch of the organisation outside Ireland were formed in 1957) and we are programming a series of workshops and concerts as part of the convention programmeUnited KingdomGlasgow1,000
A new composition,composed by me,specially requested by Te Deum Adoramus choir,conducted by Teodora Dimitrova,to celebrate their 20th anniversary.The premiere will take place on April 22nd,2017 at Sofia University Hall.The composition will be based on the poem 'Innocent',by the contemporary Bulgarian poet Aksinia Mihaylova.The publishers have agreed to let me use the poem.BulgariaSofia1,000
The Irish Chamber Orchestra have been invited to perform 4 concerts in Germany and Belgium on February 13th - 16th inclusive.Germany, BelgiumBlaibach, Neumarkt, Brussels, Freiburg 


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 177,100
Presentation of the Landmark Productions / Galway International Arts Festival production of Woyzeck in Winter at the Barbican Centre in London, from 13 - 16 September 2017
United KingdomLondon30,000
Presentation by Cahoots NI of 'Nivelli’s War' at the New Victory Theater on Broadway, New York City from 28 April-7 May 2017United StatesNew York20,000
The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket, by Sarah Argent in collaboration with Barnstorm, is a play for children aged 4+ and families. It will be presented at 11 venues in the USA and Canada, presenting 33 performances from 15th January to 18th February 2017.United States, CanadaNew York, Kitchener, Kingston, Brampton, Richmond Hill, West Palm Beach, Harrisonburg, New Brunswick, Junction City, Fayetteville20,000
Creators of Souvenir, LIPPY and Chekhov's First Play (Dead Centre) in a coproduction with the Abbey will present their new show Hamnet at the Schaubhune after it premieres in the Peacock in March 2017. With the OBIE award winning creative and production team we will once again bring the best of Irish theatre to the best Theatre in the world the Schaubhune during it's annual festival F.I.N.D. GermanyBerlin17,000
Rough Magic presenting "How to Keep an Alien" by Sonya Kelly at three festivals in New Zealand, 22 March - 9 April 2017
New ZealandAuckland, Wanaka, Kerikeri as part of UPSURGE Bay of Islands festival15,000
Fishamble has been invited to present Charolais by Noni Stapleton at 59E59 in New York for 21 performances from 5 - 24 September, as part of the 1st Irish Festival 2017. United StatesNew York13,000
UK tour of 'Monday’s Child' by Barnstorm in Manchester and in the South-east of England from 2 - 21 April 2017United KingdomDidcot, Norwich, Lowestoft, Southport, Manchester, Rossendale, Bedford, Farnham, Havant, Canterbury, Chipping Norton, Banbury, Fareham, New Milton12,000
In February & March 2017 Prime Cut will tour our multi-award-winning production of Stacey Gregg’s Scorch to Australia. It will headline at the Holden St Theatres at Adelaide Fringe Festival where it will be seen by a host of international presenters with subsequent planned performances in Sweden, Birmingham, Edinburgh, London, Bristol and the 2017 British Council Showcase at Edinburgh Festival. AustraliaAdelaide12,000
To present Bake! (an interactive play for 4-6yr olds & families) to 2 festivals in Hong Kong April 12th-18th 2017. The presentation will require performer/writer Paul Curley & technical stage manager Neal Shirran to travel to Hong Kong. The set will be transported by sea freight to Hong Kong. This presentation of Bake! is being produced by Jen Coppinger with the support of Irish Theatre Institute.Hong KongHong Kong10,000
Dublin Oldschool by Emmet Kirwan being presented at the National Theatre London by Project Arts Centre in association with Soho Theatre from 24-31 January 2017United KingdomLondon9,000
Fishamble has been invited to present Underneath by Pat Kinevane at Christchurch Arts Festival and Taranaki International Arts Festival, New Zealand, from 31 August – 10 September 2017. New ZealandTaranaki and Christchurch8,500
Blue Teapot Theatre Company is invited to present Sanctuary at Festival Crossing the Line in Roubaix, France from 24 – 26 January 2017. It features works by professional European theatre companies of intellectually disabled artists. We are the only Irish representatives to participate. Sanctuary is a groundbreaking film about love and disability originating from our award winning 2012 play.FranceRoubaix5,000
Award winning one woman show My Name is Saoirse by Eva O'Connor will be presented at the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2017, by producer Joanne Hartstone in the Noel Lothian Hall. AustraliaAdelaide2,750
Pan Pan Theatre are continuing our association with Theater Bonn in Germany after our successful co-production of 'Brave New World' in 2015. The producion will premiere in The Kammerspiele of Theater Bonn on 2 March and will continue to run in rep for the following six month.GermanyBonn1,950
Monkeyshine Theatre will take there critically acclaimed Losha to Spark arts Festival in Leicester UK, 27th and 28th of May 2017. Although this work is scheduled outside of the typical bracket for Culture Ireland's timing of work in this round, we contacted Culture Ireland and were informed to apply within this round as we would need a decision before February 2017. United KingdomLeicester900

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 107,500
1. Art Basel Hong Kong we will exhibit a curated presentation of the work of four women artists, Cui Jie, Nina Canell, Mairead O’hEocha, Chloe Cheuk.

2. Art 48 Basel Galleries sector, we will present an ‘isomorphic’ curation of the gallery as a uniquely ‘voiced’ project including works by Uri Aran, Nina Canell, Cui Jie, Yuri Pattison, Mairead O’hEocha, Noel McKenna.
Hong Kong, SwitzerlandHong Kong, SAR China, Basel, Switzerland12,000
MART presenting exhibition of Irish artists at Activating Pangea: KOI NO YOKAN, at 101 Exhibit, Los Angeles, USA from 8 July - 19 August 2017

United StatesLos Angeles10,000
Exhibition of work by Irish artists as part of the 'When Species Meet' exhibition at the Grazer Kunstverein, Austria from 10 February 2017

The exhibition WIDER THAN THE SKY will take place in Artspace Boan 1942, in Seoul, South Korea from April 19th - May 20th 2017. The participating artists are Gustav Hellberg (Sweden), Klega (Germany), Rafael (Belgium), Simon Morley (UK), Walker and Walker (Republic of Ireland), Grace Weir (Republic of Ireland). The guest curator of the exhibition, is artist-writer Simon Morley. Korea, Republic ofSeoul6,000
Richard Mosse exhibiting "The Incoming" at The Barbican Centre, London 16 Feb - 23 April 2017United KingdomLondon6,000
Post-picturesque: Photographing Ireland, an exhibition featuring works by nine artists practicing in the Republic and Northern Ireland, and speaker program will be organized by and presented at the Perlman Teaching Museum, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, USA. Exhibition dates March 1 – May 3, 2017; speaker Anthony Haughey to present March 1 and speaker Ruby Wallis to speak in April.
United StatesNorthfield6,000
Stoney Road Press exhibiting at The London Original Print Fair at the Royal Academy , Burlington House, London, from 4 - 7 May 2017
United KingdomLondon5,000
Kevin Kavanagh presenting a three person exhibition by Irish artists Kathy Tynan, Paul McKinley and Stephen Loughman at Art Rotterdam in the Netherlands from 9 - 12 February 2017NetherlandsRotterdam5,000
The 57th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia VIVA ARTE VIVA (May 13 - November 26, 2017, preview on May 10, 11 and 12) will be curated by Christine Macel in the institutional venues Giardini della Biennale and Arsenale (Venice, Italy). Irish artist Mariechen Danz has been invited in the main section of the Exhibition (venue Arsenale, Corderie)ItalyVenice5,000
Kevin Kavanagh presenting new work by Irish artist Tadhg McSweeney at Art Brussels in Belgium, 21 - 23 April 2017.BelgiumBrussels5,000
Gibbons & Nicholas presenting work by Irish artists David Quinn and Anita Groener at Art on Paper, Pier 36, New York, USA
2 - 5 March 2017
United StatesNew York5,000
‘Jerusalem’ an exhibition of 12 works by Colin Davidson at 33 Fitzroy Square from 7 to 28 March 2017.United KingdomLondon4,000
Presentation of 'Breaking Rainbows' by Orla Barry during the festival Performatik, Brussels, Belgium from 25 - 26 March 2017 BelgiumBrussels4,000
Ormston House presenting work by artist Ursula Burke at Supermarket Independent Art Fair 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden from 23 - 26 March 2017
London Art Fair at Islington's Business Design Centre,London, UK from 18 - 22 January 2017United KingdomLondon3,500
The exhibition WIDER THAN THE SKY will take place in Artspace Boan 1942, in Seoul, South Korea from April 19th - May 20th 2017. The participating artists are Gustav Hellberg (Sweden), Klega (Germany), Rafael (Belgium), Simon Morley (UK), Walker and Walker (Republic of Ireland), Grace Weir (Republic of Ireland). The guest curator of the exhibition, is artist-writer Simon Morley. Korea, Republic ofSeoul3,000
The event is being presented in the Portland Museum, Louisville, Kentucky USA. in March/April 2017. The project "Newer Grass" involves Irish artist Nicola Lynch Morrin, Northern Irish artist Jane Lloyd, Louisville, KY artists Denise Furnish and Susan GorsenUnited StatesLouisville2,500
Margaret Brehony curated exhibition entitled The Irish in Latin America in Havana, Cuba from 16 - 26 February 2017 CubaHavana, Cienfuegos and Matazans2,000
"I As In Us" is an exhibition of new work by irish artists Vivienne Griffin and Cian McConn curated by Cristina Bogdan with the support of the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania. It will be held at the MNAC Palace of the parliament in Bucharest from February to April 2017. RomaniaBucharest2,000
Exhibition and talk by Eve Parnell at Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany from 30 January - 26 February 2017
John Gerard presenting at The 11th Shanghai Biennale at the Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China from 11 November 2016 - 12 March 2017 ChinaShanghai1,500
Eamon Colman presenting a solo exhibition of new paintings entitled 'Thinking-in-Movement' at Stern Studio Gallery, Vienna, Austria from 20th April - 26th May 2017. AustriaVienna1,500
Illustrators Ireland attending Bologna Children's Book Fair, Italy. 3 - 6 April 2017
Presentation by Niamh O'Malley of 'Island', a video installation in CAG Gallery, Vancouver as part of the photography festival 'Capture' in Vancouver from 31 March - 18 June 2017CanadaVancouver1,000
Participation by Brenda Kearney in 'A Fair Land' in Kutsuwai village, Japan from 16 - 30 April 2017 JapanShimonoseki1,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 63,200
Irish artists being presented in Spring Season 2017 at The London Irish Centre, February - May 2017United KingdomLondon15,000
LUXe will make a series of 10 bespoke illuminated processional landscape performances in the 5 municipalities of Vesterålen, Norway between February and October 2017.
NorwayAndoy Municipality, Melbu, Municipality, Øksness, Municipality, Bø, municipality, Andoy, Municipality, Sortland, Stamsund10,000
Art and Popcorn Motion Picture company and Jas Kaminski presenting the 5th Belgrade Irish Festival in Belgrade, Serbia, March 2017

The Irish Itinerary, a Irish cultural tour of Europe, started in 2013. It is a series of coordinated events hosted by many vibrant centres of Irish studies across several European countries. Each centre hosts a variety of events celebrating Irish culture, art and literature throughout Europe, and includes an impressive array of Irish writers, artists and performers as well Irish films.Belgium27 cities: List appended. See document: List of participants/main agents/involved in realising this application.8,000
Sarajevo Irish Festival 2017 presenting Irish film, exhibitions and performances in Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina, 17-19 March 2017Bosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevo7,000
St Patrick's Festival Barcelona presenting Kila 17 - 19 March 2017SpainBarcelona4,000
Craic Fest will take place in early March in NYC a week before St. Patrick's Day. The films are held at Bow Tie Cinemas (Chelsea) and the music is held at Mercury Lounge. Films will be held March 2-4 and the music March 11. The Craic Fest presents the best of New Irish Cinema annually since 1999. The music is emerging music coming out of Ireland that is contemporary.United StatesNew York City3,000
The Irish Literature and Art festival presents a host of Moscow-based experts in Irish literature as well as guest artists and writers visiting from Ireland. A series of talks and workshops will take place in various venues around the city. The inaugural festival will feature top Irish street artist, MASER, children's book author, Wayne Kearns and architect Edwyn James Hickey.Russian FederationMoscow3,000
St. Patrick's Festival Amsterdam promotes Irish music & culture on March 17-18 2017 at Splendor. Performers are pianist Barry Douglas, Ensemble Caméléon, Rory O'Connell; Kíla's Rónán ​​Ó Snodaigh, cellist Ernst Reijseger, jazz violinist Jeffrey Bruinsma, fluteplayer Sinan Arat. Cartoon Saloon's Rory Conway introduces Song of the Sea. Families can take part in Music workshops and Irish dancing. NetherlandsAmsterdam2,000
Saint Paul Irish Arts Week presenting Irish artists 21 - 29 April 2017United StatesSaint Paul1,200

Total for Autumn 2016: €792,590