Outcome Grant Summer 2017


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 12,000
Presentation of exhibition 'Inhabiting the Bageion: architecture as critique' at the Athens Biennale, Greece from 13 - 29 October 2017



Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 3,200
Clowns without Borders performing 'Wonder Full' in Kurdistan, Iraq from November - December 2017


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 9,750
Wrongheaded will be presented at Cardiff Dance Festival on Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 November 2017. Venue: Seligman Theatre, Chapter Arts CentreUnited KingdomCardiff4,000
The event is being held at the Convent Gallery, Daylesford. Victoria, Australia. It is being presented on Oct 1st to Oct 31st by Artist/Curators Sandra Minchin and Thomas Delohery. The title of the event is " Wounded Deer'.AustraliaDaylesford3,000
Jess Curtis/Gravity will present performances of Croí Glan’s Remote as part of Intercontinental Collaborations #7 at The Joe Goode Annex in San Francisco, CA, USA November 2-5, 2017. In addition to these performances, Jess Curtis/Gravity and Croí Glan will teach a series of community workshops in integrated dance at Lighthouse for the Blind and the Deaf Community Center November 1-3, 2017. United StatesSan Francisco2,750


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 21,000
Irish Screen America is an annual bicoastal film festival supporting and guiding Irish film makers by showcasing their work and fostering parternships in the two largest cities in the entertainment industry. United StatesLos Angeles, New York11,000
The Irish Reels Film Festival celebrates our 20th Anniversary of bringing new Irish cinema to the Pacific Northwest. This 3-day celebration takes place at the SIFF Film Center in Seattle Sept. 29th – Oct. 1st, 2017. A special focus this year is a Lenny Abrahamson retrospective. The opening night Gala on Sept. 29th is co-hosted by Irish Network Seattle. United StatesSeattle5,000
Presentation of Irish Film London Autumn/Winter Season at venues in the UK from mid September - December 2017

United KingdomLondon5,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 50,350
Children's Books Ireland presenting the Irish national stand at the Bologna Children's Book Fair, Italy, from 26–29 March 2018

Participation by seven Irish authors and poets as part of the focus on Ireland at the 20th Singapore Writers Festival 2017 in Singapore from 3 - 12 November 2017

Participation by Irish artists at the Los Gatos Irish Writers' Festival 2017 in California, USA from 5 - 8 October 2017
United StatesLos Gatos4,000
Readings by Irish poets at RiflessiDiVersi in Magione, Italy from 27 - 30 September 2017

ItalyPerugia, Magione2,000
I have been invited to give readings at three writers festivals in Canada in October - Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa.CanadaCalgary, Vancouver, Ottawa1,700
Major literature festivals in two separate states in India: Goa (December) and Calicut, Kerala (February). I have been invited to read from my own work in Irish and English and from the major anthologies of Goan and Indian poetry that I have initiated and worked on for the past year in collaboration with Indian colleagues.
IndiaGoa/ Mumbai/ Calicut1,400
Attendance by O'Brien Press at the Bologna Children's Book Fair, Bologna, Italy from 26 - 29 March 2018
Jack Lynch and Len Graham performing at the St. John's International Storytelling Festival, Newfoundland , Canada from 10 - 15 October 2017

CanadaSt. Johns, Newfoundland1,200
Kritya International Poetry Festival 2017,
to be held at Trivandrum, Kerala, India, November 9-11th 2017 www.krityapoetryfestival.com

In collaboration with the Raza Foundation
Conference Theme: Stop Racism and Xenophobia

Festival Director Rati Saxena www.ratisaxena.com

attending the International Board on Books for Young People conference in Beiijing, 20 - 24 September 2006.China1,150
An international literary festival, takes place in Nicosia and Platres on (03/11 – 06/11, 2017). Organised by Ideogramma, non-profit cultural organisation, active (2006) primarily in literature. It will host 33 writers (12 from abroad and 21 from Cyprus), a theatre director & actors, a choir, readings / performances, a round table discussion, a dedication to LorcaCyprusNicosia, Nicosia, old city, within the Venetian Walls, Platres1,000
Paul McVeigh undertaking a Literary Tour in Australia, Bali, Malaysia and Singapore from 24 October - 3 December 2017

Malaysia, IndonesiaGeorge Town, Ubud, Kuala Lumpur1,000
Readings by three outstanding Irish poets at the Irish World Heritage Centre in Manchester on 5th October 2017 United KingdomManchester600
Readings by Shane Hegarty from his "Darkmouth" book series at the Lesefest International Festival for children in Germany from 6-11 November 2017
GermanyMarburg and several smaller vilages in Hessen (see list)500
I have been invited by Adam Biles, Events Manager, to give a poetry reading in the prestigious Shakespeare & Company Bookshop in Paris on September 14th 2017.FranceParis400


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 170,050
Plankton Co. Ltd. is organizing The Chieftains Tour all over Japan as the anniversary event of 60th diplomatic relations between Japan and Ireland and of 55 years of The Chieftains. 10 concerts are going to be held from 23 November to 9 December. In association with the tour, The Chieftains special workshop and Irish animation film screening "Song of the Sea" are also planned.JapanSaitama, Shiga, Hyogo, Aichi, Tokyo, Nagano, Kanagawa25,000
After a first australian tour in December 2016 and the first release of her music there, Wallis Bird has the option to do another tour in November 2017, which strategically would be very important to keep building the base there to reach a next step. AustraliaMelbounre, Sydney, Brisbane, Wauchope, Bellingen, Grafton, Lennox Head, Mullumbimby, Katoomba, Sheffield, Cygnet, Hobart, Halls Gap, Melbourne8,000
Seamus Finneran is presenting Breaking Trad, at the Woodford Folk Festival, Queensland, Illawarra Folk Festival, NSW and Cygnet Folk Festival, Tasmania, Australia.AustraliaWoodford, Bulli NSW, Hobart/Cygnet 7,500
Chamber Choir Ireland w/ conductor, Paul Hillier performing Music from Ireland and the USA at LUNALIA as part of the Flanders Festival Mechelen/Kempen, Belgium on Sunday 6 May 2018 presented by the Flanders Festival and TENSO (European Network of Professional Chamber Choirs)BelgiumMechelen7,000
Following on from the success of their debut US spring and summer tours, Skipper's Alley round out their first year on the US circuit with a tour of New York, Rhode Island, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin and more.United StatesBoston Heights, Rochester, Cumberland, Beacon, Shepherdstown, Chicago, Miluakee, Des Moines, Cedar Rapids7,000
"Fenians, Fremantle & Freedom Festival" to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the arrival of Australia's last convict ship to Australia, the Hougoumont, with 62 Fenians aboard inc John Boyle O'Reilly; Fremantle; 5-14Jan2018; by Irish & Arts community.AustraliaFremantle6,000
Presentation of the 22nd Irish Christmas Festival with performances from The Alan Kelly Gang, Connla and Liam Scanlon in Austria, Switzerland and Germany from 23 November - 16 December 2017Austria, Germany, Switzerland, ItalySt.Johann in Tirol, Esslingen, Winterthur, Götzis, Imst, Weer in Tirol, Salzburg, Ried, St.Pölten, Laakirchen, Bad Ischl, Öblarn, Tricesimo, Feldkirchen, Bleiburg, Bruck an der Mur, Vienna , Baden, Grafenegg, Oslip5,000
Presentation of Avant Music Night 2017: featuring music by Irish composers performed by Concorde ensemble at San Wan Ho Civic Centre, Hong Kong on 4 November 2017

Hong KongHong Kong5,000
'Irish Christmas in America' returns to the US during Nov/Dec 2017 for a 13th consecutive tour of East and West coasts. Produced by
Oisin Mac Diarmada, the show also features vocalists Seamus Begley & Niamh Farrell, musicians Grainne Hambly (harp), Sean Gavin (uilleann pipes / flute), and dancers Samantha Harvey & Brian Cunningham. The tour comprises 25 performances.
United StatesColorado Springs, Denver, Tucson, Phoenix, San Diego, Santa Cruz, Auburn, Brea, Torrance, Manchester, Patchogue, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Dublin, Wilmington, Lancaster, Cedar Rapids, Rochester, Chicago5,000
Irish Nights Kammgarn is a 3 day festival celebrating the best of Irish and Celtic music which takes place in Schaffhausen, Switzerland in November each year and is presented by Kultur im Kammgarn. This year Irish artists performing at the festival will be Sharon Shannon, The Young Folk, Reálta, and Cúig, together with one more major act to be confirmed.SwitzerlandSchaffhausen5,000
Performance by JigJam at the Arts Northwest Conference at Broadway Theatre, Tacoma, Washington, USA from 9 - 11 October 2017United StatesTacoma4,750
Showcase performances by leading uilleann pipers at locations around the world as part of International Uilleann Piping Day.United States, United Kingdom, Argentina, Singapore, Italy, BelgiumEast Durham, London, Buenos Aires, Singapore, Venice, Modave4,500
Magnetic Music GmbH presenting the Irish Folk Festival tour 2017 in Switzerland and Germany from 20 October - 18 November 2017

Switzerland, GermanyLaufenburg, Luzern, Visp, Nürnberg, Ravensburg, Germering, Selb, Konstanz, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Mainz, Velbert, Uelzen, Bad Oyenhausen, Coesfelf, Hannover, Bremerhaven, Neuenhaus, Worpswede, Neubrandenburg, Buchholz, Berlin, Rostock, Hamburg4,500
Irish music festival in the heart of Copenhagen. Artists invited to attend this year are so far.: Len Graham & Jack Lynch, New Road, Buttons and Bows, Gatehouse. Venue: SAS Radisson Blu Royal Hotel. Dates: 2 - 4 November 2017.4,000
The Trip to Birmingham Tradfest 2017 is an award-winning Irish traditional music festival held in venues in and around the city’s Irish Quarter. It will take place over the long weekend of 23-26 Nov 2017. Now in its fourth year, it is delivered primarily by a committee of six, all of whom are based in the city and have Irish links. The festival principally showcases artists based in Ireland.United KingdomBirmingham4,000
Cordeen Newfoundland Tour is a concert tour of 10 venues across Newfoundland in Canada. Its a self promoted tour by the Group with the aid if presenters in the various venues.CanadaNEWFOUNDLAND St. John's, Ferryland, Brigus, Placentia, Green's Harbout, St. John's, Freshwater, Renews, Arnold's Cove, English Harbour, Ferryland, Newfoundland, Canada, Brigus, Newfoundland, Canada, Placentia, Newfoundland, Canada, Greens Habour, Newfoundland, Canada, St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada, Freshwater, Newfoundland, Canada, Renews, Arnolds Cove, English Harbour3,500
Hare Squead will go on an 8 show tour of Europe in October/November - Dates including Dublin, London, Birmingham, Manchester, Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, Reykjavík. United KingdomDublin, London, Birmingham, Manchester, Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, Reykjavík3,500
My Canadian tour will commence in Toronto and continue through Canada to Halifax, Nova Scotia. The tour will last 37 days with 24 shows in total. CanadaToronto, Kingston, Ottawa, Montreal, New Brunswick, Collingwood, Prince Edward Island, Halifax, Wolfville,3,500
Flook are to play a fusion of traditional and contemprorary Irish instrumental music at “Chasty Sveta” – St. Petersburg's Annual World Music festival on Sept 9 and a solo gig in Moscow at the Central House of Artists on Sept 10, 2017.Russian FederationSt. Petersburg , Moscow3,500
Building upon the success achieved around the world, The Gloaming (Martin Hayes, Iarla O'Lionarid, Caoimhin O'Raghallaigh, Dennis Cahill & Thomas Bartlett) will tour significant venues in the USA, Canada & Europe Autumn 2017. United States, Canada, Germany, Czech Republic, LatviaBerkeley, Davis, Vancouver, KOLN, Prague, Liepaja3,500
My name is Eoin French. I am an architect and a musician from Cork. I make music as Talos. I am seeking funding for a debut tour of England with my four-piece band, in support of my recently released debut album. Dates proposed are 29/09 > 04/10United KingdomVarious3,000
The Schottenfest 2017 will take place in various concert venues around Vienna, as well as presentations in the University of Vienna and the Schottenstift Irish Monastery. It will be presented by Shane Ó Fearghail and the Vienna Songwriting Circle and will take place from 29th November to the 3rd December 2017.AustriaVienna3,000
Participation by Irish composers at the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) Festival in Vancouver, Canada from 2 - 8 November 2017CanadaVancouver3,000
The Finnish Irish Society presenting the 32nd Irish Festival in Finland from 26 September - 1 October 2017
FinlandHelsinki, Hämeenlinna3,000
TF will showcase his music to a range of music executives, music journalist and media production executives/promoters/ agents who attend any of the events or to engage with TF to build alliances and contacts for future events in a plan to launch his career in the USA, venues of 350/400 6 concerts Oct 1- 10th 17 a mix of Irish folk & original material preformed in TF’s unique style and voiceUnited StatesNew York, Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, Nashville, Washington3,000
Irish Newfoundland Traditional Music Foundation presenting the 8th Annual Feile Seamus Creagh, Newfoundland, Canada, from 6 - 10 September 2017

CanadaSt. John's, Bay Bulls, Freshwater and Ferryland3,000
Irish co-founded pan-European contemporary jazz quintet Aerie will tour Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Austria and China in October and November 2017. Aerie features Ingo Hipp (DE) on sax, Sam Comerford (IE) on sax, Laurent Meteau (CH) on guitar, Matthew Jacobson (IE) on drums and David Helm (DE) on bass.Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Austria, ChinaLucerne, Aachen, Lugano, Basel, Trieste, Venice, Graz, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzheng2,800
We would like to invite Led Farmers to perform 2 shows in Copenhagen area, during festival 6-10th. september. DenmarkCopenhagen2,500
This series three of concerts will be staged at The newly built Irish Cultural Centre. Hammersmith, on Saturdays, during October, November, December 2017, as part of the ICC's launch programme. We are currently in discussion with all of these artists; we awaiting for confirmation from The President Of Ireland, to confirm his availability, so that we can announce our official opening date.United KingdomLondon2,500
We arrive in Milwaukee on the 17th August for the Milwaukee Irish Festival until the 21st August then we travel to New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia and Boston for a mini tour which will be funded by ourselves.

Kansas City Irish Festival is next on our tour schedule as a three day outdoor event from the 1st September until the 3rd September in Kansas City , Missouri. USA.
United StatesKansas City2,500
Irish composer Ann Cleare in Perth, Sydney, and Melbourne, Australia for performances of newly-written piece on 28 October, 1, 3 and 6 November 2017AustraliaPerth, Sydney, Melbourne2,500
Diatribe presenting Match&Fuse European events featuring Irish musicians Brendan Doherty, Chris Guilfoyle and Sam Comerford in Switzerland, UK, France and Belgium on dates from September - December 2017

Switzerland, United Kingdom, France, BelgiumZürich, Marsden, London, Newcastle, Birmingham, Toulouse, Lyon, Tours, TBC2,000
I Sean Tyrrell will be touring the show in the U.S.A and Canada this coming October (2017). It will be presented by various presenters in each country. The show is called 'The Message of Peace'.United States, CanadaFairfield, St Louis, Little Rock, Chadds Ford , Portland, Chatham, New York, Cranston, Boston, Kitchener, Akron, OH, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Montreal, Brockville, Kingston , Toronto2,000
At The New Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith; 5 Blacks Road
London W6 9DT

DERVISH, as part of The ICC's Launch programme- Irish Magical Master Concerts
United KingdomLondon2,000
Performance by Quiet Music Ensemble at Sacrum Profanum festival, Krakow, Poland: Chamber Room, ICE Krakow Congress Hall, 1st October 2017PolandKrakow2,000
Headline performance by Irish traditional group Réalta at 'The Bagpipes of the World' festival in Moscow, Russia on 7th October 2017.Russian FederationMoscow2,000
Performance by Máire Ní Chathasaigh at the Northern Lights Harp Festival, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada from 13 - 15 October followed by a Canadian/USA tour from 16 October - 19 November 2017

Anna Mitchell band tour of Germany and Netherlands from 31 October - 10 November 2017
GermanyMülheim , Schwabich Hall, Langenau, Bad Saulgau, Bamberg, Dillenburg, Langenberg, Norderstadt1,500
A Traditional-music concert with songs and melodies from each county on the island of Ireland. The unique format is devised & directed by Fintan Vallely, and performed by he himself on flutes and voice, with award-winning uilleann piper Tiarnán Ó Duinnchín and internationally-renowned fiddle-player Gerry O'Connor. It runs in 2017 on Sept 16 & 17 in Stuttgart, Germany, and Sept 18 in Munich.GermanyHöfingen (near Stuttgart), Stuttgart, Munich1,200
TIMSIG presenting Glenntown Irish music festival 2017 in Gothenburg, Sweden from 5 - 8 October 2017

Premiere performance by composer Mike Glennon of a new electroacoustic work titled Miserere 2.0 at the Research Pavilion 2017, Venice Biennale between September 29th-October 1st 2017.ItalyVenice1,000
Performance by Patrick Joseph Keenan at the Samhain Festival, St Petersburg, Russia on 29 October 2017

Russian FederationSt. Petersburg1,000
Performance of Breanndan O Beaglaoich at Jig n Reel Irish Traditional Music Week, in Seoul, South Korea from 3 - 8 November 2017
Korea, Republic ofChuncheon, Seoul, Seoul750
Leonard Barry and Leonard Podolak, a collaboration which explore the roots that
extend across the Atlantic, incorporating Irish and Appalachian music featuring one of Ireland's leading uilleann pipers, Leonard Barry and Grammy and Juno award winning 5-string banjo player Leonard Podolak. A unique collaboration presented by Home Routes and will take place from the 19/9/17-1/10/17 in Canada.
Our non-profit association Babieca Folk from Burgos (Spain) during one week every december and other dates during the year, promote the celtic culture. SpainBurgos600


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 149,100
Dead Centre's productions of Hamnet, Chekhov's First Play and LIPPY in Holland, Georgia, Czech Republic, Italy and Russia in August, September, October, and November 2017

NetherlandsSee above95,000
Alien Documentary (Winner of the Stewart Parker Trust Award 2017) will be presented at Accent Hall Harmonie Theatre in Leeuwarden - European Capital of Culture 2018. NetherlandsLeeuwarden17,000
US/Canada tour of 'Shh! We Have a Plan', non verbal theatre piece based on Chris Houghton's picture book for young children, created by Cahoots NI, directed by Paul Bosco Mc Eneaney, score by Garth McConaghie, lit by Malcolm Smith, set by Phillip Goss. Cast includes Claire Cogan, Philippa O’Hara and Hugh Brown. Crew includes Stage Manager and Acting ASM. 21 venues and up to 87 performances United States, CanadaWest Palm Beach, Charlston, Fayetteville, Lancaster, Madison, Houghton, Saulte Sainte Marie, Kitchener, Des Moines, Beaver Creek, Albuquerque, Palm Desert, Costa Mesa, Las Vegas, Urbana, Flint, Manchester, Westhampton Beach, Burlington, Poughkeepsie, Miami, Great Barrington16,000
Fishamble has been invited to present its Pat Kinevane Trilogy at The Odyssey Theater, Los Angeles, in spring 2018. United StatesLos Angels8,000
Presentation by Brokentalkers of 'Have I No Mouth' at the LOKAL International Performing Arts Festival in Reykjavik, Iceland on 15 November 2017

IcelandReykjavik 7,000
Charolais, a one-woman theatrical production at the Irish Center Theatre in Cincinnati, OH.United StatesCincinnati2,000
3 performances of The Woman is Present: Women's Stories of WWII by Deirdre Kinahan, Mary Moynihan, Fiona Thompson, Paul Kennedy with post-show discussions, at 360° Crisis Trauma Hope Festival, 13-19 November 2017, hosted by Theaterlabor at Theaterhaus im Tor 6, Bielefeld, Germany and in Belgrade, Serbia, 23-25 NovemberGermany, SerbiaBielefeld, Belgrade1,500
Performance of 'The Man in the Woman's Shoes' at the Perth Theatre, Perth, Scotland from 20 - 27 October 2017
United KingdomPerth1,400
Two theatre pieces to be presented by myself on behalf of Bewley;'s Cafe Theatre at Le Theatre 9 in Avignon. Buridan's Ass by SR Plant and The Happy Prince/ Remarkable Rocket by Oscar Wilde. Two performances of each over four nights - Nov 9th -12th 2017.FranceAvignon1,200

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 184,400
Presentation of solo exhibition by Amanda Coogan entitled "I’ll sing you a song from around the town” at The Niemeyer Centre, Aviles, Spain in October/November 2017
“Truth: 24 frames per second” is a major time-based media exhibition organized and presented by the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA). Located in Dallas, Texas, the DMA will serve as the exclusive U.S. venue for the exhibition from October 22, 2017, to January 28, 2018.United StatesDallas20,000
Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin will tour ILLUSION and SEEING to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, 18/11/17 to 19/02/18. Both exhibitions received over 100,000 visitors each during their Dublin run. This is the first time that Science Gallery will be presenting two exhibitions together in one location. This funding submission is for shipping costs and artist fees. United StatesPortland15,000
Mother's tankstation exhibiting a curated presentation by Maggie Madden, Mairead O’hEocha, Sebastian Lloyd Rees and Yuri Pattison at Paris Internationale, France from 18 - 22 October 2017 and exhibiting a solo project by Irish artist Yuri Pattison at Art Basel Miami Beach, USA from 7 - 10 December 2017France, United StatesParis, Miami12,000
'Tremble tremble' is a solo exhibition by Irish Jesse Jones that will be presented at LASALLE’s Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore from 4 November 2017 to 31 January 2018. It will comprise a customised interpretation of the multimedia installation first presented at the Pavilion of Ireland at the 57th Venice Biennale. SingaporeSingapore10,000
Presentation of 'We Only Want the Earth!' with Irish artists at the Adobe Back Room, San Francisco, USA from February – April 2018United StatesSan Francisco10,000
MART presenting exhibition of Irish artists entitled 'Activating Pangea: Acts to Objects' featuring Aine Phillips, Amanda Coogan, Helen Mac Mahon, Margaret O'Brien, Katherine Nolan, Eleanor Lawler and Laura O’Connor in Los Angeles, California, USA from 14 March - 29 April 2018

United StatesLos Angeles9,000
Kerlin Gallery exhibiting Irish art at Art Basel Miami Beach, Florida, USA from the 7-10 December 2017
United StatesMiami Beach6,000
Kerlin Gallery exhibiting Irish art at the Westbund Art and Design fair in Shanghai West Bund, China from 10 - 12 November 2017
NADA Art Fair, ,Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
December 7–10, 2017
United StatesMiami6,000
Art Dusseldorf is a new art fair, set to be the third biggest in Germany. It's premier presentation is from September 17th-19th 2017 in the Areal Böhler. It has been established by the MCH group who run Art Basel as part of their worldwide portfolio of regional art fairs.GermanyDusseldorf6,000
Peter Burns, Anita Groener & Helen O'Leary at Context Art Miami, USA, 5 - 10 December 2017. United StatesMiami6,000
Joseph Walsh, in association with Yukufu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan will present a solo exhibition of work at Tsubaki Shrine in Japan. The exhibition, focusing on the chair form, will run from 9 November 2017 to 30 December 2017 and will coincide with events taking place at the Irish Embassy in Japan to mark the 60th anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Ireland and Japan. JapanSuzuka, Mie Prefecture5,000
MART presenting exhibition of Irish artists featuring James L Hayes, Aoibheann Greenan, David Lunney and Jane Fogarty at the Art Market Budapest, Hungary from 12 - 15 October 2017
Sean Lynch and Michele Horrigan are invited to present Stone Mad, a two -person exhibition by Peacock Visual Arts in Aberdeen, Scotland. Peacock Visual Arts is an independent arts organisation, with open access Printmaking and Digital workshops and new exhibition/project space, called the W OR M. The exhibition will run from 8 September - 21 October 2017, with an artists’ talk on 9 September.United KingdomAberdeen5,000
Presentation of photographic exhibition by Noel Bowler entitled ‘Union’ at the Waterfront Gallery, University of Suffolk from 14 September - 31 October 2017, at the RPS Gallery, Tokyo, Japan from 10 - 20 January 2018 and at the Impressions Gallery, Bradford, UK from September - 31 October 2018 United Kingdom, JapanIpswich, Suffolk, Tokyo, Bradford4,000
The START Art Fair takes place at the Saatchi Gallery in London from September 14 - 17, 2017.United KingdomLondon4,000
The Aesthetics Group, will enact a live performance I see Birds Flying over the White House, in response to Michael Bell-Smith's Birds over the White House (2006) at the Research Pavilion in Venice, on 30 Sept and 1 Oct 2017. Bell-Smith’s work, especially re-purposed for The Aesthetics Group, will form part of the performance.ItalyVenice4,000
Gibbons & Nicholas presenting a solo exhibition by Marty Kelly at Start Art Fair, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK from September 14th -17th 2017United KingdomLondon4,000
The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) will present a major work by leading Irish artist Richard Mosse entitled Incoming 2015-16. The project has been co-commissioned by the NGV and will be premiered in the southern hemisphere for the first time as part of the inaugural NGV Triennial from December 2017 to April 2018.AustraliaMelbourne4,000
This event is a solo exhibition of new work by Nevan Lahart. It will take place at KRIEG, a non-profit gallery in Hasselt, Belgium. The exhibition will run from 28.9.2017 until 19.11.2017. The gallery is open Monday to Friday from 9 am - 6 pm and on selected Thursdays until 10pm. The launch/exhibition opening will be on Thursday 28.9.2017. There will be an Artist Talk on 16.11.2017.BelgiumHasselt3,000
Oliver Sears Gallery will present work by Irish artists; Claire Curneen and Sasha Sykes as well as a Liam Flynn retrospective at TRESOR Contemporary Craft in Basel, Switzerland from 20-24 September 2017. This is the inaugural year of this fair, which features international galleries showing high quality applied arts. Oliver Sears Gallery will be the ONLY Irish gallery at this event. SwitzerlandBasel3,000
Participation by Irish artists in exhibition 'Boondocks III Hannover' - Urban Performance days at Ihmezentrum (Ihme Centre), Hannover, Germany from 25 August - 24 September 2017
Presentation of work by Irish artists Darek Fortas and Neil Carroll at Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2017 at BALTIC, Gateshead and BALTIC’s project space BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne from 29 September - 26 November 2017 and Block 336, London from 27 January - 3 March 2018United KingdomGateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, London2,500
The Souvenir Shop Project will be presented at the Irish World Heritage Centre in Manchester from the 2 Nov through to the 21 Dec.United KingdomManchester2,000
Presentation of solo exhibition by Colin Crotty entitled 'Taking Turns' at Matthias Erngtes Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany from 10 September - 21 October 2017
Presentation of solo exhibition by David Eager Maher entitled 'Villa' at Galerie Drei Ringe, Leipzig, Germany 12 September -20 October 2017 GermanyLeipzig1,500
Presentation of Mark Curran's exhibition 'THE MARKET' at Galerie Le Bleu du Ciel in Lyon, France from 25 September - 25 November 2017
Application for funding for Irish artist Mark Garry to participate in Transitions Ep. 4, an exhibition of both established and emerging international artists that will be presented by curator Sheena Malone at Dada Post Berlin in September 2017GermanyBerlin1,300
The ambitious solo exhibition project ‘The Good Soil’ will be presented at GREY NOISE Gallery in Dubai, UAE. Coinciding with the Abu Dhabi Art Fair, the opening of the exhibition will take place in November 2017 and continue until January 2018. The opening takes place during one of the busiest and dynamic dates in the art diary of the region. United Arab EmiratesDubai1,200
‘Here be monsters’ is an exhibition of new work looking at cartography of difference. I will expose three large-scale paper installation pieces accompanied by a series of drawings and three-dimensional collage. This is the culmination of research into looking at place and identity themes that I have been engaging with over the past years. The work will be exhibited at Gallerie Les Moulin, France.FranceSeine et Marne1,000
“Stakes in the Muck” is a performance incorporating digital media, including video that is manipulated using data from sensors by EL Putnam. I treat the physical and geographic vulnerabilities of Venice as metaphor to sift to identify organizational vulnerabilities of the Biennale. It will be presented at the Research Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, 2017. ItalyVenice900
Participation by Irish artists exhibition entitled 'Surface Tension' at Detroit Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden from 31 October - 6 November 2017



Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 11,000
"The Cáceres Irish Fleadh" takes place in the UNESCO graded city of Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain, between the 26th and the 29th of October 2017. It is presented by the locally based cultural association "Elgatoalagua" directed by musician, Fernanda Valdés and working in conjunction with Irish-based musician and music programmer Peter Crann.SpainCáceres5,000
Participation of Irish artists at iBAMChicago2017 at the Irish American Heritage Center, Chicago from 26 - 29 October 2017

United StatesChicago4,000
The Tyneside Irish Cultural Society hosting the Tyneside Irish festival at the Tyneside Irish Centre, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK from 15 - 22 October 2017

United KingdomNewcastle upon Tyne2,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 1,500
Performance by electronic music duo Lakker of 'Struggle & Emerge' and 'Tundra' from 2 - 3 November in Glasgow and presentation of installation 'Struggle and Emergence' in Tramway, Glasgow from 26 October - 4 November 2017

United KingdomGlasgow1,500

Total for Summer 2017: €612,350