Outcome Grant Autumn 2017


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 38,500
Nordic tour of the performance Strange Feathers. It will be shown at Ungi - a biannual festival arranged by ASSITEJ Iceland, in April . Katuaq Culture House in Nuuk, Greenland April/May , DanceChapel in Copenghan Denmark May and Asker Kulturhus in Norway in September.
Iceland, Greenland, Denmark, NorwayReykjavik, Nuuk, Copenhagen , Asker22,000
Presentation by Tumble Circus of 'Unsuitable' in Western Australia from 8 January – 17 February 2018AustraliaMargaret River, Perth, Mandurah10,000
Collaborating with Lebanese arts and culture NGO Al Jana, a group of performers will present an original show, 'Spring Sprung', as part of Al Jana's Spring Festival, touring towns and Syrian/Palestinian refugee camps around Lebanon. The artists involved will be Debbie Wright, Niamh McGrath, Donal McConnon and Lauren Trainor and the dates of the project will be 24th March – 14th April 2018.LebanonBeruit6,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 97,000
Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre's international tour of Swan Lake/Loch na hEala to New Zealand, Korea, Germany, UK, Canada from March - July 2018
New Zealand, Korea, Republic of, Germany, United Kingdom, CanadaWellington, Seoul, Cologne, Manchester, Toronto63,000
The New Zealand Festival is presenting Swan Lake/Lock Na HEALA in 2018, 14-17 March in the St James Theatre, Wellington.New ZealandWellington24,000
Participation by Irish musicians and dancers in The Moscow Traditional Music & Dance Festival as part of Irish Week, Moscow, Russia from 16 - 19 March 2018

Russian FederationMoscow7,000
Presentation of AMTNRMT by artists Ruairí Donovan and Mica Sigourney. On the 17.03.18 by CounterPulse, San Francisco, USA. United StatesSan Francisco 3,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 53,500
ARCHIMEDIA presenting IrishFilmFest 11 in Rome from 21 - 25 March 2018

Screening of the best of contemporary Irish film at The 18th Annual Irish Film Festival, Boston in Somerville Massachusetts 22 - 25 March 2018United StatesSomerville8,000
In 2018 the 11th Moscow Irish Film Festival will showcase the best Irish feature, short, documentary, and animated films in Russia’s most prominent cinema venue, Karo 11 Oktyabr, between March 14th and 25th. Building upon the Irish Film Club's success since it's introduction in 2017 in two cities - Moscow and St Petersburg - the main IFF film programme in Moscow will be extended to St Petersburg.Russian FederationMoscow (pop. 12 mln), St.Petersburg (pop. 8 mln)7,000
Screening of Irish short film programme at Go Short - International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, Netherlands from 12- 15 April 2018NetherlandsNijmegen6,000
The 19th annual Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) will take place in Newport Beach California from April 26 - May 3rd, 2017. The NBFF will present its 19th Irish Showcase film and event, as well as an anticipated number of Irish feature-length and short films. We are seeking funds for filmmaker travel and accomodation expenses. United StatesNewport Beach, Costa Mesa5,000
The Georgian Irish Film Festival (The Giff) screening Irish films at the Amirani Cinema, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, 29, 30, 31 November - 1 December 2012. GeorgiaTbilisi5,000
The Capital Irish Film Festival takes place at the American Film Institute's Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD, USA, presented by Solas Nua and AFI, from March 1-4, 2018, organized by co-directors Pat Reilly and Mike Kerlin of Solas Nua and Todd Hitchcock and Abbie Algar of AFI.United StatesSilver Spring4,000
Presentation of the 4th Irish-Australian Film Festival in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, Australia from 11 - 21 April and July 2018

AustraliaSydney, Melbourne, Perth3,000
Screening of Irish Films at 'Shebeen Flick Irish Film Festival Berlin 2018' in Moviemento Kino, Berlin, Germany on 10 - 11 and 15 - 18 March 2018

GermanyBerlin and Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf2,000
The 21st 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 and early April 2018. United StatesChicago1,500
Experimental Film Society Screenings at Alfredo Pareja film theatre in Quito, Ecuador between 16 - 18 March 2018 and at ‘Process’ festival in Riga, Latvia between 21 - 25 March 2018
Ecuador, LatviaQuito, Riga1,400
Benjamin de Burca and Bárbara Wagner collaborate as film directors. Following the success of our previous film 'You are seeing things' that was selected for the 67th Berlinale, our most recent short film Terremoto Santo (Holy Tremor) has been selected for the 68th Berlinale cinema festival which will be held this February, 2018 competing for the world famous Gold or Silver Bears.GermanyBerlin1,200
Presentation of 'Refining the Senses' at Experimental Film Festival 'Process' in Riga, Latvia; 21 - 25 March 2018; by Atoosa Pour HossiniLatviaRiga400


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 50,700
A mini festival of Irish literature (March 2nd and 3rd) presented in partnership with the Consulate General and with support from Boston College, Irish American Partnership and UCD Irish Studies department. United StatesBoston , Chicago 11,000
Participation by Irish writers Nuala NiChonchuir, William Wall, Evelyn Conlon, Alan McMonagle, Billy O’Callaghan, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne , Paul McVeigh and Mary Morrissy in 'Beyond History:The Radiance of the Short Story' in Lisbon, Portugal from 27- 30 June 2018PortugalLisbon5,000
Kerala Literary Festival at Calicut, Kerala from 8 to 11 February, 2018.Main sponsor: DC Books. Director: K. Satchidanandan. This is the third year of the Festival. Last time attended by 150000 people.IndiaCalicut ( Kozhikode)5,000
Participation by three Irish Writers in the Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley, California from 28 - 29 April 2018

United StatesBerkeley5,000
The Auckland Writers Festival is New Zealand's premiere literary event and will take place in Auckland from 15-20 May 2018 with approximately 40 international and more than 150 New Zeland participants. Our 2017 programme attracted attendance of more than 73,000 to a 170+ event programme and we anticipate similar numbers next year.New ZealandAuckland4,000
“Irish Poetry Evenings.” Featured readings by Colette Bryce and Peter Sirr at VERSeFest's main venue, KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, (120 Lisgar St) in Ottawa, Canada (March 24th, 2018), and in St. John’s, Newfoundland as part of their Trans-Atlantic Poetry Series, at The Ship Inn on March 26th, 2018.CanadaOttawa, Ontario; St. John's, Newfoundland3,500
Poetry Ireland will present 4 of the most exciting voices from the new generation of Irish poetry at the O, Miami festival on Thursday April 26th, 2018. United StatesMiami 3,000
Participation by PJ Lynch in the Scribblers Children's Literature and Arts Festival in Perth, Australia from 7 - 13 May 2018

Guest reading at Newcastle Writers’ Festival, New South Wales, Australia, April 6th – 8th, 2018, and a complementary series of readings in other cities. AustraliaNewcastle, New South Wales, Sydney, Wollongong2,000
Attendance by Jessie Lendennie Publisher at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference & Bookfair, The Tampa Convention Center & Marriott Tampa Waterside, Tampa, Florida from 7 - 10 March 2018
United StatesTampa2,000
Little Island Books attending Bologna Children's Book Fair, Bologna, Italy, from 26 - 29 March 2018

Literary reading by fiction writer Colin Barrett, poet Kathy D'Arcy, and poet and fiction writer Niamh Prior. The event is taking place at the University of Tampa on the 12th March 2018. It is organised by Professor of English, Dr Kathleen Ochshorn, who teaches Irish Literature at the university and Professor Marca Bear, who runs the International Studies Programme there. United StatesTampa1,200
Futa Fata participating in the Bologna Childrens Book Fair, Bologna, Italy from 26 - 28 March 2018

The readings will be presented by me at the Association of Writers and Writers' Programs (AWP) convention in Tampa, Florida May4-7 2018 (and at other venues) as part of the Salmon Poetry section of the convention.United StatesTampa1,000
The Association of Writers & Writing Conference Bookfair, at the Tampa Convention Center & Marriott Tampa Waterside, from March 7-10, 2018.United StatesTampa1,000
I have been invited to read at the Festival International de Poesia de Granada in Nicaragua between February 11th and 17th 2018. The organisers are the festival committee and their address and contact details are included in the next 'full description' reply.NicaraguaGranada950
Participation by IBBY Ireland in the Bologna International Book Fair Bologna, Italy from 26 - 29 March 2018


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 173,100
The ICO will make its debut at the in Essen and will then travel to the Heidelberg Fruhling Festival for the final appearance of ICO's three year residency in March 2018.GermanyEssen, Heidelberg41,000
Building on the momentum of their 2017 Australian tour, The Young Folk have been invited to tour New Zealand as well as Australia in February - April 2018.
New Zealand, AustraliaDunedin, Christchurch, Okarito, Nelson, Picton, Wellington, Paraparaumu, East End Cafe, Whangarei, Auckland, Auburn, Adelaide, Meadows, Mildura , Echuca, Bendigo, Geelong, Drysdale, St Kilda, Mornington, Flemington, Melbourne, Yackandandah, Canberra, Sydney10,000
Camerata Ireland undertaking a US tour from 6 - 8 March 2018
Socks in the Frying Pan will undertake a large theatre tour of USA from January to April 2018. Along with a showcase event at APAP.United StatesKansas CIty, New York, Wilmington, Asheville, Tarpon Springs, Redmond, Hailey, Des Moines, Crescent City, Helena, Deer Lodge, Evanston, Spearfish, Valdez, Kodiak, Cordova8,000
We Banjo 3 to tour USA - West Coast & Southern States and East Coast & Mid WestUnited StatesKent, Bellingham, Portland, Tucson, Flagstaff, Pleasanton, Old Saybrook, Boothbay Harbour, Somerville, Washington DC, Frederick, Milwaukee, Chicago, Minneapolis, St Cloud, Muncie, Cincinnatti, Ann Arbor8,000
The project for which Lúnasa is seeking support is a 20th anniversary concert tour of the US in Feb/March 2018. Guests on the tour will include Natalie Merchant, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Tim O'Brien.United StatesDetails of all cities on attachment8,000
4 week tour of Australia and New Zealand 2018 with John McSherry, Donal O Connor & Niall Hanna. Australia, New ZealandSydney, Cobargo, Port Fairy, Oakleigh, Yakandandah , Bathurst, Canberra, TBC, Illawarra6,000
March 2018 sees Skipper's Alley continue to grow and expand in the US folk music market with a tour across key festival and arts centres including the group's biggest ever headline show.United StatesCalais, Syracuse, Barre, Calumet, Jackson, Marietta6,000
JigJam will perform a prestigious residency at Dolly Parton's - Festival of Nations from 16th March to April 9th then continue on a tour of the MidWest of USA.United StatesPigeon Forge, Chippewa Falls, Minneapolis5,000
On the occasion of its 20th Anniversary, the RIAM Percussion Ensemble, under the directorship of Richard O’Donnell, looks forward to taking a musical bite out of the Big Apple in March 2018. From March 27th to 30th, an array of concerts and collaborative workshops will take place in NYU Steinhardt and Lehman College with both the NYU and Lehman Percussion Ensembles. United StatesNew York, New York 5,000
From the 24th of February until the 18th of March we will be touring both coasts of the USA in what is our first ever tour under new USA management. United StatesWest Chester, Appleton, Platteville, Quincy, Utica, Aiken, SC, Tyron, NC , New York City (Manhattan), Derry, NH , Orono, ME , Rockport , Davis, Chico5,000
Magnetic Music GmbH presenting the Irish Heartbeat Tour in Germany from 6 - 24 March 2018

Germany, AustriaElmshorn, Cuxhaven, Berlin, Torgau, Netphen, Nienburg, Eisleben, Aschaffenburg, Leverkusen, Bayreuth, Garching, Traunreut, Aalen, Augsburg, Illingen, Reutlingen, Hohenems5,000
Irish bands performing at "Les Semaines Irlandaises en Artois-Gohelle", at Lens, France from 16 - 25 March 2018
FranceMazingarbe, Grenay, Lens, Aix-Noulette, Harnes, Billy-Montigny, Bachant, Vermelles, Angres, Lens, Liévin, Hénin-Beaumont, Mazingarbe, Marquillies5,000
Téada's annual March USA tour returns in 2018 with performances scheduled throughout 8 States, taking in the East Coast and Mid-West USA. United StatesPeninsula, Charleston, Syracuse, Brownfield, Canton, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Afton, Evanston5,000
"The Thomas Moore Project & Naked Music" 14 performances across Australia, including Canberra, Sydney, the Woodford Folk Festival, The Cygnet Folk Festival in Tasmania and the Illawara Festival in Bulli. Bringing the music of Thomas Moore in a contemporary setting to a new audience.AustraliaWoodford, Sydney, Canberra, Tasmania, NSW, Cygnet, Tasmania, Sydney, Canberra, Illawarra Folk Festival4,500
The Dublin Guitar Quartet will undertake a tour of the US in March 2018. In partnership with US based Middleton Arts Management we have engagements at The Philips Collection in Washington DC March 4th, the Walton Arts Centre in Arkansas on March 9th and Chamber Music Sedona in Arizona on March 11th.
United StatesWashington , Fayetteville , Sedona4,000
In March 2018 Mosaïque concert series in Vienna and the American Colony Series in Jerusalem will present Emerald Isle - a program which focuses on both traditional and contemporary song and dance from Ireland. Austria, Palestinian Territory, OccupiedVienna , East Jerusalem4,000
Mick has been invited to showcase at two American events, as well as a Western Canadian support tour in February 2018. Feb 8-11th as guest to Canadian artist Jenn Grant (Triple Juno Nominee) on Western Canadian shows including Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo & Courtenay. Feb 12th, ‘It’s a School Night’ in L.A. Presented by Chris Douridas. Feb 14th-18th The Folk Alliance International Conference.United States, CanadaKansas, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Victoria, Courtney, Nanaimo3,500
Performance of the experience of people who have emmigrated from Ireland, China and Cape Verde to Boston presented in the form of words and music by indivuals/actors and orchestra . it is being staged in the Cyclorama Theatre, Boston in February 2018.United StatesBoston3,000
This is How we Fly have been invited to perform some prestigious European dates as part of the release tour of their second album Foreign Fields. They will perform two shows in Denmark, a show in London and a concert at Celtic Connections, Glasgow, which will be accompanied by the Lau Lab project experiment, run by the group Lau, as part of the festival.United Kingdom, DenmarkLondon, Glasgow, Copenhagen, Hillerod2,800
Kevin Brady Trio performing at The 2018 Eurojazz Festival in Mexico from 2 - 3 March 2018

MexicoMexico City2,750
Performance of 'The Hougoumont Sessions' a live music theatre performance in Fremantle, Western Australia from 11 - 13 January 2018
'Songs from Ireland: Old and New' is a musical show touring in Switzerland in January 2018 playing 4 shows in well-known high calibre venues with an ensemble of 6 musicians from different musical backgrounds. SwitzerlandBern, Schaffhausen, Zurich2,500
European tour by Irish musician Adrian Crowley of the ‘Dark Eyed Messenger’ album in The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Denmark, Spain and Portugal from 23 January -
11 February 2018
NetherlandsMultiple Cites, see above.2,500
Performance by AnTara at Thyagaraja Aradhana festival, Tamil Nadu, India from 5 - 7 January 2018

IndiaPudukkottai, Thiruvaiyaru2,500
Performance by Irish musician James Kelly at the Boxwood Festival, Waipu and Auckland, New Zealand from 15 - 20 February 2018

New Zealand, AustraliaWaipu, Waipu - concert, Auckland, Castlemaine, Queenscliff (VIC), Queenscliff, Sydney2,000
Concorde will present a concert of new music at the Susaa Festival in Denmark on Saturday 1 September 2018. This concert will be the international focus of the 2018 festival, called ‘Window on Ireland’. DenmarkNaestved2,000
Irish pianist, Dr. Cathal Breslin, will open the prestigious 2018 Piano Series "Temporada de Piano Universidad de Antioquia" on February 14, 2018. The Teatro Camilo Torres seats 1200 people and is one of the most important cultural centers of the city of Medellin, Colombia. ColombiaMedellin1,800
The North Atlantic Tionol will be hosted in Brackley Beach, PEI, Canada by the PEI Uilleann Pipers Guild.CanadaBrackley Beach1,500
As part of the IACI Perceptions Series,traditional musicians Manus McGuire & Emily Flack will perform in various locations within the USA during the month of April 2018. United StatesRochester, Sea Girt, Chicopee, Hamden, Madison1,500
Áine O'Dwyer will give an organ recital at Montreal's Christ Church Cathedral as part of the Suoni Per Il Popolo (Sounds for the People) festival in June 2018. Áine O'Dwyer is a critically lauded Irish vocalist, musician, improviser and composer. The Suoni Per Il Popolo is one of Canada's leading avant garde and experimental music festivals.CanadaMontreal750
Olagón: A Cantata in Doublespeak, composed by Dan Trueman with libretto by Paul Muldoon, will have three performances from February 22-24, 2018 at the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Wallace Theater on the campus of Princeton University. Eighth Blackbird are joined in performance by composer/fiddler Dan Trueman and vocalist Iarla Ó Lionáird.United StatesPrinceton700
PERISONIC Dublin is a surround sound music and video installation and concert, originally developed by Dublin Sound Lab for the Music Current Festival, Dublin 2017, and is now to be presented by PGNM/REM Festival at Schwankhalle, Bremen, 14 January 2018.GermanyBremen700
A historically significant solo piano recital by Irish pianist, Thérèse Fahy, at the Maison Natale de Claude Debussy, the house where Debussy was born, on the exact 100th anniversary of his death: 25th March, 2018; Saint Germain en Laye, outside Paris, France FranceParis500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 353,500
Following sell out runs in Dublin and London, the award winning Cyprus Avenue by David Ireland returns in 2018 to the Peacock stage in Dublin from April 27th through to May 19th and The LuEsther Hall, Public Theater in New York from 2nd of June through to 22nd of July.United StatesNew York90,000
The American Premiere of Enda Walsh's Arlington will be presented by and at St. Ann's Warehouse, 45 Water Street. DUMBO, Brooklyn, New York, May 3-28, 2017. United StatesBrooklyn80,000
Enda Walsh's Ballyturk will be presented by and at St. Ann's Warehouse, January 9- 28, 2018. United StatesBrooklyn70,000
Druid present their acclaimed production of Waiting for Godot in Chicago and Washington, presented by David Eden Productions. Directed by Garry Hynes, featuring members of the Druid Ensemble and the award-winning design team behind The Beauty Queen of Leenane and DruidShakespeare.
United StatesWashington DC, Chicago48,000
RIOT by THISISPOPBABY as a headline show at Sydney Festival 2018 & Arts Centre Melbourne 2018AustraliaSydney, Melbourne22,000
The Morning After the Life Before written by Ann Blake and produced by Guna Nua will be presented January 3-12 in the Centaur Theatre as part of the Wildside Festival before traveling to New York for the First Irish Festival, being performed at The Cell Theatre Jan 17-29Canada, United StatesMontreal, New York12,000
From June 6-9, 2018, in Toronto, Canada, Luminato will present four performances of Teac Damsa's Swan Lake, a magical new adapation of one of the most famous ballets in the world by one of Ireland’s foremost dancer and theatre-makers, Michael Keegan-Dolan.CanadaToronto10,000
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 3 venues in Madrid and 1 venue in Barcelona, Spain as part of two Theatre festivals for children in April 2018. Total 9 performances.SpainMadrid, Alcalá de Hernandes, Madrid, Sabadella, Barcelona10,000
LORDS OF STRUT: ABSOLUTE LEGENDS is a LORDS OF STRUT & THISISPOPBABY Co-production which will be presented as part of Sydney Festival in January 2018AustraliaSydney6,000
5 performances of Charolais by Noni Stapleton 16 - 20 Feb 2018 at Subiaco Arts Centre, Perth Theatre Trust (1), Bunbury Fringe Western Australia (2), and then Kangaroo Island (2) in programme curated by Country Arts South Australia for Adelaide Fringe Festival. Charolais is supported supported by Adelaide Fringe's Honeypot Presenter Programme and Noni will then attend APAM, Brisbane 22 - 24 Feb.AustraliaPerth , Bunbury (Western Australia), Kangaroo Island 5,500

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 90,300
presentation of contemporary Irish Sculptor Eilis O' Connell in the grounds of Eileen Gray's E.1027 plus town Park, FranceRoquebrune Cap Martin25,000
Presentation by Gibbons & Nicholas of works by Janet Mullarney, Anita Groener and Ronnie Hughes at Art on Paper, New York from 8 - 11 March 2018

United StatesNew York 6,000
Rochester Art Center will host an extensive mid-career retrospective of Irish artist Eamon O’Kane in its 4000 sq ft galleries. This exhibition will focus on the entangled relationship between architecture, nature and art and between Midwest native Frank Lloyd Wright and Irish native Eileen Gray. Curated by former Government of Ireland Research Scholar Sheila Dickinson and held from Jan-May 2018United StatesRochester6,000
Exhibition by Difference Engine at the Bačva Gallery, Meštrović Pavilion, Zagreb, Croatia from 18 April - 6 May 2018
EIKON Award (45+): Katrín Elvarsdóttir, Susan MacWilliam, Gabriele Rothemann, is an exhibition presenting the work of main award winner Susan MacWilliam and runners up of the EIKON Award (45+). The venue is Künstlerhaus 1050, Vienna, Austria. 16th February – 14th April 2018. The exhibition is organised by international photographic magazine EIKON and editor-in-chief Nela Eggenbergger.AustriaVienna6,000
mother’s tankstation presenting at Art Basel Hong Kong 2018 from 28 - 31 March 2018.

Hong KongHong Kong, SAR China6,000
Green on Red Gallery wishes to bring Irish artist Niamh McCann to VOLTA NY and to show an engaging collection of pieces in a solo booth.

VOLTA NY is a contemporary art fair comprised of solo projects by leading and emerging international artists.
United StatesNew York6,000
Kerlin Gallery presenting Irish artists at Art Basel Hong Kong, China from 29 - 31 March 2018

Hong KongHong Kong6,000
The Dallas Art Fair is located at FIG (Fashion Industry Gallery) 1807
Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201 From Thursday April 12th through
Sunday, April 15th, 2018
United StatesDallas6,000
Niamh O'Malley will present new and existing work for her first major solo presentation in Austria, at the Grazer Kunstverein. Exhibition opens 9 March and continues until 19 May 2018.AustriaGraz5,000
I am invited to present a solo exhibition and performance in two prominent art spaces in Mexico, the Nixon Gallery and La Orta project, from March 1 - May 1 2018MexicoMexico3,000
Cork Printmakers has been invited by Luciano Rossetto, President of Associazione Nazionale Incisori Contemporanei (The Italian National Association of Contemporary Engravers) to participate in a print exchange project featuring 12 Italian and 12 Irish Printmakers which will be shown in 2 venues in Italy and two venues in Ireland
in 2018.
ItalyTreviso , Sassari, Sardinia 2,200
I have been invited to showcase a new body of work the event is a solo exhibition of my work at contemporary art gallery Wallworks New York at 39 Bruckner Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10454 from April 14-May 16, 2018. Setup begins on April 11, 2018.United StatesBronx2,000
Volta NY 2018, Pier 90, New York.
March 7 - 11
David Eager Maher, solo presentation with Berlin based gallery Jarmuschek + Partner
United StatesNew York2,000
“Unfolding Landscapes” is a group exhibition including myself from Ireland, Luci Eldridge & Andrew Youngson (UK), Rachel Bacon & Wieteke Heldens (NL); curated by Rachel Bacon and Julienne Tullemans at De Cacaofabriek, Helmond, Holland and runs from 21st Jan – 4th March 2018. Also programmed is a one-day symposium with invited speakers addressing themes at issue within the artists’ work.
Presentation of exhibition '1300 Voices' by Ella Bertilsson and Ulla Juske in Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia from 28 February - 19 March 2018

I, as a member of the Stray Lines Collective, and former resident of La Maison des Auteurs in Angouleme, have been invited to take part in an exhibition as part of the 45th International Comics Festival in Angouleme, France from 25-28 Jan 2018.FranceANGOULEME CEDEX350


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 30,000
Participation of Irish artists at the 6th Belgrade Irish Festival, Belgrade, Serbia from 9 - 18 March 2018

The Irish Itinerary, an Irish cultural tour of Europe. 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 & literature, and includes an impressive array of Irish writers, artists & performers as well as Irish films.Belgium27 cities: List appended. See document: List of Participants/main agents/involved in realising this application8,000
Third time lucky as they say, and SIF 2018 represent a significant step up in the profile of guests based on the accumulated success of 2016/17 including partnership with several Embassies. We will present a compact 3 night mélange of live music and dance, literature, and film, focusing on work that link the home country to Sarajevo through artistic cooperation, shared insight and celebration.Bosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevo6,000
Presentation of new Irish cinema and emerging Irish music at Craic Fest 20, the 20th anniversary of Craic Fest in New York, USA from 3 - 11 March 2018

United StatesNew York4,000
St. Patrick's Festival Amsterdam 2018 promotes Irish music, arts & culture on 16th-17th March in the Netherlands at Splendor and De Uilenburgersjoel. Programme includes authors John Banville and Sara Baume, singer-songwriter Eleanor McEvoy, and musicians Gwendolyn Masin, Martin Fondse, Johan van Iersel, among others. Family programme includes animator Rory Conway, and music and dance workshops.NetherlandsAmsterdam , Amsterdam3,000

Total for Autumn 2017: €886,600