Outcome Grant February 2021


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 11,000
Presentation of Irish writers, directors and producers on Irish Screen America 'Short Cuts Zoom Show', online, 28 February- 26 November 2021
Irish Screen America Short Cuts The Irish Screen America 'Short Cuts Zoom Show' will feature Irish writers, directors and producers. It will be hosted on Zoom and also be simulcast on Facebook and Youtube and Instagram Live and will be targeted at the ISA audience in New York and Los Angeles - we also have content partners in Boston, Chicago and San Francisco.
United StatesNew York and Los Angeles9,000
Online screening of Irish films as part of the 11th Annual Toronto Irish Film Festival in Canada, Online, 7-16 May 2021
Since 2010, the Toronto Irish Film Festival has screened over 150 Irish films in the animation, documentary, drama and short film genres. This year we will present a Covid safe digital festival. We have secured an online screening portal for May 7-15th. Since theatres are currently closed in Toronto so we thought that this new delivery would allow the 2021 event to be as “normal” as possible.



Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 7,000
Dublin Book Festival presents nine Irish authors at Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival, Québec, Canada, 28 April - 2 May 2021 and at Solas Nua, Washington DC in June 2021
This project is a presentation of nine Irish authors and their work to the international online audiences of two established international organisations. Three events will be presented at Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival on 28th April - 2nd May 2021. These three events along with one additional event will be repackaged for promotion and release by Solas Nua in June 2021.
Canada, United StatesMontréal (Québec), Washington DC7,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 25,500
Great Music in Irish Houses Festival Online Globally
Performances recorded in spaces of historical & architectural interest in Ireland & the UK for online presentation to international audiences as part of the 2021 Great Music in Irish Houses Festival (June 2021). Presented in partnership with the Carducci Festival Highnam, Syde Manor, Cheltenham & the Hatfield House Chamber Music Festival & featuring a selection of leading Irish musicians.
United Kingdom, IrelandOnline in United Kingdom and Ireland9,000
Online presentation of performance by Mick Flannery and Susan O'Neill at Cork Opera House in partnership with North American Venues, 24 April 2021
To present a full production performance of new material from Irish artist Mick Flannery and Irish songstress and multi-instrumentalist Susan O'Neill. Broadcast from the Cork Opera House in partnership with North American venues/promotors The Word Barn (New Hampshire, USA), The Rockwood Music Hall (New York, USA), The Edmonton Folk Festival (Edmonton, Canada), Mariposa Festival (Ontario, Canada).
United States, CanadaNew York, New York, USA, Exeter, Edmonton, Mariposa7,000
"St. Patrick's Day From Afar" is an online concert uniting Irish communities, and those with a passion for Ireland across the world. Broadcast online on March 20th and 21st 2020. A quality international production of 25 Irish acts including soloists, dancers, and groups, performing music within the traditional Irish realm, from sean-nós, to ballads, to contemporary trad, to celtic crossover.IrelandONLINE4,500
Presentation of Virtual Lunchtime Concert Series by Irish Traditional Musicians, Singers and Dancers at Blas Summer School, online, 21st-25th June 2021
The Blas International Summer School of Irish Traditional Music and Dance presents their annual lunchtime concert series online from 21st-25th June 2021. This daily concert series will feature a mix of pre-recorded and live-streamed Irish traditional music, song and dance performances by world renown performers.
Presentation of 'Mná na hÉireann' by Darragh Morgan, Jennifer Walshe, Karen Power, Amanda Feery, Finola Merivale and Ailis Ní Riain at New Music Gathering in Minnesota, USA, Online, 12-14 August 2021
Mná na hÉireann - 5 Female Composers New Music Gathering Online (12-14 August 2021 Minnesota, USA). Darragh Morgan Violin Composers: Jennifer Walshe, Karen Power, Amanda Feery, Finola Merivale, Ailis Ní Riain Film Venue Irish Embassy London Film by Chris Tanton
United StatesMinneapolis2,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 30,050
Fishamble with international partners presents ON BLUEBERRY HILL, Online, 1 June- 31 August 2021
Fishamble will work with international partners, Trafalgar Theatre Productions, 59E59 Theaters, and Traverse Theatre, to stream a specially filmed version of its acclaimed production ON BLUEBERRY HILL by Sebastian Barry.
United States, United KingdomNew York, Edinburgh, London10,000
Fishamble with international partners presents SILENT by Pat Kinevane, Online, 26 April- 31 August 2021
Fishamble proposes to work with key international partners to stream a specially filmed, digital version of its multi award-winning production SILENT by Pat Kinevane.
United Kingdom, United States, AustraliaLondon, Edinburgh, New York, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, Portland, Adelaide10,000
Virtual presentations of 'The Girl who Forgot to Sing Badly' by Theatre Lovett at the Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, Angelina Arts Alliance in Lufkin, Texas and Yavapai College in Prescot, Arizona, Online, 12 February-3 April 2021
Theatre Lovett present virtual presentations of The Girl who Forgot to Sing Badly plus live Q&A's at the Moss Arts Center in USA at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia (Feb 12 – 19th, March 6th – 13th), Angelina Arts Alliance, in Lufkin, Texas (April 19th – 30th); and Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona (March 21st – April 3rd).
United StatesBlacksburg, Prescott, Lufkin3,200
Presentation of 'University of Wonder and Imagination' by Cahoots NI at Imaginate Edinburgh International Children's festival, Online, 25 May-6 June 2021
Presentation of University of Wonder and Imagination by Cahoots NI at Imaginate, Edinburgh International Children's Festival, 25 May - 6 June 2021New work in response to COVID-19 impact on Irish theatre. Magic, interaction and digital technology, created by Cahoots NI for online presentation to audiences of children during Edinburgh International Children’s Festival, 25 May - 6 June ’21. Performers Hugh W. Brown, Caolan Mc Bride, Sean Kearns, Philippa O’Hara and Lata Sharma. Digital media by BNL Prod,. Directed by Paul Bosco Mc Eneaney.
United KingdomEdinburgh3,000
Digital Presentation of Removed by Prime Cut Productions at the Edinburgh International Children's Festival, Edinburgh, 25 May - 6 June 2021
Inclusion of a digital version of Removed at the Edinburgh International Children's Festival, presented in association with the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh on their digital platform Traverse 3. Presented from 25 May - 6 June, as part of our schools, public and delegate programme. This will include a resource pack and pre-recorded Q&A for schools and two live Q&A sessions for audiences.
United KingdomEdinburgh3,000
Presentation of Irish Song and Storytelling by Aindrias de Stac for the Irish American Heritage Museum, Online (ZOOM), 11 April 2021.
This will be an online performance of Songs and Stories by Aindrias de Stac for the Irish American Heritage Museum in Albany NY . Meant to showcase traditional Irish entertainment, our members can safely enjoy his show at home, as we anticipate travel restrictions will still apply. His performance will add an authentic aspect to our regular schedule of lectures.
United StatesAlbany850

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 17,230
Exhibition 'Making and Momentum:Eileen Gray in conversation' by Richard Malone at E-1027 Villa, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France, 16 June-22 December 2021
An international exhibition celebrating the legacy of modernism in Ireland, and the legacy of modern Irish art and design worldwide. Shown at Eileen Gray's E-1027 Villa in France. June 2021
An exhibition of Irish contemporary visual art will take place on the grounds of Eileen Gray's iconic E-1027 Villa in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France in June 2021. The exhibition will celebrate her legacy, cross disciplinary practice and inspiration to a generation of artists and makers.
Two Person Exhibition by Matthew Gammon & Matt Connors at The Photographer's Eye Gallery, Escondido, CA, USA, 5 June - 3 July 2021
WHAT - (s)Light of Hand 2020 Award Winners Exhibition
WHO - Matthew Gammon & Matt Connors
WHERE - The Photographer's Eye Gallery, Escondido, CA, USA.
WHEN - 5 June - 3 July 2021.
United StatesEscondido5,000
Presentation of art project "Nul Punt Wolk" by artist duo "berte & harmey " (Filip Berte and Cliona Harmey) at "Blanco", Ghent, Belgium and Online, 15-16 April 2021
A presentation/launch event of "Nul Punt Wolk" at BLANCO, Ghent (BE) on April 15th & 16th, 2021.
The physical set-up & preparatory work will be done by artist Filip Berte (BE) & BLANCO, from April 5-14th, the online digital launch event will be concurrently prepared & set-up by Cliona Harmey (IE), taking place on April 15th & 16th.
Title (provisional) of the event: "Nul Punt Wolk (v.0.0)"

Solo Exhibition 'Summer Room' by Bea McMahon at Treignac Projet, Treignac, France, 25 June- 1 August 2021
Bea McMahon presents a solo exhibition of new performance and installation work by Bea McMahon with a working title ‘Slow Beeps’. The exhibition is curated by Sabrina Tarasoff.
Laura Ni Fhlaibhín participating as one of seven international artists in 'Society of Nature' project at OnCurating Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland 4-18 June 2021
Society Of Nature Exhibition curated by Arianna Guidi featuring Laura Ni Fhlaibhín at OnCurating Zurich, June 4-18th 2021
‘Society of Nature’ consists of two phases: pre-production digital residency and group physical exhibition, curated by Arianna Guidi. Exhibition takes place at OnCurating Gallery, Zurich, 4-18 June 2021. Seven international artists participate, and show opens with performance by Laura Ní Fhlaibhín.
SwitzerlandZurich 500
Angela Gilmour participating in 'Women Artists in the Arctic' exhibition at the Espace des Femmes Gallery, Paris, France, 3-28 June 2021
Woman Artists in the Arctic Espace des femmes Gallery, 35 Rue Jacob, 75006 Paris, France, 3rd to 28th June 2021, Exhibition Curator Barbara Crawford
Professor of Art and Art History ,Southern Virginia University. Exhibition - Woman Artist in the Arctic


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 17,000
Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith London presents Mid Years Season of Irish Music & Literature, UK, 24 March- 31 July 2021
LIT Wed March 24 Mary McAleese April 3 Jan Carson Apr 10 Frank Ormsbury Apr 17 Lucy Caldwell Apr 24 Glen Patterson Apr 31 Michael Longley with interviewer Carlo Gebler.
MUSIC MAY 18 Heidi Talbot Adam Holmes Jne 19 Flook Jne 5 Kieran Goss May 22 T with Maggies May 7 Steve Cooney Dezi Donnelly Dermot Byrne Jul 10 Paddy Glackin Donal Lunny Jul 24 Brian Finnegan Trio Jul 31 Gerry O Connor Trio
United KingdomLondon11,000
Presentation of ‘Between You and Me' multidisciplinary showcase of contemporary Irish arts by MART Gallery in connection with CIACLA Los Angeles, Online 15 March- 30 June 2021
MART Gallery in connection with CIACLA Los Angeles present ‘Between You and Me’ a multidisciplinary online showcase of contemporary Irish arts.
Date: March - June 2021

CIACLA’s Between You and Me Online Showcase aims at promoting Contemporary Irish Culture, while connecting Ireland and Los Angeles.

Curated by: Matthew Nevin of MART Gallery & Studios Dublin & CIACLA Los Angeles

United StatesLos Angeles6,000

Total for February 2021: €107,780