Outcome Grant April 2021


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 15,000
'SOIL LAB', by Irish architects Eibhlin Ni Chathasaigh & James Martin, Danish Architect Anne Dorthe Vester, Danish Designer Maria Brunn, and a community group from North Lawndale, Chicago Architecture Biennial,13 September 2021- 10 January 2022.United StatesChicago15,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 2,000
Hibernian Media & The Gene Siskel Film Center present The 7th Annual Irish American Movie Hooley film festival on Fri, Sat, and Sun, Sept. 24, 25, and 26th, 2021. We are thrilled to return after Covid cancellation of last year's event. United StatesChicago2,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 7,000
Online presentation of 'Smalltown Sheanachie' by Aindrias De Staic, 1 July - 31 August 2021.

United States, Croatia, FranceBerkeley, Chicago , New York, Zagreb, Paris3,500
Dinnseanchas / Tautitotito Whenua (Lore of Places) will be presented in the Concert Hall at The Piano Centre for Music and the Arts, Christchurch New Zealand by WORD Christchurch Festival in collaboration with Cúirt International Festival of Literature, Galway, and Cló Iar-chonnact as our Irish language partner on 28 August 2021. It includes two Irish and two Māori writers. New ZealandChristchurch3,000
Digital presentations by Doireann Ní Ghríofa at Verb Festival, Wellington, New Zealand, 3 - 7 November 2021.New ZealandWellington500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 43,400
Milwaukee Irish Fest Virtual presentation, 20 - 22 August 2021.United StatesMilwaukee15,000
Caroline Keane & Tom Delany present 'Home', a Virtual Tour of 12 traditional Irish Music concerts to various bodies in USA, Canada and New Zealand, 4 June - 16 October 2021.
Each multimedia show will be recorded live on stage with lighting, sound and multi-angle HD video and will be approx. 45 mins - 1 hour in duration.
United States, Canada, New ZealandPittsburgh, Winnipeg, Joillette, Quebec, Nelson, Edmonton, Dublin, Goderich, Ontario, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Syracuse, Michigan, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia6,000
Headline Performance by Téada at Iowa Irish Festival, Waterloo Iowa, USA, 12 August - 5 September 2022.
United StatesWaterloo6,000
Presentation of ‘The Fruit Smelling Shop’ - music Scullion/ text James Joyce, for the Online Bloomsday Festival, 16 June 2021.IrelandDublin 15,000
Virtual Music Tour of 'High Fidelity' by The Zen Arcade in China / South East Asia, 15 - 25 July 2021.China, Taiwan, Province of China, Korea, Republic of, Philippines, Indonesia, ThailandShanghai , Shenzhen, Hong Kong , Tai Pei, Seoul , Manila , Jakarta , Bangkok 5,000
We Banjo 3 Summer Solstice Live Stream, West of Ireland, 19 June 2021.IrelandGalway5,000
Day 1 of Scoil na gCláirseach (Festival of Early Irish Harp 2021) ONLINE at Somerset Harp Festival, New Jersey, USA, 25 - 29 July 2021

IrelandONLINE to an worldwide audience1,400


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 136,000
Edinburgh International Festival will present the world premiere of Landmark Productions’ "Medicine", written and directed by Enda Walsh and starring Clare Barrett, Aoife Duffin, Domhnall Gleeson, with Sean Carpio, at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh between 7-29 August 2021.United KingdomEdinburgh65,000
Tour of Beckett's Room by Dead Centre at Warwick Arts Centre, UK, 23 - 29 November 2021.United KingdomWarwick30,000
To Be a Machine (Version 1.0) has been invited to perform at LE CENT-QUATRE, Paris as part of Nemo, Biennial of Digital Arts; to be streamed live from Projects Arts Centre, Dublin, for 5 performances: 15 – 19 December, 2021.

As outlined in the invitation letter, LE CENT-QUATRE would like us to keep the option open to pivot, and travel to Paris, depending on regulations at the time.
Pan Pan’s digital presentation of T'The First Bad Man' by Miranda July, presented in association with La Mama, New York 25 -26 June 2021.United StatesNew York10,000
Hatch Theatre Company Presents 'To The Lighthouse', by Virgina Woolf, adapted by Marina Carr, digitally captured at The Everyman Theatre, Cork and streamed on demand as part of Cork Midsummer Festival from 25th - 27th June 2021.Ireland, United States, United KingdomCork , New York , Keswick , Dun Laoghaire 5,500
Presentation of TWENTY FIFTY by Dan Colley & Fionnuala Gygax at Camden Peoples' Theatre online programme, broadcast from Mermaid Arts Centre, London, UK, 2 - 3 July 2021.United KingdomLondon3,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 21,000
'Alice's Adventures Under Ground', opera by Gerald Barry, filmed and co-produced for the stage by Irish National Opera and Royal Opera House, London, 15 October 2021 - 15 April 2022.United KingdomLondon (international reach through ROH)21,000

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 32,005
New cycle of three solo exhibitions ‘Painting through its poetical emotions’ of the artists Colm MacAthlaoich, Gillian Lawler and Trudi van der Elsen is being exhibited as the 3rd episode of a series of touring projects curated by Valeria Ceregini. The exhibition will take place at Galleria Weber & Weber, Turin, Italy from September 2021 to February 2022.
Ground Zero 360 20th Anniversary Commemoration Exhibit, curated by Nicolas McClean, Museum of Biblical Art, Dallas, 9 September 2021 - 27 May 2022.United StatesDallas6,000
Green on Red Galley presents the work of Alan Butler, and performance works by Nigel Rolfe and David O'Reilly, at The Armory Show, New York, 9 - 12 September 2021.United StatesNew York5,500
Two-person exhibition by Maïa Nunes & Pádraig Spillane, presented by Liquid, at Jupiter Woods, London, UK, 16–31 October 2021United KingdomLondon2,000
Presentation of '(t)here' by Pauline O'Connell at Stern Studio Gallery, Vienna, Austria, 31 July - 21 August 2021.AustriaVienna2,000
Ulterior Gallery presents works by George Bolster for Focus section of The Armory Show 2021, New York, USA, 9 -12 September 2021.United StatesNew York1,500
HDLU (The Croatian Association of Fine Artists) presents “Presenting Ireland”, side program of the 6th Biennial of Painting and Guest Exhibition of Irish Artists - Dubliners, Mestrovic Pavilion, Zagreb, Croatia, 20 October - 5 December 2021.CroatiaZagreb1,400
'Tunneling for Wifi' , a Zoom performance with accompanying sensory package, by Bláithín Mac Donnell & Anna Clifford, lítost Gallery Prague, 25 July 2021.Czech RepublicPrague650
Exposition d'Eté (Summer Exhibition), featuring works by Sinéad Lucey, Galerie de Bretagne, Quimper, France, 1 July - 30 August 2021.FranceQuimper580
Intermedial Encounters: online book launch discussion and curated screening hosted by Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image (BIMI), London, 18 June 2021Intermedial Encounters:
BIMI London 18 June 2021
This event celebrates the launch of three new publications about experimental film, artists’ moving image and expanded cinema. Sarah Durcan, Kim Knowles and Jonathan Walley will participate in a 60 minute discussion chaired by Helen de Witt with an accompanying 24 hour screening programme of films
United KingdomLondon375


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 33,000
The presentation of Cåceres Irish Fleadh, lead by Fernanda Valdes (Director) and Peter Crann (Artistic Director), Cåceres, Spain, 25 - 31 October 2021.
SpainCáceres, Caceres10,000
Irish Cultural Centre London presents Mid Years Season of Irish Music - Film - Literature 2021, On Line ICC Digital, London, 21 April - 30 July 2021.United KingdomLondon10,000
The 30th Annual Pittsburgh Irish Festival will be held on September 10-12, 2021 at The Lots at Sandcastle in Pittsburgh, PA. We are planning to hold an in-person event but we are seeking funding to support videography services that can be live streamed during or shared online afterwards so that anyone who cannot attend can still experience the event regardless of where they are located.United StatesPittsburgh10,000
Italian Baroque musical-architectural tour by Arparla duo Maria Cleary and Davide Monti, performing virtually in Italy for the The Woodend Winter Arts Festival (WWAF), Victoria, Australia on 11 July 2021.
Australia, ItalyWoodend, Victoria, Lombardia/Veneto3,000

Total for April 2021: €289,405