Outcome Grant June 2021

In a three year partnership arrangement from 2022, Culture Ireland will partner with Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival on a special focus on Ireland, providing a high profile platform for Irish contemporary musicians to reach new audiences. €90,000 has been awarded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media for this venture.


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 73,000
Teaċ Daṁsa presents MÁM at the Sala Roja, Teatros del Canal, Madrid, Spain, from the 8-11 December 2021.SpainMadrid50,000
Presentation of the livestream of UNCLE RAY by David Bolger of CoisCéim Dance Theatre at The Lowry, Salford, UK and ArtPower, San Diego, USA, from the 9-10 October 2021United Kingdom, United StatesManchester, San Diego18,000
Presentation of dance piece Hope Hunt and the Ascension into Lazarus by Oona Doherty in Kalamata Greece, and Leipzig Germany, 24 July - 7 November 2021.

Greece, Germany, AustraliaKalamata, Leipzig, Sydney5,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 3,700
‘REAL BUT NOT ACTUAL: A Vivienne Dick Retrospective’ (survey of filmwork) at Jeu de Paume, Paris, France, from the 16-28 November 2021.


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 18,650
The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival present Colm Toibin and Maggie O'Farrell, Desert Island Books, the Forum, Cheltenham, England, 9-15 October 2021.United KingdomCheltenham8,000
The Jaipur Literature Festival, presenting five Irish authors, online series, JLF London (September 2021), JLF Colorado (October 2021), Jaipur Literature Festival, Jaipur, India (January 2022)IndiaNEW DELHI5,000
Readings by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and Ciaran O'Driscoll at RiflessiDiVersi poetry festival in Umbria, Italy, from the 23-26 September 2021.ItalyPerugia, Magione (PG)2,000
Readings by Leontia Flynn at 37th International Conference of IASIL, Kyoto University and Gakushuin University, Japan, from the 9-10 October 2021.
[1] Reading from her work and commentary by Leontia Flynn at 37th Annual International Conference of IASIL Japan, 9-10 October 2021. [2] Reading from her work and commentary by Leontia Flynn at Kyoto University on 12 October 2021 (afternoon). [3] Reading from her work and commentary by Leontia Flynn at Gakushuin University on 13 October 2021 (evening).
JapanTokyo, Kyoto, Tokyo2,000
Presentation of John Banville and Louise O'Neill (authors) at the 21st International Literature Festival, Silent Green Kulturquartier Berlin, Germany, from the 8-18 September 2021.GermanyBerlin 1,000
Presentation of Irish authors online at the 17th International Short Story Festival, Wroclaw, Poland, from the 3-5 September 2021.PolandWroclaw650


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 100,950
JigJam tour various venues in the USA, from the 15 August to the 4 October 2021.United StatesLa Crosse, Milwaukee, Peoria, Pagosa Springs, Peonia, Winfield, Sisters14,000
Musical Performance 'The Ballad of The Crimson Warrior', by Mike Hanrahan and various artists, presented online for the Milwaukee Irish fest, USA, on the 22 August 2021.United StatesMilwaukee10,000
Susan O'Neill and Mick Flannery perform a North American support tour with Kathleen Edwards Headline Album release and Americana Music Conference from the 8-29 September 2021United StatesChicago, Minneapolis, Milwukee, Grand Rapids, Bloomington, Louisville, Knoxville, Durham, Ashville, Charlotte, Nashville, Roanoke, Marlborough, New York, Boston, Exeter10,000
Irish musicians presented virtually at the Kansas City Irish Fest, Missouri, USA, from the 3-5 September 2021United StatesKansas CIty8,000
Tour of 'Irish Christmas in America' featuring various Irish musicians, around the USA, from the 26 November to the 22 December 2021.United StatesLivermore, Santa Cruz, Grass Valley, Phoenix, Escondido, Butte, Cedar Rapids, Chicago, Whitehall, Athens, Jackson, Woodstock, Manchester, Canton, Sellersville, Lancaster, Frederick, Colorado Springs, Denver, Tucson, St. George, Sacramento7,500
'The Disgrace Tour', Lisa Canny and band tour Germany and Austria, from the 19 October to the 20 November 2021.Austria, GermanyRankwell, Stuttgart, Metzingen, Lahr, Fritzlar, Lichtenfels, Schwabmünchen, Bad Münder , Kaiserslautern, Mandelbachtal, Haiming, Coburg, Elmshorn, Stuhr, Weilburg, Müllenbach, Alt Ruppin, Oldenburg, Hamburg, Norderstedt, Hamburg-Harburg, Kassel, Rösrath, Garbsen, Göttingen, Münster, Grafschaft6,000
Musical performance of Screaming Orphans' "Sunshine Tour" (Part 2) at various Irish Festivals in the USA, from the 20 August to the 10 October 2021.

United StatesMilwaukee, Dubuque, Pittsburgh, Milford, Lockport, Erie, Mentor, Weston5,000
Tour of The High Kings at various locations in the USA, from the 10 September to the 21 October 2021.United StatesMinneapolis, Flint, Glen Ellyn, Kent, Syracuse, Phoenixville, Bethlehem, Norfolk, Alexandria, Harrisonburg, Annapolis, Northampton, Waterville, Medford, Tarrytown, Riverhead, Buffalo, New York, Troy, New London, Newton, Tuscon, Saratoga, Albany, Washington, Walla Walla, Boulder, Fort Collins, Durango5,000
Adrian Crowley performs a EU & UK tour 'The Watchful Eye Of The Stars', various EU countries, and the UK, from the 26 September to the 8 November 2021.BelgiumMultiple Cities (as above)5,000
Performances of Irish trio High Time, and musician duo Eleanor Shanley & Mike Hanrahan, at the 21st Guinness CELTIC SPRING-tour, in various EU countries, from the 19 August to the 3 September 2021.Austria, Switzerland, ItalyBaden, St.Pölten, Öblarn, St. Georgen am Längsee, Korneuburg, Wien, Freistadt, Steyr, Winterthur, Lignano, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Frauental5,000
Performance by The Zen Arcade music band at Left of the Dial Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands, from the 12-14 October 2021.NetherlandsRotterdam 5,000
Performance by Dea Matrona at Reading and Leeds Music Festivals UK, from 26-29 August 2021.United KingdomReading , Leeds 5,000
Megan O'Neill and band perform a UK Tour, from the 25 October to the 3 November 2021.United KingdomBirmingham, Nottingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Sheffield, Bristol, London3,500
Tour of Denmark by Eleanor Shanley and John Feeley, promoted by Lone Lambert Jensen (Folksongs.dk), from the 1 - 13 February 2022. DenmarkRanders, Hejlsminde , Tonder, Sønderho, Copenhagen, Ruds Vedby, Strib, Nibe, Brønderslev3,400
Old Sea Legs (musician) performs a UK Tour at various venues, from the 30 September to the 24 October 2021.United KingdomBangor, Birmingham, Bedford, Brighton, London, Guildford, Bristol, Truro, Exeter, Stroud, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Sunderland, Sheffield, Bury, Cricklade, Hay-On-Wye, Cardiff3,000
Performance by Junior Brothers at End Of The Road Festival, Wiltshire, UK, from the 3 to 5 September 2021.
United KingdomWiltshire2,500
Tour by Brigid Mae Power and band, at various UK locations, from the 23 - 27 November 2021.United Kingdom, IrelandLondon, Brighton, Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester1,800
Band Just Mustard perform at the End of The Road Festival, UK & at the Misty Fields Festival, Netherlands, from the 2- 12 September 2021.United Kingdom, NetherlandsDorset, Heusden1,250


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 160,000
Presentation of the play Medicine by Enda Walsh at St. Ann's Warehouse, Brooklyn, NY, USA, from the 11 November to the 5 December 2021.United StatesBrooklyn 70,000
Gare St Lazare present 'How It Is (Part 2)'. by Samuel Beckett, Coronet Theatre, Notting Hill Gate, London, UK, from the 24 January to the 19 February 2022.United Kingdom19 London55,000
Theatrical presentation of Secrets of Space by Cahoots NI at venues throughout USA, from the 10 February to the 9 March 2022, and from the 29 March to the 3 May 2022.
United StatesBelle Glade, West Palm Beach, Fayetteville, Owensboro, Cedar Falls, Overland Park, Costa Mesa, Las Vegas, Lonetree, Sheridan, Gillette, Greeley, New Bedford, Brookville, Westhampton Beach20,000
Theatrical presentation of The Unsung Hero by David Gilna, virtual tour of America, from the 22 August to the 24 September 2021.United StatesNew York City 5,000
Presentation of GirlPlay by Sarah Richardson at the Camden People’s Theatre, London, from the 14 - 16 October 2021.
Sweden, United KingdomGothenburg, London5,000
Midwestern Tour of David Gilna’s play “Unsung Hero”, performed by Mick Mellanphy at 5 Irish Centers in the Midwestern USA, June 2022.United StatesCincinnati, Kansas City, , St. Paul, Milwaukee, Chicago5,000

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 67,700
Presentation by mother's tankstation at Art Basel, Basel, from the 20 – 26 September 2021; Presentation by mother's tankstation at Frieze London, London, from the 13 – 17 October 2021.Switzerland, United KingdomBasel, London10,000
Exhibition of Yunge Irische Kunst/Emerging Irish Art Presentation of Emerging Irish Art, by Irish artists, Cecilia Bullo, Amada Doran, and George Warren at Galerie Anna 25, Berlin, Germany, from the 3 September to the 22 October 2021GermanyBerlin8,000
Stoney Road Press exhibit at the Editions Fair, Chicago from the 23 -26 September 2021, and INK Art Fair, Miami, USA, from the 1- 5 December 2021. United States, IrelandChicago, Miami6,000
Exhibition of 'Lucan Takeaway', by Salvatore of Lucan at Juraplatz Public Arts Space, Biel, Switzerland, from the 1-10 October 2021.SwitzerlandBiel6,000
Solo exhibition 'Towards Super-Connection' by Mark Cullen at Villa Croce - Museum of Contemporary Art, Genoa, Italy, from January to March 2022.
Green on Red Gallery presents at the Vienna Contemporary Art Fair, from the 1-5 September 2021.AustriaVienna5,000
Presentation of Diana Copperwhite, Ulrich Vogl and Aileen Murphy by Kevin Kavanagh at Positions Berlin Art Fair, Germany, from the 6-13 September 2021.GermanyBerlin5,000
Presentation of works by Alice Maher and Gary Coyle by Kevin Kavanagh at the Paper Positions Basel Art Fair, Switzerland, from the 21 - 26 September 2021.SwitzerlandBasel5,000
Ormston House presents Ciara Barker at Supermarket Independent Art Fair, Venue TBC, Stockholm, Sweden, from the 14-17 October 2021.SwedenStockholm5,000
Presentation of 'Spirituality' by Alannah Robins as part of a duo exhibition at Liberec Regional Gallery, Czech Republic, from the 14 May to the 5 September 2021

Czech RepublicLIberec3,500
Presentation of Sound On!, an online exhibition by visual artists Dr Sinead McCann and Alan James Burns at Headway Arts Newcastle UK, from the 3 December 2021 to the 3 December 2022.United KingdomNewcastle3,000
Presentation of PINKED, a solo exhibition by David Eager Maher at ODP Galerie, Leipzig, Germany, from the 10 September to the 12 October 2021.GermanyLeipzig2,500
Exhibition of 'The Knitting Map' by Jools Gilson & Richard Povall, curated by Deborah Barkun, Creative Director the Berman Museum of Art at the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, US, from the 10 June to the 30 November 2021.United StatesPhiladelphia1,500
HDLU (Croatian Association of Fine Artists) presents “Presenting Ireland”, side program of the 6th Biennial of Painting and Guest Exhibition of Irish Artists - Dubliners, Part 2, Mestrovic Pavilion, Zagreb, Croatia, from the 20 Oct. to the 5 Dec. 2021.CroatiaZagreb700
Exhibition, 'My Heart Won't Let Me Sleep / Srce Neda Spavat', by artist Dragana Jurišić, organised by Open Art Drive, with support of the Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Croatia and City of Slavonski Brod, from the 14-28 Sept. 2021.CroatiaSlavonski Brod500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 28,000
The EFACIS Irish Itinerary, Irish Itinerary Podcast, and Digital Itinerary 2021-22, in events across Europe, both online and in person, between 15 August 2021 - 31 July 2022.BelgiumUp to 29 cities and 31 institutions (including online events)15,000
Presentation of Irish artists by IMDL at Return to London Town Festival Cricklewood, London, UK, from the 22-25 October 2021
United KingdomLondon6,000
Musical performance by band Cursed Murphy Versus The Resistance at Here/THERE Exhibitions, Wuppertal & Berlin,Germany, from the 8-13 September 2021GermanyBerlin & Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Berlin4,000
Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith's Summer/Winter Season of Irish Concerts Films and Literature, from the 13 June to the 8 September 2021.United KingdomLondon3,000

Total for June 2021: €452,000