Outcome Grant December 2022


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 6,300
BothAnd Group presenting Dress Rehearsals for the Future: Stories of Roinn Dail and Ngo Resumo Exhibition installation at La Biennale Architettura 2023, Venice, Italy, 20 May- 26 November 2023.ItalyVenice6,300


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 2,500
Bill and Fred Productions presenting THE GRANNIES and ADVENTURES at Celebration Barn, South Paris, Maine, United States, 25 - 26 August 2023United StatesSouth Paris2,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 20,700
Presentation of 'Hard to be soft - A Belfast Prayer' by Oona Doherty at international PeaceDance Festival Osnabrück, Germany, 26 June - 6 July 2023GermanyOsnabrück11,000
Los Paddys undertaking a tour and residency in Paris and Brittany, 12 -20 March 2023.FranceParis, Quimper , Guidel, Arzon, Landevant, Plouzane, Lorient, Brest, Trezien6,000
Mintesinot Wolde participating in 'Echoes of Calling' by Akiko Kitamura at Tokyo Metropolitan Theater, Tokyo Japan, 10 - 12 March 2023.JapanTokyo2,500
Usłyszeć Taniec IRLANDIA presenting Ruth McKenna as part of Irish music and dance tour in various cities in Poland, 17 - 19 March 2023PolandWarszawa1,200


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 11,000
Presentation of Irish film and music at Craic Fest, at Cinema Village, New York, USA, 23 February - 5 March 2023.United StatesNew York7,500
Irish artists attending Scéal Eile Irish Film Festival Belgium, 21 - 25 March 2023.BelgiumBrussels, Antwerp, Ghent, Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent3,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 11,800
Stephen James Smith undertaking a poetry tour of Britain, 1 April - 31 May 2023
United KingdomLondon & more... 3,800
Irish Artists participating in the StAnza Poetry Festival 2023, St Andrews, Scotland, 9 - 12 March 2023.United KingdomSt Andrews3,000
Presentation and artists discussion of Ulysses 2.2 projects at UCLA, California, USA, 7 April 2023.United StatesLos Angeles2,500
Irish writers including Anne Enright, participating in the Norwegian Festival of Literature, Lillehammer, Norway, 22 - 28 May 2023.NorwayLillehammer2,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 372,030
Composer trade mission to LA bringing a delegation of Irish based composers who create original music for Film, TV and Animation to L.A. Mission will be co-ordinated by SCGI in partnership with Screen Ireland and supported by White Bear PR. The delegation will be made up of composers who are at a stage in their career where they are in a position to benefit from exposure to international markets.United StatesLos Angelas15,000
modernlove undertaking a tour of USA and Britain, 3 March - 14 April 2023.United States, United KingdomPhiladelphia, New York, Washington, Chicago, Atlanta, Nashville, Austin, Denver, Salt Lake City, Boise, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Cambridge, Southampton, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Oxford , Nottingham, Cardiff, London13,400
Thumper undertaking a tour of Europe and the USA, 20 February - 12 March 2023.Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, United StatesOslo, Stockholm , Copenhagen, Helsinki, Reykjavik, New York City12,500
The Murder Capital undertaking a tour of the USA, 24 March - 23 April 2023.United States, CanadaWashington DC, Philadelphia, Albany, New York, Cambridge, Toronto, Chicago, Minneapolis, denver, Salt Lake City, Seattle, Portland, san fransisco, Indio12,000
After a very successful 6 week tour, covering 41 theatre concerts with the Irish Folk Festival, Billow Wood are looking forward to their second solo headliner tour in Spring 2023 from April 14th to May 1st.
This tour will take in 15 shows around Germany, where Billow Wood will be showcasing their original work as well as promoting music from the local area, county and Ireland.
Germany, SwitzerlandEsslingen, Davos, Wermelskirchen, Waldkraiburg - Kulturhaus, Langenargen , Hohenems - Löwensaal, Maulbronn - Zaiserweiher - Turn- u. Festhalle, Giengen/Brenz – Schranne, Kelkheim, Aschaffenburg , Trier, Fulda, Torgau, Lichtentanne - KUZ Santa Barbara, Puchheim 12,000
Dervish undertaking a tour of USA, 24 February - 19 March 2023.United StatesPhiladelphia, Bartlett, St. Louis, Bellefontaine, Boston, Schenectady, Camden, Old Saybrook, Boone, Brevard, Derry, Fairfax12,000
Manchán Magan and Eddie Sherlock participating in the ‘Hand in Hand Kidogo Irish Aboriginal Festival’, Fremantle, Australia, 17 - 19 March 2023.AustraliaFremantle10,000
The Mary Wallopers undertaking a tour of the USA, 12 - 20 March 2023. United States, CanadaWashington DC, Philidelphia, Boston, New York, Toronto10,000
The Academic undertaking a tour of Europe, including Britain, Scotland, France, Germany and France, 10 February - 6 March 2023.United Kingdom, Germany, France, Netherlands, BelgiumGlasgow, Manchester, London, Birmingham, Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Cologne10,000
Susan O'Neill undertaking a tour of the USA, Canada & Britain, 7 - 24 March 2023.United States, Canada, United KingdomNew York, Calgary, Los Angeles, Austin, Glasgow, Manchester, Bristol, London10,000
The project for which Lúnasa is seeking support is a musical concert tour of United States from 21st February-26th March 2023. This tour will have different promoters or arts presenters in each city and the tour is booked and coordinated by Matt Greenhill from FLi Artists. United StatesMultiple city tour - details on attachment9,000
JigJam undertaking a tour of the USA and Canada, including the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville,9 - 28 March 2023/United States, CanadaKansas City , Vancouver , Calgary, Evanston , Idaho Falls , Asheville, Nashville 8,000
Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones undertaking a tour of the USA, including the Buffalo Irish Center, New York, and the Irish Social Club of Boston, USA, 1 -18 March 2023.United StatesBuffalo , Portland, Malden, Glastonbury, Worcester, West Roxbury, Charleston, Port St Lucie8,000
The Smiling Like an Idiot North American Tour is a series of concerts to support the release of Sorcha Richardson's second album. It will consist of performances in US and Canada and will take place in spring of 2023 around SXSW in Austin Texas.The album is funded and distributed worldwide by Irish label Faction Records. Tour dates are coordinated by APA agency in partnership with Faction Records.Canada, United StatesToronto, New York City, San Francisco, Los Angelas8,000
Green Road Celtic Music with soprano Clodagh Kinsella performing at the St. Patrick's Day Concert Tour. Village Theatre Danville, California, the United Irish Cultural Center, San Francisco and the Irish Cultural Center, Canton, Mass, 10 - 18 March 2023.
United StatesDanville, San Francisco, Canton, Boston.8,000
Ryan Mack undertaking a tour of Europe, including Germany, France, Britain and the Netherlands, 15 - 24 February 2023.Germany, Netherlands, France, United KingdomBerlin, Amsterdam, Paris, London8,000
Téada undertaking a tour of USA & Canada, 2 March - 8 April 2023.United States, CanadaRumford, Bangor, Boothbay Harbor, Newburyport, Farmington, Lethbridge, Calgary, Vancouver, Vienna, Bethlehem, Norfolk, Flagstaff, Durango, Savannah8,000
Thumper, Denise Chaila and John Francis Flynn performing at the Worlds of Olomouc Festival, Olomouc, Czechia, 10 - 11 June 2023.Czech RepublicOlomouc8,000
Irish artists participating in Irish Friends Festival at Winston House, Venice, California, USA, 8 - 18 March 2023.United StatesVenice7,500
Irish artists performing at the GAIA Music Festival, Thun, Switzerland, 29 April - 8 May 2023.SwitzerlandThun, Berne, Oberhofen7,500
Screaming Orphans undertaking a tour of USA, 10 - 19 March 2023.United StatesGlen Cove, Saratoga Springs, Buffalo, Euclid, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Havre de Grace, Lititz, Concord7,000
Sliabh Notes undertaking a tour of the USA, 23 Feb – 14 March 2023.United StatesHouston, Dallas, Fairfield, Boston7,000
Anna Mieke undertaking a tour of the USA, including New York, Boston and Philadelphia, USA,1 - 24 February 2023.United States, CanadaBoston, Philadelphia, New York, Freehold, Vienna, Washington DC, Pittsburgh, Toronto, Ann Arbor, Chicago, Minneapolis, Denver, Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles7,000
Clare Sands undertaking a tour of the USA, including Boston, Washington D.C., Chicago and New York, 15 February - 26 March 2023 (NOW August 2023).United StatesKansas City, Des Moines, St Paul, Milwaukee, Chicago , Champaign, Orlando , Washington, New York City , Boston7,000
Talos undertaking a tour of Europe, including Britain, France, the Netherlands and Germany, 9 - 16 March 2023.United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, GermanyManchester, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin7,000
Aoife Scott undertaking a tour of USA and Canada, 4 March - 6 April 2023.United States, Ireland, CanadaSyracuse, Rochester, Whitehall, Chicago, Hartland, St Paul, Des Moines, Rockford, Cincinnati, Toronto7,000
 United Kingdom, United StatesNottingham, Leeds, Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, London, New York City, Los Angelas6,500
Dublin Guitar Quartet undertaking a tour of the USA, 26 January to 7 February 2023.United StatesKennet Square, Hanover, Clinton, Watertown , Erie6,500
Irish artists performing at the 31st Les Semaines Irlandaises en Artois-Gohelle, Northern France, 15 - 25 March 2023.FranceGrenay, Lens, Harnes, Billy-Montigny, Aix-Noulette, Grenay , Angres, Lens, Liévin6,000
Robocobra Quartet undertaking a tour of Europe, including Czechia, Poland and Germany, 27 February - 4 March 2023.Czech Republic, Poland, GermanyPrague, Warsaw, Berlin, Hannover6,000
The Friel Sisters, de Barra Family band and Sean Keane duo performing at the Goderich Celtic Roots Festival and College, Goderich, Ontario Canada, 7 - 13 August 2023.CanadaGoderich6,000
Cua undertaking a tour of Britain and Scotland, 3 - 18 March 2023. United KingdomPeebles, Kilbarchan, Glasgow, Kirckaldy, Gartly, Lincolnshire, Kirton In Lindsey, Hemel Hempstead , Worth Matravers6,000
Pretty Happy undertaking a tour of Britain and Scotland, 9 -16 February 2023.United KingdomLondon, Southhampton, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow5,500
Kynsy performing a support tour with Somebody's Child across the UK and Europe from 17th February to 11th March 2023. Cities will include Liverpool, Newcastle, Glasgow, Birmingham, Paris, Antwerp and Berlin.United Kingdom, France, Belgium, GermanyLiverpool, Newcastle, Glasgow, Birmingham, Paris, Antwerp, Berlin5,000
This is a live, multi-venue tour to coincide with the release of our second album, 'Paragon Songs'. We will be playing 5 dates in Ireland and 5 dates across the UK from the 12th to the 25th of April. Whenyoung (Aoife Power, Andrew Flood and our band) will be presenting a captivating and immersive performance of our music in venues up to 500 capacity. United Kingdom, IrelandGlasgow, Manchester, Nottingham, Bristol, London, Limerick, Cork, Galway, Dublin, Dundalk5,000
Ailbhe Reddy undertaking a tour in the USA, including SXSW, 6 - 31 March 2023.United StatesVienna, New York, Boston, Austin, Los Angeles , San Francisco , Seattle5,000
CMAT undertaking a tour of Europe with The Teskey Brothers, including Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and France, 2 - 25 March 2023.Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, FranceMunich, Cologne, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris5,000
Mick Flannery undertaking a tour of the USA and Canada, including February Vancouver, Los Angeles and Denver, 11 - 19 February 2023.Canada, United StatesCalgary, Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, Mill Valley, Los Angeles, Boulder, Denver5,000
Three week tour of USA by Altan in the Spring of 2023, March 10-April 2.United StatesLoveland, Lakewood, Phoenix, Ann Arbor, Cincinnati, Winchester, Kent, Charleston, Old Saybrook, Natick, Rockport, Northampton4,800
RIAM Percussion Ensemble in Lehman College, Queens University, William Patterson University and NYU, New York, USA, 21 - 24 March 2023.United StatesNew York, New Jersey4,500
1) Tour of North East booked by Ruby Hoy

2)"A St. Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn" production, which plays to over 15,000 people in Boston, Worcester, Rockport and Providence each year, presented by WFUV (Radio) and Brian O' Donovan.

3) Savannah Music Festival, Savannah Georgia
United StatesShepherdstown, Baltimore, Frostburg, Chevy Chase , Middletown , Brewer, Braintree , Tuftonboro , Cranston , boston, Savannah4,000
Max Zaska and Caleb Kunle, performing at the Mladi Iadi Jazz Festival, Prague, Czechia, 30 April 2023. Czech RepublicPrague4,000
Lorcán Mac Mathúna performing as part of 'The Real Merlin', England, Scottland and Wales, 16 February 2023 15 October 2023.
United KingdomDumfries, Dinefwr, Bangor, Cardiff, Durham, Newcastle4,000
Vernon Jane undertaking a tour of Britain, including London and Bristol, 2 - 25 March 2023.

United KingdomHastings , London, Bristol4,000
SCATTERED ASHES undertaking a tour of Britain, 15 - 17 February 2023.United KingdomLondon, Brighton, Manchester3,500
Mary Coughlan performing as part of the Jazz & Cabaret Festival in Christchurch, New Zealand, 24 - 25 March 2023.

New ZealandChristchurch3,500
Musician Diane Canon participating in Echoes of Calling dance performance by Akiko Kitamura at Tokyo Metropolitan Theater, Tokyo Japan, 10 - 12 March 2023JapanTokyo3,500
The Irish Baroque Orchestra presenting 'Quintessential' at the Beverley Early Music Festival, Yorkshire, Britain, 28 May 2023.United KingdomBeverley 3,300
Really Good Time undertaking a tour in Britain and Scotland, 7 - 14 March 2023.United KingdomGlasgow , Leeds, Birmingham, London, Brighton, Bristol, Manchester3,300
Gatehouse performing at The Orpheum Concert Hall, Vienna, the Haus Der Begegnung, Vienna, Austria, and the Noris FolkClub, Nuremberg, Germany, 17 March - 3 April 2023.
Austria, GermanyVienna, Nuernberg, Munich3,200
Sprints undertaking a tour of Britain supporting Suede, 24 - 30 March 2023.United KingdomSouthampton, London, Bristol, Manchester, Leeds3,000
Somebody's Child undertaking a tour of the USA, including New York, and Boston,, USA, 20 - 21 September 2023.United StatesNew York, Boston, Austin3,000
4InaBar performing at Narbeth A Cappella Voice Festival (NAVF) 2023, Queens Hall, Narbeth, Wales, 4 March 2023.United KingdomNarbeth2,400
Performances of the Irish Uilleann Pipes and Hong Kong Pipa by Mark Redmond and Charmain Siu Man Wong, Hong Kong, 22 April - 1 May 2023.ChinaHong Kong2,200
Composer Frank Corcoran attending performance of 'Tre Sogni/Three Dreams', performed by North/South Chamber Orchestra, Church and St Stephen's Church, New York, USA, 17 March 2023. United StatesNew York2,000
Olan Monk undertaking a tour of Britain, including London, Bristol and Birmingham, Britain, 2 – 5 March 2023.United KingdomBristol, Birmingham, London, Salford2,000
Padraig Rynne, Tara Breen & Jim Murray participating in the world accordion festival in RIKSSCENEN theatre, Oslo, Norway, 23 February 2023.

IRISH AIRS & GRACES is a concert that blurs the boundaries between traditional Irish music and contemporary classical music, featuring Irish composer DAVE FLYNN & the NEW ZEALAND STRING QUARTET, plus local traditional Irish musicians. There are two events planned for 17 MARCH 2023: a private lunchtime performance at PARLIAMENT, plus a public evening performance at the PUBLIC TRUST HALL.New ZealandWellington1,000
Presentation of 'Beside the Sea' by Ian Wilson, Dušica Mladenović, Olivia Songer and Jack Scullion at Spitalfields Festival, London, Britain, 5 July 2023.United KingdomLondon880
Composer Siobhán Cleary attending performance of 'Storm in Devon' by BBC Singers at St Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge, London, Britain, 24 March 2023.United KingdomLondon800
Mel Kean performing Frog of Earth in Strange Brew, Bristol and at La Chunky Studio Glasgow, Britain and Scotland, 17 February - 10 March 2023. United KingdomGlasgow, Bristol650
I have been invited to perform at the International Tampere Flute Fest, Tampere, Finland on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th April 2023. It will take place at Tampere Talo, the biggest convention centre in the Nordics. The theme of the festival is 'Mundo' and Ireland has been chosen as one of the represented countries. I will play as a pianist alongside flutist Robert Tobin.FinlandTampere600


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 163,400
Fishamble presenting MUSTARD by Eva O’Connor at the Adelaide Fringe in Holden Street Theatres, in association with Sunday's Child and Joanne Hartstone, Adelaide, Australia, 14 February – 19 March, 2023AustraliaAdelaide30,000
Brokentalkers presenting MASTERCLASS at the RISING Festival, Melbourne, Australia, 8 - 10 June 2023.AustraliaMelbourne30,000
Galway International Arts Festival presenting Incantata by Paul Muldoon at the Marylebone Theatre, London, Britain, 17 May – 3 June 2023.United KingdomLondon20,000
Fishamble and Irish Repertory Theatre’s TRANSATLANTIC COMMISSIONS PROGRAMME in New York and Atlanta, USA, 20 - 25 March 2023United StatesNew York, Atlanta15,000
Riverbank Arts Theatre and Dan Colley present 'A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings' at The Ottawa Children’s Festival de la jeunesse, Canada, 11 - 14 May 2022.CanadaDublin14,000
Brokentalkers presenting MASTERCLASS at Teatro do Bairro Alto, Lisbon, Portugal, 5-6 May 2023PortugalLisbon12,000
Riverbank Arts Theatre and Dan Colley present 'A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings' at the Brighton Festival, Britain, 20 - 21 May 2023.United KingdomDublin10,000
Brokentalkers presenting Masterclass at Theatre Royal for the Brighton Festival, Brighton, Britain, 12 - 13 May 2023. United KingdomBrighton10,000
Riverbank Arts Theatre and Dan Colley present 'A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings' at Imaginate, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2 - 4 June 2023.

United KingdomEdinburgh8,000
Prime Cut presenting 'Removed' by Fionnuala Kennedy at Zaal 3, The Hague, The Netherlands, or STET the English Speaking Theatre, 17 - 19 February 2023. NetherlandsThe Hague7,000
Presentation of 'Ar Ais Arís' Irish language VR experience at the 4th Space Gallery, Montreal, Canada, 17 - 24 March 2023.
KITES is a fast paced two-hander and sensory spectacle about the rite of passage from girlhood to womanhood in post-war Ireland. We will be performing at the VAULT festival in London from the 7th to the 12th of March every evening, with a matinee on the on the 11th. KITES is produced by LipZinc Theatre, a young female-led Irish theatre company, specialising in new work.United KingdomLondon2,400


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 40,400
The Irish National Opera & ANU presenting 'Old Ghosts' by Evangelia Rigaki and Marina Carr, Streamed live on OperaVision, from Bloomsday 2023 for a period of 6 months, Online 16 June - 16 December 2023.
Presentation of the Belfast Ensemble’s ‘Abomination – A DUP Opera’ by Conor Mitchell, Theatre Royal, The Brighton Festival, for 3 performances, 8 – 10 May 2023. We are specifically asking Culture Ireland for:
- Local travel for our company from London to Brighton and back
- Local Brighton accommodation for our company
United KingdomBrighton15,000
Presentation of 'Cabbage Field - a community opera', at the International Community Arts Festival, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 30 March - 1 April 2023.NetherlandsRotterdams Wijktheater*1,400

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 61,800
Orla Comerford, Myfanwy Frost-Jones, Michelle Malone, Mandy O’ Neill and Lucy Peters exhibit in the WTC Art Space, Jakarta, and Omah Budoyo, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 17 March - 15 May 2023.
IndonesiaJakarta, Yogyakarta9,500
Presentation of a new film 'For every line, a point not on it' and a solo exhibition by Grace Weir at Galleria Alessandra Bonomo, in Rome, Italy from 08/06 - 15/09/2023 and a screening of the film during Festivale du Monde in Spoleto, Italy from 23/06 - 09/07/2023.ItalyRome, Spoleto9,000
Eithne Jordan exhibiting "Messi in scena" with an installation by Nathalie Du Pasquier at Assab One, Milan, Italy, 26 February - 29 April 2023.
Stoney Road Press attending Expo Chicago, NAVY Pier, USA, 13 - 16 April 2023.United StatesChicago6,000
Fergus McCaffrey presenting Patrick Hall exhibition at the TEFAF, New York, USA, 12 - 17 May 2023.United StatesNew York6,000
Presentation of Sam Anderson, Matt Bollinger, Prudence Flint, Atsushi Kaga, Noel McKenna, Mairead O’hEocha by mother’s tankstation at Felix Art Fair, Los Angeles, 15 – 19 February 2023.
United StatesLos Angeles4,000
Sian Costello exhibiting 'The Black Velvet Gland' at Modern Animals Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland, 20 April - 28 May 2023.SwitzerlandZurich4,000
Pádraic Barrett presenting Machination at The Municipal Corporation of Culture of San Joaquin, Santiago, Chile,11 April - 11 May 2023.ChileSantiago4,000
Kitchen Sink Drama presented by Isadora Epstein, Eoghan McIntyre and Benjamin Stafford, at Just Process, Brussels, Belgium, 4 - 12 March 2023.BelgiumBrussels3,800
Exhibition of Laura Ní Fhlaibhín's Wet Wishes at the Gallery Britta Rettberg, Munich, Germany, 16 February - 1 April 2023. GermanyMunich 3,000
Brian Maguire participating in group exhibition 'The House that Valdemar Built' with James Concagh and Robert Chase Heishman at the Andrea Rehder Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2023.Brazil, United States, France, IrelandSao Paulo, Chicago, Paris, Cork2,500
Noel Hensey exhibiting 'Openness' at 36 Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, Britain, 9 - 18 June 2023.United KingdomNewcastle upon Tyne1,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 85,000
Presentation of Solas Nua's multidisciplinary programme, Washington DC, USA, 1 February – 1 October 2023.United StatesWashington50,000
Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith presenting their spring and St Patrick's Day programme, Britain, 15 February - 8 April 2023.United KingdomLondon15,000
Irish Music and Dance London (IMDL) presenting spring/summer programme,19 February 30- June 2023.
United KingdomLondon, Slough, Basingstoke10,000
Irish artists participating in PORT to PORT Festival, Arroz Estúdios, Lisbon, Portugal, 17 - 18 March 2023.PortugalLisbon5,000
Irish artists participating in the Irish Festival Tampere, including Eimear Coughlan, Francis Cunningham, Edel Vaughan, Aodan Coyne, Brendan McCreanor, Kirsten Allstaff and Mark Hennessey, Finland, 20 - 22 April 2023/FinlandTampere5,000

Total for December 2022: €774,930