Outcome Grant June 2022


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 12,000
Robert Bourke Architects (RBA), Marion Bergin and Areaman Productions present 'Dublin Bay Immersion' at the Hong Kong , Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture 2022, Hong Kong, 27 August - 26 October 2022.Hong KongHong Kong12,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 3,000
Jess Rowell & Hayley Earlam presenting 'Voices' at Dance Live Festival 2022, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, 16 - 23 October 2022.
United KingdomAberdeen, Scotland3,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 20,500
Screening of 'In the Long Now' film programme, curated by aemi, at WORM, Rotterdam & Filmhuis Cavia, Amsterdam, Netherlands (14-6 Sept.2022), and at Galleri Format, Malmö, Sweden (28 Oct. - 6 Nov. 2022), the Netherlands & Sweden, 14 September - 6 November 2022. Netherlands, SwedenRotterdam, Amsterdam, Malmö8,000
Presentation of Irish Film at San Francisco Irish Film Festival, 22 - 24 September 2022.United StatesSan Francisco3,200
Our Screen Ireland funded documentary Pray For Our Sinners has been selected for internationally reknowned Toronto International Film Festival 2022 and will show over the course of a week, screening dates TBC. Director Sinéad O'Shea and Producer Maya Derrington have been invited by the festival to attend and will represent Ireland at the event.CanadaToronto3,000
Screening of 'The Future Tense' directed by Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor at Telluride Film Festival, Colorado, USA, 1 - 6 September 2022.

United StatesTelluride2,800
Presentation of the 8th Annual Irish American Movie Hooley film festival by Hibernian Media at the Lake Theatre and the Wilmette Theatre, Illinois, USA, 16 - 25 September 2022.
United StatesOak Park, Wilmette2,000
Barley Films presenting short animated films selected by Barry O’Donoghue at the APA Lab, Cordóba, Argentina, 5 - 9 December 2022.


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 12,810
Literary events based on Irish culture and literature will take place in several Festival venues in the tented village and at the Cheltenham Town Hall between the Festival dates of 7th-16th October 2022.

United KingdomCheltenham5,000
Thomas McCarthy and Peter Sirr and their Italian translators participating in the RiflessiDiVersi Festival, Perugia and Magione, Italy, 22 - 24 September 2022. ItalyPerugia, Magione (PG)2,000
Irish writers Paul Muldoon, Anna Della Subin, and Doireann Ní Ghríofa, participating in the 22nd International Literature Festival Berlin , Germany, 7 - 17 September 2022.GermanyBerlin 2,000
Karl Parkinson undertaking a book-launch tour, Italy, 21 October - 2 November 2022.ItalyBologna , Bologna, Rome1,500
Gail McConnell participating in the 37th Vilenica International Literary Festival, Slovenia, 6 - 11 September 2022. SloveniaLJUBLJANA, ŠTANJEL800
Nuala O'Connor presenting her book 'Finding Nora' at the Llangwm Literary Festival, Wales, 12 - 14 August 2022.

United KingdomHaverfordwest750
IASIL Japan 38th International Conference with the invitation of Eimear McBride as Guest writer at 38th Annual International Conference of IASIL Japan 2022.JapanTokyo500
Presentation of 'Impermanence' by Neil Hegarty and Nora Hickey M'Sichili at the Primadonna Festival, Suffolk, Britain, 29 - 31 July 2022.United KingdomStowmarket260


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 234,300
Just Mustard undertaking a tour of Europe, including Britain, Scotland, the Netherlands, Austria and Germany, 10 September - 29 October 2022.Netherlands, United Kingdom, Germany, AustriaEindhhoven, Ramsgate, London, Bristol, Brighton, Southampton, Norwich, Liverpool, Nottingham, Manchster, Glasgow, Leeds, Amsterdam, Nijmegan, Utecht, Nürnberg, Munich, Vienna, Leipzig, Berlin, Hamburg18,000
Ryan Mack undertaking a tour of Europe in support of AJR, including Britain, France, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy and Poland, 26 September - 21 October 2022.
United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, PolandGlasgow , Manchester, London , Birmingham, Leeds, Nottingham , Southampton , Paris, Brussels , Cologne, Tilburg , Munich, Zurich, Milan, Berlin, Warsaw15,000
Sinead O'Brien undertaking a tour of Europe, including Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg, Germany, 15 - 26 September 2022.

10 Dates in the following territories:
France, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, BelgiumTourcoing, Paris, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Hamburg, Cologne, Antwerp12,000
Aoife Scott undertaking a tour of of Denmark, and the second leg of her tour of U.S.A, Britain and Scotland, 26 August - 9 October 2022.Denmark, United States, United KingdomBlokhus, Knebel, Kansas, Galva, Beaver Island, Detroit, Muskegon, Glasgow, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Birmingham , London, Liverpool, Hartlepool, Brighton, Salisbury,, Kendal11,000
Newdad performing at various festivals in Europe, including Glastonbury , Pilton, UK, Dockville , Hamburg, Germany, Pukklepop, Hasselt, Belgium, Rock en Seine, Paris, France, Connect , Edinburgh, UK, and the End of the Road , Tollard Royal, UK, 26 June - 3 September 2022.United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, FrancePilton, Hamburg, Hasselt, Paris, Edinburgh, Tollard Royal10,000
Following their debut album release, THUMPER have been booked to play an extensive series of prestige dates around the UK, USA & Europe. This is in addition to their rescheduled European Tour in October. Reading & Leeds Festivals (UK) ,Reeperbahn Festival (Germany) and Mondo (USA) are amongst the dates listed below specifically selected to further establish THUMPER in these territories.

United Kingdom, France, Germany, United StatesPeterborough, Colchester, Reading , Leeds, Chevanceau, Hamburg, London, Brighton, Manchester, Bristol, Glasgow, New York 10,000
The Friel Sisters undertaking a tour of the USA, 5 - 14 August 2022, and 2 - 26 September 2022. United StatesWaterloo, Chicago, St Paul, Cambridge, Kansas City, St Louis, Colombus, Dayton, Pittsburgh, Lexington, Lansing, Muskegon, Buffalo, Cleveland, Indianapolis10,000
JigJam undertaking a tour of the US, including the Milwaukee Irish Festival, Wisconsin, the Sisters Folk Festival, Oregon, and the International Bluegrass Music Association Official Showcase, North Carolina, USA, 18 August - 4 October 2022. United StatesMilwaukee, LANSING, ONTONAGON, MUNISING, Nahma, Phoenix, Pagosa Springs, Winfield, Raleigh, Sisters8,000
CMAT undertaking a tour of North America, including San Francisco, Chicago and Toronto, USA and Canada, 27 September - 8 October 2022.United States, CanadaSan Francisco, Los Angeles, Dana Point, Chicago, Toronto, New York8,000
Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble performing at the Festival de Música Contemporánea Musicahora Chile, 5 September 2022.ChileLa Serena7,500
Irish artists performing at The Trip to Birmingham Tradfest, Britain, 24 - 27 November 2022.United KingdomBirmingham7,500
Presentation of 'Irish Christmas in America' tour in the USA, 25 November - 21 December 2022.United StatesMill Valley, Grass Valley, Santa Cruz, Phoenix, Burbank, Torrance, Chicago, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Old Saybrook, Sellersville, Lancaster, Frederick, Wilmington, Earville, Jaffrey, Colorado Springs, Denver, Yuma, Escondido, Sacramento, Berkeley7,500
Screaming Orphans' "Busy Bees Part 2" Tour presented by Gráinne Diver (26 August - 9 October 2022, U.S.): Peoria Irish Fest, Dubuque Irish Festival, Minnesota State Fair, WorldFest, Pittsburgh Irish Festival, Scotfest, and Weston Irish Festival.United StatesPeoria, Dubuque, St. Paul, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Broken Arrow, Weston7,000
John Blek undertaking a tour of Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Britain, and Scotland, 24 August - 19 December 2022.

In August, October and December 2022, I will undertake a tour of Belgium, Netherlands, Germany and UK promoting my latest album ‘On Ether & Air' This is my seventh international tour as a solo artist.
Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, United KingdomTurnhout, Emlichheim, Grootschemer, Rotterdam, Twyford , London , Glasgow, Blyth, Weston Super Mare , Cowes, St David’s, St David's, Beusichem, Lendelede, Herent, Lint, Herentals, Utrecht, Eksaarde, Amen, Eindhoven7,000
Socks in the Frying Pan performing at the Walnut Valley Festival, Winfield, Kansas, and the Milwaukee Irish Festival, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 19 August - 17 September. United StatesMilwaukee, Winfield7,000
Irish artists performing at Irish Evening 2022 at Fuglsøcentret & Blokhus, Denmark, 26 - 27 August 2022.DenmarkKnebel, Blokhus6,000
Camerata Kilkenny with uilleann piper David Power present 'The Piper and the Fairy Queen', at The Valletta International Festival of Baroque Music, Verdala Castle, Buskett, Malta, 26 January 2023MaltaValletta6,000
Royal Irish Academy of Music performing new work by Iain Burnside at the Guildhall School, London, Irish Embassy Paris and the University Mozarteum, Austria, 5 - 12 November 2022.United Kingdom, France, Austria, IrelandLondon, Paris, Salzburg, Dublin6,000
All Folk'd Up undertaking a tour of the US, including the Irish American Heritage Center, Glastonbury, Chicago, Illinois, and the Irish American Home Society Festival, Connecticut, 8 - 18 September 2022.United StatesRedford, Chicago , New York, Glastonbury, Boston6,000
The Outside Track undertaking a tour of England and Scotland, 9 -18 September 2022.United KingdomStirling, Tobermory, Taynuilt, Barton-upon-Humber, New Milton, Berkhamsted, Brixham, Edinburgh5,000
Composers Ann Cleare and Ryan Molloy attending performance of their works at the ISCM World New Music Days in Auckland and Christchurch, New Zealand, 23-28 August 2022New ZealandAuckland and Christchurch5,000
Niamh Ní Charra and Kevin Corbett undertaking a tour of the US, including the Celtic Junction Arts Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, and the Irish American Heritage Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 14 - 28 October 2022.United StatesSt. Paul, Chicago, Kansas, Midlothian, New York5,000
Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble performing for Concertseries Nieuwe Noten Amsterdam at Plein Theater, the Netherlands, 25 June 2023NetherlandsAmsterdam4,000
Performance of Four Winds and Duo of Barry Kerry + Síle Denvir at Faolán Irish Trad Fest in Centre Culturel du Roeulx, Le Roeulx, Belgium, 15 October 2022
BelgiumLe Roeulx, postcode 70704,000
The Kalimbas performing at The Sonic Harvest Sessions at the Woody Point Heritage Theatre, Canada, 22 October 2022.CanadaBonne Bay4,000
Clare Sands performing at the Milwaukee Irish Fest, Milwaukee, USA, 18 -21 August 2022. United StatesMilwaukee3,750
Robocobra Quartet performing at the Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons, Wales, This Must Be The Place Festival, Leeds, Britain, and Broadcast, Glasgow, Scotland, 19 - 28 August 2022.United KingdomBrecon Beacons, Leeds, Glasgow2,900
Camerata Kilkenny performing at the Veradzin Festival of Baroque Music, Croatia, 1 - 2 October 2022CroatiaVaradzin, Prelog2,800
Sprints performing in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Britain, 9 September - 15 October 2022. Belgium, Netherlands, United KingdomLouvain-La-Neuve, Asten-Heusden, Rotterdam, London, Norwich , Leeds2,500
The Jeremiahs undertaking a tour of Germany,15 - 23 September 2022.GermanyHamburg, Hessen, Müllenbach, Aurich, Niedersachsen, Norden, Marienberg, Mendig2,400
Paul Dunlea performing at the 7th International Jazz Festival Tel Aviv, Israel, 8 - 16 October 2022.
IsraelTel Aviv2,400
Shane Hennessy undertaking a tour of Germany, including Wermelskirchen, Viernheim, Herzogenrath, Müllenbach, Bottrop, Schwabmünchen, Herrsching, Marienberg, Bröckel, Halle, and Hamburg, 5 - 25 October 2022.GermanyWermelskirchen, Viernheim, Herzogenrath, Müllenbach, Bottrop, Schwabmünchen, Herrsching, Marienberg, Bröckel, Halle, Hamburg2,300
Ensemble Dagda presenting ‘A Musical Grand Tour for the Earl of Cork’ at Varazdin Baroque Evenings, Varaždin, Croatia, 24 September 2022. CroatiaVaraždin2,200
Clíodhna Ní Aodáin and Martin Hayes presenting 'The Westerly Edge - Suite for Irish Fiddle and Chamber Orchestra', at Dampfzentrale Bern, Switzerland, 3 - 4 September 2022.

Talos performing at St Pancras Old Church, London, Britain, 12 - 13 Oct 2022.United KingdomLondon2,000
The Remedy Club undertaking a tour of Britain, 8 - 14 September 2022.United KingdomBath, Hull, Liverpool, Brighton, London1,800
Trick Mist performing with supporting act Elaine Howley at Old Blue Last, London, The Castle Hotel, Manchester, and Hare and Hounds, Birmingham, Britain, 6 - 10 October 2022.United KingdomLondon, Manchester , Birmingham1,800
Temenos (Laoise O’Brien & Paul Roe) performing at the Music Congress of the European Clarinet Association, Cracow, Poland, 7-11 September 2022.

Billow Wood and The Tribesmen performing at the Bustofolk Festival Interceltico, Busto Arsizio, Varese, Italy, 15 - 18 September 2022.ItalyBusto Arsizio1,500
Cúig performing in Germany, Switzerland and Finland, 2 September - 15 October 2022. Germany, Switzerland, FinlandAllensbach, Toggenburg, Oulu1,500
The Jeremiahs undertaking a tour of England and Scotland, 15 - 25 August 2022.United KingdomStornoway, Strathdon, Wick, The Isle of Mull, Woodbridge1,400
Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh in Trio, with Gerry O’Beirne and Donál O’Connor performing at the Festival Babieca Folk, Brugos, and Festival Aiztina Folk, Vitoria, Spain, 25 -27 November 2022. SpainBurgos, Vitoria1,200
Gerry O'Connor performing at the Hjärtlanda Festival, Sweden, 1 - 4 September 2022.SwedenVaxjo, Sävsjö900
Oisin Mod performing at Paper Dress Vintage, London, Britain, 14 September 2022.United KingdomLondon800


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 144,000
Pan Pan Theatre presenting The Patient Gloria at St. Ann's Warehouse, Brooklyn, New York, USA, 16 November - 4 December, 2022.United StatesBrooklyn45,000
Gare St Lazare presenting 'The Realistic Joneses' by Will Eno, at Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach, California, USA, 15 April - 14 May 2023.United StatesLaguna Beach30,000
Edinburgh International Festival will present Landmark Productions’ “Walking with Ghosts” written and performed by Gabriel Byrne as part of 2022 International Festival from 24-28 August at the King’s Theatre in Edinburgh.29,000
B*spoke Theatre Company presenting 'Dinner With Groucho' by Frank McGuinness at Arcola Theatre London, England, 14 November - 10 December 2022.United KingdomLondon20,000
Big Telly Theatre Company presenting ‘Frankenstein’s Monster is Drunk and The Sheep Have All Jumped the Fences’ at Omnibus Theatre, Clapham, London, 25 - 29 October 2022, and at Origin Theatre's Annual 1st Irish Festival, New York, 9- 31 January 2023.United Kingdom, United StatesLondon, New York12,000
Fishamble undertaking a tour of Germany curated by the Consulate in Frankfurt, performing FORGOTTEN and SILENT by Pat Kinevane, Germany, 1 - 10 September 2022.GermanyMainz, Frankfurt, Wetzlar, Hoechst, and Saarbruecken 8,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 42,000
Irish National Opera presenting 'Least Like The Other' at the Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, London, Britain, 15 -19 January 2023.United KingdomLondon42,000

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 98,000
Jesse Jones presenting 'The Tower' at Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, 24 June – 30 September 2023.

Jesse Jones’ new film installation 'The Tower' is the second part in a trilogy beginning with ‘Tremble Tremble’, commissioned for the Irish Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale, 2017. It premiered at Rua Red, Dublin (27 May 2022 - 27 August 2022) and will be presented at Talbot Rice Gallery, the University of Edinburgh (24 June – 30 September 2023) as part of Edinburgh Art Festival.
United KingdomEdinburgh23,000
Nick Miller exhibiting 'Still Nature' at Art Space Gallery London, Britain, 9 September - 22 October 2022.United KingdomLondon10,000
mother’s tankstation presenting at Frieze Seoul 2022, South Korea, 2 – 5 September 2022, and Frieze, London 2022, Britain, 12 – 17 October 2022.Korea, Republic of, United KingdomSeoul , London9,000
AlanJames Burns exhibiting 'Augmented Body, Altered Mind' at The Earth Vision, Soho, London, Britain, 5 - 23 October 2022.

Irish ceramic artists participating in Argilla Italia Ceramics Festival, Faenza, Italy, 2 - 4 September 2022. Ireland is the featured country in 2022.ItalyFaenza8,000
Participation by the Kerlin Gallery at the Armory Show, Javits Center, New York, USA, 9 - 11 September 2022. United StatesNew York6,000
Green on Red Gallery presenting 'On Exactitude in Science' and other works by Alan Butler at the Armory Show, New York, USA, 8 - 11 September 2022. United StatesNew York6,000
Kevin Kavanagh Gallery presenting works by Salvatore of Lucan and Kathy Tynan at POSITIONS Berlin, Germany, 14 - 18 September 2022.GermanyBerlin5,000
Niamh McCann exhibiting Hairline Crack [a dialogue] at the Wilhelm Hack Museum in Germany, and the Centre Culturel Irlandais, France, 7 October 2022 - 24 February 2023.
Germany, FranceLudwigshafen, Paris4,500
Marianne Keating exhibiting 'The Endless Body' at Jaou Photo 2022,for the Kamel Lazaar Foundation (KLF) for Art and Culture, Tunis, Tunisia, 6 - 20 October 2022. TunisiaTunis4,500
Aleana Egan and Samuel Laurence Cunnane participating in a group exhibition at STATIONS, Berlin, Germany, 29 January– 5 March 2023.

The exhibition ‘Beads’ will take place at STATIONS, Berlin, from 29 January– 5 March 2023 3. It is a group exhibition of works by Aleana Egan, Dorje de Burgh, Samuel Laurence Cunnane, Louise Hopkins, Carmen Winant and Kirsten Pieroth.
Emma Wolf-Haugh exhibiting 'Domestic Optimism' at de Appel in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13 October - 27 November 2022.NetherlandsAmsterdam3,500
Selma Makela exhibiting ‘Future Haunting’ at The Whitaker Museum and Art Gallery, Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Britain, 20 October - 12 December 2022.United KingdomRossendale1,900
Alannah Robins performing 'Ene Timme Natt' at Vara Konsthalll, Vara, Sweden, 3 September 2022 and Alannah Robins exhibiting 'Behold' at Altan Klamovka, Prague, Czech, 7 September - 31 October 2022. Czech Republic, SwedenPrague, Vara1,800
Amy Gear and Emily Johnston presenting 'What is Utopia?' at Generator Projects Dundee, Scotland, 15 August - 15 September 2022.United KingdomDundee1,300
Niki Collier exhibiting as part of a group exhibition 'International Felt Stained Glass Exhibition' at the Kablo Gallery, Vienna, Austria, 15 September - 6 October 2022.AustriaVienna1,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 33,750
EFACIS presenting The Irish Itinerary 2022-2023, the Irish Itinerary Podcast and the Digital Irish Itinerary at various venues in Europe and online, 15 August 2022 - 15 August 2023.BelgiumVarious15,000
Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith presenting their Autumn 2022 Programme, Britain, 1 September - 14 October 2022.United KingdomLondon10,000
Irish Musicians performing at the 18th Cåceres Irish Fleadh, Spain, 22 - 31 October 2022.
SpainCáceres, Cåceres, Caceres8,000
Alan Dunne participating in group exhibition at Pictoplasma Festival and Conference 2022, Berlin, Germany, 4 - 18 September 2022.GermanyBerlin750

Total for June 2022: €600,360