Outcome Grant August 2022


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 2,000
John Scott performing 'Heroes' at the Racconti di Altre Danze Festival, Livorno, Italy, 16 October 2022.ItalyLivorno2,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 42,500
Presentation of Irish films at the Newport Beach Film Festival 2022, Newport Beach USA, 13 - 10 October 2022.United StatesNewport Beach15,000
Presentation of Irish artists at the Irish Film London programme, London, Britain, 18 October - 31 December 2022. United KingdomLondon10,000
Screening of Irish films at the Valladolid International Film Festival, Spain, 22 - 29 October 2022.SpainValladolid5,000
Screening of Irish films at the 13th Annual Toronto Irish Film Festival at the TIFF Bell Lightbox Theatre,Toronto, Canada, 24 - 26 March 2023.CanadaToronto4,000
The 13th annual British & Irish Film Festival Luxembourg (BIFFL) is being held in-person from 16-24 September 2022, with screenings at the Ciné Utopia and the Cinémathèque.
Screening of 'My Father's Dragon', directed by Nora Twomey, at the Animation Is Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA, 21 - 23 October 2022.United StatesLos Angeles2,000
Screening of "Ann", written and directed by Ciaran Creagh for the Official Selection Main Competition at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Tallinn, Estonia, 11 - 27 November 2022.

NY premiere & discussion of film “The Tale Behind Ulysses” which is part of The Remarkable Screening: Women: A Global TV Series.
Venue: The Jefferson Market Library, NY, 8th Dec. 22
Nuala O' Connor, Jane Applegate, Kerri Maher et al, Jefferson Market Library, NYC, 8th Dec. 2022
IrelandNew York1,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 9,750
Presentation of poetry from The Limit of Light by Grace Wilentz at two venues in New York, NY, USA on 13-14 October 2022.United StatesNew York2,500
Participation by Little Island Book at Bologna Children's Book Fair, Bologna, Italy, 6 - 9 March 2023.
ItalyBologna 1,500
Chiamaka Enyi-Amadi participating in the Litquake 2022 "Words Around the World" series of international author conversations at the Drawing Room Gallery, San Francisco, USA, 12 - 17 October 2022. United StatesSan Francisco1,500
M.H. Gill & Co. participation in the Bologna Children's Book Fair, Italy, 6 - 3 March 2023ItalyBologna1,000
Colm Keegan performing poetry in Cairns, Brisbane and Sydney, Australia, 14 - 26 October 2023.AustraliaSydney, Cairns, Brisbane, Cairns1,000
Annemarie Ní Churreáin participating in the 7th Odisha Art & Literature Festival, India, 25 - 27 November 2022.IndiaBhubaneswar, Odisha1,000
Attendance by O'Brien Press at Bologna Children's Book Fair, Italy, 6 - 9 March 2023.ItalyBologna750
Sara Baume participating (online only) for Verb Readers & Writers Festival 2022, Wellington New Zealand, 19 October - 21 December 2022.

WHAT: Digital presentation by Irish writer Sara Baume as a headline guest for Digital stream of Verb Readers & Writers Festival 2022, Wellington New Zealand. Organised by Verb Wellington, led by director Claire Mabey, programmed by Rijula Das.
WHO: Sara Baume
WHERE: Online
WHEN: late October - late December 2022
New ZealandWellington500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 242,400
Beth Morrison Projects presenting TRADE and MARY MOTORHEAD by Emma O'Halloran and Mark O'Halloran at PROTOTYPE Festival, New York City and LA Opera, Los Angeles USA. 6 January - 30 April 2023.United StatesNew York, Los Angeles30,000
Aoife Nessa Frances undertaking a global tour, visiting Great Britain Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, USA and Canada, 1 November - 14 December 2022. United Kingdom, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, United States, CanadaLeeds, Manchester, Glasgow, Todmorden, Nottingham , Bristol, London, Brighton, Brussels, Kortrijk, Amsterdam, Limoges, Paris, Cologne, Hamburg, Berlin, Dudingen, Milan, Belfast, Washington D.C, Philadelphia , Brooklyn, New York, Boston, Montreal, Toronto, Chicago, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco , Los Angeles18,000
Just Mustard undertaking a tour of the EU, USA & Canada, 16 October - 22 November 2022.Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, United States, CanadaCologne, Luxembourg, Brussells, Paris, Winterthur, Barcelona, Madrid, Porto, Washington, New York, Montreal, Toronto, Chicago, Minneapolis, Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles15,000
The Canadian Symphony - Ireland's Gift to Canada Lead singer Sibéal, Composer Odhran O Casaide, Lee Harding (Tenor), Niamh O Hanlon (Soprano) Maitiú O Casaide (Uileann Pipes) Mathilde De Jenlis (Orchestra Lead) and Mike Nielsen (Jazz Guitar) accompanied by the Garda Band performing at the Isabel Badar Theatre Toronto, Canada, 4 March 2023.CanadaToronto12,000
Anúna undertaking a tour of the Netherlands, 7 - 23 December 2022.NetherlandsGoede Rede, Alkmaar, Bergen op Zoom, Veenendaal, Papendrecht, Amersfoort, Zutphen, Utrecht, Kerkrade, Eindhoven, Emmen, Waalwijk, Vlissingen, Den Haag10,000
Irish Baroque Orchestra and Peter Whelan presenting Handel's Messiah at the Wigmore Hall, London, Britain, 1 - 2 April 2023.
United KingdomLondon8,000
modernlove undertaking a tour of the United Kingsom, Germany & Netherlands, 4 October - 11 November 2022.Germany, Netherlands, United KingdomLeipzig, Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Amsterdam, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, London, Bristol, Leeds8,000
Irish musicians undertake an Irish Folk Festival Tour of Germany and Switzerland, 15 October - 27 November 2022.Switzerland, GermanyWinterthur, Kempten, Selb, Dresden, Nürnberg, Erding, Germering, Mühldorf am Inn, Stuttgart, Mannheim, Gersthofen, Bern, Luzern, Basel, Visp, Karlsruhe, Mainz, Kaiserslautern, Merzig, Rathenow, Buchholz, Stade, Rostock, Hamburg, Lübeck, Düsseldorf, Delbrück, Worpswede, Neubrandenburg, Berlin, Hannover, Coesfeld, Velbert, Lüneburg, Papenburg, Bebra, Meiningen7,500
Derek Warfield and The Young Irish Wolfetones performing at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver and the Palace Theatre, Calgary, Canada, 9 - 11 November 2022.CanadaVancouver, Calgary7,500
Wallis Bird undertaking tour of the USA, including Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Chicago and Los Angeles, 11 - 28 January 2023.United StatesBoston, New York City, Philadelphia, Annapolis, Vienna, Ann Arbour, New Jersey, Chicago, Seattle, Portland, Berkeley, Los Angeles7,000
Irish musicians including The ALT, Kevin Burke , The Moynihans and Emma Corbett and Thomas Ahern & Brendan Seoighe undertake the 25th Guinness Irish Christmas tour of Europe, including Austria, Italy, and Germany, 25 November to 17 December 2022.Germany, Switzerland, Austria, ItalyEsslingen, Winterthur, Imst, Götzis, Weer, Landshut, Salzburg, Ried, Braunau, St.Pölten, Laakirchen, Bad ISchl, Öblarn, Feldkirchen, Bleiburg, Tricesimo, Baden, WIEN, Tulln, OSLIP7,000
Sharon Shannon and band undertaking a tour of Canada, including Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton, Calgary & Alberta, 1 - 9 October 2022.CanadaVancouver, Victoria, Edmonton, Calgary , Alberta7,000
CMAT undertaking a tour of Europe and Britain and Scotland, 12 November - 7 December 2022.Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, France, Belgium, United KingdomRotterdam, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Manchester, Oxford, Bristol, Nottingham, London, Brighton, Norwich, Leeds, Glasgow, Belfast7,000
Aoife Scott band undertaking a tour of Germany as support for the High Kings, and Aoife Scott band undertaking a tour of Denmark, 30 October - 30 November 2022.Germany, DenmarkBerlin, Hamburg, Hanover, KARLSRUHE, ASCHAFFENBURG , MANNHEIM, Stuttgart, Leipzig, Cologne, Haslev, Struer, Middelfart7,000
Irish uilleann pipers performing at various venues for International Uilleann Piping Day 2022, including Argentina, Britain, Canada, France, Italy, Spain, and the United States, 4 - 6 November 2022.
Argentina, Canada, Spain, United Kingdom, Italy, United States, FranceLago Puelo, Toronto, Madrid, Swansea, Bondeno, Province of Ferrara, London, Los Angeles, Brittany6,000
Kynsy undertaking a tour of Britain, Scotland and Germany, including venues in London, Edinburgh, & Berlin, Britain and Germany, 3 - 24 November 2022.United Kingdom, Ghana, GermanyLondon, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Brighton, Cologne, Berlin, Hamburg6,000
Ye Vagabonds undertaking a tour of Midwest/West Coast of the USA , 3 -12 November 2022.United StatesBishop HIll, Chippewa Falls, St Paul, Minocqua, Chicago, Lincoln City, Mount Vernon, Portland6,000
Loah undertaking a tour of the USA and Canada, including San Francisco, Atlanta, New York and Vancouver, from 4 - 23 October 2022.United States, CanadaSan Francisco, Vancouver, Portland, Seattle, Boise, Salt Lake City, Denver, Oklahoma City, Austin, Nashville, Atlanta, Carrboro, Baltimore, Brooklyn, New York City5,000
M(h)aol undertaking a tour of Europe, including France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, and Denmark, 12 - 26 November 2022.France, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Denmark, NetherlandsReims, Lyon, Zurich, Milan, Munich, Berlin, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Cologne, Rotterdam, Paris5,000
Manus McGuire undertaking a tour of Australia and New Zealand, 1 December 2022- 30 January 2023.AustraliaCanberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, NZ and others.5,000
Robocobra Quartet undertaking a tour of Europe, including the Netherlands, France, Belgium, Italy, and Germany, 24 October - 6 November 2022Belgium, Netherlands, France, GermanyBrussels, Rotterdam, Paris, Cologne, Amsterdam, The Hague5,000
Yurodny Ensemble performing at Casino Bern, Switzerland, 21 January 2023.SwitzerlandBern5,000
Screening of Solaris with new score written and performed live by Matthew Nolan and Stephen Shannon at the New York Film Festival, USA, 16 October 2022.

United StatesNew York5,000
Pretty Happy undertaking a tour of Britain including London, Brighton and Glasgow, Scotland and England, 4 - 9 November 2022.

United KingdomGlasgow, Birkenhead, London, Brighton5,000
JigJam performing at the Harvest Festival, Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA, 21 - 25 October 2022.

United StatesPigeon Forge5,000
Clare Sands undertaking a tour of Germany, 28 October - 10 November 2022.
GermanyHildesheim, Hamburg, Braunschweig, Lubeck, Krefeld, Kaiserslautern, Geislingen an der Steige, Munich, Darmstadt, Wermelskirchen , Gottingen, Osnabruk, Brockel, Bad Honnef, Nürtingen, Nürnberg, Badenweiler, Bad Tölz4,000
Everything Shook performing at UK Parobrod Cultural Centre, Belgrade, Serbia, Destil Creative Hub, Tirana, Albania, and Soma Book Station, Pristina, Kosovo, 30 November - 3 December 2022.Serbia, Albania, KosovoBelgrade , Tirana, Pristina4,000
Daithí O'Dronai performing in London, Birmingham and Cambridge, Britain, 15 - 17 October 2022.United KingdomBirmingham, Cambridge, London3,500
Irish musicians performing a 'Joyce in Music' recital at the Blackwater Valley Opera Festival, in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy of Music, at Princess Grace Irish Library, Monaco, 15-16 December 2022.MonacoMonte Carlo3,000
Irish musicians performing at the EFG London Jazz Festival, the Barbican, London, Britain, 19 November 2022.United KingdomLondon 3,000
TIMSIG presenting Glenntown Irish music festival 2022 in Gothenburg, Sweden, 19 - 23 October 2022.SwedenGothenburg2,000
Tadhg Kinsella presenting Våra Egna Getter in partnership with Ensemble Getögon and Kajsa Magnarsson (Vocals/Electronics) at the Föreningen Fylkingen, Stockholm Sweden, 22 - 23 November 2022.

Ensemble Getögon presents "Våra Egna Getter" on 22nd and 23 November 2022 in collaboration with Tadhg Kinsella (Modular Synthesizer) and Kajsa Magnarsson (Vocals/Electronics) live at Föreningen Fylkingen, Stockholm Sweden. "Våra Egna Getter" includes works from Anton Alfven, Jonathan Nangle and the world premiere of ''Som en gång varit'' by David Tuden.
Aoife Nessa Francis European Tour, 5 gigs, 3 in Germany, One in Switzerland and One in Italy. Aoife has invited me to be the opening act for these shows Germany, Switzerland, Italycologne , Hamburg, Berlin , Düdingen , Milan1,800
Orquestra Filarmônica de Goiás performing Guitar Concerto No. 2 by Benjamin Dwyer at the Centro Cultural Oscar Niemeyer, 7 March 2023.BrazilGoiás1,500
Junior Brother undertaking a tour of the UK in support of Naima Block, 8 - 27 October 2022.United KingdomMargate, Brighton, Bristol, Manchester, Norwich, 16/10/22, Oxford, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle, London1,500
Duach performing in Switzerland, including Basel, Grueningen and Muehlithurnen, 17 - 20 November, 2022.SwitzerlandBasel, Schaffhausen, Grueningen, Muehlithurnen1,300


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 110,000
Fishamble presenting 'The Humours of Bandon' by Margaret McAuliffe, at venues in USA and Canada, Including New York, Washington D.C. and Toronto, 21 April - 11 June 2023 United States, CanadaBainbridge Island, Portland, Missoula & Butte, St Paul, Milwaukee, Kansas City , Memphis, Cinncinatti, Marshall, Toronto, Albany, New York City, Washington45,000
Dead Centre presenting 'Beckett's Room' at the Seoul Performing Arts Festival, South Korea, 6 - 8 October 2023.Korea, Republic ofSeoul40,000
Cahoots NI presenting Mathematical Mysteries by Danny Carmo at various venues in the USA, 23 January - 18 April 2023.United StatesWest Palm Beach, North Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Statesboro, Charlottesville, McLean, Morristown, Westhampton Beach, New Bedford, Flint, Pittsburgh, West Lafayette, Oshkosh, Cedar Falls, Red Wing, Ames, Bloomington, Sheridan, San Angelo, Kerrville, Lufkin, Lone Tree, Lancaster, Merced, Klamath Falls, Bellingham, Modesta, Santa Rosa25,000

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 38,750
Gareth Kennedy participating in the group exhibition 'Nesting in the Gesture' , at Fundación Cerezales Antonino y Cinia, Spain, 18 December 2022 - 2 April 2023SpainLeón 6,500
Kerlin Gallery exhibiting at Art Basel Miami Beach, Florida, USA, 1 - 3 December 2023.United StatesMiami6,000
Stoney Road Press participating in the IFPDA Print Fair, New York, 27 - 30 October 2022.

United StatesNew York6,000
Stoney Road Press participating in INK MIami Art Fair at the Suites of the Dorchester Hotel, Miami Florida, 30 November - 4 December 2022.
United StatesMiami6,000
Kerlin Galley presenting Dorothy Cross Booth, curated by Sandhini Poddar, at Indra;s Net, Frieze Art Fair, London, Britain, 12 - 15 October 2022.United KingdomLondon5,000
Art Nomads exhibiting the installation 'Karvanserai' at Streetview Anderlecht, Brussels, Belgium, 11 November - 23 December 2022.BelgiumBrussels4,500
Sean McKernan exhibiting "Belfast - Conflict to Peace" at the New York Irish Center, USA, 19 - 26 October 2022United StatesNew York3,500
Avril Corroon exhibiting 'Cow and Gate' at the Sismógrafó Gallery, Porto, Portugal, 10 September - 6 November 2022. PortugalPorto850
Irish artist Marie Hanlon exhibiting at Atelier Siegele, Darmstadt, Germany, 21 – 26 October 2022. GermanyDarmstadt400


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 40,000
Presentation of ‘The Irish Contemporaries - a showcase of Irish contemporary artists, through a series of 3 events', by MART Gallery in connection with CIACLA Los Angeles, USA, 1 November 2022 - 31 June 2023.
United StatesLos Angeles15,000
Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith presenting their late-Autumn/ Winter 2022 Programme, Britain, 15 October - 18 December 2022.
United KingdomLondon12,000
Tyneside Irish Festival, Newcastle-upon- Tyne, Britain, 29 September - 5 November 2022.United KingdomNewcastle upon Tyne, Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear8,000
Ormston House presenting El Reid-Buckley and William Keohane at "Rehearsing Hospitalities", as part of Frame Contemporary Art Finland, Helsinki, Finland, 4 - 9 October 2022FinlandHelsinki3,500
Presentation of Hour of the Ox, by Katie Kim at Urban Spree, Berlin, Germany, 2 - 3 December 2022.GermanyBerlin1,500

Total for August 2022: €485,400