Outcome Grant February 2023


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 4,800
Exhibition of Structure Protoype Model by Miriam Dunn at Time Space Existence 2023, Venice, 20th May to 26th November 2023ItalyVenice4,800


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 8,000
Hands Down Circus presenting Tape That at Ansan Street Arts Festival, Ansan, Republic of Korea, 5 - 7 May 2023.Korea, Republic ofAnsan5,000
Hands Down Circus presenting TAPE THAT at Hat Fair Festival, Winchester, Britain, 30 June -1 July 2023United KingdomWinchester1,500
Hands Down Circus presenting Tape That at Nycirkusfestival Rydal, Sweden, 10 - 11 June 2023.SwedenRydal1,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 47,500
Presentation of MÁM by Teaċ Daṁsa at Teatro Malibran, Venice, Italy as part of the Venice Dance Biennale, 13 - 29 July 2023ItalyVenice40,000
Presentation of Our Steps Archive by Jean Butler at Enoch Turner House in Toronto, Canada, 1-14 July, 2023.CanadaToronto7,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 15,000
Presentation of Irish Films at the Irish Film Festa 2023, Rome, Italy, 25 - 28 May 2023.ItalyRome10,000
Irish Artists film Spring/Summer 2023 touring programme, Irish Film London, Britain, 16 April - 31 July 2023.United KingdomManchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Sheffield, Bristol, Liverpool, Newcastle Upon Tyne5,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 33,700
Irish writers participating in Diversity of Voices: a Global Storytelling History, at the 16th International Conference on Short Story, Nanyang Technical Institute, Singapore, 20 - 24 June 2023. SingaporeSingapore10,000
Irish artists participating in the Étonnants Voyageurs book and film festival, Saint-Malo, France, 27-29 May 2023.FranceSaint-Malo7,500
Eoin Colfer and illustrator Celia Ivey presenting Little Big Sister at the Hay Festival, Hay on Wye, Wales, 2 June 2023.United KingdomHay on Wye3,500
Anne Haverty participating in the 39th International Conference of IASIL, Kyoto University and Gakushuin University, Japan, 27 October - 1 November 2023.Japan1) Kyoto 2) Tokyo3,000
Irish writers and arts organisations participating at Littérature Live Festival, Lyon, France, 9 - 14 May 2023.FranceLyon2,500
Katie Holten undertaking a book tour for The Language of Trees in the USA and Britain, 4 April - 31 December 2023.United States, United KingdomNew York, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Minneapolis, Chicago, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Cambridge, Buffalo , Manchester, London, Chilmark, Los Angeles, Peterborough , Point Reyes 2,500
Irish poets participating in the Ledbury Poetry Festival, Ledbury, 30 June - 8 July 2023United KingdomLedbury2,000
David Toms and Roisin Kiberd participating in readings and conversation at Curious Fox Books, Berlin, Germany, 1 May 2023.GermanyBerlin1,200
Isabela Basombrio Hoban book launch and reading poetry at the Annual Ediciones Vitruvio Festival, Madrid, Spain, 3 - 7 July 2023. SpainMadrid1,000
Presentation of A Change in the Air by Jane Clarke at the West Greenwich Library, London, Britain, 15 June 2023.United KingdomLondon500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 228,150
Chamber Choir Ireland, the country's national chamber choir and flagship choral ensemble, and artistic director Paul Hillier bring a programme of music by female composers to Sound Festival, Aberdeen.

The programme will include Requiem by Irish composer Rhona Clarke, Five Gaelic Hymns by Ina Boyle, as well as CCI's recent commissions from Caroline Shaw, Cassandra Miller, & Linda Catlin Smith.
United KingdomAberdeen10,000
The Academic undertaking a tour of the USA and Canada, 9 - 29 April 2023.Canada, United StatesToronto, Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Chicago, Minneanapolis, Denver, Salt Lake City, Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles10,000
Conor Conelly, Sorcha Costello and Pádraig Ó Dubhghaill undertaking a tour of New Zealand and Australia 2 - 23 June 2023.New Zealand, AustraliaNelson, Wellington, New Plymouth, Raglan, Geelong - Portarlington - Victoria , Gippsland/Melbourne , Sydney , Blue Mountains , Sydney10,000
Irish artists participating in the 16th Irish Festival of Oulu at various venues in the City of Oulu, Finland, 4 - 8, October 2023.FinlandOulu10,000
Gráda undertaking a tour of New Zealand, 13 - 22 October 2023.New ZealandHastings, New Plymouth, Pāuatahanui, Wellington, Nelson, Tauranga, Auckland, Kerikeri10,000
Hothouse Flowers undertaking a tour of Britain and Scotland, 29 April - 27 May 2023.United KingdomDurham, Liverpool , Bexhill On Sea, Frome, Coventry, Milton Keynes, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, London, Stroud, Scarborough, Newcastle, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Pocklington, Carlisle, Leeds, TBC8,000
Thumper undertaking a tour of the Netherlands and Germany, 22 May - 6 June 2023.Netherlands, GermanyAmsterdam, Utrecht , Rotterdam , The Hague, Beverungen, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Cologne, Hanover8,000
Goitse undertaking a tour of the USA and Canada, 2 - 21 August 2023.United States, CanadaDublin, Washington , Milwaukee, Goderich8,000
Irish artists performing at Irish Evening 2023 at Fuglsøcentret & Blokhus, Denmark, 22 - 23 September 2023.DenmarkKnebel, Mid-Jutland, Blokhus, North Jutland7,500
I Draw Slow undertaking a tour of the USA, 27 April - 10 May 2023.United StatesWilksboro, asheville, Charlottesville, Washington, DC7,000
Irish artists programmed as part of Between the Lines Festival by Serious at Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, Britain, 20 - 21 May 2023.United KingdomLondon 7,000
JigJam undertaking a tour of the USA, 20 April - 26 June 2023.United StatesMilwaukee , Green Bay, Branson, Colorado Springs , Boston7,000
Irish musicians performing around the globe for International Uilleann Piping Day 2023, including Argentina, Britain, Wales, Spain, Canada, Italy, and the USA, 4 November 2023.Argentina, Canada, Spain, United Kingdom, Italy, United StatesLago Puelo, Toronto, Madrid, Swansea, Modena, London, Los Angeles, Boston6,500
Scustin undertaking a tour of Britain, Germany, and the Netherlands, 27 April - 27 May 2023.United Kingdom, Netherlands, GermanyStockton-On-Tees, Manchester, Leeds, Ipswich, Southampton, Bournemouth, Isle Of Wight, London, The Hague, Berlin6,000
Irish artists performing at Sessions in Somadalen, the 20th year anniversary festival, Norway, 16 - 20 August 2023.
Mulvihill, Carberry and Brouder performing in Maryland, Virginia and New York, USA, 2 - 30 June 2023’United StatesBaltimore, Charlottesville, Berryville, Albany, Long Island City, Pearl River, Alexandria, Bethesda, Annapolis6,000
John Blek undertaking a tour of Europe, including Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Britain, 3 - 24 May 2023.Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, United KingdomDortmund, Hamburg, Berlin, Ingelmunster, Röhrsdorf, Langenau, Ackernlangan, Aarle-Rixtel, Kleve, Langenberg, Birmingham, TBD, Grayshott , Isle of Wight6,000
Junior Brother undertaking a tour of Britain, Scotland and Wales, 17 - 30 April 2023.United KingdomBirkenhead, Oxford, Newcastle, Glasgow, York, Birmingham, Newport, Brighton, London6,000
The Brave Collide is a Folk/Pop duo from Dublin formed in 2021 by Chloë Agnew and Brian McGrane. The Brave Collide will travel to multiple cities in the USA in May of 2023 to embark on the first tour of their debut EP - "The Brave Collide". (We are hoping to add three - four additional dates to this tour)United StatesNew York, Nashville, Charlotte, Savanah, Duluth6,000
Clare Sands undertaking a tour of Germany and Switzerland, 15 -29 April 2023.Switzerland, GermanyBrienz, Flawil , Winterthur, Bern, Zurich, BERRIEDEN, NEUCHATEL, Leverkusen, Krefeld, Saarbrucken, Bad Tolz5,500
The Sharon Shannon Trio at ScotFestBC: The British Columbia Highland Games & World Music Festival, Vancouver, Canada, 16 - 18 June 2023.CanadaVancouver5,500
The Coronas performing at the Oscar Wilde Party, LA, USA, 9 - 11 March 2023.United StatesL.A, L.A.5,000
This is a short headline tour of the UK focusing on the north of England, London and Brighton by Irish Feminist Post-Punk Band, Mhaol to perform songs off their debut album, Attachment Styles.United KingdomNewcastle, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, London, Brighton5,000
Irish artists participating in the TarantaCeltica project in Soverato, Casignana and Monasterace, Italy, 24 - 28 August 2023.ItalySaverato, Casignana, Monasterace5,000
Seanie Vaughan undertaking a tour of North East of America, including New York, Washington D.C, and Boston, USA, 6 - 23 July 2023.United StatesAtlanta, Asheville, Nashville, Louisville, Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Cumberland, Washington D.C, New York, Boston. 4,500
Seo Linn performing at Iowa Irish Fest, Waterloo, Iowa, and Lacrosse Irish Fest, Lacrosse, Wisconsin, USA, 3 - 14 August 2023.
United StatesIowa, Lacrosse4,500
Zoë Conway and John Mc Intyre performing in venues in France, Spain and Germany, 23 June - 30 September 2023.France, Spain, GermanySaint-Gérand-le-Puy, Burgos, Berlin, Meissen4,000
Irish artists participating in the Cambridge Folk Festival, Cambridgeshire, Britain, 27 - 30 July 2023.United KingdomCambridgeshire4,000
Gerry O'Connor undertaking a tour of the East Coast of the USA, 16 April - 17 May 2023.United StatesDayton, Yellow Springs, Cincinatti, Alexandria , Richmond, Greensboro, Charleston, Eastport , Eastport, Brewer , Westbrook , Canton, Cambridge , Middletown, Orleans, Pittsburgh4,000
Cup O'Joe performing in the USA, 3 -21 August 2023, and 12 - 20 October 2023.
United StatesParsons, La Farge , Chapel Hill, Alexandria , Carlise 3,500
Hilary Woods undertaking a tour of Britain, Italy, France, and Switzerland , 11 April - 30 May 2023.United Kingdom, Italy, France, SwitzerlandLeeds, Glasgow, Coventry, Venice, Parma, Milan, Lyon, Yverdon Les Bain3,000
Just Mustard performing at Primavera 2023, Barcelona, Spain, 29 - 31 May 2023.SpainBarcelona3,000
Méabh Begley Trio undertaking a tour of Britain, including Holmfirth, Leeds, London, Bristol and Sidmouth, Britain, 28 July - 9 August 2023.United KingdomHolmfirth, Leeds, London, Bristol, Sidmouth2,600
Dublin Sound Lab Ensemble performing Superhuman by Fergal Dowling at Hamburg, Germany, 15 January 2024.GermanyHamburg2,500
Dervish performing at the 45th Yn Chruinnaght Celtic Gathering, Isle of Man, 29 July 2023.United KingdomIsle of Man2,400
Finghin Collins performing in Quebec and Ottawa, Canada, 5 - 12 July 2023.CanadaOttawa, Saint-Irénee / Charlevoix2,400
Promotional UK tour consisting of live performances by SCATTERED ASHES, UK, Autumn 2023United KingdomLiverpool, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle, Leeds, Bristol, Birmingham, Brighton2,250
Mary Stokes Band performing at the "European Blues Challenge (EBC)", Chorsaw, Poland, 2-4th June 2023.PolandChorzow2,000
Gatehouse performing at The Valley Folk Club, Ponterdawe, Swansea, and the Tredegar House Folk festival, Newport, Wales, 5 - 7 May 2023.Britain, United KingdomSwansea, Newport2,000
From Ireland to Romania: A European musical Odyssey, Celebrating Europe Day, at La Ferme Rose, Maison des Cultures - UCCLE, in Brussels, Belgium, 8-10 May 2023.BelgiumBrussels 2,000
Le Boom performing at the Sound Isidro festival, Sala Clamores, Madrid, 15 April 2023.SpainMadrid1,500
Mules & Men performing at the Rootsinpyhtaa Bluegrass Festival 2023, Ruukki, Finland, 9 - 11 June 2023.FinlandRuukki1,500
Performance of newly composed Irish traditional music and song, with dance and film, and workshops with A Louth Lilt ensemble led by Daithí Kearney and Adèle Commins at Speyfest Celtic Music Festival, Fochabers, Scotland from 18-23 July. It will also include a screening of a documentary by the artists related to the festival and collaboration with local groups through festival outreach activities.United KingdomFochabers1,500
Karen Power attending the performance of her work for Klangforum Wien at the MusikProtokoll Festival, Graz, Austria, 5 - 8 October 2023.AustriaGraz1,300
Donal O Connor undertaking a tour of the North of England, Britain, 20 - 30 September 2023.
United KingdomManchester,, Grimsby, Treuddyn, Hartlepool, Patrington. 1,000
Phil Coulter performing at the opening of An Iorua - Irish Cultural Centre, Sentralen, Oslo, Norway on 14 May 2023.NorwayOslo1,000
Ailbhe Reddy performing at the Prague Pride Fest 2023, Prague, Czechia, 7 - 12 August 2023.Czech RepublicPrague700


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 246,000
Presentation of 'The Vanishing Elephant' by Cahoots NI at The New Victory Theater, New York, USA, 14 - 29 October 2023.United StatesNew York48,000
Dead Centre has been invited to perform Good Sex at Noorderzon Festival of Performing Arts & Society, Groningen, Netherlands, August 17th - 20th 2023: 5 performances and the International Summer Festival at Kampnagel, Hamburg , Germany, August 24th - 27th 2023: 4 performances Netherlands, GermanyGroningen, Hamburg40,000
Branar & New International Encounter presenting Grand Soft Day at the New Victory Theatre, New York, USA, 10 - 21 January 2024.United StatesNew York 40,000
Presentation of The Saviour by Deirdre Kinahan, at the Irish Repertory Theatre, New York, USA, 5 July - 13 August 2023.United StatesNew York City40,000
Dead Centre performing Beckett's Room at Sejong Art Center, Korea, 17-22 October 2023.

This application is for a tour extension of Dead Centre's October tour to Seoul Performing Arts Festival (3 performances) covered by grant no 12146.
Korea, Democratic People's Republic ofSejong 20,000
Presentation of Landmark's Happy Days by Samuel Beckett, at the Birmingham Rep, 28 June - 1 July 2023.United KingdomBirmingham15,000
Prime Cut Productions presenting Removed by Fionnuala Kennedy as part of the Dream Big Children’s Festival at the Space Theatre, Adelaide, Australia, 24 - 27 May 2023.

AustraliaAdelaide 12,000
Fishamble and Sunday’s Child presenting MUSTARD by Eva O’Connor at the Arcola Theatre, London, Britain, 16 May - 3 June, 2023.United KingdomLondon6,000
Acting Out presenting The Death of Me, by Sean Denyer, at Prague Fringe Festival, Czechia, 22 - 28 May 2023.Czech RepublicPrague2,500
The Future is Clean and Round will be presented by Rosa Makela, Eadaoin Fox and Ruairi De Burca and will take place at the Prague Quadrennial in Czech Republic, from the 8th-18th June 2023.
Czech RepublicPrague2,500

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 67,500
Irish artists participating in the group exhibition KWAIDAN Encounters with Lafcadio Hearn, Matsue, Japan, 27 June 2023 - 24 August 2025.
JapanMatsue , Yaizu, Kyoto, Tokyo, Saitama18,000
Exhibition of 'dream sequence' by Yuri Pattison at RUHR DING: TERRITORIES, Urbane Künste Ruhr, Germany 5th May — 26th June 2023. GermanyWitten10,000
Green on Red Gallery presenting works by Fergus Martin and John Cronin at Tokyo Gendai, Japan, 7 - 9 July 2023.JapanTokyo8,000
The Dallas Art Fair is located at the Fashion Industry Gallery in the vibrant Dallas Arts District. From the 21st to 24th Of April 22.
The 68-acre district is home to many world-renowned performing and visual arts organizations and some of our city’s most significant cultural landmarks,
United StatesDALLAS6,000
Art Nomads exhibiting 'Asylum Archive - Fortress EU' curated by Valeria Ceregini at Museo Diffuso della Resistenza, Torino, Italy, 2 - 29 October 2023.
Green on Red Galley presenting works by Fergus Martin, Nigel Rolfe, and Kirstin Arndt at Art Dusseldorf, Germany, 30 April - 2 May 2023.GermanyDusseldorf5,000
Presentation of Ian Wieczorek & Noel Arrigan at Supermarket Art fair, Stockholm, Sweden, 11-14th May 2023SwedenStockholm4,300
Presentation of Progress Cinema and film by Denis Buckley at The Kiez Berlin Film Festival annual event, Berlin, Germany, 5 May 2023.GermanyBerlin3,500
Irish Wings Ceramic Exhibition by 6 Irish Ceramic Artists, Jane Jermyn, Ann McBride, Marcus O'Mahony, Kate Standen, Sinead Fagan and Isobel Egan as part of the Irish Wings Festival in The Old School Gallery, Loggos, Paxos, Greece 12 July - 12 August July.GreeceLoggos3,000
Club Hybrid will present the debut of my performance 'Talking Dog' on July 15&16, 2023. Club Hybrid will host my interdisciplinary ensemble from July 10-15 to support our rehearsal period before the performance. The creative ensemble includes violist/composer Ailbhe Nic Oireachtaigh, costume designer Amie Egan, and production manager/ artist Millie Egan. AustriaGraz3,000
Exhibition of Urbanus by Vaida Varnagiene at the White Gallery in Klaipeda County's Ieva Simonaityte Public Library, Klaipeda, Lithuania, 12 June - 12 August 2023.IrelandKlaipeda1,700


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 70,300
Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith presenting their Cultural Programme from April to July 2023United KingdomLondon18,000
Emperor 101 by The Performance Corporation at LP360, Vancouver, Canada, and online, 17 -23 April 2023.CanadaVancouver12,000
Irish artists performing at the Creative Connexions Ireland: Sitges Live' festival, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, 26 - 29 October 2023.SpainSitges, Barcelona12,000
Irish artists participating in the Return to London Town Festival, Britain, 27 - 30 October 2023.United KingdomLondon10,000
Performance by the Hellas Ensemble of music inspired by Seamus Heaney, with readings by the poet’s daughter, at Irish Wings, Paxos Music Festival, Greece,11 July 2023.
GreeceLoggos, Paxos6,000
Screening part one of art film The Moon Snail Cycle and live filmed performance in collaboration with artist Jack Hogan for “Unhappy is the land that needs a hero” an ISP exhibition at the Whitney Museum, New York, USA, 12 - 24 May 2023.United StatesNew York3,500
Irish artists participating in Éigse na Bruiséile-Irish language arts festival, Brussels, Belgium, 12-14 May 2023.BelgiumBrussels3,000
Irish artists participating in the San Patrizio Livorno Festival presented by Creative HQ, Livorno, Tuscany, Italy, 14 - 18 June 2023.ItalyLivorno, Tuscany2,800
Irish artists participating in 'Lament': Exploring an Irish Tradition through Talks and Performance, Poetry Readings & Music Concert, St John's & Magdalene Colleges, Cambridge, Britain, 3 May 2023.United KingdomCambridge1,800
Padraig Jack participating in 'Gorllewinwynt/ Gaoth aniar/ Mendebaldeko haizea/ The West Wind' in the Basque Country, April 15 - 22 2023.SpainLeitza, Irurtzun, Arteta, Pamplona800
Aiden Toomey, aka Jack Wise performing at the Chemnitz Street Art Festival, Chemnitz, Germany. 19 - 21st May 2023.GermanyChemnitz400

Total for February 2023: €720,950