Outcome Grant September 23 2023


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 15,800
Angelique Ross and Michelle Thoburn of Snatch Circus undertaking a tour of Western Australia, 19 January - 4 March 2024
AustraliaFremantle , Karridale, Nannup8,000
Tumble Circus presenting Banjaxed at Western Australia Circus Festival, Karridale, Australia, 8 - 20 January 2024.AustraliaKarridale, Perth5,000
Grant Goldie presenting 'That Man' at the Western Australian Circus Festival, Karridale, Australia 8 - 20 January 2024.AustraliaKarridale2,800


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 113,000
St. Ann’s Warehouse presenting 'Volcano' by Luke Murphy’s Attic Projects, Brooklyn, USA, 1 January - 1 February 2024. United StatesBrooklyn65,000
MÁM will perform for three nights at the National Theater Concert Hall in Taipei. Taiwan, Province of ChinaTaipei40,000
2 performances of Birdboy by Emma Martin at Moving Colors Festival Athens Greece 30th December 2023GreeceAthens8,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 15,400
Irish Film Festival London & The Irish Film Awards, 15 - 21 November 2023. United KingdomLondon10,000
Retrospective of Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor at the 61st Gijón International Film Festival (FICX), Gijón, Spain, 17 - 25 November 2023.SpainGijón2,300
Screenings of LIES WE TELL at Dinard Film Festival, France, and Palm Springs International Film Festival in California, USA, 27 September - 15 January 2023France, United StatesDinard, Palm Springs1,600
Presentation of 'On Being There' by Peter Maybury at the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany, 12 - 16 December 2023GermanyBerlin1,500


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 24,600
Poetry readings by Irish poets in 'Modern Irish Poetry's Debt to Seamus Heaney', Gasson Hall, Boston, USA, 16 - 18 November 2023.United StatesBoston6,000
Austin, Texas (USA),1-8, February 2024, Torch Literary Arts presents Irish poets, Nithy Kasa and FELISPEAKS, in celebration of St. Brigid’s Day and Black History Month. During the week of events, the presenting poets will participate in a public in-person reading, moderated conversation, and two separate craft workshops.
United StatesAustin4,000
Irish storytellers participating in the Pricigin Festival, Split, Croatia, 23 March 2024CroatiaSplit3,000
Salmon Poetry in participation in the Association of Writers & writing Programs (AWP) Conference & Book Fair, Kansas City, MO, USA, 6 - 8 February 2024.United StatesKansas City2,800
Aron and Sorcha Hegarty presenting Candlelit Tales at the the IRL Festival, Registry Theatre, Kitchener, Canada, 14 March 2024CanadaKitchener2,600
Sinéad Gleeson participating in the 21st Paraty International Literary Festival, Brazil, 22 - 26 November, 2023
Participation of the author Sinéad Gleeson in the 21st International Literary Festival of Paraty in Brazil, FLIP, from November 22 to 26, 2023.
The O'Brien Press participating in the Bologna Children's Book Fair, Italy, 8 -11 April 2024.ItalyBologna1,400
Futa Fata participating in the Bologna Children's Book Fair, Italy, 8 - 11 April 2024.

ItalyBologna 1,400
Little Island Books exhibiting at the Ireland Stand at the Bologna Children's Book Fair at Bologna Fiere, Bologna, Italy, 8 - 11 April 2024.ItalyDublin1,400


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 323,700
Camerata Ireland performing at the Hylton Performing Arts Centre, Manassas, and Carnegie Hall, and Troy Music Hall, New York, USA, 3 - 7 March 2024.United StatesManassas, New York, Troy30,000
The Irish Baroque Orchestra and Peter Whelan performing 'Mr Charles the Hungarian - Handel's Rival in Dublin' in Aldeburgh and London, Great Britain, and Bruges, Belgium, 8 - 11 August 2024.United Kingdom, BelgiumAldeburgh, London, Bruges 22,000
Irish artists performing at Celtic Connections in Glasgow, Scotland, 18 January - 4 February 2024.United KingdomGlasgow20,000
Just Mustard undertaking a tour of South American supporting The Cure, including Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Brazil, 17 November - 3 December 2023. Ireland, Peru, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, BrazilMexico City, Mexico, Lima, Buenos Aires, Montevido, Santiago, São Paulo14,000
ANÚNA undertaking a tour of the Netherlands & Belgium, 6 - 23 December 2023.Netherlands, BelgiumUtrecht, Hardenberg, Zoetermeer, Oosterhout, Den Helder, Groningen, Alkmaar, Wageningen, Scherpenzeel, Goor, Rijkswijk, Tiel, Hoogeveen, Heerenveen, Emmen, Capelle aan den Ijssel12,000
The Scratch undertaking a tour of Europe, including the Netherlands, Poland, Germany, Czechia, Austria, France, Belgium and Great Britain, 20 November 2023 - 16 February 2024.Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Austria, France, Belgium, United KingdomAmsterdam, Zwolle, Alkmaar, Enschede, Groningen, Hamburg, Berlin, Prague, Warsaw, Poznan, Vienna, Paris, Cologne, Bruges, Nijmegen, Glasgow, Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bristol, Brighton, London12,000
The Clockworks presenting a headline tour of the UK from 24 Jan to 17 Feb 2024 and of mainland Europe from 8 Mar to 21 April 2024.United Kingdom, Gibraltar, Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Luxembourg, Denmark, Belgium, NetherlandsWrexham, Liverpool, Nottingham, Norwich, Hull, Newcastle, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Cambridge, Birmingham, Bristol, Southampton, Brighton, Guildford, Aldershot, Oxford, Tunbridge Wells, London, Gibralter, Lisbon, Madrid, Barcelona, Lyon, Milan, Zurich, Vienna, Prague, Berlin, Munich, Luxembourg, Cologne, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Lille, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Groningen, Dresden, Osnabruk12,000
Darren Kiely undertaking a tour of Europe as support for the 502s, including the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Czechia, Denmark, Sweden and Norway, 22 November - 18 December 2023.United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Denmark, Sweden, NorwayGlasgow, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, London, Paris, Antwerp, The Hague, Utrecht, Cologne, Zurich, Rubigen, Prague, Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, Copenhagen , Stockholm, Oslo10,000
Socks in the Frying Pan undertaking a tour of the USA, 29 February - 3 March 2024. United StatesConroe, Dallas, Utica, Cumberland, Wytheville, Cornelius, Newberry, Boone10,000
Wallis Bird undertaking a tour of Australia and New Zealand, 3 - 31 January 2024.Australia, New ZealandBRISBANE, BYRON BAY, SYDNEY, KATOOMBA, PERTH, ADELAIDE, TASMANIA, NEIKA, MELBOURNE, ILLAWARRA, DUNEDIN, CHRISTCHURCH, WELLINGTON, AUCKLAND, CANBERRA9,000
Clare Sands undertaking a duo tour of Australia and New Zealand, including Melbourne, Sydney, Tasmania, Cygnet Folk Festival, and more from 4 January to 26 February 2024Australia, New ZealandSydney, Melbourne, Geelong, Terang, BERRIEDALE, Cygnet, HOBART, Sheffield, Bulli, Aukland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Splore9,000
Caroline Keane & Tom Delany undertaking a tour of Australia and New Zealand, 2 January - 10 February 2024.Australia, New ZealandKoroit, Sydney, Whangarei Heads, Aukland, Whangarei9,000
Lorraine Nash undertaking a tour of Australia, 1 March - 7 April 2024.AustraliaNannup, Port Fairy, Blue Mountains, NSW, Yackandandah, Creswick, Northcote9,000
Mick Flannery undertaking a tour of Europe, including Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark & Great Britain, 21 November - 3 December 2023.Denmark, Netherlands, United KingdomHerent, Eindhoven, Amsterdam, Sonderborg, Copenhagen, Aarhaus, Roskilde, London9,000
Irish artists performing at the 16th Annual Minnesota Irish Music Weekend, at the Celtic Junction Arts Center, St. Paul, USA, 6 - 9 June 2024. United StatesSt. Paul8,500
Sina Theil undertaking a tour of North America, including the Dublin Irish Festival, Milwaukee Irish Fest and the Kansas City Irish Fest, USA, 7 June - 30 September 2024. United StatesNewburgh, Dublin, Saint Paul, Milwaukee, Peoria, Kansas City, Pittsburgh, Muskegon8,000
Aoife Scott & Band undertaking a tour of North America, including Milwaukee, Manhattan, San Francisco, and Phoenix, USA, 21 February - 23 March 2024.United StatesKansas City, Kansas City Irish Center, Columbus, Minneapolis St. Paul, Milwaukee, Rochester, Syracuse, New York, New Paltz, San Francisco, Phoenix, Evanston, Burlington8,000
Gráinne Hunt undertaking a tour of the USA, 19 April - 5 May 2024United StatesFloral Park, Green Brook, Ames, Chicago, Phoenicia8,000
The Friel Sisters undertaking a tour of the USA, 17 - 26 November 2023United StatesBarre, Portland, Boston, Cleveland, Columbus, Ann Arbor, Chicago, Madison, St Paul8,000
Presentation of 'Irish Christmas in America' tour in the USA,24 November - 23 December 2023.United StatesCedar Rapids, Fairfield, Chicago, Winterville, Chatanooga, Santa Cruz, Mill Valley, Torrance, Abilene, Livermore, Escondido, Sacramento, Des Moines, Tucson, Yuma, Phoenix, Lancaster, Manchester, Colorado Springs, Denver, Northglenn, Old Saybrook, Jaffrey, Sellersville, Frederick7,500
Screaming Orphans undertaking a tour of the USA, 6 January - 10 February 2024.United StatesMarathon, Dunedin, Winter Springs, Fort Myers, Melbourne, Wellingoton, Ft. Myers, Fort Lauderdale7,000
Irish artists participating in the 26th Guinness Irish Christmas, Austria, Germany, Italy and Switzerland, 24 November - 16 December 2023. Germany, Switzerland, Austria, ItalyEsslingen, Winterthur, IMST, Götzis, Weer in Tirol, Landshut, Salzburg, Ried im Innkreis, Braunau, St.Pölten, Laakirchen, Bad Ischl, Öblarn, Feldkirchen, Bleiburg, Tricesimo, Baden, Wien, Tulln, Oslip7,000
John Blek undertaking a tour in the Netherlands and Belgium, with The Broken Strings duo Moritz Brümmer and Filip Sommer, 17 - 27 January 2024.Belgium, NetherlandsGeel, TBD, Arnhem, Dranouter, Oldenzaal, Maassluis, Leuven, Antwerp, Bakkeveen, Oisterwij7,000
Junior Brother undertaking a tour of Great Britain, including Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and Glasgow, 1 - 9 February 2024.United KingdomNewcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Bristol, Guilford, Ipswich7,000
Pa Sheehy and Band undertaking a tour of Germany, the Netherlands, England and Scotland, , 22 - 30 November 2023. Germany, Netherlands, United KingdomBerlin , Amsterdam, Cologne , Hamburg, London , Liverpool, Glasgow6,000
Tommy and Saundra O'Sullivan undertaking a tour of Texas and Eastern USA, 17 January - 17 March 2024.United StatesGARLAND, Kilgore, Houston, Willis, Summerfield, Bonita Springs, Augusta, Charlotte, Lenoir, Moneta, Logan, Morgantown, Raleigh, Hampton, Charlotesville, Darlington, Riverton, Brevard, Signal Mt., Nashville, Lake Jackson, College Station, Bellaire6,000
The Brave Collide undertaking a tour of the USA, 13 December - 10 February 2024.
United StatesSavannah, Milwaukee, Atlanta6,000
Moya Brennan and band undertaking a tour of the Netherlands, 6 -17 December 2023NetherlandsEindhoven, Den Haag, Vlissingen, Zwolle, Kerkrade, Haarlem, Groningen, Utrecht, Rotterdam6,000
Libra Strings Ensemble performing at the Carnival of Santa Cruz, Auditorio de Tenerife, Santa Cruz, Spain, 12 February 2024.SpainSanta Cruz4,000
Grainne Duffy performing at The Sound, Del Mar, and at Belly Up at Solana Beach for St. Patrick's Day celebrations in California, USA, 16 - 17 March 2024. United StatesDel Mar , Solana beach4,000
The Altered Hours undertaking a tour of Great Britain, including London, Bristol and Glasgow, 5- 8 December 2023.United KingdomLondon, Leeds, Glasgow, Bristol4,000
NXNW, Catherine McEvoy & Edel McWeeney, Macdara O’Faoláin & Victoria Adiiye, performing at The Faolán Irish Fest, Le Roeulx, Belgium, 18 - 19 November 2023.BelgiumLe Roeulx 4,000
Skies Behind undertaking a tour of Great Britain, including London, Manchester and Glasgow, 12 - 20 January 2024.United KingdomCardiff, Brighton, London, Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Glasgow3,600
John McSherry Trio undertaking a tour of Great Britain, 30 November - 5 December 2023. United KingdomMold, Gainsborough, Belper, Settle, Liverpool3,500
Susan O'Neill performing at Lafayette, London, and the Folklore Room, Brighton, Great Britain, 1 - 4 December 2023.

France, United KingdomParis, London, Brighton2,500
Irish artists participating in Nottingham St.Patrick's Festival, Nottingham, Great Britain, 17 March 2023. United KingdomNottingham2,000
Deirdre McKay performing at the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) World New Music Days 2024, Johannesburg, South Africa, 24 November - 3 December 2023.South AfricaJohannesburg 1,700
Padraig Jack undertaking a tour of the Welsh Gaeltacht region, Wales, 7 - 11 February 2023. United KingdomPwllheli, Gwynedd, Bethesda, Caersws, Aberystwyth, Cemaes1,500
Robert Finegan performing 'Modern View of Ancient Ireland' at the World Saxophone Congress, Gran Canaria, Spain, 6 - 10 December 2023.SpainLas Palmas Gran Canaria1,500
The Art of Collaboration (Paul Roe and Ultan O’Brien) performing at at the European Clarinet Congress, Tilburg, the Netherlands, 6 - 9 December 2023NetherlandsTilburg1,500
Performance of Transcription of Mel Bonis's 'Violin Sonata in F Sharp Minor for Flute' by Martina Rosaria O'Connell at the Mel Bonis Arts Organisation, Paris, France, 27 - 29 March 2024.FranceParis 1,200
Junk Drawer undertaking a tour of the United Kingdom in support of Superchunk, in London, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester and Brighton, United Kingdom, 9 - 13 November 2023.United KingdomLondon, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Brighton1,000
22nd March 2024
Title - Baroque to Broadway concert with Trumpeter Niall O'Sullivan and Soprano Danielle de Niese with the CBSO
Venue Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Presented by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
United KingdomBirmingham 700


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 283,900
Transfer presentation of The President by Thomas Bernhard, translated by Gitta Honegger, co-produced with the Gate Theatre and Sydney Theatre Company at the Roslyn Packer Theatre, Australia, 8 April - 18 May 2024.AustraliaSydney78,000
Fishamble presenting Irish language work by Eva O’Connor as part of TAIGH TŶ TEACH (HOUSE), a tri-lingual co-production with Theatre Gu Leor and Theatr Bara Caws, in Scotland and Wales, 29 January - 24 February 2024United KingdomNorth Bragar, Llithfaen, Pwllheli LL53 6NL, Wales 36,000
Presentation of Polar Bear & Penguin by Paul Curley & John Currivan, a play for young audiences at Sydney Opera House, Australia, 17 - 24 April 2024AustraliaSydney 36,000
Presentation of A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings by Dan Colley and Riverbank Arts Centre at The Unicorn, London, Great Britain, 22 January - 29 April 2024.United KingdomLondon32,000
Presentation of 'Tom Moran is a Big Fat Filthy Disgusting Liar' by Tom Moran at Adelaide Fringe Festival, Adelaide, Australia,16 February - 17 March 2024.AustraliaAdelaide25,000
Branar presenting 'How to Catch a Star' at the Polka Theatre, Wimbledon, United Kingdom, 2 July - 11 August 2024 .United KingdomLondon 25,000
Gare St Lazare presenting 3 plays at Cal State University, LA, USA, the Festival Beckett/Avignon Festival, France, and Theate of the Balustrade, Prague, Czechia, 1 JUne - 7 June 2024. United States, France, Czech RepublicLos Angeles, Rousillon en Provence, Paris, Prague20,000
c21 Theatre Company presenting 'Expecting' d/Deaf Inclusive theatre production, at the Keegan Theatre, Washington DC, USA, 11 - 26 May 2024 United StatesWashington DC16,000
Brú Theatre will present a total of 14 performances of the Libravian, a show for children aged 8 plus at Surrey Children's Festival from 24-26 May 2024 and at St Albert's International Children's Festival from 30th May-2nd June 2024. CanadaSurrey, St Alberts 10,000
Presentation of GRAND SOFT DAY by Branar Theatre and New International Encounter at The New Victory Theater, New York City, USA, 10 - 21 January 2024.United StatesNew York City5,900

Visual Art

Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 151,200
Ciarán Murphy and Niamh O'Malley exhibiting at the GRIMM Gallery, New York, USA, 15 December 2023 - 24 February 2024. United StatesNew York30,000
Richard Gorman exhibiting 'Living thorugh paint(ing)', curated by Valeria Ceregini at the Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce and Museo d’Arte Orientale E. Chiossone, Genova, Italy, 25 January - 31 March 2024. ItalyGenoa20,000
Ailbhe Ní Bhriain exhibiting ‘The Muses I, Intrusions I & III Jacquard tapestries’ at the LagosPhoto Festival, Ouidah, Benin, 27 October - 31 December 2023BeninOuidah12,000
Irish artists participating in group exhibition 'Future Tense: Living the Future Now' during FORMAT24 at the Quad Gallery, Derby, United Kingdom, 15 March - 30 June 2024.United KingdomDerby9,500
Green on Red Gallery presenting works by Alan Butler, Mark Joyce, Aoife Shanahan at Art Singapore 2024, Singapore, 19 - 21 January 2024.SingaporeSingapore9,000
Singing in the Dark Times: Venice and the Big Other 20th April-24th November. Oona Hyland: Active Forgetting Berlin 19 July - 13 August. Oona Hyland Diarmuid Delargy Camilla Fanning and Elida Out of Place: Edition Berlin Galantz and Wolf Gallery Berlin 19th a

1 . Venice: Spazio Punch 24/04/24-20/11/24 Oona Hyland & Dana LaMonda NDH : Singing from the Dark Times.
2. Berlin: Wolf and Galantz 19/07/24-13/08/24 Oona Hyland: Active Forgetting.
3. Berlin Wolf and Galantz 18/08/24-10/09/24 Diarmuid Delargy, Camilla Fanning, Elida Marques, Oona Hyland . Out of Place: Edition Berlin.
4. Tartu Estonia AG47 31/10/24-20/12/24. Oona Hyland: Hang Ups.
Italy, Germany, EstoniaVenice, Berlin, Tartu9,000
Damien Flood exhibiting 'A Place for Lost Things' curated by Valeria Ceregini at the Galeria Weber & Weber, Turin, Italy, 18 November 2023 - 28 January 2024.ItalyTurin7,500
Stoney Road Press exhibiting at the INK Miami Art Fair, South Beach, Miami, USA, 6- 19 December 2023.United StatesMiami6,000
Kerlin Gallery exhibiting Irish artists at Art Basel Miami Beach, USA, 8 - 10 December 2023.United StatesMiami6,000
Eleanor McCaughey presenting LUSTY AND EMOTIONAL, accompanied by sound/ performance by Cian Walker and Bryan Robson at Liminal Gallery, Margate, Great Britain, 2 - 31 December 2023.

United KingdomKent, Margate6,000
Stoney Road Press exhibiting at the The London Art Fair, Great Britain, 17 - 21 January 2021.United KingdomLondon5,000
Stoney Road Press exhibiting at the Portland Fine Print Fair, USA, 26 - 31 January 2024.United StatesPortland4,800
Breda Lynch exhibiting at he 24th Biennale of Sydney, Australia, 9 March - 10 June 2024.AustraliaSydney4,400
Alannah Robins presenting 'Comfort Ye My People' at Galleri Duerr, Stockholm, Sweden, 16 November - 16 December 2023.
SO Fine Art Editions presenting works by Shane O'Driscoll, Mary O' Connor, Niall Cullen, James Kirwan and John Fitzsimons at District Art Fair, Paris, France, 12-14 January 2024FranceParis4,000
Maud Cotter exhibiting 'Unlike & Like' at Domobaal Gallery, London, UK, 16 February - 30 March 2023. United KingdomLondon4,000
Beth Fox presenting Delivery Dilemma at the exhibition FOOD FIGHT! at Michigan State University Museum, East Lansing, USA, 8 January 2024 - 30 June 2024United StatesEast Lansing3,000
Emma Carter exhibiting at 'Moments' at the Arte Borgo Gallery, Rome, Italy, 13 January - 1 February 2024.ItalyRome3,000
FACE2024 is the annual exhibition of the Society of Portrait Sculptors held in the Garrison Chapel at the Chelsea Barracks in London, from 14th of August to 8th September et 2024. I have two bronze sculptures in this exhibition. United KingdomLondon2,000
Presentation of visual art exhibition I dreamt that I dwelt in marble halls by Caroline Mac Cathmhaoil and Martina O'Shea at Orleans House, London, 2 February 2024 to 7 April 2024United KingdomLondon2,000


Summary DescriptionCountriesCitiesAmount Approved (€)
   Total: 102,000
London Irish Centre presenting their annual programme of events, including the London St Patrick’s Day 2024 Festival at Trafalgar Square, London, Great Britain, 6 January - 20 December 2024.United KingdomLondon52,000
Presentation of the Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith Winter programme, 16 November 2023 -11 February 2024.United KingdomLondon20,000
Irish Music and Dance London (IMDL) presenting their spring programme, London, Great Britain, 26 January - 29 June 2024.United KingdomLondon, Birmingham10,000
Irish artists participating in the 12th Belgrade Irish Festival, Belgrade, Serbia, 8-18 March 2024. SerbiaBelgrade10,000
Los Paddys undertaking a tour of Brittany for St. Patrick's Day, France, 14 - 24 March 2024.FranceArzon France, , Guidel, Landevant, Locqueltas, Le Hezo, Trezien, Brest, Plouzane6,000
Launch of Casa della Cultura Irlandese/ Áras Éigse Éireann by Eve Parnell at the Pontifical Irish College, Rome, Italy, 1 February 2024.ItalyRome4,000

Total for September 23 2023: €1,029,600