EU Presidency


EventAmount Approved (€)
 Total: 50,500
Fidget Feet touring Catch Me & Rapunzel, two aerial circus pieces to six children's festivals in France, Iceland, Finland, Sweden, Faeroe Islands and Denmark from May - June 2013.

Performances by Lords of Strut acrobatic troupe at Fringe World, Perth, Australia from 30 January to 13 February 2013 and at the Adelaide Fringe from 14 February to 17 March 2013.


EventAmount Approved (€)
 Total: 121,050
Performance by Fabulous Beast of a double bill of Stravinsky's works Rite of Spring and Petrouskha in London, Germany and Australia on dates in April, May, September and October 2013.
The performance 'Out of Time' by Colin Dunne to tour in Sweden with the touring organization Dancenet Sweden at a number of venues from 6 - 16 March 2013.17,000
A European tour of 'Mountain' produced by the STUK Arts Centre, a new performance/exhibition of Irish artist Orla Barry performed by Derrick Divine and Marcus Lamb in Brussels (Bozar)from 27 Feb - 19 May, Amsterdam from 24 - 25 January 2013 and in London on 18 May 2013.8,000
Presentation by DanceXchange of two works by the Liz Roche Company, 'The Body and Forgetting and Shared Material on Dying' at The Patrick Centre Theatre, Birmingham from 7- 8 February 2013. 7,500
'Hear me sing your song' with choreography by Liv O'Donoghue and music by Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Bryan O'Connell, at D.ID Dance Identity, Austria, 26 February - 2 March and Contemporary Scene Centre, Bassano del Grappa, Italy, 4 - 14 March 2013. 5,000
Performance by the Liz Roche Company of 'Fast Portraits' at Mouvements Sur La Ville Festival, Montpellier, France from 26 - 27 June 2013.4,750
John Scott's Dance Company to present Body Duet at Les Signes de Printemps Festival, Paris, France, 19 - 20 April 2013.
Production by the Merseyside Dance Initiative of the Leap Dance Festival presenting work by the Irish choreographer, Liz Roche featuring her dance company to take place from the 1 - 17 March 2013 in a variety of venues in Liverpool. 3,500
Presentation by Iseli-Chiodi Company of a new collaboration between companies Iseli-Chiodi (Ireland) and Lux Boreal (Tijuana, Mexico), at the Montpellier Festival "Mouvement sur la Ville", France from 25-26 June 2013. 3,000
Presentation by Croi Glan Integrated Dance of a dance double bill 'This Is' and 'An Outside Understanding' to take plact at the Dampfzentrale Bern Arts Festival, Switerland on 14 June 2013.2,800
Presentation by Legitimate Bodies Dance Company of "Second Hand Landscapes' at the Dance House in Lemesos, Cyprus from 27 May - 1 June 2013 and at the Black Box International Theatre and Dance Festival in Plovdiv, Bulgaria from 2 - 9 June 2013.2,500
Performance of two pieces entitled 'Argentinita' and 'Solo Logic' by the Iseli-Chiodi Dance Company in Russia at the Isadora International Festival in Krasnoyarsk on the 1 and 2 May 2013. 1,800
Performance of 'The Work The Work' - by Fitzgerald & Stapleton, at the Bakelit Multi Arts Centre in Budapest, Hungary on 3rd and 4th April 2013. 1,500
Performance and screening of 'The Area' dance film by dance artist Ríonach Ní Néill and film artist Joe Lee at the University of Lyon, from 11-13 February 2013 as part of Irish group exhibition including Andrew Duggan, Olwen Fouré and Fearghus Ó Conchúir.900
Fearghus Ó Conchúir presents his new work 'Cure' as part of the Spring Loaded season at The Place Theatre, London on 11 June 2013.800


EventAmount Approved (€)
 Total: 177,600
Irish Film Institute will run a programme of activity to celebrate Ireland's Presidency of the European Union. The events will take place in venues across Europe from March - June 2013. 132,500
Snapshot Productions presentation at The 6th Irish Film Festival in the Central House of Artists, Moscow, 13 - 24 March 2013.10,000
Cork Film Festival to host the Irish Short Film Stand by Cork Film Festival at the Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Market, France from 1 - 9 February 2013. 6,000
Presenation of 'A Week of Irish Culture' to take place in Cinema Fontana, Belgrade, Serbia from 11 to 17 March 2013.5,000
Irish participation at 'IndieLisboa - International Independent Film Festival' organized by the cultural association Zero em Comportamento, from 18 - 28 April 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal.4,500
Participation by four Irish film artists at 'IRISHFILMFESTA: Spotlight on Irish animation' in Casa del Cinema, Rome, Italy on a date over the St. Patrick's Day weekend in March 2013. 4,000
Titanic international Film Festival to present Irish feature, documentary and short films in Budapest, Hungary from 5 - 13 April 2013. 3,000
Presentation of the first 'Belgrade Irish Film Festival' (BIFF)in Belgrade at the Museum of the Yugoslav Film Archive from 13 to 17 March 2013. 3,000
Presentation of the 'Belgrade Irish Festival BIF' which will be held in Belgrade, Serbia from 11th to 17 th of March 2013.

The screening of a series of new films by Moira Tierney as part of a French tour to be undertaken in Paris and Marseille in Spring 2013. 2,250
The Irish Film Weekend for Kids to be held at Riverside Studios, Hammersmith, London in March and April 2013, run by Irish Film London in association with the Irish Cultural Centre and Riverside Studios.2,000
Presentation by IFTA of 'Celebrating ten years of Irish Craftsmanship in Film & Televisison' at the BAFTA Headquarters, London on 2 March 2013.

Presentation of a performance piece entitled 'Operation Rewrite' a multidisciplinary art project by The Consecutive Impostors to take place at the Barcelona Centre of Contemporary Culture, Spain as part of their first Film & Collage Festival, from January 10th to 12th 2013.1,000
Project is being presented at the Gene Siskel Film Center throughout the month of March 2013. The European Union Film Festival is presented by the Gene Siskel Film Center.350


EventAmount Approved (€)
 Total: 174,950
Ireland Literature Exchange to present 'Ireland Land of Literature - A Celebration of Irish literature across the European Union' to mark the 2013 Irish Presidency with showcase events taking place in twelve countries Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Germany, France, Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland, Italy and Solvakia from February - June 2013.
Presentation by Childrens Books Ireland of "Picture This, Contemporary Children's Book Illustration from Ireland" comprising 40 art pieces by 20 of Ireland’s leading children’s book illustrators in Austria, Italy and Belgium on dates from March 14 - May 28 2013. 35,000
Presentation by Kinsale Arts Festival of 'The Poetry Project' an online poetry project delivered online and via email, accompanied by a commissioned film work by contemporary Irish artists to be shown worldwide via the internet and in selected embassies and libraries during the EU Presidency from January 1 to June 30 2013.30,000
Presentation of 'THE PARTING GLASS' by Dermot Bolger from 16 – 23 March 2013 in Uppsala and Stockholm, Sweden as part of the Dublin - Uppsala/Stockholm Literary Week.
Presentation of the work of three female Irish poets, Ann Egan, Kathy Darcy and Clíona O’Connell during the Ban Fílí Second Tour, 'a celebration of women and poetry' in Paris, Nantes, Berlin and Munich on dates in January and February 2013. 3,500
An Exhibition of Eurochild-published Children's Art and Poetry to take place at the Euro-ecole Children's Festival in Nantes, France from 20 to 25 April 2013.2,600
Irish poets Paula Meehan, Dermot Bolger, Biddy Jenkinson, Maighread Medbh and Liam O Muirthile undertaking readings at StAnza 2013, in St. Andrews, Scotland from 6 - 10 March 2013. 2,500
Irish Writers' participation at the Passa Porta Festival of Literature, Flagey Arts Centre, Brussels, 23 and 24 March 2013.2,100
Participation by Futa Fata at the 50th edition of the Bologna Children's Book Fair, Italy from 24 -28 March 2013.1,850
Participation by the Illustrators Guild of Ireland (Illustrators Ireland) at Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Bologna, Italy, 25 - 28 March 2013.1,500
Little Island's attendance at the Bologna Children's Book Fair at Bologna Fiere, Bologna, Italy from March 25th to 28th 2013. 1,500
Participation by O'Brien Press at Bologna Children's Book Fair from 25th to 28th March 2013.1,500
Presentation of Irish Poet Mary O'Malley at the International Poetry Festival "poetry on the road" in Bremen, Germany from June 6 to June 10, 2013. 700
A evening of readings by poet Noel Duffy and writer Shauna Gilligan at the London Irish Centre, London on 7 February 2013.
Participation by Irish poet, Michael O'Loughlin at the 49th International Festival, Poetry Spring Lithuania from 28 May - 2 June 2013. 300


EventAmount Approved (€)
 Total: 345,780
Performance by the Irish Chamber Orchestra at the 'Berlin Concert on Ireland assuming the EU Presidency', in the Berlin Konzerthaus, Berlin on January 21st 2013. 40,000
Barry Douglas and Camerata Ireland undertaking a European tour of 8 venues in France, Belgium and Poland from 16 - 23 March 2013. 30,000
Performance by a variety of differenct Irish artists at the Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow, Scotland, from 17 January to 3 February 2013. 25,000
SciLens European Tour being undertaken by Yurodny in Norway, Denmark and also at the GAIA Festival of Chamber Music, Switzerland on dates in April and May 2013. 16,500
The Royal Irish Academy of Music's Chamber Ensemble (ACE) to perform a series of concerts in Beijing, Shanghai and Chongqing, China, 9 - 18 March 2013. 15,500
Two performances by Camerata Ireland and Barry Douglas at the Naantali Festival in Finland on 6 and 7 June 201315,000
Irish Baroque Orchestra performing Ireland's Golden Age at the Melk International Baroque Festival, Austria from 19 - 20 May 2013. 14,000
Presentation by Irish writers, poets, artists, composers and performers through exhibitions, readings, lectures, workshops and performances at Creative Connexions in Sitges Barcelona and Dun Laoghaire Dublin from March 15 - 17 and May 25 - 26 2013.
Production and release of promotional album entitled 'New Music::New Ireland 1' a new promotional recording series featuring Irish composers.
Irish musicians performing at the Irish Music Festival, the Central House of Artists, Moscow, as part of Irish week and St. Patrick’s week from 20 - 24 March 2013. 11,000
Performance of Irish music group DE DANNAN at the Winter Theatre in City as part of the 6th Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi, Russia on February 23, 2013.8,500
Ireland Romania Network presenting a St. Patrick's Music Festival in Bucharest, Romania from 14-18 March 2013. 8,000
Presentation by First Music Contact of performances by ten Irish bands at 'Eurosonic' to take place in Groningen, the Netherlands from 9 - 12 January 2013. 8,000
Solo concert by Irish fiddler Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh at the Tyumen Academy of Culture and Arts Concert Hall, Russian Federation on 28 April 2013.7,000
Collaboration between the Young Dublin Symphonia and the Vestfold Ungdomsstrykeorkester, in Vestfold, Norway, Easter 2013 7,000
Collaboration entitled 'The Way We Were' between The Stut Choir from Utrecht and The Inishowen Gospel Choir, from Co. Donegal, with musical input & accompaniment from the The Henry Girls to take place in Stadsschouwburg, Utrecht, Netherlands on June 21st 2013.6,000
Performance of "AVANT IRELAND" by Lisheen Arts in The Barbican, London on 14 - 17 and 31 March 2013.
Presentation by Artois-Gohelle-Irlande/ Slainte of "Les Semaines Irlandaises en Artois-Gohelle" an Irish cultural festival presenting several Irish bands in the North of France, to take place around St. Patrick’s Day 2013, with Four Men and a Dog, Ciorras, The Bonny Men, The Rapparees, Freewheel and Reel It In with dancers and in June 2013, with the Saw Doctors and Tupelo.5,500
Presentation of a multi-disciplinary Irish music and culture festival in Istanbul, Turkey from 29-31 March 20135,000
A tour of recitals for Cello and Piano (William Butt and Archie Chen) to take palce in Shanghai, Beijing, Hangzhou, Huzhou, Ningbo and Zhoushan from 14 -24 March 2013.4,750
LUNNY/RYNNE/BAROU Trio undertaking a music tour in Nantes, Paris, Quimper and Lens, France from 20 - 25 February 2013.

Caladh Nua undertaking a tour of Germany taking in theatres and other large venues throughout Germany from 12 - 30 April 2013.4,500
Performance of 'ECSTASY - A Concert of Rare Traditional Irish Music' by the Irish Band Dúlra at St John's Smith Square, London, UK on Thursday 6th June 2013.4,250
Four performances by Jack Lukeman's 27 Club at the Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen Festival Germany from 19 to 22 May 2013.
Participation by The Brian Finnegan TRIO (featuring Karan Casey) in the Saint Patrick's Day celebration in the four biggest cities in Russia from March 15 - 17 2013. 4,000
Performance by Beoga of a three concert tour of Germany to mark their ten year anniversary, featuring the Scots band Cara from 21 - 23 March 2013. 4,000
A European tour by Adrian Crowley from 20 February to 24 March including performances in Belgium, Holland, France, Germany and Spain. 3,500
Cor Mhaigh Eo performing a concert in the Chapelle de la Visitation and in the St Charles Church, Monaco, during the Celebrations of the Feast of Saint Partrick on 16th and 17th March 2013.

Presentation of 'GRENZTÖNE - Keltische Klang Konzepte' - A Concert Series in Stuttgart featuring Aylish Kerrigan, Dearbhla Collins, Yseult Jost abd Anne-Marie O'Farrell from March - November 2013.3,500
A performance by the RIAM's Academy Chamber Ensemble (ACE) in the Great Hall of the Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music on 27 February 2013.3,500
A performance of Songs of Joyce by Darina Gallagher and Sinead Murphy at the All Russia State Library for Foreign Literature, Moscow, Russia on 19 March 2013 as part of an Irish Literary Evening in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.3,500
The Irish traditional group Réalta to present a programme of traditional Irish music at a number of venues in Denmark including Baltoppen, Halkaer Kro, Copenhagan Folk Club and Portalen between the 7 and 16 of May 2013.

Tour of Denmark and Sweden with music and dance group 'This is How we Fly', from 19 - 24 February 2013.3,200
A special St Patrick's night performance to mark Naïade Productions 10 years Anniversary, at La Boule Noire in Paris on the 17th March 2013 organised by Naïade Production with collaborations between Irish and Breton musicians.
Mick Flannery , Christian Best and Brian Hassett to undertake the 'Red to Blue Germany/Austria Tour 2013' in March 2013.
An international Spring tour to be undertaken by Niamh Ní Charra band to Luxembourg, Scotland, England and Spain between April, May and June 2013.3,000
Performance by RIAM's Academy Chamber Ensemble (ACE) as part of the Bir Miftuh International Music Festival in Malta on 31 May 2013. 3,000
Presentation of The Fleadh Cheoil Exhibition in the European Parliament on 23rd April 2013 with the assistance of Martina Anderson MEP. 3,000
Peformance by the Grainne Holland band at the Irish Heartbeat tour to Celebrate St. Patrick's day in Leverkusen, Germany from 1 - 19 March 2013.2,500
The Irish Chamber Orchestra and soprano Deirdre Moynihan to perform 'Bewitched' by Ian Wilson at the International Arts and Health Conference in Bristol, UK, from 24 - 26 June 2013.
Introducing Ireland - a one-day music event in Vienna, Austria on 8 May 2013 promoted by First Music Contact.
Presentation by the Irish Heritage Foundation Scotland of 'The Glasgow St.Patricks Festival' in six central Glasgow venues from March 6th - 17th 2013 . 2,000
The Rapparees' 2nd solo tour of Germany and the Czech Republic from the 5th to 17th May 2013. 1,800
Participation by Fiachra O'Regan and his band at Irlanda in Festa, Italy's largest Irish festival, for four performances in Bologna and Urbino from 13 -16 March 2013. 1,500
Presentation of the 'Tyneside Irish Cultural Society Spring Music program' a series of Traditional Irish music events at The Tyneside Irish Centre from January to July 2013.1,500
Aisling o.s. presenting Irish artists at the Irsky Maj / Irish May Festival, Prague, Czech Republic, 5 May 2013.

An appearance by the Swallow's Tail Ceili Band at the Copenhagen Set Dance Festival in Copenhagen from 7 - 9 June 2013. 1,250
Participation by Conductor Derek Gleeson and Mezzo-Soprano Sharon Carthy at a concert with the Vratza Philharmonic at Vratza Philharmonic Hall, Vratza, Bulgaria, June 6th 2013. 1,200
Irisn band OKO will represent Ireland at the second annual Match&Fuse Festival taking place in Oslo, Norway from 13 - 15 June 2013.
The Croatian-Irish Cultural Society presenting Irish music and culture at the St. Patricks Day Festival, Zagreb, Croatia from 15 - 17 March 2013. 1,000
Performance by the 'Clann Mhic Ruairí' group at the Féile na Gaeilge Glaschú Concert in Langside Halls, Glasgow on Saturday June 15th 2013 as part of Conradh na Gaeilge Glaschú's 3rd annual Irish Language Arts Festival in Glasgow. 800
A piano recital and lecture by Fionnuala Moynihan on the works and life of the Irish composer and pianist John Field to be held on 9 March 2013 at the Serbian Academy of Science and Arts in Belgrade, Serbia.800
White Collar Boy performing in Berghain, Berlin, Germany 24 January 2013.620
Piano recital by Irish pianist and composer Philip Martin in the Mendelssohn recital hall of the Irish Embassy in Berlin, Germany the week of the 18 March 2013. 600
Participation by the irish trumpet player John Walsh at the Vratza Philharmonic Orchestra Concert on 13th June 2013.600
United Islands open air multi-genre festival in Prague presenting Cathy Davey between 20 and 22 June 2013. 600
Participation at 'Concert de la Saint Patrick/Saint Patrick's Day concert' celebrating St Patrick's day in France with live traditional Irish music to be provided by the Five Counties Ceili band - "Awbeg Ceili Band". 500
Fásta's appearance at Gower Folk Festival in Wales on 16 June 2013.350


EventAmount Approved (€)
 Total: 214,900
Blue Raincoat Theatre Company's production of 'The Poor Mouth' on tour in the United Kingdom at the Traverse Theatre Edinburgh and the Tron Theatre Glasgow from 30 May to 8 June 2013.26,500
Presentation by Arts Projects Australia of Shakespeare's The Rape of Lucrece in the Sumner Theatre, Melbourne Theatre Company from January 31st - February 10th 2013.

Performances of 'The Conquest of Happiness' co-created by Prime Cut Productions NI, East West Bosnia, and the Mladinsko Theatre Slovenia on tour in the United Kingdom, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro between May and July 2013.20,000
Presentation of Brokentalkers production of The Blue Boy with 6 performances in 3 cities in Belgium in February 2013.

Fishamble's Silent to be presented by Arts Projects Australia in Melbourne, 2 - 10 February and at the Perth Fringe, 13 - 23 February 2013.15,000
Presentation by 15th Oak Productions of 'The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle' at the The Soho Theatre in London from the 1st of April to the 20th of April, 2013. 15,000
Presentation by Brokentalkers' of The Blue Boy in Omsk, Russia as part of the Young Theatres of Russia Festival for two performances on 23 and 24 May 2013. 14,000
Presentation of Brokentalkers production of The Blue Boy in the English Theatre Berlin, Germany on 9 and 10 May 2013 .14,000
Brighton Dome & Festival to present Forgotten by Fishamble, 4 - 6 April and Music in Beckett, by The Beckett Project Paris, Brighton, 4 - 26 May 2013.

Presentation of "Watt" by Samuel Beckett at the prestigious Barbican Centre in London where it will play in the Pit Theatre from 26 February 2013 to 16 March 2013.9,000
Presentation of Irish Week 2013 (Working title), a festival of contemporary Irish theatre at the English Theatre Berlin, Germany from May 8 - 18 2013.7,000
Brokentalkers presenting their latest work, 'Have I No Mouth' for 3 performances as part of the Theaterformen Festival, Hannover, Germany from 19-30 June 2013. 6,500
Hot For Theatre's production of 'I ♥ Alice ♥ I' at the We Like Art/Perforacije Festival in Zagreb, Crotia on May 17 - 18 2013. 5,500
Presentation by Bui Bolg of their installation 'Of Land and Sea' during a 'Tour de Bretagne' to a range of festivals in French cities including Brest, Carhaix, Quimperle, St Brieuc and Morlaix during June - August 2013. 5,000
Presentation by The Company Ireland of "As you are now so once were we" as part of the Irish Theatre Festival in Berlin, Germany on May 9-10 2013. 4,500
Presentation by Branar of Croi a Mhuscailt - Awakening a Heart, at Teater Refleksion in Aarhaus, Denmark from 14 - 16 March 2013. 4,000
Branar Téatar to present performances of Mise Scéal Cáilín at the Imaginate Festival in Edinburgh in May 2013.3,500
Presentation by Stefanie Preissner of the project 'Solpadeine is My Boyfriend' at the Write About You Festival in Bucharest, Romania from 8 - 12 May 2013.
Presentation of 'Souvenir' by Bush Moukarzel, to be performed at the The Generation Game Festival at The Yard Theatre in London from 27 April 2013 to 6 May 2013. 3,000
Gare St Lazare Players Ireland for performances of 'First Love' in Berlin on dates on 11 and 12 May 2013. 2,000
Three performances of Moby Dick/Title and Deed at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh on dates in May 2013.1,200
Performance of the one man show 'March Away My brothers' written and performed by Brendan MacQuaile at the Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith, London on 17 March 2013.700

Visual Art

EventAmount Approved (€)
 Total: 543,300
Presentation of Enhanced Programme of Activity at the Centre Culturel Irlandais to celebrate Ireland's Presidency of the European Union to take place over the course of the Presidency from Jan 1 - June 30 2013. 150,000
The exhibition is to take place at BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels from 28th February - 19th May inclusive and is presented jointly by the Irish Museum of Modern Art and the Dublin City Gallery Hugh Lane. 100,000
Special Exhibition curated by Crafts Council of Ireland in Reception and Presidential Suite in Justus Lipsius Building from January 1 to June 30 2013. 80,000
Presentation by Cló Ceardlann na gCnoc with co-organisers in Greece and Portugal of the 'ÚR' project, a trans-European art and culture exchange, to take place in Ireland, France, Germany, Portugal and Greece between January 2013 and August 2014.
Presentation by The Kerlin Gallery at Art Basel art fair, Basel, Switzerland, 13 June - 16 June 2013.15,000
Exhibition titled 'New Irish Landscapes' featuring contemporary photography from Ireland including work by David Farrell, Anthony Haughey, Patrick Hogan, Jackie Nickerson and Varvara Shavrova at the Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China, from March 9 - 22 2013.12,500
An exhibition by the Lewis Glucksman Gallery of contemporary Irish art in the Galleria Civica di Modena, Italy, from 20 June - 15 September 201312,000
Rubicon Projects presenting an exhibition of Irish visual artists work in Brussels, Belgium, April and May 2013.12,000
Participation by MART at The Non Zero-Sum Art Games which is taking place in Platforma Revolver, Portugal and The Art Foundation, Greece in March and April 2013. 11,000
"Contemporary Irish: neither here nor there" curated by Jane Hughes and Enda O'Donoghue being exhibited in Grimmuseum, Berlin, Germany during February 2013.10,000
Presentation of a major solo sculpture show entitled 'The Physicality of Seeing' to take place in two venues running simultaneously, one showing outdoor sculptures at Jubilee Park, Canary Wharf and the other featuring indoor works on the ground floor of One Canada Square, Canary Wharf from April 6th to May 24th 2013.
Presentation by Fion Gunn of 'Irish Wave 2013' a series of exhibitions held in Beijing & Shanghai during the Irish Festival in China from March 10th to April 10th 2013. 8,000
Exhibition entitled 'Shaping Identities - yesterday and today' presented by Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, Leuven, Belgium, 9 May 2013.8,000
Exhibition by Jackie Nickerson titled 'GUST' at the Brancolini Grimaldi Gallery, London in April 2013, in Italy in May 2013 and in Belgium in June 2013.

Exhibition by Irish artist Gerard Byrne to be featured in the Whitechapel Gallery, London from 17 January to 8 March 2013.7,000
Presentation of a pop-up exhibition by fifteen young Irish-based artists, entitled "Excess Baggage", at the Katarisis Project space, Tallinn, Estonia from 19 - 23 March 2013
Presentation of exhibition titled 'In the world I live' by Lawrence Carroll at Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, Spain from 21 March - June 2013.5,000
Rubicon Gallery to present Irish artists at VOLTA 9 (Basel) Art Fair, Switzerland from June 10 - June 15, 2013
Stoney Road Press's participation at the London Original Print Fair at the Royal Academy of Arts in London from 25 - 28 April 2013.
Presentation by Blue Drum of an Irish conceived EU Culture Programme project 'City (Re)Searches: Experiences of Publicness', a project about citizens and culture led by 6 leading Irish and 6 non Irish practitioners in the field of engaged art practice to take place from 12-15 February in Derry, Northern Ireland and 27-30 June in Kaunas, Lithuania.4,000
Katie Holten to present a solo exhibition entitled "Laboratorio della Vigna: ten years later" in Venice, Italy from May to June 2013.

Association roARaTorio presentation of 'Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid' an interdisciplinary project focusing on film, video and multimedia to take place in the Palais de Tokyo, Paris from November 30th to December 8th 2012.
Solo exhibition by Katie Holten in Van Horn, Dusseldorf, Germany from March 1 - April 6, 2013

Presentation of 'The Thin Line' an exhibition of print and drawing by artist Jennifer Cunningham at Gallery Dix, Helsinki from 30 March to 19 April 2013.
Farcry Productions to perform 'James X' and also launch the translations of novels 'James X' and 'Nothing to Say' in the polish language at the Krakow Theatre Festival in Poland in October/November 2012. 2,500
Exhibition by Antoin O'Heocha titled "TRANSITION" at PremArts Art Gallery, Berlin, Germany on 18 January 2013.2,500
Exhibition by the Avant Garda artists collective of “Errare” in Aix de Provence, France for one week in May 2013.

Presentation of newly-made photographic artworks by Patrick Hogan in designated areas of 5th floor, Justus Lipsius building, Brussels
January to June 2013.
Presentation by Daragh Muldowney of the exhibition 'Jewellery Box - Ireland's Hidden Gems' at the Irish Embassy, Berlin from 6th March - April 3rd 2013. 2,250
An exhibition called "Divino Amore : Homage to Caravaggio" by Irish artist Michelle Rogers at the Galleria Civica d'arte Contemporanea Montevergini in Sicily from June 2 - 30, 2013. 2,000
The photographic exhibition of ‘Coal Story’ (2011) by Darek Fortas to be presented at the Chocolate Factory, Derby as a part of FORMAT International Photography Festival, 8 March - 7 April 2013.2,000
Performances by Irish artists including Irene Murphy and Mick O'Shea at 'Dark Side of the Moon – the 9th Baltic Biennial of Contemporary Art' in Szczecin Poland from 11 October 2012 to 19 January 2013. 2,000
Presentation by 411 Galleries of a curated exhibition entitled '60 Symbols of Ireland' to take place at Huai Park and Huai Hai Sculpture Park, Shanghai, China from 14 - 25 March 2013.2,000
Presentation of an exhibition by the Backwater Artists in the Town Hall, Cologne, Germany from 27 May - 14 June 2013 as part of an exhibition exchange with artists from GEDOK COLOGNE.1,800
Eedi & Éabha, a series of cultural events curated by Emer Lynch at Tallinn Gallery, Estonia, 1 and 27 February 2013. 1,800
Participation by Irish language publisher An tSnathaid Mor at an exhibition entitled Pictúir at the Bologna Book Fair in association with Ireland Literature Exchange and Children's Books Ireland from 23 - 28 March 2013.

Exhibition and performance event entitled 'Open Close Thing' by Irish artist Cian McConn in collaboration with other artists to take place at Tintype Gallery, London from 9 January to 2 February 2013.1,500
Exhibition by Mick O'Dea in the Galleri Sonne, Drobak, Norway from 8 to 29 May 2013. 1,500
Participation by Irish artist Ailbhe Ni Bhriain in a three-person exhibition comprising new work by Ni Bhriain, Damien Flood and Scottish artist Mhairi Vari to take place at the Domo Baal Gallery, London from 5 April - 12 May 2013.1,500
Participation by Irish artist John Keating at the 5th International Biennale "Stemperando" at the Central Library in Rome from 24 January to 31st March 2013.1,500
An Exhibition by Stephen Lawlor entitled Ephemera - at the Vaga Se Gallery in Stockholm, Sweden, from 16 March to 14 April 2013. 1,500
Presentation of the exhibition 'The Breathing Factory' a project by Mark Curran at the FORMAT festival to take place in Derby, United Kingdom from March 8 to April 7 2013. 1,500
Presentation of 'unravel_rois' by visual artist Andrew Duggan with performer Olwen Fouéré at the University of Lyon, France from 11 to 13 February 2013. .1,300
Exhibition of paintings by Irish artist Tommy Barr and academic writing by Prof. Dr. Diana Gergova, National Museum of Bulgaria, Academy of Sciences to be held in the gallery of the State Institute for Culture, Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 3rd March 2013.
Presentation of a solo exhibition entitled - Teacht le chéile (Come together) by Ken Lambert to take place at the Marc Decoene Gallery in Erolzheim, Germany from 4 - 30 April 2013.1,000
Exhibition by Sue Morris of a project exhibition titled 'Hortus Conclusus’ in Austria from 23 November 2012 to 27 January 2013.
Participation by Irish artist Bea McMahon at a group exhibition entitled 'In the House of Mr & Mrs X' at the Temporary Gallery, Cologne, Germany, 17 May - 4 August 2013. 600
Participation by artist Lynn Stringer in the Annual Exhibition of Botanical Art in London from 12 - 13 April 2013. 600
Participation at “Invisible knowledge”, a public seminar, performance and platform exhibition with focus on the collaborative work of the leading Irish Live Art and Performance artist Áine Phillips to take place at Stanley Picker Gallery, London on 22 - 23 March. 350


EventAmount Approved (€)
 Total: 211,500
IETM International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts will be holding their Spring Plenary Meeting in Dublin on 11-14th April 2013. The Dublin producer of IETM Dublin 2013 is Project Arts Centre and the event will take place in Temple Bar, with Project as the central hub.95,000
Presentation of the 'Irish Itinerary' coordinated by the European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies
a programme of music/dance, film, drama, literature and art in 20 venues in 12 countries (Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Portugal )throughout Europe between January 2013 and June 2013
Exhibition titled 'Eileen Gray' exhibiting the work of the Irish modern designer and architect Eileen Gray at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris from 20 February to 20 May 2013.35,000
Participation in a multidisciplinary festival of Irish contemporary culture 'A ONE WAY TRIP TO DUBLIN' with performances from Altan, Gare Saint-Lazare and Colin Dunne in Cherbourg, France from 28 January to 9 February 2013.
Presentation of a one-day festival of Irish music the 'Lisboa Irish Festival' to be held in Lisbon, Portugal at the LX Factory featuring high-profile Irish bands on 9 March 2013. 7,500
Presentation by the Marine Institute of 'The Longest River' an Arts/Science Fusion performance to take place in Brussels in March 2013. 5,000
Presentation of an Irish focus at the 8th edition of Europavox Festival, 'Europavox 2013' highlighting Irish musical and cultural richness through a specific program to take place from 23rd to 25th May 2013 in Clermont-Ferrand (France). 5,000
The Joint Research Centre Irish Semester Committee will organise a number events to celebrate Ireland's EU Presidency at Ispra in Italy over the period of the Presidency.


EventAmount Approved (€)
 Total: 83,500
Performance by Macnas with Boy Explorer at Womadelaide, St. Patrick's Day Parades in Brisbane and Sydney from 8 - 11 March and 16 - 17 March 2013.36,000
Presentation by the Crafts Council of Ireland of exhibiton 'Contemporary Jewellery from Ireland' at the 40th Inhorgenta, Munich to take place from the 22nd to the 25th of February 2013. 24,000
Participation by Macnas at the St.Patrick's Day Parade celebrations Moscow, Russian Federation on 16 March 2013. 17,000
Presentation by William Ryan of an exhibition entitled 'The Ros Tapestry - A Norman Odyssey unfolds in thread' to be held in the European Parliament building in Brussels in from 22 to 27 April 2013.6,500

Total for EU Presidency: €1,923,080