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Touring and dissemination of work scheme - - round 1, 2014


Panel: Council


The touring and dissemination of work scheme supports specific tours in the field of a particular artform commencing in the first half of 2014. The Arts Council received 51 applications for this award and 23 awards were made.

Recipient Description Artform/practice Location Amount Awarded

Cahoots NI Ltd

Cahoots (from Northern Ireland) will tour Nivelli's War In March 2014 to Artswell at Iontas (Monaghan); An Grianan Theatre (Donegal); Hawk's Well Theatre (Sligo) and Draiocht Arts Centre (Dublin)

Theatre

Belfast City Council

€3,800

Call Back theatre

CallBack Theatre Company will tour a 34 show production of Fred & Alice to 12 venues in March/ April 2014 including venues in Cork, Cavan, Kildare, Dublin, Limerick Leitrim and Tipperary.

Theatre

Limerick County Council

€24,300

classicallinks

Collins, Cooney and Coppey Piano Trio perform chamber music recitals in eight towns performed by Irish pianist Finghin Collins, violinist Elizabeth Cooney and French cellist Marc Coppey.

Music

Galway County Council

€19,000

CoisCeim Dance Theatre

CoisCéim Duets Swimming with My Mother and Missing by David Bolger. A six-venue tour to Draiocht Blanchardstown, Backstage Longford, GB Shaw Theatre Carlow, Town Hall Theatre Galway, Glor Ennis and Garter Lane Waterford

Dance

Dublin City Council

€48,000

Decadent Theatre Company

Decadent Theatre Company will tour Martin McDonagh's A Skull in Connemara to 15 venues between January/March 2014 including venues in Galway, Waterford, Dublin, Roscommon, Limerick, Meath, Kilkenny, Donegal, Westmeath, Carlow, Wicklow and Cork

Theatre

Galway City Council

€26,500

Donegan, Thomas

We Love Books - a five-venue tour of a new large-scale children’s literature event during World Book Week, which will showcase the work of 15 Irish authors, from debut writers to established bestsellers. The tour will go to Riverbank in Newbridge (Kildare); the Source in Thurles (Tipperary); Draíocht in Blanchardstown (Dublin); the Linenhall in Castlebar (Mayo); and Hawk's Well in Sligo (Sligo).

Literature (English language)

Dublin City Council

€11,525

Fishamble Theatre Company

Fishamble: The New Play Company will tour Donal O'Kelly's Little Thing, Big Thing to six venues in March, 2014. The tour will go to the Linenhall (Mayo); Solstice (Meath); Draiocht (Dublin); Riverbank (Kildare), GB Shaw Theatre (Carlow) and the Source (Tipperary)

Theatre

Dublin City Council

€28,000

Flynn, David

Debut tour of D.F.F. in April 2014. D.F.F. is a new cross-genre, multi-cultural group which will tour to Bray, Kilkenny, Cork, Tralee, Limerick, Portloaise and Dublin. The tour will combine several genres in one show demonstrating the cultural diversity of modern Irish music. The tour will feature a new evening length song-cycle scored for three singers, three guitars, cello, double bass and two percussionists

Music

Galway County Council

€17,000

Hunka, Dunne, Robinson Trio

Hunka, Dunne and Robinson Trio - a six-venue tour of an eclectic programme in a new trio ensemble. The tour will go to the Mermaid (Bray), Glor (Ennis), the Source (Thurles), Druid Theatre (Galway), Solstice (Navan) and Green Acres Gallery (Wexford).

Music

Clare County Council

€8,750

Irish Modern Dance Theatre

MAGNETIC - National Tour: Irish Modern Dance Theatre will undertake 24 events: performances, post performance talkbacks, workshops, classes in Wicklow, Dublin, Leitrim, Galway, Wexford, Cork and Limerick.

Dance

Dublin City Council

€16,000

Jazz on the Terrace

Emilie Sings Alec, 2014 tour - Jazz on the Terrace will tour the Emilie Conway Quintet performing Alec Wilder’s music to the Mill Theatre Dundrum and Dunamaise in Portlaoise in April 2014.

Music

Dublin City Council

€9,500

Kids' Own

Growing Practice: A three-venue visual arts touring exhibition highlighting work from Practice.ie, which showcases work by professional artists working with children. The touring exhibition will interrogate current arts practice with children through dialogue and events. It will tour to the West Cork Arts Centre, the Model in Sligo and Axis in Ballymun.

Visual arts

Sligo County Council

€27,000

Linenhall Arts Centre

Linenhall Arts Centre will present a tour of The Secret of Q to The Ark (Dublin); Draiocht (Blanchardstown) Dublin) Riverbank (Newbridge) and Linenall (Castlebar)

Theatre

Mayo County Council

€26,000

Liz Roche Company

Interloper: Liz Roche Company will tour their new dance production to six venues including Limerick, Galway, Roscommon, Cork, Navan and Wicklow.

Dance

Dublin City Council

€28,000

Monkeyshine Theatre

Monkeyshine Theatre will tour the children's production Losha to nine venues in April, 2014 including venues in Kildare, Meath, Roscommon, Sligo, Wicklow, Tipperary and Dublin.

Theatre

Sligo County Council

€14,000

NASC

The NASC network of venues will tour Livin Dred Theatre's production of Patrcik McCabe's The Bridge Below the Town in nine venues in February/March 2014 including venues in Longford, Laois, Galway, Limerick, Donegal, Dublin, Clare, Kerry and Cavan.

Theatre

Laois County Council

€70,200

National Chamber Choir

National Chamber Choir will explore Tudor Church Music with their Artistic Director, Paul Hillier bringing performances of accessible early music repertoire to audiences in Waterford, Letterkenny and Dublin.

Music

Dublin City Council

€23,000

Rough Magic Theatre Company

Rough Magic Theatre will tour Mark Cantan's Jezebel to nine venues in February, 2014 including venues in Longford, Galway, Sligo, Donegal, Dublin, Cork, Waterford and Laois.

Theatre

Dublin City Council

€48,500

Rynne, Pádraig

Touring Dublin, Cork, Thurles and Ennis, Sigel is an experimental ensemble brought together by Pádraig Rynne featuring Irish and International traditional, folk, pop and jazz.

Traditional arts

Clare County Council

€30,000

The Abbey Theatre

The Abbey Theatre will tour Quietly, written by Owen McCafferty, to 8 venues in March/April 2014 including venues in Sligo, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford and Cavan.

Theatre

Dublin City Council

€55,000

The Ark

A six-venue national tour featuring Moya Brennan (voice and harp) and Cormac de Barra (harp) devised specifically for children and families and commemorating the Battle of Clontarf.

Traditional arts

Dublin City Council

€17,000

The Gallery Press

Gallery Goes: A three-venue tour of readings by three Gallery Press authors followed by discussion and questions and answers. The tour will go to Writers' Week Listowel in Kerry, the Greenacres Gallery in Wexford, and the Strokestown International Poetry Festival in Roscommon.

Literature (English language)

Meath County Council

€3,675

WhistleBlast Quartet

WhistleBlast Quartet's Spring Tour 2014 to Mayo, Sligo, Longford, Clare, Limerick and Kerry in March/April 2014 bringing curriculum-related classical work to venues and schools.

Music

Mayo County Council

€23,000


Touring and dissemination of work scheme - round 2, 2013


Panel: Council


The Touring and Dissemination of work award supports tours commencing in the second half of 2013. The Arts Council received 81 applications for this scheme and 27 awards were made.

Recipient Description Artform/practice Location Amount Awarded

Access Cinema

Access Cinema tours 'Films from the Southern Mediterranean'. A curated programme of three films that will tour in Limerick, Galway, Bray and Cork in October 2013.

Film

Dublin City Council

€12,000

Barry, Leonard

Leonard Barry and Friends Tour, September-December 2013. Conor Byrne, Andy Morrow, Tony Byrne, Leonard Barry featuring uilleann pipes, fiddle, flute and guitar. Tour will include counties Leitrim, Dublin, Kerry, Donegal, Kilkenny and Waterford.

Traditional arts

Dublin City Council

€11,235

Branar Dramaiochta

Branar Dramaiochta will tour a new production of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas' through November/ December 2013. The tour will include venues in Tipperary, Kilkenny, Sligo, Cavan, Roscommon, Limerick, Dublin and Leitrim.

Theatre

Galway City Council

€22,000

Children's Books Ireland

Pictiúr, Contemporary Irish Children's Book Illustration. To tour the work of 20 Irish illustrators for children to Baboro festival, Galway in October and Draoicht, Dublin 15 in October/November 2013.

Literature (English language)

Dublin City Council

€15,000

classicallinks

Chamber Music Tours - Distinguished and internationally successful Irish musicians touring to local audiences in Clifden, Kilkenny, Waterford, Thurles, Co. Limerick and Bantry

Music

Galway County Council

€13,000

Fidget Feet

Fidget Feet are creating a circus/ dance show 'Rumplestiltskin' with clowning and live music for young people and families between October and December 2013. Tour will include counties Sligo, Longford, Tipperary, Kilkenny, Laois, Monaghan, Wicklow and Meath.

Circus

Westmeath County Council

€45,000

First Contact Music

The 2013 First Music Contact tour will take place in November 2013 and tour Galway, Cork, Limerick, Louth, Kildare and Dublin.

Music

Dublin City Council

€22,000

Highlanes Gallery

Highlanes Gallery presents an exhibition 'Cum Panis' and catalogue of a new body of work by Louth-based artist Abigail O'Brien. Tour to include Highlanes Gallery September 2013; The Dock Feruary 2014, and Limerick City Gallery December 2014.

Visual arts

Louth County Council

€30,250

IMRAM

IMRAM brings Túr na nAmhrán/ The Tower of Song - Tionscadal Cohen/ The Cohen Project, a music/literary show, in association with NASC to venues in Letterkenny, Laois, Ennis, Limerick, Dublin, Kerry, Galway and Longford in December 2013.

Literature (English language)

Dublin City Council

€18,000

junk ensemble

Junk ensemble presents The Falling Song National Tour. This will visit Galway, Waterford, Longford and Dublin in October/ November 2013.

Dance

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

€40,000

Kaleidoscope Night

Taking place from July to October 2013, Kaleidoscope: the Camino, will visit festivals in Galway, Kilkenny, Cork, Waterford and Clifden.

Music

Dublin City Council

€21,490

Kids' Own

Kids' Own in partnership with Early Childhood Ireland will develop 'The Lullaby Tour' to take place in September/ October 2013. The project will begin with a fourweek residency in three ECCE (Early Childhood Care and Education) centres in Sligo.

Visual arts

Sligo County Council

€15,900

Landmark Productions

To tour the play 'These Halcyon Days' by Deirdre Kinahan. The tour will take place through July and visit Dublin, Navan, Limerick, Cork and Galway.

Theatre

Dublin City Council

€40,000

Linenhall Arts Centre

Five visual arts spaces in Mayo will simultaneously explore a survey of work by Niamh O'Malley: 'Figuring Space', in September 2013.

Visual arts

Mayo County Council

€19,850

Note Productions

Dublin Guitar Quartet in a tour of contemporary music featuring an artist-in-schools Initiative in each location including Dublin, Cork, Tipperary, Kilkenny, Kildare, Limerick and Belfast. This is taking place in September.

Music

Dublin City Council

€9,050

Ó Conchuir, Fearghus

A five-venue tour of Ferghus O'Conchúir's 'Cure'. Taking place through September/ October 2013 in Ennis, Carlow, Sligo, Kerry and Dublin.

Dance

International

€15,000

O'Toole, Redmond

A tour by renowned cellist Raphael Wallfisch and Brahms-guitarist Redmond O'Toole in a first ever concert featuring these two instruments. Taking place in November 2013 in Kilkenny, Dublin, Galway, Wicklow, Kerry and Waterford.

Music

Wicklow County Council

€7,000

Preissner, Stefanie

A national tour of the show 'Solpadeine is my Boyfriend' from July to October. To tour in Tipperary, Carlow, Longford, Letterkenny and Kildare.

Theatre

Dublin City Council

€5,000

Red Kettle Theatre Company

Red Kettle is to tour the Michael Hilliard Mulcahy play 'Beyond the Brooklyn Sky'. A 17-venue tour in November/ December 2013 including venues in Kilkenny, Tipperary, Clare, Laois, Kildare, Sligo, Cavan, Donegal, Kerry, Limerick, Longford, Galway, Cork, Dublin, Roscommon and Wicklow.

Theatre

Waterford City Council

€88,000

The Gallery of Photography

The Irish - a Photographic Album'. This photo-archive project will invite Irish people to contibute their family photographs and turn them into a curated outdoor projected programme nationwide and archive website. The outdoor projection tour will take place between September and December and will include counties Limerick, Monaghan, Galway, Sligo, Cork and Dublin.

Visual arts

Dublin City Council

€14,000

The Gallery Press

Gallery Goes...: Readers and their Audiences' A series of readings by three Gallery authors in Triskel Arts Centre, Cork and Hodges Figgis, Dublin followed by question and answer sessions, discussion and exchanges. These readings will take place in October 2013.

Literature (English language)

Meath County Council

€2,500

Theatre Lovett

Mr Foley, The Radio Operator is a new show by Theatre Lovett which will tour to the NOMAD network which includes venues in Sligo, Donegal, Kildare, Louth, Westmeath, Cavan, Roscommon and Galway. The tour will take place in October/ November 2013.

Theatre

Dublin City Council

€30,000

THEATREclub

THEATREclub will tour 'Heroin' and 'The Family' in a double bill to four venues: Mermaid Arts Centre, Draiocht, Axis Ballymun and Lime Tree Theatre in July and September 2013.

Theatre

Dublin City Council

€31,000

Tigh Fili Arts Centre

Eurochild Moving Worlds Tour 2013 presents readings from the book by participants and guided discussion on poetry and books. The tour will also include workshops. Taking place in libraries in Cork, Galway, Dublin, Longford, Mayo, Roscommon and Kerry from September to November 2013.

Literature (English language)

Cork City Council

€20,000

Waterford Theatre Royal Society

Tour of a Theatre Royal Waterford production of The Memory of Water in October/ November 2013. The tour will include venues in counties Dublin, Carlow, Tipperary, Wexford and Cork.

Theatre

Waterford City Council

€49,000

Wide Open Music

Symphonic Frontiers - a Wide Open Music tour of Nicola Benedetti and the National Symphony Orchestra in four towns that seldom host live orchestral concerts: Tullamore, Navan, Kilkenny and Castlebar. Taking place in December 2013. Including an educational programme involving leading artists working with youth orchestras in each town.

Music

Meath County Council

€44,000

Yurodny

Yurodny Tour of Ireland 2013 takes place in September visiting Wicklow, Limerick, Dublin, Galway and Leitrim. Faciltating a series of regional concerts and providing realtime online streaming of the five concerts and selected promotional footage from the touring period.

Music

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

€10,460