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Festivals and events scheme 2013, round 2


Panel: Judith Woodworth (Chair), Traolach O’Fionnain, Liz Kelly, Margaret O'Sullivan


The Arts Council received a total of 178 applications for this award and has offered a total 79 awards in response. Please note that only previously shortlisted applications go to the panel.

Recipient Description Artform/practice Location Amount Awarded

Ag Seinm Traditional Arts Group

Ag Seinm Traditional Arts Groups Camps and Concerts

Traditional arts

Cavan County Council

€3,500

Aisling Children's Arts Festival

Aisling Childrens Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Longford County Council

€5,000

An Goilin Traditional Singers Club

The Frank Harte Festival

Traditional arts

South Dublin County Council

€3,000

Athlone Literary Festival

Athlone Literary Festival 2013

Literature (English language)

Westmeath County Council

€2,500

Ballyshannon Folk & Traditional Music Festival

Ballyshannon Folk & Traditional Music Festival

Traditional arts

Donegal County Council

€3,500

Bannow Folk and Traditional Festival

Phil Murphy Weekend

Traditional arts

Wexford County Council

€3,000

Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival

45th Annual Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Offaly County Council

€4,500

Bottlenote Music

Bottlenote Music

Music

Dublin City Council

€3,500

Boyne Music Festival

Boyne Music Festival

Music

Louth County Council

€3,459

Cairde Festival Ltd

Cairde Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Sligo County Council

€7,500

Cape Clear Island Storytelling Festival

Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival

Traditional arts

Cork County Council

€3,500

Carrick On Shannon Children's Literature Festival

Carrick on Shannon Children's Literature Festival

Literature (English language)

Leitrim County Council

€3,000

Cashel Arts Festival

Cashel Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

South Tipperary County Council

€3,500

Ceol na gCruach

Ceol na gCruach

Traditional arts

Donegal County Council

€2,250

Ceol na Locha

Ceol na Locha

Traditional arts

Mayo County Council

€3,000

Ceol na Mara

Ceol na Mara Summer School for Strings

Music

Galway County Council

€3,000

Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford

Indian Summer - Art from India contemporary and classic

Music

Waterford City Council

€3,000

Cinema North West

Adaptation Film Festival

Film

Leitrim County Council

€4,000

classicallinks

Westport Festival of Chamber Music

Music

Mayo County Council

€4,500

Clonakilty International Guitar Festival

Clonakilty International Guitar Festival 2013

Music

Cork County Council

€4,000

Cobh Carillon Committee

86th Cobh Co Cork Carillon Summer Recital Season

Music

Cork County Council

€2,500

Cooley Collins Traditional Music Festival

Cooley Collins Traditional Music Festival

Traditional arts

Galway County Council

€3,000

Cork Folk Festival

Cork Folk Festival

Traditional arts

Cork City Council

€10,000

Craobh Naithi C C E

Ceardlann an Fhómhair - Craobh Naithi CCE Traditional Music Festival

Traditional arts

South Dublin County Council

€1,750

Crotty Galvin Traditional Music Festival

Crotty Galvin Traditional Music Festival Weekend

Traditional arts

Clare County Council

€3,000

Da Capo Concert Series

Da Capo Concert Series

Music

Donegal County Council

€2,500

Drogheda International Music Series

Drogheda International Classical Music Series

Music

Louth County Council

€4,000

Dromineer Literary Festival

10th Dromineer Literary Festival

Literature (English language)

North Tipperary County Council

€3,500

East Cork Early Music Festival

East Cork Early Music Festival

Music

Cork County Council

€10,000

Éigse Dhiarmuid Ui Shúilleabháin

Éigse Dhiarmuid Uí Shúilleabhain

Traditional arts

Cork County Council

€4,000

Eigse Eatharlai

Eigse Eatharlai

Traditional arts

South Tipperary County Council

€3,000

Engage

Engage Arts Festival

Architecture

Cork County Council

€4,000

Ennis Street Festival

Ennis Street Festival 2013

Street arts

Clare County Council

€3,000

Fanzini Brothers

National Circus Festival of Ireland

Circus

Kerry County Council

€5,500

Feakle International Tradtional Music Festival

Feakle International Traditional Music Festival

Traditional arts

Clare County Council

€5,500

Féile Bheag Filíochta

An Fhéile Bheag Filíochta

Literature (English language)

Kerry County Council

€2,000

Feile Frank McGann Ltd

Feile Frank McGann

Traditional arts

Roscommon County Council

€3,500

Feile Iorras

Féile Iorras

Traditional arts

Mayo County Council

€3,000

First Cut! Youth Film Project

First Cut! Youth Film Festival 2013

Film

Cork County Council

€3,000

Galway Jazz Festival

Galway Jazz Festival

Music

Galway City Council

€5,000

Galway Theatre Festival

Galway Theatre Festival

Theatre

Galway City Council

€5,000

Gap Arts Festival

The Gap Arts Festival 2013

Theatre

Wexford County Council

€3,000

GAZE Film Festival

Dublin GAZE LGBT International Film Festival

Film

Dublin City Council

€10,000

Historical Harp Society of Ireland

Scoil na gCláirseach Summer School of Early Irish Harp

Music

Kilkenny County Council

€3,000

Inishbofin Set Dancing

Inishbofin Set Dancing & Trad Weekend

Traditional arts

Galway County Council

€1,500

Irish Composition Summer School

31st Irish Composition Summer School

Music

Dublin City Council

€3,750

Kerry Film Festival

Kerry Film Festival

Film

Kerry County Council

€20,000

Kildare County Library

Kildare Readers Festival 2013

Literature (English language)

Kildare County Council

€1,500

Legitimate Bodies Dance Company

I.F O.N.L.Y Festival of Solo Contemporary Dance Performance

Dance

Offaly County Council

€3,500

LMB Entertainments

Clones Film Festival 2013

Film

Monaghan County Council

€5,000

Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival

Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival

Literature (English language)

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

€3,500

Music in the Glen

Feile Eile - Killaloe/ Ballina Children's Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Clare County Council

€2,000

O'Carolan Harp Festival & Music School

O'Carolan Harp and Traditional Music Festival and Summer School

Traditional arts

Roscommon County Council

€3,500

OFFline Film

4th Annual OFFline Film Festival

Film

Offaly County Council

€4,000

Oireachtas na Gaeilge

Scléip na hÓige

Multi-disciplinary arts

Kerry County Council

€5,000

Patrick O'Keefe Traditional Music Festival

The Patrick O'Keefe Traditional Music Festival

Traditional arts

Kerry County Council

€3,500

PAUL Partnership

Make a Move Festival

Dance

Limerick City Council

€3,000

PhotoIreland Festival

PhotoIreland Festival (takes place in Dublin, Cork and Limerick)

Visual arts

Dublin City Council

€10,000

Portumna Arts Group

Shorelines Arts Festival 2013, Theme: Making Waves

Multi-disciplinary arts

Galway County Council

€2,000

Sacred Spaces : Sacred Sounds

Sacred Spaces: Sacred Sounds

Music

Wicklow County Council

€2,500

Scoil Acla

Scoil Acla Summer School

Traditional arts

Mayo County Council

€4,500

Scoil Cheoil na Botha

Scoil Cheoil na Botha 2013

Traditional arts

Monaghan County Council

€2,000

Scoil Sheamuis Ennis

Scoil Seamus Ennis - The Return to Fingal

Traditional arts

Fingal County Council

€3,500

Skerries Soundwave Festival Committee

Skerries Soundwaves Festival 2013

Multi-disciplinary arts

Fingal County Council

€4,000

Skibbereen Arts Festival

Skibbereen Arts Festival 2013

Multi-disciplinary arts

Cork County Council

€4,000

Sligo Festival of Baroque Music

18th Sligo Festival of Baroque Music

Music

Sligo County Council

€10,000

Sligo Musicfest Ltd.

Sligo Live 2013 Folk, Roots & Indie Music Festival

Traditional arts

Sligo County Council

€5,000

South Roscommon Singers Circle

South Roscommon Singers Festival

Traditional arts

Roscommon County Council

€1,750

South Sligo Summer School

South Sligo Summer School

Traditional arts

Sligo County Council

€4,000

Spleodar - Nenagh Community Arts Festival

Spleodar - Nenagh Community Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

North Tipperary County Council

€4,000

The Base

Dare2Dream Kids Arts Festival 2013

Multi-disciplinary arts

Dublin City Council

€3,500

The Performance Corporation

Big House Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Kildare County Council

€4,000

Tipperary Joint Library Committee

Tipperary Reads Festival 2013

Literature (English language)

North Tipperary County Council

€1,500

Waterford Arts Festival Limited

Imagine Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Waterford City Council

€10,000

Waterford Music

Waterford Music Club 71st Concert Season

Music

Waterford City Council

€4,000

West Limerick Singing Club

Gary mcMahon Singing Weekend/ West Limerick Singing Club Traditional Singing Weekend

Traditional arts

Limerick County Council

€1,500

Westport Arts Festival

Westport Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Mayo County Council

€10,000

Willie Keane Memorial Weekend

Willie Keane Memorial Weekend

Traditional arts

Clare County Council

€2,000

Winter Music Weekend Festival

Shannonside Winter Music Weekend

Music

Clare County Council

€4,500


Festivals and Events Scheme 2013, Round 1


Panel: Judith Woodworth (Chair), Traolach O’Fionnain, Liz Kelly, Margaret O'Sullivan


The Arts Council received a total of 146 eligible applications for this scheme and has offered a total 80 grants in response. Please note that only previously shortlisted applications go to the panel.

Recipient Description Artform/practice Location Amount Awarded

Aisling Gheal

Guthanna an n-Oileain

Traditional arts

Cork County Council

€2,000

Alliance Francaise

Franco Irish Literary Festival

Literature (English language)

Dublin City Council

€4,000

Alliance Francaise de Cork

Cork French Film Festival

Film

Cork City Council

€6,000

Askeaton Civic Trust

Askeaton Contemporary Arts: Welcome to the Neighbourhood

Visual arts

Limerick County Council

€10,000

Ballydehob Jazz Festival

Ballydehob Jazz Festival

Music

Cork County Council

€4,000

Ballymun Festival Steering Committee

Lift Youth Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Dublin City Council

€5,500

Barrow River Arts Festival

Barrow River Arts Festival

Music

Kilkenny County Council

€5,000

Big Bang Festival

Festival of Rhythm

Music

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

€4,000

Bollywood Ireland Ltd.

4th Indian Film Festival of Ireland

Film

Dublin City Council

€3,000

Boyle Arts Festival

Boyle Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Roscommon County Council

€25,000

Cairde na Cruite

An Chúirt Chruitireachta

Traditional arts

Louth County Council

€11,500

Carlow African Film Festival

9th Carlow African Film Festival

Film

Carlow County Council

€4,000

Carrick Water Music Festival

9th Carrick on Shannon Water Music Festival

Music

Leitrim County Council

€4,000

Carrickmacross Comhaltas

Feile Patrick Byrne

Traditional arts

Monaghan County Council

€2,340

Claremorris Arts Committee

Claremorris Open Exhibition 2013

Visual arts

Mayo County Council

€18,000

Clifden Arts Society

Monthly Recitals

Music

Galway County Council

€8,500

Coiste Cruinniu na BhFliuit

Cruinniu na BhFliuit

Traditional arts

Cork County Council

€3,000

Conamara Environmental Education and Cultural Centre

Conamara Bog Week and Conamara Sea Week

Multi-disciplinary arts

Galway County Council

€5,000

Coole Music and Arts

6th Annual Coole Music Orchestra Festival

Music

Galway County Council

€3,500

Cork World Book Festival

9th Cork World Book Festival

Literature (English language)

Cork City Council

€5,000

Corofin Traditional Festival

12th Annual Corofin Traditional Festival

Traditional arts

Clare County Council

€6,500

Cos Cos Dance Group

Cos Cos Sean Nós Festival

Traditional arts

Sligo County Council

€3,000

Cuisle Cheoil

Cuisle Cheoil Traditional Music Festival

Traditional arts

Wexford County Council

€2,000

Dingle International Film Festival

Dingle International Film Festival

Film

Kerry County Council

€8,500

Doran Tionol Committee

Johnny Doran Annual Uilleann Piping Tionol

Traditional arts

Clare County Council

€3,000

Drogheda Arts Festival

Drogheda Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Louth County Council

€17,000

Dublin Sound Lab

Theatre Sound

Music

Dublin City Council

€3,000

Dun Laoghaire Organ Festival

Dun Laoghaire Summer Organ Festival

Music

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

€4,000

Ennis Book Club Festival

Ennis Book Club Festival

Literature (English language)

Clare County Council

€8,000

Ergodos

Concert Series

Music

Dublin City Council

€4,000

Fastnet Short Film Festival

Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival

Film

Cork County Council

€3,000

Féile Átha Dá Chab

Féile Átha Dá Chab

Traditional arts

Cork County Council

€3,000

Feile Chois Cuain

Feile Chois Cuain

Traditional arts

Mayo County Council

€3,000

Féile Chomórtha Joe Éinniú

Féile Chomórtha Joe Éinniú

Traditional arts

Galway County Council

€3,000

Feile na Bealtaine

Feile na Bealtaine

Multi-disciplinary arts

Kerry County Council

€15,000

Gaeilge Locha Riach

Feile Raifteirí

Traditional arts

Galway County Council

€3,000

Gaelacadamh Teo, An

Eigse an Spideil

Traditional arts

Galway City Council

€3,000

Galway Early Music

Galway Early Music Festival

Music

Galway County Council

€10,000

Gospel Rising Festival Society

Gospel Rising Festival

Music

Wicklow County Council

€3,000

Greystones Arts Festival

Greystones Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Wicklow County Council

€3,500

Hilltown Studio Theatre

Hilltown New Music Festival

Music

Westmeath County Council

€10,000

Iniscealtra Arts Festival

Iniscealtra Festival of Arts

Multi-disciplinary arts

Clare County Council

€7,000

Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle

Inishowen International Folk Song & Ballad Seminar

Traditional arts

Donegal County Council

€4,000

International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

10th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

Theatre

Dublin City Council

€6,000

Irish Composers’ Collective

Concert Series 2013

Music

Dublin City Council

€2,500

Jazz on the Terrace

Gallic Gaelic Entente

Music

Dublin City Council

€2,500

John McKenna Traditional Society Lt

John McKenna Traditional Music Festival

Traditional arts

Leitrim County Council

€3,000

Kate O'Brien Weekend

Kate O'Brien Weekend 2013

Literature (English language)

Limerick City Council

€3,000

Kill Community Centre

Gealach Gorm 2013 Singer Songwriter Festival

Music

Waterford County Council

€2,000

Killruddery Arts

Enchanted Garden

Multi-disciplinary arts

Wicklow County Council

€3,000

Kinsale Arts Week

Kinsale Arts Week

Multi-disciplinary arts

Cork County Council

€22,000

La Catedral Studios

Programme - 9 Events

Music

Dublin City Council

€4,000

Limerick Jazz Society

Concert Series and Limerick Jazz Festival

Music

Limerick City Council

€6,000

Limerick Writers Centre

On The Nail' Literary Gatherings

Literature (English language)

Limerick City Council

€2,000

Lismore Music Festival

Lismore Music Festival

Opera

Waterford County Council

€10,000

Music for Wexford

Concert Series

Music

Wexford County Council

€10,000

Music in Kilkenny

Music In Kilkenny Concert Series

Music

Kilkenny County Council

€13,000

New Ross Piano Festival - Music For New Ross

New Ross Piano Festival

Music

Wexford County Council

€10,000

Nyah Festival

Trad SASTA Festival

Traditional arts

Cavan County Council

€5,500

Ó Bhéal

Readings (50 events)

Literature (English language)

Cork City Council

€3,500

Orchestra of St Cecilia

Complete Haydn Symphonies

Music

Dublin City Council

€6,000

Over the Edge

Series of Literary Readings

Literature (English language)

Galway City Council

€4,000

RUA RED

Glitch Festival

Visual arts

South Dublin County Council

€2,500

Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh

Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh

Traditional arts

Kerry County Council

€10,000

Sean-Nos Cois Life

Sean Nos Cois Life

Traditional arts

Dublin City Council

€3,000

Skerries Traditional Music Weekend

Skerries Traditional Music Weekend

Traditional arts

Fingal County Council

€3,500

St Patrick's Scor Committee

30th Anniversary Set Dancing Workshops

Traditional arts

Louth County Council

€2,105

Strokestown International Poetry Festival

Strokestown International Poetry Festival

Literature (English language)

Roscommon County Council

€10,000

Summer Music on The Shannon

Summer Music on The Shannon

Music

Galway County Council

€6,000

Symphony Club of Waterford

Concert Series

Music

Waterford City Council

€9,000

Templebartraders

Temple Bar TradFest

Traditional arts

Dublin City Council

€4,000

Terryglass Arts Festival

Terryglass Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

North Tipperary County Council

€10,000

The Ballincollig Winter Music Festival Committee

Ballincollig Winter Music Festival 2013

Music

Cork County Council

€4,000

The Guitar Festival of Ireland

Guitar Festival of Ireland

Music

Dublin City Council

€10,000

Waterford New Music Week

Waterford New Music Week 2013

Music

Waterford City Council

€5,000

Western Writers' Centre

Annual Festival and Series of Readings

Literature (English language)

Galway City Council

€1,000

Westport Folk And Bluegrass Festival

7th Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival

Music

Mayo County Council

€3,500

White House Poets

White House Poetry Revival

Literature (English language)

Limerick City Council

€2,500

Wicklow Arts Festival

Wicklow Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Wicklow County Council

€4,000

Yurodny

Hopa! A festival of Balkan Music

Music

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

€2,500