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Small arts festivals scheme - round 1, 2012


Panel: Caroline Senior (Chair), Marie Barrett, Paul Brown, Jessica Fuller, Ian McDonagh.


The Arts Council received 122 applications for Small Festivals Round 1 for 2012 and has offered a total of 66 grants in response totalling €401,650.

Recipient Description Artform/practice Location Amount Awarded

Alliance Francaise

Franco Irish Literary Festival

Literature (English language)

Dublin City Council

€5,000

Askeaton Civic Trust

Welcome to the Neighbourhood

Visual arts

Limerick County Council

€9,500

Away with Words/ Brothers of Charity Services Galway

Creative Writing Festival for people with intellectual difficulties

Literature (English language)

Galway County Council

€3,000

Ballydehob Jazz Festival

Ballydehob Jazz Festival 2012

Music

Cork County Council

€4,500

Ballymun Festival Steering Committee

Lift Youth Arts Festival

Young people children and the arts

Dublin City Council

€6,000

Barrow River Arts Festival

Barrow River Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Kilkenny County Council

€8,000

Bollywood Ireland Ltd

3rd Indian Film Festival of Ireland

Film

Dublin City Council

€2,500

Cáca Milis Cabaret

12 events last Friday of each month

Multi-disciplinary arts

Dublin City Council

€3,000

Cairde na Cruite

An Chúirt Chruitireacha

Traditional arts

Louth County Council

€14,000

Carrickmacross Comhaltas

Féile Patrick Byrne

Traditional arts

Monaghan County Council

€2,500

Classicallinks

Church Classics

Music

Galway County Council

€5,000

Clifden Arts Society

Concert Recital Series

Music

Galway County Council

€6,400

Coiste Cruinniu na BhFliuit

Cruinniú na bhFliúit 2012

Traditional arts

Cork County Council

€3,500

Coole Music and Arts

5th Annual Coole Music Orchestra Festival

Music

Galway County Council

€4,000

Cork World Book Festival

8th Cork World Book Festival 2012

Literature (English language)

Cork City Council

€5,000

Da Capo Concert Series

Da Capo Concert Series

Music

Donegal County Council

€4,500

Dingle Film Festival

Dingle Film Festival

Film

Kerry County Council

€8,500

Doran Tionol Committee

Doran Tionol

Traditional arts

Clare County Council

€3,000

Drogheda Arts Festival

Drogheda Arts Festival 2012

Multi-disciplinary arts

Louth County Council

€16,000

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

€8,500

Ensemble Avalon

Wexford Chamber Music Festival 2012

Music

Dublin City Council

€5,000

Ergodos

Ergodos Dublin Concert Series

Music

Dublin City Council

€5,500

Féile Átha Dá Chab

Féile Átha Dá Chab

Traditional arts

Cork County Council

€3,000

Feile Chois Cuain

Féile Chois Cuain

Traditional arts

Mayo County Council

€3,000

Féile Chomórtha Joe Éinniu

Féile Chomórtha Joe Éinniu

Traditional arts

Galway County Council

€3,000

Féile na Gréine

Solstice Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Kerry County Council

€5,000

Gaeilge Locha Riach

Féile Raifteirí

Traditional arts

Galway County Council

€3,500

Galway Early Music

Galway Early Music Festival

Music

Galway County Council

€11,000

Gathering Festival (The) Ltd

Gathering Traditional Music Festival

Traditional arts

Kerry County Council

€2,500

Gospel Rising Festival Society

Gospel Rising Music Festival 2012

Music

Wicklow County Council

€4,000

Hilltown Studio Theatre

Hilltown New Music Festival

Music

Westmeath County Council

€12,000

Immrama Festival

The Lismore Festival of Travel Writing

Literature (English language)

Waterford County Council

€5,000

Iniscealtra Arts Festival

Iniscealtra Festival of Arts

Multi-disciplinary arts

Clare County Council

€9,000

Inishowen Traditional Singers’ Circle

23rd Inishowen International Folk Song and Ballad Seminar

Traditional arts

Donegal County Council

€4,000

Irish Composers’ Collective

Concert Series

Music

Dublin City Council

€4,500

John McKenna Traditional Society Ltd

John McKenna Traditional Festival

Traditional arts

Leitrim County Council

€3,000

Kanturk Arts Festival

Kanturk Arts Festival 2012

Multi-disciplinary arts

Cork County Council

€4,000

Kate O’Brien Weekend

The Kate O'Brien Weekend 2012

Literature (English language)

Limerick City Council

€2,000

Kill Community Centre

Gaelach Gorm Singers/Songwriter Festival

Music

Waterford County Council

€3,000

La Catedral Studios

La Cat Programme

Music

Dublin City Council

€5,000

Leitir Móir Trad Fest

Lettermore Traditional Festival

Traditional arts

Galway County Council

€2,450

Limerick Jazz Festival

Limerick Jazz Society 2012 Programme and 30th Anniversay celebrations

Music

Limerick City Council

€12,000

Lismore Music Festival

Lismore Music Festival

Opera

Waterford County Council

€13,000

Music for Wexford

Chamber Music Concert Series

Music

Wexford County Council

€10,000

Music in Kilkenny

Music in Kilkenny

Music

Kilkenny County Council

€17,000

Nyah Festival

County Cavans Trad Festival 2012

Traditional arts

Cavan County Council

€8,000

Ó Bhéal

50 events in 2012

Literature (English language)

Cork City Council

€3,500

Orchestra of St Cecilia

Complete Haydn Series

Music

Dublin City Council

€7,000

Over the Edge

Series of Readings

Literature (English language)

Galway City Council

€4,000

PhotoIreland Festival

Irelands International Festival of Photography

Visual arts

Dublin City Council

€10,000

RUA RED

Glitch Digital Arts Festival

Music

South Dublin County Council

€6,000

Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh

Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh

Traditional arts

Kerry County Council

€12,000

Skerries Traditional Music Weekend

Skerries Traditional Music Weekend

Traditional arts

Fingal County Council

€4,000

Strokestown International Poetry Festival

Strokestown International Poetry Festival

Literature (English language)

Roscommon County Council

€10,000

Symphony Club of Waterford

Concert Series 2012

Music

Waterford City Council

€9,000

Templebartraders

Temple Bar TradFest

Traditional arts

Dublin City Council

€5,000

Terryglass Arts Festival

Terryglass Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

North Tipperary County Council

€10,000

The Ballincollig Winter Music Festival Committee

The Ballincollig Winter Music Festival 2012

Traditional arts

Cork County Council

€3,000

The Guitar Festival of Ireland

The Guitar Festival of Ireland

Music

Dublin City Council

€10,000

Transversaldublin

Transveral Ai Ai Ai! 2012

Dance

Dublin City Council

€3,000

UCD Imagine Science Film Festival

UCD Imagine Science Film Festival

Film

Dublin City Council

€6,000

Western Writers’ Centre

Forge at Gort Literary Festival

Literature (English language)

Galway County Council

€3,000

Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival

6th Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival

Music

Mayo County Council

€2,800

White House Poets

Whitehouse Poetry Revival

Literature (English language)

Limerick City Council

€3,500

Wicklow Arts Festival

Wicklow Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Wicklow County Council

€4,000


Small arts festivals scheme - round 2, 2012


Panel: Caroline Senior (Chair), Marie Barrett, Paul Brown, Jessica Fuller, Ian McDonagh


The Arts Council received 197 applications for Small Festivals Round 2 for 2012 and has offered a total of 92 grants in response totalling €489,850.

Recipient Description Artform/practice Location Amount Awarded

Ag Seinm Traditional Arts Group

Ag Seinm Traditional Arts Group

Traditional arts

Cavan County Council

€4,000

Aisling Children's Arts Festival

Aisling Children's Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Longford County Council

€7,000

Athlone Literary Festival

Athlone Literary Festival

Literature (English language)

Westmeath County Council

€2,000

Ballybunion Chanters Festival

Ballybunion Chanters Festival

Traditional arts

Kerry County Council

€3,500

Ballyshannon Folk and Traditional Music Festival

Ballyshannon Folk and Traditional Music Festival

Traditional arts

Donegal County Council

€5,000

Bannow Folk and Traditional Music Festival

The 21st Phil Murphy Weekend

Traditional arts

Wexford County Council

€4,000

Big Bang Festival

Big Bang Festival of Rhythm

Music

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

€5,000

Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival

44th Annual Birr Vintage Week & Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Offaly County Council

€7,500

Blood in the Alley Productions

The West Cork Fit-up Theatre Festival 2012

Theatre

Cork County Council

€4,000

Bottlenote Music

Bottlenote Festival 2012

Music

Dublin City Council

€5,000

Cairde Festival Ltd

Cairde Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Sligo County Council

€9,500

Callan Community Network

Abhainn Rí Festival of Participation and Inclusion

Visual arts

Kilkenny County Council

€4,000

Cape Clear Island Storytelling Festival

Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival

Traditional arts

Cork County Council

€4,500

Cashel Arts Festival

Cashel Arts Fest

Multi-disciplinary arts

South Tipperary County Council

€5,000

Ceol na gCruach

Traditional Music Song and Dance Festival

Traditional arts

Donegal County Council

€2,500

Ceol na Locha

Ceol na Locha Festival

Traditional arts

Mayo County Council

€4,000

Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford

Waterford Choral Festival

Music

Waterford City Council

€3,000

Cinema North West

Adaptation Film Festival

Film

Leitrim County Council

€7,000

Cobh Carillon Committee

85th Cobh Carillon Summer Recital Season

Music

Cork County Council

€3,000

Craobh Naithi CCE

Ceardlann an Fhómhair - Craobh Naithí's Traditional Music Festival

Traditional arts

South Dublin County Council

€3,000

Dingle Tradfest

Dingle Tradfest 2012

Traditional arts

Kerry County Council

€4,000

Drogheda International Music Series

Drogheda International Music Series

Music

Louth County Council

€5,000

Drogheda Traditional Music Weekend

Drogheda's 16th Traditional Music Weekend

Traditional arts

Louth County Council

€3,500

Dromineer Literary Festival

Dromineer Literary Festival 2012

Literature (English language)

North Tipperary County Council

€4,000

Duiske Concerts

A series of traditional and classical concerts

Music

Kilkenny County Council

€4,000

East Cork Early Music Festival

East Cork Early Music Festival

Music

Cork County Council

€10,000

Éigse Dhiarmuid Ui Shúilleabháin

Éigse Dhiarmuid Ui Shúilleabháin

Traditional arts

Cork County Council

€7,000

Eigse Eatharlaí

Eigse Eatharlaí

Traditional arts

South Tipperary County Council

€4,500

Ellen 'Nell' Galvin Traditional Music Weekend

Nell Galvin Music Festival

Traditional arts

Clare County Council

€4,000

Engage

Engage Arts Festival Bandon

Multi-disciplinary arts

Cork County Council

€6,000

Ennis Street Festival

Ennis Street Festival 2012

Street arts

Clare County Council

€3,000

Fanzini Brothers

Tralee Circus Festival

Circus

Kerry County Council

€8,000

Feakle International Traditional Music Festival

Feakle International Traditional Music Festival

Traditional arts

Clare County Council

€7,000

Féile Bheag Filíochta

An Fhéile Bhead Filíochta (Uimhir 5)

Literature (English language)

Kerry County Council

€2,500

Feile Frank McGann Ltd

Feile Frank McGann

Traditional arts

Roscommon County Council

€7,000

Feile Iorras

Féile Iorras

Traditional arts

Mayo County Council

€5,000

First Cut!Youth Film Project

First Cut! Youth Film Festival 2012

Film

Cork County Council

€5,000

Galway Cathedral Recitals

Summer Concerts 2012

Music

Galway City Council

€2,660

Galway Jazz Festival

Galway Jazz Festival

Music

Galway City Council

€8,000

Galway Theatre Festival

Galway Theatre Festival

Theatre

Galway City Council

€8,000

Gap Arts Festival

Gap Arts Festival 2012

Multi-disciplinary arts

Wexford County Council

€3,000

GAZE Film Festival

Gaze Dublin LGBT International Film Festival

Film

Dublin City Council

€12,500

Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival

7th Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival

Film

Donegal County Council

€8,500

Inishbofin Set Dancing

Inishbofin Set Dancing & Trad Weekend

Traditional arts

Galway County Council

€1,590

Inniskeen Enterprise Development Group

Writers Weekend; Kavanagh Weekend

Literature (English language)

Monaghan County Council

€3,500

Irish Composition Summer School

30th Irish Composition Summer School

Music

Donegal County Council

€7,000

Jazz on the Terrace

Kinda Monkish Singers', Cyrille Aimee/ Sara Lazrus - Dublin City Jazz Orchestra

Music

Dublin City Council

€6,000

Johnny Keenan Banjo Festival

11th Annual Johnny Keenan Banjo Festival

Traditional arts

Offaly County Council

€5,000

Kenmare Food Carnival

Truly Scrumptious Carnival Parade

Street arts

Kerry County Council

€2,000

Kildare County Library

Kildare Readers Festival 2012

Literature (English language)

Kildare County Council

€2,500

Kilrush Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann

Kilrush Traditional Music & Set Dancing Festival

Traditional arts

Clare County Council

€3,000

Legitimate Bodies Dance Company

IF ONLY Festival of Contemporary Dance Solo Performance & Workshops

Dance

Offaly County Council

€5,345

Limerick Writers Centre

On The Nail' Reading Series

Literature (English language)

Limerick City Council

€2,000

Live Collision

BITE SIZE Festival

Theatre

Dublin City Council

€6,000

LMB Entertainments

Clones Film Festival 2012

Film

Monaghan County Council

€7,000

Maureen Culleton Dance Group

Maureen Culleton Summer School and Festival of Dance

Traditional arts

Laois County Council

€2,500

Music Generation Louth

TUNE IN 2012

Music

Louth County Council

€5,000

Music in the Glen

Feile Eile - Killaloe/ Ballina Children's Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Mayo County Council

€3,490

New Ross Piano Festival - Music for New Ross

New Ross Piano Festival 2012

Music

Wexford County Council

€9,600

NKTMA

Drawing From the Well: A Festival of the Music of North Kerry

Traditional arts

Kerry County Council

€3,975

O'Carolan Harp Cultural & Heritage Festival

O'Carolan Harp, Cultural & Heritage Festival

Traditional arts

Meath County Council

€3,000

O'Carolan Harp Festival & Music School

O'Carolan Harp & Traditional Music Festival and Summer School

Traditional arts

Roscommon County Council

€5,000

OFFline Film

3rd annual OFFline Film Festival

Film

Offaly County Council

€4,000

Oireachtas na Gaeilge

Scléip na hÓige

Multi-disciplinary arts

Donegal County Council

€5,000

Patrick O'Keefe Traditional Music Festival

The Patrick O'Keefe Traditional Music Festival

Traditional arts

Kerry County Council

€5,000

PAUL Partnership

Big Leap Limerick Dance & Street Festival

Dance

Limerick City Council

€4,000

Phibsboro Community Arts Festival

Phizzfest

Multi-disciplinary arts

Dublin City Council

€6,000

Scoil Acla

Scoil Acla Summer School

Traditional arts

Mayo County Council

€7,000

Scoil Cheoil na Botha

Scoil Cheoil na Botha 2012 - Workshops, Sessions, Concert, Lecture, Céilí

Traditional arts

Monaghan County Council

€2,000

Scoil Sheamuis Ennis

The Return to Fingal

Traditional arts

Fingal County Council

€6,000

Skerries Soundwave Festival Committee

Skerries Soundwaves Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Fingal County Council

€5,000

Skibbereen Arts Festival

Skibbereen Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Cork County Council

€6,500

Sligo Festival of Baroque Music

17th Sligo Festival of Baroque Music

Music

Sligo County Council

€10,000

Sligo International Choral Festival

24th Sligo International Choral Festival

Music

Sligo County Council

€7,000

Sligo MusicFest Ltd

SLIGO LIVE

Traditional arts

Sligo County Council

€10,000

South Roscommon Singers Circle

South Roscommon Singers Festival

Traditional arts

Roscommon County Council

€3,000

South Sligo Summer School

South Sligo Summer School

Traditional arts

Sligo County Council

€7,500

Spirit of Voice

Spirit of Voice Festival Galway song and spoken word celebration

Music

Galway County Council

€4,500

Spleodar - Nenagh Community Arts Festival

Spleodar - Nenagh Community Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

North Tipperary County Council

€6,500

Summer Music on The Shannon

Summer Music on the Shannon

Music

Galway City Council

€7,000

The Base

Dare2Dream Kids Arts Festival 2012 - 10 Years Anniversary

Multi-disciplinary arts

Dublin City Council

€6,500

The Bluestack Chorale

Mountcharles Opera Festival

Opera

Donegal County Council

€2,210

Thurles Halloween Arts Festival

Thurles Halloween Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

North Tipperary County Council

€3,900

Tipperary Dance Residency

Tipperary Dance Platform 2012

Dance

South Tipperary County Council

€5,000

TYA Ireland

Gathering 2012: Conference & Showcase of Theatre for Young Audiences

Theatre

Kilkenny County Council

€5,000

Waterford Arts Festival Ltd

Imagine Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Waterford City Council

€12,000

Waterford Music

Waterford Music Club 71st Concert Season

Music

Waterford City Council

€6,000

West Limerick Singing Club

Garry McMahon singing weekend/ West Limerick Singing Club workshop weekend

Traditional arts

Limerick County Council

€2,000

Westport Arts Festival

Westport Arts Festival

Multi-disciplinary arts

Mayo County Council

€15,000

Wide Open Music

Rain Falling Up

Music

Dublin City Council

€10,000

Willie Keane Memorial Weekend

Willie Keane Memorial Weekend

Traditional arts

Clare County Council

€3,080

Winter Music Weekend Festival

Shannonside Winter Music Weekend

Music

Clare County Council

€5,000