- 15 May 23
"This round of Culture Ireland funding... will support Irish artists as they continue to build audiences internationally.”
Catherine Martin, Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media announced that over €885,000 for the promotion of Irish arts globally has been approved today through Culture Ireland’s Grants Programme.
105 projects across 32 counties are due to benefit from the funding, ranging from all areas in the arts which include circus, dance, film, literature, music, theatre and the visual arts.
In a statement about the announcement today, Catherine Martin said, “It gives me great pleasure to announce this round of Culture Ireland funding which will support Irish artists as they continue to build audiences internationally.”
€885k will fund 105 Irish arts projects in 32 countries
Is mór an pléisiúr dom an babhta seo de mhaoiniú Chultúr Éireann a fhógairt a thacóidh le healaíontóirí as Éirinn de réir mar a leanann siad orthu ag cruthú lucht spéise ar fud an domhain. https://t.co/2eTkZ9cYXU pic.twitter.com/BSuC7lSE3C
— Catherine Martin TD (@cathmartingreen) May 15, 2023
“These projects will showcase the unique, rich and diverse creativity of Irish arts globally while making valuable cultural connections,” she continued.
Some of the project due to receive funding include touring supports for artists such as: Clare Sands, Susan O’Neill, The Jeremiahs, JigJam, Lore, Screaming Orphans and Boxing Banjo across the USA and Canada from June to September; European tour supports for Irish music artists including The Rapparees, Just Mustard, Gráinne Hunt and Hilary Woods during July; Hands Down Circus performing Tape That at festivals in Spain and Britain over Spain and August; and Irish Artists participating in the 2023 edition of Intercity Festival in Florence, Italy from September to October.
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