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@a_hetherington

@a_hetherington

Chief Executive at businesstoarts.ie & co-founder of fundit.ie.

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Kilkenny

What is Art? Children

What is Art? Children's Publication

By Butler Gallery, Kilkenny

A hardback journal for anyone interested in the meaning of contemporary art, created by 12 young authors and led by their questions and observations in the Butler Gallery.

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Dublin

TRANSPHIBIAN SPRING/SUMMER

TRANSPHIBIAN SPRING/SUMMER

By Veda BeauxReves

H.R.H. Veda Beaux Reves wants to record her new EP entitled TRANSPHIBIANSPRING/SUMMER. You can be part of this story by helping to record these songs.

  • €4,456
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Dublin

Julie Feeney ... the next album

Julie Feeney ... the next album

By Julie Feeney

I am very inspired now and ready to record my third album. It has been pulsing in my head, in my ears, in my body and in my heart. I would love you to be involved in its creation.

  • €23,045
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Dublin

The Storytellers

The Storytellers' New Gambit

By Helium, arts & health company

A storytelling and technology performance project for children in hospital.

  • €6,760
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Dublin

Cause & Effect

Cause & Effect

By Will St Leger

Can strangers collectively own a piece of artwork? Cause & Effect is a participation exhibit by Will St Leger, where 100 people are given the choice to keep or share the art.

  • €2,100
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Kilkenny

Help fund a catalogue for Alpha to Omega

Help fund a catalogue for Alpha to Omega

By helen comerford

I am planning to produce a catalogue to accompany an exhibition of encaustic paintings in the Butler Gallery, Kilkenny from March 10 to April 23 2012.

  • €1,510
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Dublin

The Walls "Stop the Lights"

The Walls "Stop the Lights"

By The Walls

We’re raising funds to help us pay for the completion and release of our new album 'Stop the Lights’ It’s been a long time in the making, sounding great, and its due out in March.

  • €12,020
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Cork

"Starlight" by Fearghus Ó Conchúir

"Starlight" by Fearghus Ó Conchúir

By Melanie Wright

To bring Fearghus Ó Conchúir’s site-specific dance piece, Starlight¸ to life at the Cork Midsummer Festival

  • €8,720
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Cork

Behind Open Doors

Behind Open Doors

By David Creedon Photography

A series of portraits that document the citizens of Havana in their home environment and capture scenes that are reflective of their character not normally seen.

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Dublin

DOGS by Emma Martin Dance

DOGS by Emma Martin Dance

By Emma Martin Dance

DOGS aims to explore the struggle and fragility of the human spirit, from the small-scale, banal emotion to more epic and theatricalized depictions of anger, rage and conflict.

  • €4,405
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Dublin

To print Jewellery Box Hardback Book

To print Jewellery Box Hardback Book

By Daragh Muldowney

The design & printing of Jewellery Box - Ireland’s Hidden Gems, special hardback edition. Abstract photographs of rock pools from the 17 coastal counties of Ireland.

  • €12,300
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Dublin

The Cake Cafe Bake Book

The Cake Cafe Bake Book

By The Cake Cafe

To help self publish The Cake Café's first cookbook.

  • €3,283
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Dublin

John Beattie Catalogue

John Beattie Catalogue

By Royal Hibernian Academy

John Beattie has produced two beautifully crafted HD film projections for "An Artist, The Studio, and all the rest..." & we need your help to produce a catalogue for the show!

  • €1,540
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Clare

MissionV primary schools programme

MissionV primary schools programme

By MissionV Education

Programme for 38 primary schools providing the tools for teachers and students to create their own, curriculum-based, interactive content for powerful new learning experiences.

  • €13,425
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Dublin

First Fortnight Festival 2013

First Fortnight Festival 2013

By First Fortnight

First Fortnight Festival is a mental health arts festival that takes place in the first 2 weeks of each year and aims to reduce stigma surrounding mental health.

  • €10,115
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Dublin

Dublin

Dublin's Urban Rooftop Farm

By Urban Farm

Growing Food made from local rain, local compost, local sunshine. The idea is to convert a negative space into one that creates tangible benefit for the community.

  • €5,411
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Clare

Edge of the Earth

Edge of the Earth

By Simon O'Reilly

Help me raise the funds to pay for musician fees, mastering and duplication on my new album 'Edge of Earth'

  • €7,041
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Dublin

How to be Happy

How to be Happy

By Max Ramsbottom

How to be Happy is a comedy about Cormac, a marriage counsellor who becomes overly involved with his clients in a misguided pursuit of love and happiness.

  • €11,135
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Dublin

OUR UNION ONLY IN TRUTH / Garrett Phelan

OUR UNION ONLY IN TRUTH / Garrett Phelan

By Temple Bar Gallery + Studios

OUR UNION ONLY IN TRUTH is an artwork by Garrett Phelan commissioned by Temple Bar Gallery + Studios. It will be situated on the TBG+S rooftop and act as a landmark for the city.

  • €15,895
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Dublin

Fight Like Apes new album fundraiser

Fight Like Apes new album fundraiser

By Fight Like Apes Fundit

Looking to raise money for mixing, mastering and PR for our new album

  • €20,687
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Cork

The MACHISMO Project

The MACHISMO Project

By MACHISMO

Fine art touring exhibition, symposium and film screenings addressing contemporary masculinity.

  • €4,350
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Dublin

Catalogue for PhotoIreland Festival 2013

Catalogue for PhotoIreland Festival 2013

By @PhotoIreland

The PhotoIreland Festival is expanding this year and needs your support for the design and printing of catalogues to distribute for free in Dublin, Limerick and Cork.

  • €12,000
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Cork

WITCHES

WITCHES

By Ruairi Donovan

WITCHES a new dance piece by Ruairi Donovan. A Ritual performance at dawn, a spectacle exploring witch, female and celtic identity as part of Cork Midsummer Festival’s We Live Here

  • €5,048
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Kildare

BIG HOUSE Festival

BIG HOUSE Festival

By Jo Mangan & Tom Swift

We're raising funds to support artists to make new work for BIG HOUSE - Ireland’s brand new festival of arts, music and entertainment at Castletown House, Celbridge.

  • €12,015
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Carlow

Novel Would You Marry A Farmer?

Novel Would You Marry A Farmer?

By Lorna Sixsmith

'Would You Marry A Farmer? Confessions of an Irish Farmerette' is a humourous and reflective non fiction book by Lorna Sixsmith, farmer and blogger

  • €6,100
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Dublin

Upstart Granby Park

Upstart Granby Park

By Upstart Collaborative

Open a 4 week pop up park & be host to dozens of free events, a theatre space, garden, sheltered seating made from reclaimed materials & designed by artists, architects & community

  • €21,926
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Dublin

PRINT BLOCK – TEXTILE PRINT COLLECTIVE

PRINT BLOCK – TEXTILE PRINT COLLECTIVE

By PRINT BLOCK

We are forging a future for Irish textile artists and designers who want to create bigger, better work and to hand-print our new collection of fabrics!

  • €4,090
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Donegal

Goitse

Goitse

By Danny Brown

Help publish 3 editions of an Irish language newspaper in the Donegal Gaeltacht. 3 eagrán de nuachtán Gaeilge a fhoilsiú i nGaeltacht Dhún na nGall.

  • €5,167
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Cork

MKAI EP

MKAI EP

By MKAI

MKAI are a duo of brothers Cian and Conor MacSweeny from Cork. We are seeking funding for our debut EP

  • €7,545
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Dublin

Darklight Festival

Darklight Festival

By Darklight Festival

Darklight will reboot 24 - 27 April 2014 with a programme that dives into the coral trenches of independent creativity.

  • €10,315
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Dublin

Miscalculation Short Film

Miscalculation Short Film

By Paddy Scahill

Miscalculation is a hilariously dark short film set in the heady days of 1980's Dublin - when tight perms were hot, Aran jumpers were sexy, and poetry could be very dangerous.

  • €3,177
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Galway

DROP EVERYTHING 2014

DROP EVERYTHING 2014

By DROP EVERYTHING

DROP EVERYTHING. A contemporary culture biennial taking place on Inis Oírr, Aran Islands. 23 - 25 May, 2014.

  • €18,442
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Dublin

To SPACE

To SPACE

By Joanna Crawley

Scientist and performer Dr. Niamh Shaw explores the beauty, darkness and humanity of Space in a multimedia immersive show that buzzes with new technologies and brave questions.

  • €4,560
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Dublin

Out of thin air

Out of thin air

By Daragh Muldowney

Out of thin air is a collection of exquisite ice images from Greenland. Surreal glaciers to countless floating ice sculptures, this is a vision of beauty from a fragile landscape.

  • €21,787
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Dublin

In Ulysses: Proteus [Part 1]

In Ulysses: Proteus [Part 1]

By Eoghan Kidney

Using a virtual reality headset, enter the world of James Joyce's Ulysses by becoming Stephen Daedalus as he ponders the nature of reality.

  • €4,553
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Dublin

BLOW Photo 11

BLOW Photo 11

By BLOW Photo Magazine

BLOW Photo Magazine is an independent photo art, hand held gallery. Designed and printed to encourage you to experience Photography in your hands and on your walls again

  • €10,510
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Dublin

Bare - A photo book of naked portraits

Bare - A photo book of naked portraits

By Trevor Hart

Bare is a photographic series of naked portraits made by Trevor Hart as an expression of body confidence for a group of Irish women who volunteered to be photographed.

  • €9,420
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Dublin

Solo Art Exhibition - Leanne Mc Donagh

Solo Art Exhibition - Leanne Mc Donagh

By Leanne Mc Donagh

By purchasing my art, you can help me put on my first solo exhibition. My work is based on memory and traveller culture.

  • €2,020
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Dublin

Miriam Donohue Debut Album

Miriam Donohue Debut Album

By miriam donohue

I am raising funding towards the recording, mastering and duplication of my Debut Album

  • €5,370
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  • 107 %
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Dublin

A Sense of Place

A Sense of Place

By simon walker

For the first time, we revisit the work of Robin Walker in an exhibition of detailed models of his buildings, photographs and a publication, at the Irish Architectural Archive.

  • €8,585
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Dublin

THE PARTICIPANTS

THE PARTICIPANTS

By STILL FILMS

THE PARTICIPANTS is a feature film set in an eerie abandoned world inhabited only by children. We're seeking funds for a final sound mix and colour grade for our July 31st premiere

  • €6,900
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Dublin

The Doggie Do

The Doggie Do

By Doggie Do

The Doggie Do is a family-friendly festival. Expect a fun day with talks, games, grooming, music, chow, screenings and a doggie dress-up parade to crown the ‘Dog Of Dublin 2015’.

  • €12,660
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Dublin

Docklands Arts Fund - September

Docklands Arts Fund - September '15

By Docklands Arts Fund

Join us in creating the Docklands Arts Fund. Six campaigns begin in September 2015 (one a month) - all leading to an Open Call launch of the fund.

  • €955
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  • 106 %
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Dublin

ARTCONNECTED

ARTCONNECTED

By Centre for Creative Practices

A single platform for ALL working in the arts that helps to navigate the maze of available funding, calls, facilities & contacts scattered through websites, social media & ads.

  • €10,766
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Kildare

See You in Two Minutes Ma!

See You in Two Minutes Ma!

By Linda Allen

"See You In Two Minutes Ma!" were the last words my 15 year old son Darragh spoke to me on the eve of his suicide. My story describes the impact and life after such an event.

  • €6,960
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Dublin

Them

Them's The Breaks

By Sarah Barr

Them's The Breaks is a feature documentary which aims to explore and tackle gender inequality in the arts in Ireland.

  • €11,272
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Galway

FERMATA. Poets/Writers Respond to Music

FERMATA. Poets/Writers Respond to Music

By Artisan House

A diverse collection edited by poets Eva Bourke and Vincent Woods of no less than 65 poets and writers responding in verse and prose to their engagement with music

  • €6,780
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Dublin

Bikes & Coffee by Dublin Loves Bikes

Bikes & Coffee by Dublin Loves Bikes

By Dublin Loves Bikes

We are opening a Bike Shop with difference, we want to become destination for cyclists and a-like, to enjoy a quality cuppa, healthy snack, and chat w mates over cycling magazines.

  • €768
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Dublin

Artist-Run Europe: new publication

Artist-Run Europe: new publication

By Gavin Murphy

Artist-Run Europe is part how-to manual, part history and part socio-political critique of the conditions, organisational models and role of artist-led practice in contemporary art

  • €5,590
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Cork

Residency and solo show

Residency and solo show

By Artist/Kevin Callaghan

I am starting a new series of work on a residency at The National Sculpture Factory in Cork, the work will be shown nationally and internationally including a solo show in New York

  • €4,015
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Dublin

Artists Studio Exposed

Artists Studio Exposed

By Adrian and Shane

We are recreating our artists studio in the heart of Temple Bar, Dublin in a major interactive art installation.

  • €3,345
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Dublin

Dusk

Dusk

By Andy Cummins

Dusk is an exciting new play written by journalist, poet and musician Eamon Carr. It will be directed by Denis Conway and features Garrett Lombard as the Ghost of CúChulainn.

  • €5,145
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Tipperary

Furniture Crush

Furniture Crush

By Kyle Lane Clonmel

Furniture Crush to a tutorial book on painted furniture.Teaching you everything you need to know about painting furniture from sourcing, prepping to painting and applying wallpaper

  • €14,038
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Dublin

OUR TABLE

OUR TABLE

By Our Table

We are opening a café In the Project Arts Centre, in Temple Bar that offers those leaving the confidence-stripping, disempowering asylum system, an instant step into employment

  • €11,465
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Kerry

GRETA

GRETA'S HERBS

By Greta McCarthy O Brien

GRETA'S HERBS is an easy guide to growing and using herbs. It connects her life as a gardener to the plants she loves and features over 100 varieties with captivating images.

  • €3,582
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Dublin

BEYOND LEAVING

BEYOND LEAVING

By david monahan

Beyond Leaving is the final part of a suite of works around the recent wave of net emigration from Ireland which ran from 2009-2016.

  • €5,175
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Galway

Free Feet Medical

Free Feet Medical

By Free Feet Medical

Free Feet is an award winning device designed to treat gait freezing in Parkinson's disease. Early stage tests have shown a reduction in freezing severity of up to 40% for the user

  • €20,348
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Dublin

ARTzheimer

ARTzheimer's

By ARTzheimer's

ARTzheimer's uses the medium of art to provoke bold and brave conversations about Alzheimer's. We want these conversations to ripple out beyond the gallery walls into communities.

  • €5,145
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Carlow

Shane Hennessy - The Second Album

Shane Hennessy - The Second Album

By Shane Hennessy

I'm looking for your help to record my second album in April 2017! It's been in the works for a year and a half, and I'm really excited to take the acoustic guitar to new places!

  • €8,757
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  • 159 %
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Galway

Lady Justice

Lady Justice

By Catagogo Collective

Who is Lady Justice and what does she really represent? This original piece of theatre slices through the symbolism to examine the reality of Justice in Irish society.

  • €1,165
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Galway

Save "The Quiet Man" Train Station

Save "The Quiet Man" Train Station

By Ballyglunin Railway Station

The project 'Save the Quiet man train station' is to rebuild the roof of the station before it collapses and undoes 13 years of hard work by the local community.

  • €32,444
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  • 108 %
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Dublin

Máire Carroll - Solo Piano Album

Máire Carroll - Solo Piano Album

By maire carroll

I am an international concert pianist from Dublin and I will be recording my first solo piano album in Cork this August.

  • €10,565
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Clare

Debut album Where I

Debut album Where I'm from, (STEO WALL)

By Stephen Wall

All monies raised from this Fund it campaign will go towards paying for studio time, mixing, mastering and duplication of 1000 copies of the album and art work on the CD cover.

  • €5,030
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