2020 Translation Grant Application Deadlines:
Friday, 6 March / Friday, 24 July / Friday, 27 November
Publishers must apply before the translation is due to be published. Applications for works that are due to be published or printed before the meeting of the board of Literature Ireland will be deemed ineligible. The deadline is the date by which the application should be submitted.
Postal applications for translation grants are no longer being accepted.
Literature Ireland's online translation grant application system is now live. Please click on the 'Apply Online' button below for more information and for links to the application system.
NOTE: The deadline for the current round is Friday, 24 July. However, the system will be left open for an additional week's grace period. If you have any problems signing up to or logging into the system, please email email@example.com and we will help you and ensure that you do not miss the chance to submit your application.
The checklist document provides a list of all information and documentation required (page 1) and some further information on the grant application process (page 2).
Once all required information and documentation has been received, the translation grant is payable within a period of three to six months.
Should you have any questions in relation to the application process, please email Rita McCann (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lynsey Reed (email@example.com) or phone us on 00353 (0)1 896 4184.
*Eligible genres: literary fiction, literary non-fiction, children's literature, poetry and drama.
** Translations for which funding is being sought must not be published before the deadline for application or before the meeting of the board of Literature Ireland at which applications will be considered. These meetings typically take place six to eight weeks after the deadline.
*** Please note that the board meetings at which applications submitted by these deadlines will take place in May, September and December respectively. Applications submitted to these rounds for works which will be published before the meeting of the board will be deemed ineligible.
Our new online application system is now live. This is our first release of the system, so we would be very grateful if users could report any issues to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Before you begin, please read the guidelines below to assist you in creating an account and in submitting an application. Further guidelines for successful applicants will be added here over time. The links for signing up and logging in are at the bottom of this page.
If you have never previously registered for the online grant application system, please click here and then select 'Sign Up Here' .
Registered users should use this link to sign in to the system.