Writing Awards and Publications:
2017
The Kate O’ Brien Award (for When Black Dogs Sing)
2016
The Girl Behind the Lens – Published by Harper Collins
When Black Dogs Sing – Published by Arlen House
Cuirt New Writing Prize – Shortlisted
Galway Rape Crisis Centre Competition – Shortlisted
Strands Short Story Competition – Shortlisted
2015
Arlen House – Collection Accepted
Francis MacManus Award – Shortlisted/Broadcast
The People’s College – shortlisted
Penguin/RTE – Longlisted
Headstuff – Publication
Lorian Hemmingway – Honourable Mention
The White Review – Final Stages
2014
Over the Edge – Longlisted (2)
WOW Awards – Longlisted
Bare Fiction – Longlisted(Top 30)
2013
PhD in Creative and Critical Writing – Bangor University
2010
Gemini Magazine – Publication
Fish Short Story Competition – Shortlisted
Crannog Magazine – Publication
Limnisa Short Story Competition – Shortlisted
Writing Spirit Competition – Shortlisted
Ink Tears Competition – Shortlisted
2009
Aesthetica Creative Works Competition – Highly Commended
Mitchelstown Short Story Competition – Runner-up
2008
William Trevor Short Story Competition-Runner-up
Cuirt Annual – Publication
Fish Short Story Competition – Longlisted
2007
Cuirt Annual – Publication
West 47 Journal – Publication
West 47 Journal – Publication
2006
Maria Edgeworth Short Story Competition – Second Prize
Cuirt Annual – Publication
West 47 Journal – Publication
2003
RTE Francis MacManus Awards- Shortlisted/ Broadcast on RTE Radio 1
Whispers and Shouts Literary Journal – Publication
RTE Sunday Miscellany – Broadcast
Molly Keane Short Story Competition – Shortlisted
2002
Sunday Tribune – Short story publication/ Shortlisted for Hennessy Award
RTE Sunday Miscellany – Broadcast
RTE Sunday Miscellany – Broadcast
Roadstone Short Story Competition – Second Prize
Roadstone Short Story Competition – Highly Commended
2001
Loose Horses Short Story Competition – Shortlisted
Oki Short Story Competition – Shortlisted
1999
Woman’s Way – Publication