Grants & writing awards include:


I was awarded a grant under the SUPPORT FOR THE INDIVIDUAL ARTIST programme towards the costs of completing a draft of my first novel.

  • Fellowship for the Hawthornden International Retreat for Writers, Scotland, 10th January – 6th February 2010.
  • Joint first in the Cúirt New Irish Writing award, Galway, Ireland, 2008.
  • Prizewinner in Samhain International Poetry Competition, Donegal, Ireland, 2004.
  • Nomination by Poetry Ireland as Best Emerging Writer at the International Poetry Now Festival in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, 2003.