Awarded 2020 Tyrone Guthrie Bursary from Clare Arts Office/Clare County Council. I will be using my time in Annaghmakerrig to work on my second collection of poetry.
Awarded a Creative Ireland community grant from to work with the children in Ballyvaughan National School on ‘ A Poem for Ballyvaughan’
Awarded a 2018 Birr Writer’s Residency by Offaly Co. Council Arts Office
September 2017 Monthly winner, Poetry – Hennessy New Irish Writing
Awarded a Department of Foreign Affairs bursary to attend the 2016 John Hewitt Summer School in Armagh, Northern Ireland.
Awarded a special Commerative 1916 Tyrone Guthrie Bursary by Clare Co. Council – residency will be used to work on my first poetry collection.
Third Prize – Baffle Poetry Competition, Baffle Festival
Second Prize – Wild Atlantic Words Poetry Competition, Hungry Hill Festival
Full Scholarship from the Yeats International Summer School, Sligo
Winner, Words on the Waves Poetry Award