FOR SHORT STORIES
Manchester Fiction Prize 2019/20. Longlisted and Highly Commended for 'Going On'
Tillie Olsen Prize 2019. Finalist and Judge's Honorable Mention for 'Saying Nothing'
V S Pritchett Prize 2018. Longlisted with 'Saying Nothing'
Short Fiction Journal Prize 2018. Longlisted with 'Kiss'
Short Fiction Journal Prize 2014. Runner up with 'Looking for the Castle'
O'Faolain Competition 2010. Shortlisted and Highly Commended
Bristol Short Story Competition 2010. Longlisted
for 'Educational Psychology'.
Raymond Carver Competition 2008. Third prize
winner with 'Used
Writers' Inc Competition 2006. Commendatory award
Moondance International Film Festival short story competition
2004. Finalist with 'The Talking Remedy'
Listowel Festival short story competition 1982.
Third prizewinner with 'Star Things.'
Bridport Prize 1981 Runner-up with 'Star Things'
Radio 3 Short Story Competition 1980. Runner-up with
International Film Festival stage play competition 2003.
Semi-finalist with 'O'Leary's Daughters'.
South Tipperary Writers' Festival one-act play
Winner with 'O'Leary's Daughters.'
Cooper Award for Best Radio Plays 1989, for 'The Baby
Sony radio drama nominations 1988 for 'Rhyme