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1st prize, The Plaza Poetry Prize (20 lines), 2024

Runner-up, IWC Novel Fair, 2024

The National Poetry Prize, 3 poems Longlisted, 2024

1st prize, Listowel Writers’ Week Poetry Collection Prize, 2023

1st Prize, The Fingal Poetry Prize, 2023

September Winner, New Irish Writing, 2023

The Plaza Prizes, Audio Poetry Prize, 4th place, 2023 

The Alpine Fellowship Poetry Prize, 4th place, 2023

The National Poetry Prize, Longlisted, 2023

Winchester Poetry Prize, Commended, 2023

Allingham Poetry Prize, Highly Commended, 2023

Other Awards

An Post Irish Poem of The Year Shortlist, 2022

An Post Irish Poem of The Year Shortlist, 2019

​Keats-Shelley Poetry Prize, 2015:

The Irish Times

Poetry Society

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The Andersonstown News

Honest Ulsterman

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