Publications and Readings


The RoadSlowly debut collection, Salmon Poetry, forthcoming Spring 2018


Visual Art Installation (collaboration with Yvonne Hennessy): Nurture, as part of The Weight of Chaos audio visual installation at the Interface Inagh Surface Tension shows at Inagh Valley, Clifden Arts Festival and at Detroit Stockholm, Sweden

Five poems published in A New Ulster’s Women’s Voices Anthology – The Hidden and the Divine Female Voices in Ireland

When Is The Rainbow, Momma? published in Spontaneity, Issue 13, special issue to highlight childhood homelessness.

Reading at Voices from the Edge, Bray Literary Festival at Bray Town Hall, 7:30pm, September 24th. See article in The Irish Times by Ruth McKee, July 26th. Bray Literary Festival: one for the many, not the few

Reading at a pair of events for the Notions Festival in Galway for Culture Weekend, September, 2017.

Q&A for An Ait Eile, July 9th, POET PERFORMERS MAKING WAVES IN THE WEST PART 1 by Megan Nelis

The Road, Slowly, Irish Examiner. July 4th.

CounterfeitSouthword, Issue 32.

I don’t write you love poems anymoreSpontaneity, Issue 12.

The Trees and The Breeze won the Listowel Writers’ Week Originals Short Poem Competition and was published in the 2017 Listowel Writers’ Week Winners’ Anthology.

Review of  Illuminate by Kerrie O’Brien, Skylight 47, Issue 8.

Recipient of the 2017 Poetry Ireland – Cúirt Festival Bursary.

In A Minute(audio) Lagan Online, Poetry Day Mixed Tape.

I See My Bones In No Other, Boyne Berries, Issue 21.

Ri, Roh, Rem, One, Jacar Press (US), Issue 11.

Ashes, Leaving Certificate Higher Level English Paper Mock Exam – Unseen Poem, Examcraft.

Herstory Recital – Nollaig na mBan Festival Weekend, Featured Reader, Mick Lally Theatre, Galway January 7th.

NUIG Lit & Deb Society, Featured Reader, Kirwan Theatre, NUIG, February 2nd.

Utter Word, Featured Reader, Oranmore Library, February 8th.


Her Table, The 12 Poems of Christmas, Lagan Online

Daedalus speaks to Icarus, his son, Crannóg Magazine, Issue 43.

Juno, Nurture, Boluisce, Rite, Salvage, AshesPoethead – an index of women poets

These Nights,  Trinity, The Ofi Press (Mexico)

Carving, Skylight 47, Issue 7.

In The Cool Of Evening, Dromineer Literary Festival Flash Fiction Competition Winning Stories and Prize Giving Reading at Lough Derg RNLI Club, Dromineer, October.

Juno, Nurture, Hennessy New Irish Writing Poems for December 2015, The Irish Times, January 2nd, 2016. Poems shortlisted for Emerging Poetry Prize at 45th Hennessy Literary Awards.

Fall At 33 Weeks, The Bogman’s Cannon and Up The Rebels! e-book.

Mná na hÉireann, thirty years onThe Poet’s Quest For God Anthology, Eyewear Publishing.

RiteThe Best New British and Irish Poets 2016, Eyewear Publishing.

Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering, Featured Reader, The Kitchen at Galway City Museum, March 11th.

Daedalus Speaks To Icarus, His Son, Dermot Healy Poetry Award, Longlist, Five Glens Arts Festival.

After Your Early Miscarriage, Counterfeit, Daedalus Speaks To Icarus, His Son, Over The Edge New Writer Of The Year, Longlist.

Over The Edge Cúirt New Writing Showcase, Shortlist.


Your Dead, The Sea Anthology in aid of the RNLI, Rebel Poetry.

Vacancy, Skylight 47

Newborn, Salvage,  The Ofi Press (Mexico)

Sculpture, Crannóg Magazine, Issue 38

Sculpture, Poems for Patience XII Competition Winner. Poem featured in exhibition and read at launch, University Hospital Galway Arts Trust in association with Cúirt and Poetry Ireland.

Passenger, The Poetry Programme Facebook Page, Valentine’s Poem

Teeth, BoluisceAn Áit Eile.

Poetry Day, Featured Reader, University Hospital Galway Arts Trust.

Poetry Bus Showcase, Reader, Cork Spring Poetry Festival, Cork Arts Theatre.

Over The Edge, Featured Reader, Galway City Library, January.

Juno, Nurture, Her Table, Cúirt New Writing Prize Poetry, Shortlist.

Mná na hÉireann, thirty years on, Cúirt Grand Slam Finalist.

Mná na hÉireann, thirty years on, Night Feeds, Nurture, Over The Edge New Writer of the Year, Longlist.


Cadence, Skylight 47

Rest, Clean, Love Poem, Production Values, The Galway Review online

Teeth, Over The Edge/Kenny’s Bookshop Culture Night, 3rd Place.

Mobiles, Newborn, Teeth, Over The Edge New Writer of the Year, Longlist.


Mandolin, Boyne Berries, Spring 2013.

Ashes, The Galway Review, Volume 1, Print Anthology.

Directions For Use, PB5, Poetry Bus Magazine. Print and audio recording. Poem nominated for Forward Prize for Best Single Poem.

Gentry, Skylight 47


Ashes, Bluebells, Cherish, Figure, The Galway Review online.

Shed, Revival Literary Journal.

SentinelSouthword, Munster Literature Centre.

Rite, The Stony Thursday Book.

Cherish, Rite, Newborn, Over The Edge New Writer of the Year, Shortlist.

For The Girl Crying In The Coffee Shop, Doneraile Literary and Arts Festival, Edmund Spencer Poetry Award winning poem.


ROPES 2011, Publisher, as part of the MALP Class of 2010/11 at NUI Galway.









[more publications to come]