2021 The Sean O’Faolain Short Story Competition.
2016 Literature Travel Award, The Arts Council of Ireland
2015 Literature Bursary Award, The Arts Council of Ireland
2014 Winner, Social Issues, Radio Documentary, the New York Festivals
2014 Residency, Cill Rialaig Artists Retreat
2012 Winner, Best Documentary, Signal Film Festival
2012 Runner Up, Best Documentary, Irish Council of Civil Liberties Human Rights Film Awards
2012 Award winner, Circle of Missé Novel Competition
2010 Shortlisted, top six, McLaverty Short Story Competition
2010 Longlisted twice, Fish Short Story Competition
2011 Runner up, Irish Times/ Powers Short Story Competition
2011 Runner up, From The Well Short Story Competition
2011 Nominee, Best Community Documentary, Better Together Awards
2008 Nominee, Best Documentary, Radharc Awards
2009 Longlisted, Fish Short Story Competition
2009 Documentary selected for the Exhibition of Visual Art in Limerick (EVA)
2005 Winner, Best Documentary Feature, Celtic Film Festival
2004 Winner, Gold Hugo for Best Documentary, Chicago International Film Festival
2004 Nominee, Best Creative Documentary, Irish Film & Television Awards
2004 Winner, Best Foreign Documentary Santa Monica Film Festival
2005 Nominee, Best Feature Documentary, The Prix Italia
2004 Nominee, Best Feature Documentary, Canadian Film Board
2003 Nominee, Best Entertainment Series, Irish Film and Television Awards
1994 Winner, Social Issues, TV documentary, the New York Festivals