Other work

Copywriting

Copywriter with twenty years’ design and advertising experience in Dublin and London.

Shortlisted in the National Newspapers of Ireland Advertising Awards.
26 Characters 100 Days project won a Drum Design Awards in 2019.
Two Twitter projects with Detail design studio were awarded ICAD Bronze & Commended in 2017.
Data Protection Commission Know Your Rights video with Friday won Best use of Video in Digital Marketing at the 2017 IIA Net Visionary Awards.
PIVOTDublin, the Dublin City Council bid for World Design Capital 2014, won the Institute of Designers of Ireland Outstanding Contribution to Design in Ireland Award.
Contributor to Twenty-six ways of looking at a blackberry: How to let writing release the creativity of your brand by John Simmons; and Dark Angels collective On Writing.

Short fiction

A short story about a woman visiting Rockfleet Castle called The Dead Of Winter (read it here) was published in Hennessy ‘New Irish Writing’ and won the Hennessy First Fiction Award, 2015.

The Turning Circle (a story about a young man bemused by fatherhood who decides he has to learn how to ride a bike) won the Varilux Short Story Award.

Shortlisted for: Bridport Short Story Prize, Fish Flash Fiction competition, Mslexia Women’s Short Story Competition, and the Molly Keane Short Story Award. Short fiction contributor to RTÉ Radio 1 Bookshow, and RTÉ Road to the Rising live show.

Reviews & Features

Occasional book reviews and booky features for the Irish Independent and the Irish Times.

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