awards & honours
creative & performing arts
Overall Winner of the Mattie J.T. Stepanek Poetry Award for Poetry & Film. CA, USA.
Selected as one of the Irish Writers' Centre /International Literature Festival Dublin Young Writer Delegates for 2020. Dublin, IE.
Doolin Writers' Weekend: Shortlisted For Bucharest. Clare, IE.
UMaine Poetry Slam (2nd Place). Orono, ME, USA.
Ó'Bhéal Poetry Film Competition @ IndieCork: Shortlisted for The Beach Woman. Cork, IE.
Cursed Murphy Step Up To The Mic Slam (2nd Place). Wexford, IE.
Cúirt International Festival of Literature: Spoken Word Platform (2nd Place). Galway, IE.
NoiseFlicks Film Festival: Best Writing Award for My Great Aunt Chrissie. Dublin, IE.
The National Student Media Awards 2021. Dublin, IE.
Winner – European Commission Award for Journalism Relating to European Issues
Nominated – Journalist of the Year
Nominated – Features Writer of the Year: News & Current Affairs
Nominated – Digital Journalist of the Year
Shortlisted – Features Writer of the Year: Arts & Pop Culture
Student Publication Association National Conference 2021. London, UK.
Highly Commended – Best Interview Award for interview with Nile Rodgers in Motley Magazine
Student Publication Association Regional Conference 2021, Dublin, IE.
Highly Commended – Outstanding Commitment to Student Journalism
Eoin Murray Memorial Scholarship Winner 2020 under the mentorship of Danny Denton. University College Cork, IE.
Recipient of the George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship to the University of Maine, Orono, ME, USA.
Inaugural Kavanagh Celtic Civilisation Entrance Scholarship Recipient, Department of Early and Medieval Irish, University College Cork, IE.
September 2017–September 2021:
Quercus Talented Students' Programme Active Citizenship Scholarship at University College Cork, IE.
Winner – Best Social Media Campaign for UCC Fencing at UCC Clubs & Societies Awards. Cork, IE.
Selected as 1 of 32 delegates to attend the ThreeDotDash Peace Summit with We Are Family Foundation for work relating to The Lit Young Writers' Festival. NY, USA.
Shortlisted– Fresher of the Year for UCC LGBT* Society at UCC Societies STAR Awards. Cork, IE.
Best Student English & History at Abbey Community College. Waterford, IE.
Waterford Lions' Club Youth Ambassador. Waterford, IE.