Received a Bursary in Literature from the Arts Council
of Ireland in 2005
Nominated for the Hughes & Hughes/Sunday Independent
Irish Novel of the Year Award in 2005, for his debut
novel The Myth of Exile and Return
Won a Special Merit Hennessy Award for 'Best Emerging
Fiction' in 2000, for the story 'How to Live'
Nominated for the Hennessy Literary
Award for 'Best Emerging Fiction' in 1998, for the
story 'At The Arthouse (A Farce in Super 8)'