Short Stories

Stories in Anthologies

  • 2020

    The Puffin Book of Big Dreams

    Featuring The Dog Who Danced on the Moon

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  • 2017

    Hodges Figgis: Reading the Future

    Featuring Portrait of Ginevra de Benci

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  • 2016

    Here I Stand: Amnesty International

    Featuring Harvester Road

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  • 2015

    Magic! Edited by Siobhan Parkinson

    Featuring Eleanor

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  • Penny Dreadful

    2015

    Penny Dreadful
    Issue 5

    Featuring Beneath The Earth

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  • The Moth

    2014

    The Moth Magazine
    Winter 2014/2015 Issue

    Featuring Empire Tour

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  • Brockets

    2014

    The Brockets Get A Dog (E-Book)
    Available as an exclusive e-book

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  • Beyond the stars

    2014

    Beyond The Stars (HarperCollins)
    Edited by Sarah Webb

    Featuring The Brockets Get A Dog

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  • Lines

    2014

    Lines of Vision (Thames & Hudson)
    Edited by Janet McLean

    Featuring The Poachers

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  • 2014

    The Great War: Stories Inspired By The First World War (Walker Books)

    Featuring The Country You Called Home

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  • 2014

    Dubliners 100 (Tramp Press)

    Featuring Araby

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  • 2013

    The Little Book of Christmas Memories (Liberties Press)

    Featuring Santa In Need Of A Drink

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  • 2013

    The Book Of Men (Picador)
    Edited by Colum McCann

    Featuring How To Be A Man

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  • 2012

    Silver Threads Of Hope (New Island)
    Edited by Sinead Gleeson

    Featuring Like Charlie

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  • 2011

    The Trib (Y Books)
    Edited by Noirin Hegarty

    Featuring Gazebo, Oil, Friends, Memory

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  • 2009

    From The Republic of Conscience (Liberties Press)
    Edited by Roddy Doyle

    Featuring The Round Hall

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  • 2009

    The Grist Anthology of New Writing (Grist)
    Edited by Michael Stewart

    Featuring The End of the Pier

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  • 2005

    Wake (EggBox)
    Edited by Nathan Hamilton

    Featuring American Farm ‘44

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  • 2005

    Harlequinned (UEA Press)

    Featuring The Only World I Know

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  • 2005

    Expo (UEA Press)

    Featuring Why Don’t Kids Neck Anymore?

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  • 1993

    Cobweb (Maynooth)

    Featuring Reaching An Understanding

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Stories in Newspapers & Magazines

  • 2020

    We're All Doomed!

    Pendemic

  • 2016

    Nothing To Declare

    Irish Times

  • 2015

    The Vespa

    Published in Books Ireland (Mar/Apr)

  • 2014

    The Brockets Get A Dog

    Exclusive e-book – buy here

  • 2014

    You May Not Leave

    Published in Image Magazine (September)

  • 2013

    Rest Day

    Published in The Irish Times, Dec 21

  • 2013

    Dia de Folga

    Published as an e-book Brazil Companhia das Letras

  • 2012

    Santa In Need Of A Drink

    Published in The Irish Times, Dec 21

  • 2012

    Death In The Clouds

    Published in The Irish Independent, November

  • 2011

    The Entertainments Jar

    Published in The Irish Independent

  • 2010

    El Afrodisaco

    Published in Publico (Spain)

  • 2009

    A Dead Thing

    Published in The Irish Times

  • 2008

    The Round Hall

    Published in The Irish Times

  • 2007

    The Decades

    Published in The Irish Times

  • 2006

    We All Get Hurt By Love

    Published in Image Magazine

  • 2006

    Oil

    Published in The Irish Times

  • 2005

    A Decent Haircut

    Published in Image Magazine

  • 1997

    Donations

    Published in Books Ireland

  • 1995

    You Think You Need Someone

    Published in Concrete

  • 1992

    The Entertainments Jar

    Published in The Sunday Tribune

Published weekly in The Sunday Tribune during 2007

All 50 short stories are available as an exclusive e-book on Amazon.

  • Double
  • Can’t
  • Memory
  • Santa
  • Snow
  • Gazebo
  • Family
  • Paradise
  • Roses
  • Wedding
  • Friends
  • Whistling
  • Reminds
  • Barbecue
  • Looks
  • Fame
  • Revelations
  • Slap
  • Boniface
  • Fidelity
  • 8 1/2
  • Anaesthetic
  • Housing
  • Driving
  • Scrap
  • Forgiveness
  • Auto-Pilot
  • Terror
  • Tony
  • Settling
  • Bail
  • Missing
  • Jasmine
  • University
  • Camera
  • Surnames
  • Dissolution
  • Bull
  • Sydney
  • Divorce
  • Cheat
  • Hot
  • Tube
  • Dog
  • Oil
  • Beach
  • Jack
  • Finale

2006: My Three Ladies [ BBC Radio 4 ]

2006: International Service [ Sunday Miscellany, RTE ]

2017: Mind How You Go [ BBC Radio 4 ]