Publications List

Individual Poems

46 poems have been published or have been accepted for publication by literary journals, anthologies and websites:

  • The Journey and The Countryside were published in the anthology Smoketails published by students of UCC in 1998
  • The Source, the journal of Students Union, Maynooth University published Invitation in 1999
  • The Stinging Fly published Walls and Since 10 o’clock in 2013
  • Cyphers published On Brighton Beach in 2013 and Gaze in 2014
  • The Limerick Writer’s Centre published Lahinch Walk and Conifer Man in It’s a Queer City: All the Same, an anthology of LGBT writing from Limerick in 2016. It was edited by Shane Vaughan
  • Warm Bedrock was published on the Library After Dark Writers’ Cafe webpage in 2016
  • Boyne Berries published Settlings in 2017, Mariposas in 2018, Lady of the Lake in 2019, and In Glendalough Wood in 2020
  • The Ballyroan Library website published In the bath and Pass in 2018 and Aftermath was published on its Facebook page in 2020
  • The Blue Nib published Dawn Over O’Cebreiro in 2018, The Dream Tree, The Lake, The School, The Still Point, 1st September 2014, and Sole were all published in 2019
  • The Waterford Teacher’s Centre published Footprints and Shrine in the anthology Teachers’ Who Write  in 2018. This anthology was edited by Edward Denniston
  • Flare, the occasional journal of the Sunflower Sessions, republished six haiku from A Thousand Sparks in issue 10 in 2019 and Driftwood appeared in issue 11 also in 2019
  • Poetry 24 published Water Table and The Weathervane in 2019
  • The Eight Sisters, Hymn, A Sort of Song, Faltering into Sound, and Bendición appeared in Mustang Bally anthology, published by The Ballyfermot Writer’s Group in conjunction with the Ballymun Writer’s Group in 2019
  • Impossible Archetype published The River in issue 6 in 2019, Bright Morning in issue 7 in March 2020, and accepted Sunset for the next issue due out in April 2021.
  • The Market Lane Writers’ Group, Fermoy, Co Cork published The Feather Hair Clip and Way Home in All to One Side anthology in 2019
  • Crossways published At Cee for issue 8 in 2019 and The Bridge and Night Drive for issue 10 in 2020
  • Crannóg published The Singing Hollow in issue 52 in 2020
  • Count Day, Jogging in the Sun, Origami Skin, St. Stephen’s Day, The Pressures of Love and The Rose Garden were published in The Green Carnations anthology, edited by Join Ennis in 2020
  • Departure was published in Beir Bua, an online literary journal in February 2021

Short Stories

  • Bus to Bordeaux was published in Selfies and Portraits: Snapshots from the Library After Dark Writers’ Café, an anthology published by South Dublin County Council in 2016
  • Meeting Luis was published in Mustang Bally anthology by the Ballyfermot Writer’s Group and the Ballymun Writer’s Group in May 2019

Haiku Collections

  • Thames Way, my first collection of haiku and tanka, was published in 2015 by Alba Publishing. (ISBN 978-1-910185-23-0) Launched on the 22 October 2015 at the Irish Writers’ Centre.
  • A Thousand Sparks, my second collection of haiku, was published in 2018 by Alba Publishing. (ISBN 978-1-910185-44-5) Launched on the 18 October 2018 at the Teachers’ Club.

Haiku and Tanka individual poems

Since 2010 about 180 of my haiku and tanka have been published in the following journals, websites and anthologies:

Journals and Websites

  • A Hundred Gourds, an online journal
  • Akitsu Quarterly, a small journal
  • Blithe Spirit, the journal of the British Haiku Society
  • bottle rockets, an experimental haiku journal
  • cattails, an online haiku journal
  • Chrysanthemum, a German and English haiku journal
  • Deewriter, the personal webpage and blog of Diarmuid Fitzgerald
  • Failed Haiku, an online journal focusing on haiku about humans
  • Frogpond, the journal of the Haiku Society of America
  • Gnarled Oak, an online journal of haiku and short lyric poems
  • Hedgerow, an online journal of small poems
  • Icebox, the blog of Hailstones Haiku Circle, based in Kyoto, Japan
  • Ink, Sweat and Tears, an online journal of small poems
  • Kokako, a New Zealand haiku journal
  • Modern Haiku, the leading independent journal of haiku in America
  • Presence, an independent British haiku journal
  • seashore, an independent Irish haiku journal
  • Shamrock, the online journal of the Irish Haiku Society
  • Skylight 47, an independent newspaper of poetry
  • Under the Basho, an online archive
  • WA Poets Inc, an online journal
  • Wild Plums, an online seasonal journal


  • Beginning: the British Haiku Society Members’ Anthology 2016 
  • Edge: the British Haiku Society Member’s Anthology 2015
  • Ekphrasis: The British Haiku Society Members’ Anthology 2017
  • Meltdown, an anthology published by Hailstones Haiku Circle in 2013
  • One Hundred Poets on Mount Ogura, One Poem Each, an anthology by Hailstones Haiku Circle in 2010
  • Persimmon, an anthology published by the Hailstones Haiku Circle 2017
  • ‘poet meets painter’ the original Hungry Hill Writer’s Group anthology in 2010
  • Selfies and Portraits: Snapshots from the Library After Dark Writers’ Café, an anthology from the Library After Dark in 2016
  • Stone after stone, an anthology of haiku writing, Haiku Ireland in 2017

Haibun Publications 

  • Camino was published in Failed Haiku issue 59 in 2020
  • From the Window was published in the British Haiku Society Member’s Anthology 2020 in February 2021