Published Work & Awards

Edge of Winter – The South Circular (2012)

Edge of Winter has been selected to appear in this collection of short stories featuring emerging Irish writers. The South Circular is a quarterly e-journal of short stories, which can be read on tablets and smart-phones and is downloaded directly from the website.

Issue One is out now and costs only €3.


Viracocha – The Mertales Anthology (2010).

ViracochaMertales  features in the Mertales anthology – a brilliant collection of paranormal short stories about the water, fin and pearl – which was published by Wyvern Publications in 2010.

A brief excerpt from Shane’s story can be downloaded below.

The book is available for purchase here.

To download a free sample of Viracocha, click here.

Lynnfatuation – Franco Irish Literary Festival Short Story and Poem Competition 2010.

Lynnfatuation was declared the winner of the Franco Irish Literary Festival short story award and Shane presented a reading during a ceremony at Dublin Castle to celebrate the Festival’s eleventh year. The Festival is organised annually by Alliance Francaise Dublin and celebrates the bond between Irish and French literature.


A sample download of Lynnfatuation is available here.


Snow – Sony Vaio’s Online Script Project

Snow, a mini screenplay designed to carry on the proposed story,  made it through to the second round in the Sony Vaio Online Script Project.


Shane’s Journalism

Shane has written for a number of Irish national publications such as the Sunday Tribune and Evening Herald, and has written for online publications Silicon Republic and Business & Leadership.

Below find links to some of his work.

Living the Green Dream

Charge of the E-Car

Beyond 2000: Top Video Games of the Past Decade

Reviewed: HTC Desire HD

Broadband Essential For European Prosperity

10,000 Jobs Forcast For Ireland’s Green Economic Zone