Published Work & Awards

Trail to Mail to Trail – Thimbleweed Park (2017).
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Short story ‘Trail to Mail to Trail‘ features in the Mansion Library of the hit Point and Click adventure game, Thimbleweed Park (Terrible Toybox – 2017).

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Here’s the book cover in full pixelated glory.

The game is available to purchase here.


ArthurIMG_3308‘s Moment – GOWP II (2015)

Short story ‘Arthur’s Moment’ featured in the GOWP (Group Of Writing People) zine of short stories, art and poetry in aid of Dublin’s Simon Community.

You can find out more about GOWP here. 

All Good Things – Writers’ Forum Magazine.

Writers' Forum NovemberAll Good Things has been shortlisted for the monthly short story competition in this edition of Writers’ Forum.

The magazine is available to purchase in all major newsagents as well as online.

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).

Viracocha Mertales 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