Awards/ Publications

2016

Six images shortlisted for European Wildlife Photographer Of the Year 2016, various categories

Image through to the Final round of Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2016, Black and White Category

Image chosen by the Lexicon Library, Dun Laoghaire, to use on posters and promotional material for the CFT Underwater Photography Exhibition. The exhibition is on show in the Library for the Month of February and I have five images in the exhibition.

2015

Awarded Licentiateship from the Irish Photographic Federation, (LIPF)

Image through to final round of Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015

Highly Commended, The Societies, Up Close competition

2014

2 Page article in May 2014 issue of Diver Magazine

Diver Red Sea Photocall results published in Diver Magazine April 2014

I won the "Diver on reefs" category

Article in the Irish Times newspaper 25th Feb 2014

Irish woman is first in 30 years to win BSoUP Open portfolio using a compact camera ...more

Winner, Divers on Reefs category, Diver Red Sea Photocall competition

2 Images through to the Final round of Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2014, Underwater Species Category.

2 images through to the Final round of Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2014, Black and White Category

Image through to the Final round of Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2014, Natural Designs Category

Image through to the Final round of Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2014 (WPY), Mammals Category.

2013

Winner, Gold Medal, Nature category, Irish Times Amateur Photographer of the year Awards 2013

Winner, British Society of Underwater Photographers (BSoUP) Annual Open Portfolio Competition 2013

This was the first year in the history of the competition that a compact camera user won this award. The competition has been running since 1984.

Image being used on promotional material for Festisub 2014

Winner, Sport Diver photo of the month September 2013

Shortlisted, Indonesia World Underwater Photo Contest 2013- Compact Wide angle

Shortlisted, Indonesia World Underwater Photo Contest 2013- Compact wide angle

Six images through to final round of European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013, various categories.

2012

Winner, Board Members Choice Award, Cairns Underwater Film Festival (CUFF) 2012

Second Place, Compact Wide Angle, Cairns Underwater Film Festival 2012 (CUFF)

Bronze Medal, Royal Photographic Society (RPS), International Projected Image, Nature Category

Image also used to represent the Exhibitions department on Royal Photographic Society's (RPS) stand at ‘Focus on Imaging’ in Birmingham.

Third Place, Los Angeles Underwater Photographic Society (LAUPS) 2012 Compact Wide Angle

Honorable Mention, Los Angeles Underwater Photographic Society (LAUPS) 2012, Compact Macro

Winner, Sport Diver photo of the month May 2012

Finalist, Wanderlust International photographic Competition 2012 - Wildlife category

Semi Finalist, Natures Best, Ocean Views 2012

Published In Dive Magazine January 2012 Issue

Image through to final round of European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012

2011

First place, Compact Macro Category, Ocean Art 2011

Second place, Compact Behaviour Category, Ocean Art 2011

First place, Wildlife Category, Digital Photographer of the year awards 2011

Published in an awards section of Digital Photographer Magazine, Issue 119

Winner, October 2011, Open Category, Monthly contest, underwater.com.au

Third Place, Wide Angle, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) Annual Photo competition 2011

Third Place, October 2011, Monthly Contest, Dive Photo Guide

Highly Commended, Oceans of Life, Save our Seabirds Festival, 2011

Part of the exhibition on display at the Iziko South African Museum in Cape Town from 10 October to 20 November 2011

Image used by Royal Photographic Society (RPS) for their entry form for 2011 International Projected Image Exhibition

Three images through to semi finals of European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011

2010

Gold Medal, Topside Category, Underwaterphotography.com annual awards 2010

Winner, Sport Diver Monthly Contest, October 2010

Winner, Diver Magazine, Compact Camera Monthly Contest, October 2010

Second Place, Annual Beginners Portfolio, British Society of Underwater Photographers(BSoUP) 2010

Runner Up, Topside Category, Underwaterphotography.com Annual awards, 2010

Runner Up, Wreck Category, Underwaterphotography.com Annual awards 2010

Bronze Medal, Royal Photographic Society (RPS), International Projected Image Competition, Digital Nature 2010

Honourable Mention, Compact Wide Angle, Ocean Art 2010

Honourable Mention, Compact Category, Deep Indonesia 2010

Other Achievements in 2010

Winner, May, Newcomer Category, British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC) Monthly photo Competition

Second Place, May , Newcomer Category, British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC) Monthly photo Contest

Third Place, September, Open Category, British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC) Monthly photo Contest

Third Place, October, Open Category, British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC) Monthly photo Contest

Third Place, May, Monthly Contest, Underwaterphotography.com

Third Place, October, Monthly Contest, Underwaterphotography.com

Third Place, Wetpixel photo of the month "The blue"

Third Place, Wetpixel photo of the month "Sea fans & Gorgonians"

2009

Winner, August, Sport Diver Monthly Contest