‘…A writer of exceptional talent.’ Éilís Ní Dhuibhne

Mantles: Encountering Brigid (Arlen House: Galway, 2021) re-imagines new representations of Brigid as an archetype of the sacred feminine through engagement with artefacts and site visits, creating a felt and deeply personal narrative in words and images. Buy from Alan Hanna, from Maynooth Bookshop, from the Book Depository

Duality (redfoxpress: Achill, 2019) is a collaboration between Shauna Gilligan and Margo McNulty which explores the Curragh land, memory and artefacts. Fiction and poetry by Shauna Gilligan/visual art by Margo McNulty. Buy direct from redfoxpress.

Happiness Comes from Nowhere (Ward Wood: London, 2012) can be ordered direct from Ward Wood and from larger on-line sites.


Front cover of Washing Windows Too: Irish Women Write Poetry Edited by Nuala O’Connor and Alan Hayes, published by Arlen House, 2022

Recent Short Fiction Publications

  • Flash Fiction, ‘Waking the Mermaids’ in Thoughts on Paper Exhibition curated by Chris Nurse and Barrie Llewelyn, Oriel y Bont, (USW, 17 Jan – 25 Feb 2022)
  • Flash Fiction, ‘Mama Daly’ in Imagining History Edited by Barrie Llewelyn (USW, Exhibition Oriel y Bont, Winter 2021)
  • Short Story ‘Tina, Tina, Tina’ Scarlet Leaf Review (Spring 2021)
  • Short Story ‘Sybil’s Dress’ Cabinet of Heed (Issue 19, Spring 2019)
  • Short Story ‘Thirty-Five-A-Night’ Crannóg Magazine (Issue 47, Spring 2018)
  • Flash fiction ‘Rats’ The Lampeter Review (Issue 15, Winter 2017)
  • Flash fiction ‘Confined’ Domineer International Literary Festival (2017)
  • Short story ‘Plum Marker’ Crannóg Magazine (Issue 44, Spring 2017)

Selection of Non-Fiction Writing