2007: Culture Ireland travel award, China.
1985-1986: Invited to study at the École National Superieur des Beaux Arts, Paris
1984: Travel Grant, Arts Council of Ireland
1984-1986: Henry Moore Foundation Scholarship. London, England
1983: Distinction in Fine Art, Limerick School of Art and Design
1983: Oireachtas Exhibition Award, Dublin.
1979-1983: Limerick City Vocational Education Committee Scholarship.