‘Adapting the City’ presented at the AIARG Conference 2014 hosted by University of Ulster in Belfast

‘Brick: A Tale of Two Cities’ presented at the AIARG Conference 2013 hosted by SAUL in Limerick

‘Recycling Buildings and Structures’ presented at the AIARG ‘Untitled Conference’ 2012 in Bolton St.


Architecture Bursary Award from Arts Council – Summer 2010

RIAI Awards 1999 Kilrush Community School ‘ Commended ‘ (with Healy & Partners, project architect)

Travelling Scholarship 1992 ‘Arts Centre at Lissadell House Sligo’ Special Mention

Irish Architecture Awards 2015 - CK House 'Commended' in the Best House category

Irish Architecture Awards 2015 - 'Commended' in the Best Emerging Practice category


Open House Limerick 2013

14 Ashbourne Park opened its doors once again as part of the Open House Limerick weekend in October 2013

Describing Architecture 2013

Our project 'Twisted' is featured in Describing Architecture 2013 in an exhibit entitled 'Postcards from a Project'. The exhibition was held in City Assembly House, South William St., Dublin from 4-12 October 2013.

Open House Limerick 2012

14 Ashbourne Park opened its doors as part of the Open House Limerick weekend in October 2012.

‘4 x 2’ Exhibition Winter 2009

‘4 x 2’ (4 projects by two practices, O’Connor + Shanahan architects & Donoghue Corbett architects as part of the Creative Limerick initiative) at a vacant retail space in Thomas St.

RIAI Awards Exhibition 1999

‘Kilrush Community School’ (with Healy & Partners, project architect)

Joint Exhibition – Marie Bannon, Artist & Michael O’Connor, Architect, Athlone 1991

‘A proposal for the Ritz Cinema, Athlone’. An exhibition in conjunction with Marie Bannon, Artist proposing the Ritz Cinema as an Arts Centre with dedicated studio space for Marie, gallery space and café addressing the river in the Michael Scott designed Ritz Cinema on the water in Athlone.


Participation in ‘A Space for Learning’ , the Irish Architecture Foundation initiative as partner in O’Connor + Shanahan architects in 2010.