Irish Ceilidhe Club of Rhode Island Award
Certificate of recognition and gratitude from the Irish Ceilidhe Club of Rhode Island for his nationally recognized accomplishments in the performance and preservation of Irish dance and culture.
May 17, 2026
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"Fellowship Awarded to Irish-American Dancer"
RTÉ News Broadcast (Ireland)
September 22, 2014
Recipient of National Heritage Fellowship
Photo featured on cover of 2014 Guide to Programs of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).
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Awarded a Fellowship in Folk Arts from R.I. State Council on the Arts.
Fellowships are highly-competitive grants designed to recognize and support artists doing exemplary work in their art.
Grant from R.I. State Council on the Arts, "Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program"
The Working River Award from The R.I. Labor and Ethnic Heritage Festival
Identified as a dance master teacher with a grant from the Southern New England Traditional Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program
Grant from the R.I. State Council on the Arts, "Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program"
2005 to 2011
Motif Music Awards, Pendragon, "Best Celtic Act"
Motif Music Awards, Atwater-Donnelly Band (Jerimoth Hill), "Best Act Americana"
Motif Music Awards, Atwater-Donnelly Band, "Best Folk Act"
Governor's Award for Tourism, Pendragon
Pendragon, voted Best Local Folk Act in the Providence Phoenix eight times
Awarded a teaching degree in American Tap from the Theresa Landry School of Dance, Pawtucket, RI
Won 1st Place in many of the Feis (Irish dance competions) throughout New England, New York and New Jersey.
Also won 1st Place twice on the famous "Ted Mack Show" in New York City.