Darren's poetry publications include Poetry Ireland Review, Irish Times, Irish Independent, Cyphers, Banshee Press, Dedalus Press, Sixteen Magazine, Rebel Poetry, Best of Vine Leaves, The Poetry Box.
Darren received a Hennessy Literary Award nomination in 2012, 2014, 2016, 2020.
He was a writer-in-residence at Carlow College, St Patrick’s, 2019, and at the Science Gallery, Trinity College, 2020.
Darren received the Dennis O' Driscoll Literary Award, 2020.
His debut collection titled 'Secret Poets' will be published by Turas Press in April 2022.