His poetry collections include The Colour of Language . Woods is a member of Aosdána. His playwriting credits include A Cry from Heaven,At the Black Pig's Dyke, John Hughdy and Tom John, and Song of the Yellow Bittern.
He has recently written songs for Irish singer Mary McPartlan for her album Petticoat Loose. The songs are "Sanctuary", "Kiss the Moon" and "Petticoat Loose."