Niall is the founder of IrishCentral as well as of Irish America Magazine and the Irish Voice Newspaper, both successful publications. He is also responsible for publishing IrishCentral.com community news and The Irish Emigrant newspaper in Boston.
He founded the Wall Street 50, Top 100 Irish Americans, Business 100 and more recently the Top 50 Women in Business as well as the Irish Legal 100.
Niall was awarded an honorary doctorate by University College Dublin for his work on the Irish peace process, which was a subject of a book, 'Daring Diplomacy' and a PBS Special, 'An Irish Voice' He is also an adjunct professor at Columbia University journalism school.
Kate joined IrishCentral.com in 2010, taking on the role of Editor in New York. She is now the Managing Editor and Irish Correspondent based in Dublin.
She moved to New York having worked in various online and print publications after gaining a MA in Journalism. Throughout her career in Ireland and in New York, Kate worked on publications such as The Irish Independent, The Herald, The Irish Times and New York Arts among others.
At IrishCentral, Kate is responsible for sourcing, commissioning and managing content of the site.
Sheila Langan joins IrishCentral as deputy editor and a contributor.
She previously spent three years with sister publication Irish America magazine, first as assistant editor and then in the deputy editor role.
A graduate of Bard College, she also attended Trinity College Dublin. A native New Yorker with Kerry roots, she is interested in literature, business, and good stories.
Cahir O'Doherty is the longtime arts editor and feature writer for The Irish Voice, Irish America magazine and IrishCentral.com. He has reported on the culture, politics, and heritage of Irish America for over a decade.
O'Doherty is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Ulster.
Sean graduated from NUI Galway with an MA in Journalism and also holds a B.A in New Media & English, from the University of Limerick.
He worked across a wide spectrum of print, online and broadcast journalism in Ireland, including RTÉ, TV3 and Newstalk.He has been published nationally in The Irish Times, Irish Independent, and Irish Sun as well as local publications such as The Connacht Tribune.
He was nominated for three national student media awards in 2013 including national journalist of the year. He was the runner up in the Headline Mental Health media awards in the same year.
Jay is a writer, visual editor, and a dog in people clothes from Sudbury, MA who currently lives in Brooklyn.
He graduated from Hofstra University in 2013 with a B.A. in Film Production and minored in Irish Studies.
At IrishCentral he writes articles, makes lists with GIFs, makes GIFs, Photoshops pictures, finds cute stuff on the internet, and tells terrible stories.
He likes dogs, beer, music, and watching films. Follow him on tumblr and give him compliments about anything you want.
Cormac is a freelance sports writer who graduated from University College Dublin approximately two recessions ago. He has been writing about Major League Baseball and other sports for IrishCentral since 2010.
He is a veteran of the Irish National baseball team, holding a number of records including most appearances by a pitcher and most wins for the Irish team. He has won over 150 games as a starting pitcher in the Irish baseball league for the Dublin City Hurricanes, and is a big Red Sox fan.
A Boston attorney who has lived in Ireland since 2001. He is a Law Lecturer at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Larry is also a regular Irish media commentator on politics, current affairs and law. He divides his time between Galway and Wicklow, where his wife, Eileen Whelan, an RTÉ news presenter, and two sons, Seán and Larry, live.
Originally from County Antrim she emigrated to the US in 1988 and settled in Arizona where she has enjoyed a highly successful career in public education. A graduate of Queen's University Belfast, Yvonne has been recognized for her work not only in school reform but for her activism in immigration. Yvonne writes a bi-weekly column, "News Travels," for her hometown newspaper, The Antrim Guardian, and contributes to IrishCentral.
Mike Farragher has been covering Irish and Irish American music and arts with The Irish Voice and IrishCentral since 1997. He has lectured extensively on the creative writing process and has authored a collection of humorous essays in the “This Is Your Brain on Shamrocks” series.
A multimedia journalist-editor by day an Irish dancer by night. On IrishCentral S.J. focuses on Irish dance and pop culture. She holds a dual bachelor's degree in communications and religious studies from Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y., and a master's degree in magazine, newspaper and online journalism from Syracuse University's SI Newhouse School of Public Communications.
Susan Byron has been a freelance writer with IrishCentral since 2010. Our resident expert on all aspects of travel relating to Ireland, Susan also runs the popular, independent, travel website, called Ireland’s Hidden Gem. She has written three best selling Irish travel guides and creates tailor made trips for people wishing to visit Ireland.
Daniel O'Carroll, 23, is a law graduate of UCC, Cork, Ireland. His interests include small business startups, surfing, and writing. He has been a contributor and a blogger with IrishCentral.com since interning there in 2010.
Debbie McGoldrick is senior editor of the Irish Voice newspaper, where she has worked since 1991. She has covered immigration issues extensively and writes the paper’s Green Card advice column. She is also the editor of the Voice’s annual Irish Legal 100 and Irish Education 100 issues.
Cian has run the Sports-Central blog on Irish Central since February of 2011. He covers all things from both sides of the Atlantic to appease all Irish sports fans.
A future Graduate of Griffith College Cork who will earn his degree in 2012.
Fahey is also a contributor to the Guardian's NFL coverage, a featured columnist (and former full-time on-call writer) at Bleacherreport as well as lead writer for the website FFBLife. He is an avid NFL, NBA, soccer and rugby fan while enjoying most sports. Suffers from a severe twitter addiction also which, ironically, figures to prove fatal to his social life.
Ed lives in the US and has been writing articles and opinion pieces as a conservative/liberterian for years.
Topics include: Energy independence, questioning the science behind global warming, secure borders, 2nd amendment rights, smaller government and the many great Irish influencers of yesterday and today.
Ed's columns have been linked to or appeared in various publications such as WSJ, NY Daily News, NY Post, Washington Times, Des Moines Register, USA Today, India Times, AMAC, and many other publications throughout the USA and world. Ed is often a guest on radio stations in Europe and the USA and is a guest on Fox News.
As a staff writer for IrishCentral since September 2011, Kerry helps to build daily editorial content for the site.
Before graduating from Marist College in 2011 with a degree in English & Writing, Kerry worked at Business & Finance Magazine in Dublin, Ireland and BBC America in New York City. She also served as Web Editor for Marist's student-run newspaper 'The Circle.'
Molly was formerly the Deputy Editor of IrishCentral and a reporter for the websites sister print publication, the Irish Voice. While assisting in all editorial aspects of the website, Molly regularly brought the latest in breaking Irish news from New York City.
A journalism graduate of Dublin City University, Molly worked in broadcast and print media in Ireland before embarking on her career with IrishCentral in New York.
A graduate of the Washington Ireland Program, Molly is a regular contributor to print publications in Ireland and has been published in the Sunday Business Post and the Irish Examiner.
John has been with IrishCentral from the beginning. He brought with him his unique and comprehensive Northern Ireland news service, Newshound, which he founded in 1996.
American born and raised, but has lived in Ireland since 1991, he writes a regular blog on life in Ireland, and Irish / Irish American history combining these with an occasional piece on Ireland's economy or businesses.
Laura Bryn is an undergraduate at Dartmouth College, majoring in English with a concentration in Creative Writing and minoring in Studio Art. Laura Bryn has been a staff writer for The Dartmouth, Dartmouth's daily independent student newspaper, since 2009, and became a news editor in 2010. She also studied abroad at Trinity College Dublin in the fall of 2011.
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