Cahir O'Doherty is the longtime Arts Editor and Features 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.
Cahir is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Ulster.
In 2015 Cahir was awared the Silver Blogger of the Year award at Ireland's Digital Media Awards.
The Australian government is to send some of its longtime refugees to the United States, where it plans to resettle them.
Quirin was inspired to launch a search for his birth mother after viewing the film "Philomena".
As I get closer to the counter I have an inner dialogue with myself - should I tell her, should I not?
"Christmas was somewhere between happy and sad, where we all live, and between this world and the next."
In Joseph M. Hassett’s new study of the obscenity trials that greeted James Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses, he reminds us that prejudice was at the heart of its reception from the first.
"To govern well there can be no question of his intermingling private business with his public responsibilities as president. Unfortunately for the Republic, that’s not how Trump apparently sees it."
“Remarkable new film takes us back to an altogether different era, that of President John F. Kennedy and his young, soon to be a widow bride.”
Admit it, each Christmas you try a new gravy recipe, don’t you? With varying degrees of success too, right? How did your Irish grandmother ever make it look so easy?
"They say if you want to get the measure of a man, have a look at who his friends are. That may be true, but you’ll gain a much faster insight about him if you consider his enemies."
Director Brendan Byrne on his documentary and Sands’ background, philosophies, and the fateful decision he took to lead his fellow inmates on a hunger strike.