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.
Drunk babies, crude sex acts, drugs and booze. Most Irish people decide to just grin and bear it.
“Affleck writes, directs and stars as Prohibition era Boston Irish gangster Joe Coughlin who, when he’s not shooting people, moonlights as a good guy.”
"It’s far better to be born with a silver spoon in your mouth, that way you can barrel through life like a hog though a ballet...America’s establishment has never dared to tell us that story so openly before because they are smart and anticipate blowback if not outright revolution."
“What emerged shocked seasoned political reporters and much of Washington to its core.”
Arteries were cut that curtailed access, tourist growth and commerce.
"He didn’t really look Ziggy Stardust, Thin White Duke, Aladdin Sane or any one of his fabulous ground breaking personas...he mostly looked like a sort of tweedy English gentlemen."
This week the Irish Times, in their questionable wisdom, published an ‘alt-right’ glossary or field guide.
Legendary film director Martin Scorsese has spent two decades preparing to bring his latest film, Silence, to the big screen. Enlisting the star power of Ireland’s Liam Neeson and Ciaran Hinds, the film’s two young heroes are played by Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver.
Ireland's footprint on the world’s stage is impressively outsized. For a country about the size of the state of Indiana, it’s impact and international reach should be a source of pride for all of us.
"Being Irish, we know all about forced attempts to make us conform and speak English, or we should."