Niall is the Founder of IrishCentral as well as of Irish America Magazine and the Irish Voice Newspaper. He is also responsible for publishing IrishCentral.com community newspaper and The Irish Emigrant newspaper, in Boston.
He founded the Wall Street 50 awards, the Top 100 Irish Americans, the Business 100 and more recently the Top 50 Women in Business and the Irish Legal 100 awards.
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."
There will be a new movie out soon about politics in Washington. It will be called “Mama, They Shrunk the Speaker.”
“Amendment provides an approach to presidential succession which allows for an effective transfer of power in all cases of presidential inability.”
“Martin McGuinness grabbed me in a bear hug. “We did it,” he said, referring to the president coming to Ireland.”
“In the Age of Trump a terrorist incident of major magnitude here would cause widespread attempts to abandon civil liberties and demonize communities.”
Heavens to Betsy, who would ever dream... In fact, they have been doing it to Americans for a century.
Last week's decision to block a group of LGBT military veterans from the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade was the last dying kick of the old and bitter guard of Irish Americans.
The US President "is already proving an impossible act, a high wire presidency that either befuddles bedevils, bedazzles or scares the bejesus out of you."
Raise a glass and impress your friends with your knowledge of this Irish blessing this St. Patrick's Day.
A 73-year-old man tells the story of how his mother, pregnant with him, was taken from home and sent to Tuam.
"If the Nazis did it we’d be outraged and talk of genocide would swirl. The Irish did it to themselves. We have no excuses."