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 has been an increase in the ethnic Irish numbers to 34 million according to the census, but are the numbers correct?
Inspired by the new President of the United States I realize I have been overly modest in this era of “alternative facts.”
If you want a primer on how Sinn Fein has become the Irish political party with the best access in the U.S., look no further than the party’s reaction to the collapse of the Northern Irish power-sharing government last week.
Trump’ speech was straight off the campaign trail, but extra disturbing in the use of one phrase --America First, the 1930s fascist slogan.
"Soldier turned statesman, Martin McGuinness had excelled at both, and his extraordinary accomplishments give proof of that."
His impact was worldwide. It was certainly huge in Ireland. Indeed, we would never have seen the incredible changes in Northern Ireland.
Irish American Democrats will hold the wake to “lay to rest the year 2016, to mourn our loss and to honor the memory.”
Over 40 representatives of Irish immigration groups from across the US met at the Irish Embassy in Washington DC.
His great, beating heart finally gave up on Tuesday, January 10, with family and loved ones by his side. It would be a short trip to heaven for him.
McGuinness met with the North’s First Minister Arlene Foster in the early hours of Monday morning, but the two could not reach agreement on Foster standing aside.