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.
Ireland's Jamie Dornan and Eve Hewson co-star in the $135 million-dollar new bow and arrow caper Robin Hood, released today, November 21.
How you feel about yourself can have a real impact on your country. No, hear me out, it really can. Everything connects. Your personal psychology affects your group psychology after all. Some psychologists call it the Starbucks factor.
This month The Irish Repertory Theatre in Manhattan are staging two Brian Friel one-act plays that explore love and the tales people tell themselves to make sense of their lives. It's the hottest new ticket off-Broadway.
It's doubtful you will ever see a more perfectly realized production of Irish playwright Samuel Beckett's signature play "Waiting For Godot" than the one that's currently being presented by Galway's celebrated Druid theatre at the Lincoln Center's White Light Festival this week.
The more you study the life of Irish rebel leader Patrick Pearse, the more elusive he becomes.
In Northern Ireland a woman who has been raped or abused can still receive a longer prison sentence than her rapist or abuser if she seeks to end the resulting unwanted pregnancy.
In "A Private War" Irish actor Jamie Dornan plays a journalist who risks his own life to bring us the truth about the war in Syria, in a triumphant new film that is a timely reminder of the enduring value of the free press.
It doesn't matter what I think of The Ferryman on Broadway because the London critics loved it and now the New York gatekeepers have given it their benedictions too.
Looking back on President Donald Trump's inauguration speech let us reflect one week on from a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue and as US military troops are being deployed to protect American from huddled masses.
Who polices the areas that the police can't? What kind of justice can you actually hope to receive there?