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.
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?
On October 30, 2018, the notorious and much-feared mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger was killed in prison in West Virginia. As the FBI continues to investigate his death, we look back at the violent life of the infamous murderer.
America used to be defined by our brightest hopes, but that's all over. We live in the age of Donald Trump now.
Living in a landscape of light and darkness, it was easy for us to believe the living could encounter the dead on certain nights