Dermot McEvoy was born in Dublin in 1950. For 25 years he was an editor/writer for Publishers Weekly magazine.
He is the author of five books including the novels "The 13th Apostle: A Novel of Michael Collins and the Irish Uprising," "Terrible Angel: A Novel of Michael Collins in New York," "Our Lady of Greenwich Village," and two nonfiction works: "Irish Miscellany" and "The Little Book of Irish Wisdom."
He lives in Jersey City, NJ.
The Irish got their nation, but they also got a Civil War.
Renowned Irish folk singer Liam Clancy died on December 4, 2009. We look back at the legendary singer's lifetime.
On this dark day, November 22, 1963: Irish American President John F Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas.
Joseph Mary Plunkett was a Dubliner, poet, the youngest of the 1916 signatories. Plunkett’s marriage just before his execution went down in history.
On this day, Nov 21, 1920, Michael Collins' squad "The Twelve Apostles" killed 14 British Secret Service Agents - a day which has gone down in history as "Bloody Sunday".
A look at William Pearse's life and his involvement alongside his brother Patrick during the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland.
Bet you can’t guess.
On November 1, 1920, 18-year-old medical student Kevin Barry was hanged in Mountjoy Prison.
The first official census recorded in Ireland's Free State took place in 1926, but the Irish government has now indicated that it won't be made available to the public until 2027.
Three of Ireland’s greats celebrate their birthdays on October 16.