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.
Dermot McEvoy explains how Irish music helped teach him about the significance of Orangemen's Day, July 12.
President Kennedy's “Ich Bin Ein Berliner” has echoed as a clarion call for freedom ever since.
For the Irish in New York City there is relief in sight, and it comes in the shape of Myers of Keswick.
Dermot McEvoy explores Irish writer James Joyce's death and why he is buried in Zurich.
Tierney’s romance with JFK was sizzling.
Dermot McEvoy takes a look at the many Dublin addresses of famous Irish writer James Joyce.
May is Jewish American Heritage Month in the US. We reflect on the important role that Jewish man Michael Noyk played for Irish revolutionary leader Michael Collins.
Remembering Ernie O’Malley on his 122nd birthday—A man of action, letters, notebooks, papers and great quotes, with a keen interest in the arts and the humanity of man.
The early 1960s hit movie A Hard Day’s Night is not only the Fountain of Youth but a cheeky tribute to the Liverpudlian quarter, The Beatle's Irish heritage
One of the more obscure, and tragic, stories of Easter Week concerns Abraham Weeks, a London Jew on-the-run who found himself in Dublin just as Easter Week was beginning.