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.
On July 15, 1899, former Irish Taoiseach Seán Lemass was born in Dublin. We celebrate the legacy of the Irish World War II leader.
Dermot McEvoy explains how Irish music helped teach him about the significance of Orangemen's Day, July 12.
On this day Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa, the Irish Fenian leader and member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood, died in Staten Island, NY.
President Kennedy's “Ich Bin Ein Berliner” has echoed as a clarion call for freedom ever since.
Dermot McEvoy takes a look at the many Dublin addresses of famous Irish writer James Joyce.
IrishCentral talked with Larry Kirwan about "Rebel in the Soul," a play about Ireland's Mother and Child scheme.
One of the 1916 Easter Rising's stranger episodes. Thomas Kent did not go out to fight. The British came to him, looking for trouble.
Éamonn Ceannt was among the 16 men executed for their involvement with the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland.
Dublin native Michael Mallin prophetically said during the Easter Rising, "We will all be dead in a short time.”
Seán Heuston's men held a tactical position for more than two days during the 1916 Easter Rising.