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.
We look at his birth, the controversy surrounding his birth certificate.
Éamonn Ceannt was among a number of men executed on May 8, 1916, for their involvement in the 1916 Easter Rising.
Dermot McEvoy recalls being in New York City on September 11, and how one Irish woman's missing poster stood out to him.
As we quickly approach the sixth anniversary of Ireland's great poet's death it's good to note that “Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again” exhibition is open in Dublin until 2021.
Michael Collins' Communion photo unearthed in popular Dublin pub? Is this one of the earliest known photos of the Little Big Fellow.
On this day, August 22, 1922, Michael Collins was shot and killed during an ambush in Béal na mBláth, Co. Cork. We look back on the character of "The Big Fella" and his incredible life story on the anniversary of his death.
Emmet Dalton was with Michael Collins the day he died and was heavily involved in the establishment of Ardmore Studios which boosted the Irish Film Industry.
Does buried gold explain why Michael Collins was in West Cork on the day of his death?
On August 3, 1916, Roger Casement was executed in London for his role in the Easter Rising in Ireland. Here, learn about his unlikely friendship with John Devoy.
Dermot McEvoy explains how Irish music helped teach him about the significance of Orangemen's Day, July 12.