Frances joined IrishCentral in early 2015 shortly after arriving in New York from County Kildare. Working first as assistant editor, she became the editor of IrishCentral in August 2018.
A graduate of Dublin City University and Trinity College Dublin, she had worked in Irish-language media and research before moving to the US and was awarded two national student media awards for Irish-language journalism while studying in DCU and Trinity. She also teaches Irish with the Irish Arts Center and previously taught with Fordham University.
Arthur Guinness, the man who invented Guinness and put Dublin's St. James' Gate Brewery on the map, sadly died on this day in 1803.
Learn the secret behind the great taste of Irish butter along the banks of the River Lee.
Paddy the Pigeon was the fastest bird to deliver the news that the Allied forces had landed.
Throughout the Brexit deal talks, the issue of the Irish border has been a constant cause for concern and debate. This BBC video shows why a hard border is just not an option.
Not the ideal tourist spot for all, but a life-changing experience for some.
The Viking invasions of Ireland have had a lasting impact on the genetic makeup of Irish people.
Would it be hard to move to Ireland? From visas to taxes to how expensive it is to live there, we have all the information you need on how to move to Ireland.
Irish filmmaker reaches out to Irish emigrants with a beautiful “whistle stop tour of Ireland.”
Christmas Eve busking on Grafton Street in Dublin is one of our favorite Irish Christmas traditions.
Hannah Redlich performs Irish dance to the iconic Christmas song “Carol of the Bells.”