Kate Hickey joined the IrishCentral as Editor in 2010 while living in New York. She is IrishCentral's Managing Editor and Irish Correspondent, based out of Dublin.
She moved to New York having worked in various online and print publications following on from her MA in Journalism. Throughout her career in Ireland and in New York, Kate worked on publications such as The Irish Independent, The Irish Times, and New York Arts among others. Kate has also worked as a Spokeperson for the Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform and as a European Tour Manager for Education First.
Kate now lives in her hometown, Dublin City, where she is responsible for sourcing, commissioning and managing content of the site.
There’s no St. Patrick’s Day parade in the world quite like Dublin’s intimate carnival vibe and the marching bands of the USA seem to agree!
With over 40 events over five days in Dublin as the St. Patrick’s Festival brings the best of Ireland to the world.
Escape everyday life somewhere very special indeed – be pampered, eat, be merry, and reengage with what matters at Ballinwillin House Farm.
Pancake Tuesday is over it's time for 40 days of Lent but what's this Catholic tradition all about and is it still observed in modern Ireland?
Isn't every day Irish Whiskey Day?
Over a 50-year career, popular Irish actor David Kelly became a national treasure through his iconic roles in "Strumpet City" and "Waking Ned Devine."
Kicking off a celebration of Irish women in history and praising the Matron Saint of Ireland and Celtic goddess in the lead up to Feb 1.
Forget maca powder and goji berries, what about the nutrient-rich foods grown and raised in Ireland that are jam-packed with vital vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, and healthy enzymes? You won’t know yourself once you eat these gems.
Potatoes have healing powers: aids digestion, lowers blood pressure, prevents cancer, tastes great with steak and almost anything else.
Mary Raftery, the Irish journalist behind "States of Fear" and "Behind the Walls," is remembered today on the anniversary of her death.