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.
This weekend Killorglin, in County Kerry, celebrates the annual 2018 Puck Fair, a fun family festival with oodles of entertainment but this County Kerry party weekend has its roots in Ireland's pagan past.
The internet has fallen head over heals in love with the County Meath star Pierce Brosnan and his public displays of affection for his wife of 25 years… It’d make your heart swell!
Ask anyone! There’s nowhere better in the world than Dublin when the sun shines in the summer. The streets are abuzz there’s always something to do and the possibilities are endless.
Rescued! All 12 Thai boys and soccer coach have been brought to safety thanks to anonymous donor of oxygen tank valves all the way from County Limerick.
Images of the first recorded eclipse were carved into stone cairns at Loughcrew in Meath over 5,000 years ago by the ancient Irish.
Amazing gold treasure found in “chance discovery” by civilian in County Donegal eight years after a necklace was found in the dumpster.
Family who have owned Missouri Irish market since 1887 say the political climate and anti-immigrant rhetoric in Donald Trump's America is to blame for this "level of hate" for their Irish heritage.
America’s most famous Irish son loved all things English, but isn’t it his Irish roots that matter?
Irish immigrants arrive home to vote in their thousands as Ireland makes history, with a once in a lifetime referendum on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution.
Thinking about moving to Ireland? Westport is the best of Ireland - a small town with a massive community feeling, wild countryside and a fierce social scene.