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.
Mary Raftery, the Irish journalist behind "States of Fear" and "Behind the Walls," is remembered today on the anniversary of her death.
Seventeen-year-old Irish girl was the first over 12 million who sailed past the Statue of Liberty and arrived in New York City.
If you listen to the lyrics of U2's "New Year's Day," you'll hear it was one of their earliest political messages.
As sunlight hits the back of this Neolithic passage tomb every year it's as though our ancestors of 5,000 years ago are reaching out to us.
It's believed that this Irish immigrant Jane Toppan's tale is the stuff of nightmares. This Irish nurse is believed to have killed over 100 patients.
More first responders have died since 2001 than were killed on Sept 11 and sadly that number continues to rise. Their message? Never forget
Despite being voted a “Protected Structure”, Maureen O’Hara’s dearest wish to see the beloved Galway cottage restored can not happen with the owner’s involvement and actions from the Council.
Irish American child prodigy, 17-year-old Haley Richardson’s performance shines during the summer run of the iconic Irish dance show ahead of its 25th anniversary