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.
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.
On this day, April 15, 1912, the Titanic sank. As we remember the anniversary of this tragedy, we take ourselves inside the Titanic with these sonar images.
On this day in 1926, a woman raised on Merrion Square in Dublin attempted to assassinate the Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini.
From servant roots to 21 children, and only one portrait! You may think you know the man behind Guinness but we bet you’ve never heard these facts.
What makes 34.7 million American’s tick the Irish box on the Census form? And what’s to become of Irish America?
3-D virtual reality reconstruction of national archive will allow public to walk through the destroyed building and explore the lost records.
Sadly, the star with County Cork roots, who most famously, played Frasier father Martin, in the TV sitcom, passed away.
Healing, aiding digestion, lowers blood pressure, prevents cancer, taste great with almost anything... Why do we eat them?