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.
Imagine gifting a thatched cottage in County Galway, with room for horses, to someone this December. Wow!
Hero Brendan Kelly survived two mass shootings said his training kicked in as once again he saved lives at the Borderline, LA massacre.
First of its kind tracking poll shows the majority of Republic of Ireland residents are in favor of a United Ireland and there should be an all-island citizens assembly established.
With 70 million Diaspora worldwide and a passion for telling a good story, it’s little wonder the Irish love genealogy. Stay tuned to IrishCentral for daily stories on connecting to your Irish roots.
The head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, asked for “forgiveness” of the people of Ireland for the sexual and physical abuse, work exploitation and treatment of mothers and children in Ireland.
Pope Francis celebrates the final Mass of the World Meeting of Families 2018, in Phoenix Park Dublin, before a crowd of hundreds of thousands.
Republican Senator John McCain has passed away aged 81 after a battle with brain cancer. Tributes from leaders across the globe have poured in for the life-long US public servant and Vietnam hero.
Irish singer, now called Magda Davitt, famously protested against the Catholic Church, on SNL in 1992 and her protest against the “nest of devils” continues.
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!