Niall is the Founder of IrishCentral as well as of Irish America Magazine and the Irish Voice Newspaper. He is also responsible for publishing IrishCentral.com community newspaper and The Irish Emigrant newspaper, in Boston.
He founded the Wall Street 50 awards, the Top 100 Irish Americans, the Business 100 and more recently the Top 50 Women in Business and the Irish Legal 100 awards.
Niall was awarded an honorary doctorate by University College Dublin for his work on the Irish peace process, which was a subject of a book, "Daring Diplomacy" and a PBS Special, "An Irish Voice."
For a country that has had such a long and painful history of emigration, the growth in racism and hate crimes over the past couple of years has been unprecedented.
John Hume, a hero of the peace process in Northern Ireland, celebrates his birthday on January 18.
John McCarthy was the son of a penniless Irish immigrant from Kerry and maybe the most important Irish American you never heard of.
Patrick Finucane’s murder in 1989 will forever loom over the North’s Troubles. Now his son is taking up his father’s causes.
Meghan’s race and nationality clearly have a lot to do with the prejudice.
"Why is our Irish Government treating the peoples of Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Libya, and Yemen as enemies of Ireland when we are supposed to be a ‘neutral’ country?”
Sending the murderous mob was the fatal mistake that drove Irish opposition to Britain to new heights.
Irish government deferred their commemoration of the Royal Irish Constabulary, the Irish police force who kept the peace for the British from 1822 to 1922.
While we could name 1,000 things to do before you die in Ireland (we could name a 1,000 just in Northern Ireland alone), here are the top ten things to do in the Emerald Isle before you pass.