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."
Recounting my childhood "rite of passage" in Northern Ireland with schoolmate and fellow altar boy Eddie Holt some sixty years ago, before The Troubles.
Charles Stewart Parnell was an Irish nationalist politician and one of the most powerful figures in the British House of Commons in the 1880s.
Momentous events were occurring this week one hundred years ago as Ireland was split apart. But now, more than ever, the winds of change are blowing.
President Biden hit it out of the park during his address to Congress on Wednesday night and it is clear after 100 days this is a devout Catholic and his philosophy is shaped by that.
"Politicians earning cheap headlines and passing bills that insist birth sex is the only criteria that undermine its complexity."
In a sensational move, President Joe Biden has formally declared the Turkish massacre of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915 and 1916 as genocide. Many will draw parallels with the Irish famine and ask if that was genocide too.
Dr. Martin Tobin's expert and masterful testimony was key in finding George Floyd's murderer Derek Chauvin guilty, says the NY Times and Washington Post.
It is one of the most significant and beloved Irish songs ever written but “I’ll Take You Home Kathleen” is not of Irish origin.
President of Sinn Féin Mary Lou McDonald has apologized to the British Royal family for the murder of Lord Mountbatten by the IRA.
Niall O'Dowd recounts his grandfather's Easter Monday experience the day the 1916 Uprising began in Ireland