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."
Maureen O'Hara, the star of The Quiet Man, sued Confidential magazine in 1957 for libel after they ran a story about her engaging in an affair at a Hollywood theater.
"The Quiet Man" actor John Wayne died on June 11, 1979, and his co-star and dear friend Maureen O'Hara had a beautiful story to tell.
John Hume, hero of the peace process in Northern Ireland, died at the age of 83 last Monday.
The song seems to jump randomly between Carrickfergus and Kilkenny in southern Ireland, but it actually doesn’t.
John Hume was almost the forgotten man on one of the biggest days in Irish history, recalls Niall O'Dowd.
Mark Hamill will headline the Irish Americans for Joe Biden virtual rally on August 6.
John Hume, a hero of the peace process in Northern Ireland, passed away in Derry on August 3, 2020.
We are within 100 days of the 2020 presidential election, and dread filled days they will be.
Since John F. Kennedy's assassination, no Catholic has been close to becoming US president again.
Regis Philbin, Notre Dame fan and son of Ireland, died on Saturday at the age of 88.