John Hume was almost the forgotten man on one of the biggest days in Irish history, recalls Niall O'Dowd.
Ireland has grabbed the mantle of good sense and sensibility when it comes to vaccination.
"The sting of such a major pedophile scandal will penetrate very deeply into the Irish establishment."
A new book by a former British Ambassador to Ireland reveals shocking examples of Margaret Thatcher’s ignorance on Irish issues.
Niall O'Dowd, on his first visit home to Ireland since the pandemic, marvels at the heatwave captivating the country.
Niall O'Dowd was on the first full Aer Lingus flight from New York to Dublin this week as entry requirements in Ireland were finally rolled back.
On this day, July 20, in 1969, Neil Armstrong took "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Ireland watched from afar with bated breath.
The greatest tribute I can pay Frank McCourt is that he never lost the run of himself (that's Irish for getting too big for his boots).
Families of the victims of the British forces or the IRA have been told there will be no further prosecutions. It is the best decision.
Ireland largely threw its support behind Italy as it took on England in the Euro 2020 final.
Documents reveal the British thinking in relation to the IRA ceasefire, the Adams visa, the MacBride Principles, and appointment of Mitchell as special envoy.
Coming home from New York for the ultimate interview with the maestro, on The Late Late Show, I felt like Napoleon marching on Russia but I was in national treasure's hands.
Is there racism in America? Is the Pope a Catholic? Obviously, the answer to both questions is yes.
Amid allegations of deals and double deals Irish-born PR guru Declan Kelly and his company, Teneo, have been facing intense media scrutiny. Who or what is behind the onslaught?
The fireworks, the celebration; it was the first time I felt at home in America and that I knew I would always return.
Was it fallout from a disputed oil company $57 billion dollar deal that led to Teneo being targeted?
The Irish American President would never "see Old Shannon’s face again," but he would also never be forgotten by those who witnessed his visit in June 1963.
He was among the top public relations men in America employing over 1,200 staff worldwide but Irish-born Declan Kelly has had a catastrophic fall from grace.
Unionist writ no longer runs like it used to in the North as Sir Jeffrey Donaldson will doubtless discover if he forces an election.
Niall O'Dowd remembers his father Donal ahead of Father's Day 2021.
One can only imagine the frustration of that great and good man Pope Francis, as he views what his roughshod renegades in the American Catholic right have now wrought.
"In the current climate, experience is everything. Eric Adams should be New York City’s next mayor."
Joe Biden’s first visit abroad as President was to Britain. Even before he got there he paved a way to preserve the peace in Northern Ireland.
There is a three-month waiting list in top Dublin restaurants for patrons who wish to dine outside following the opening up of the bar and restaurant sector in Ireland on Monday.
Niall O’Dowd, the founder of IrishCentral, shares an extract from his new book, "A New Ireland: How Europe's Most Conservative Country Became Its Most Liberal"
These are the Irish songs to get the party started
Danny Boy: The history behind Ireland's most famous ballad
Maureen O’Hara’s marriages and loves: The good, the bad and the ugly
COVID live updates: More than 2k new cases reported on island of Ireland today
Irish bride and groom brought to tears by surprise "Stand By Me" performance
Tributes paid to priest, bus driver killed in Cork road accident
Lodge at Ashford Castle - there’s nothing quiet about Cong
The family history of Celtic Aer: a charming Irish import store in Westchester County
Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden, Galway