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Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Máirtín Ó Muilleoir is the publisher of the Belfast Media Group titles and of the Irish Echo in America.

He has been involved in journalism for over four decades and has penned columns for both that the Andersonstown News and the former daily Irish language newspaper Lá.

He is the author of several books in Irish and English including ‘Ceap Cuddles’ and ‘Belfast’s Dome of Delight’.

He has served in politics for Sinn Féin both in Belfast City Council and in the power-sharing Executive at Stormont. 

As co-founder of events company Aisling Events, he has hosted a range of transatlantic conferences including the Big Irish Campfire, the New York-New Belfast Conference and the Belfast International Homecoming.

He is the proud recipient of a Honorary Doctorate from Quinnipiac University in Connecticut, USA. 

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Salute to brave Ukraine as Irish 40 under 40 gather in New York
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Salute to brave Ukraine as Irish 40 under 40 gather in New York
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New York Irish legislators leader to step down from Assembly
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New York Irish legislators leader to step down from Assembly
Mike Cusick, the Staten Island Dem who served as Albany's point person on Irish affairs, is stepping back from political life. The President of the...

 

 

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