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#Niall O'Dowd

# niall-odowd - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

FactCheck: Are there really only 10,000 undocumented Irish in the USA?

The oft-quoted figure of 50,000 undocumented Irish immigrants in the US has been disputed recently. Is it really much, much lower than that?

# niall-odowd - Monday 2 September, 2013

World Irish and Irish Central to merge into one website

Two million unique users visit both sites, offering the “potential for a super-site” for the Irish diaspora, Niall O’Dowd says.

# niall-odowd - Thursday 4 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# niall-odowd - Friday 31 May, 2013

Emigrant centre warned: Prioritise Irish interests or lose your state funding

Eamon Gilmore says the Irish International Immigration Center, which had an Irish J-1 student deported, has apologised.

# niall-odowd - Friday 24 May, 2013

Calls for inquiry after Irish immigrant centre gets J-1 student sent home

The Irish International Immigrant Centre in Boston reported an intern to US authorities after she got work in a bar.

# niall-odowd - Friday 10 February, 2012

IrishCentral announces new community newspaper division

The owner of IrishCentral, Niall O’Dowd, announced that the Home & Away and Irish Emigrant print newspapers have joined this new division.

# niall-odowd - Sunday 11 September, 2011

“I was due in the Pentagon”: High-profile Irish figures recall 9/11

“Where were you when you heard?” Some well-known Irish figures with a link to the US remember the moment they realised what had happened in New York – and what it meant to them.

# niall-odowd - Monday 11 July, 2011

Column: Why the Irish abroad threaten the status quo

US-based Irish publisher Niall O’Dowd says the Diaspora represents a financial, tourism and cultural juggernaut and yet is treated with ambivalence and disrespect – and its members made to feel less than Irish.

# niall-odowd - Monday 4 July, 2011

Column: Emigrants give plenty back to Ireland, so why can't we vote?

Politicians laugh off the fact that people are being forced to leave. They wouldn’t if they faced the consequences at the polls, writes Noreen Bowden.

# niall-odowd - Friday 1 July, 2011

O'Dowd withdraws as presidential candidate

The New York-based businessman said that his reasons for pulling out included finance and the fact the “dice is stacked” against an independent winning.

The 9 at 9: Friday

In today’s 9 at 9: Some good news as VAT is lowered; a twist in the Strauss-Kahn case; new developments in the Race for the Áras; and who is a “snotty Miss Fancy Pants”?

# niall-odowd - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In your Fix tonight: Threats to hospital services in Portlaoise, heartbreak for Conor Niland, and does Barack Obama have magical parenting powers?

# niall-odowd - Monday 20 June, 2011

Off the mark: Longford council backs Seán Gallagher’s presidential bid (...or does it?)

Has Dragons Den investor Sean Gallagher gotten off the mark in his quest to contest the Presidential Election?

# niall-odowd - Sunday 19 June, 2011

O'Dowd will seek support of Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil: report

The New York-based journalist and publisher will travel to Ireland this week to gauge support for a presidential run.

# niall-odowd - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Cox applies to join FG - while Niall O'Dowd "has the numbers" for presidential bid

Pat Cox has applied to become a member of the St Luke’s branch of Fine Gael, in his local Cork North Central area.

# niall-odowd - Thursday 5 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Taoiseach offers finder’s fee for job creation; Obama’s Croke Park gig is called off; Duck! A Potentially Hazardous Object heads for earth…sort of.

# niall-odowd - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Now you see him... Obama may only stay in Ireland for five hours

Initial reports from the White House show that President Obama is planning a very, very short stay in Ireland