Friday December 6, 2019

A journalist and editor who changed Ireland

The late John Mulcahy, whose magazine Hibernia reflected and chronicled the turbulent and transformative 1960s and 1970s, leaves behind a rich journalistic legacy

16th September, 2018
John Mulcahy: fearless attitude

The death of John Mulcahy brings to an end a most remarkable journalistic and editorial career. Mulcahy was among the most significant journalistic and editorial influences on 20th-century Ireland. In his time he launched Hibernia magazine, the Sunday Tribune, the Digger and the Phoenix. He also owned the Irish Arts Review.

Born in Australia, he came to Ireland as a small child and until his death last week, aged 86, he continued his editorial involvement....

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