Niall O’Dowd, founder and CEO of IrishCentral LLC announced today the launch of a new community newspaper division to expand the online company’s footprint in the Irish community. Mr. O’Dowd will be combining his Home & Away publication with Connell Gallagher’s The Irish Emigrant. Both publications will operate under IrishCentral and will continue to publish under their respective titles in both New York and Massachusetts. The Irish Emigrant based in Malden MA, has been the leading source for local Irish news servicing the NY and Boston community for over 17 years. Home & Away provides a similar publication in the New York metro area. The two companies will combine forces and expect to expand their product to the Irish Community outside The northeast in the near future.