Aidan is a specialist in current affairs, news, sports (especially soccer) and music.
Aidan's interests mirror his specialties - current affairs, soccer and alternative music. He is also a fan of local history, and long, long walks (without too many hills).
Aidan is a graduate of Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland, where he studied journalism. Subjects included use of language, news writing,feature writing,contemporary studies,radio,law, shorthand and typing.
Chapter written by Aidan featured in the book, 'Finglas - A Celebration' on Bono of U2. The book comprises pieces written by numerous authors on a variety of subjects about the historic north Dublin town.
Aidan has written for Phoenix, a weekly Irish current affairs magazine. The following is an excerpt from 'The Lenihan Dynasty,' a feature published in the magazine under the 'Pillars of Society' section.
Aidan was sports editor of The Dublin People newspaper in Dublin, Ireland for two years (2000-2002). He also wrote a regular soccer column for The Evening News & Tribune (Southern Indiana) from 2007 to 2013, and contributed to Vype High School sports magazine (Louisville, Kentucky) from 2008 to 2014.
Aidan runs a blog, Kick It, which covers soccer in southern Indiana and Kentucky. It also features relevant national and international soccer news.
Aidan has edited two local history books: 'Finglas - A Celebration' and 'The Silver Lining - a history of Kildonan Aerodrome.'