Rory Fitzgerald is a journalist and lawyer. He lives on the south coast of Ireland and writes primarily for British, Irish and American periodicals.

He is interested in the ferment where things meet: America and Europe; science and religion; human rights and democracy. He has lived in the US, Australia and throughout Europe, but is now happily ensconced in an old Irish farmhouse with his wife and children.

He has written for The Boston Globe, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Irish Times, The Irish Examiner, The Jerusalem Post, The Tablet, Newsday, Irish Voice, The Irish Catholic, The Jewish Chronicle, The Christian Science Monitor, The International Herald Tribune and many other publications.

His work has also been featured in the online editions of The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine, USA Today, BBC World, The Business Insider, AOL News, The Week, Business Exchange and on various radio outlets.

He is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, the NUJ and the Religion Newswriters Network.

As a journalist, he focuses on law, business, politics and religious affairs, but he also writes interviews and features on family life. As a lawyer, he has worked in Dublin, Brussels and Melbourne. He has expertise in criminal law, EU law, civil litigation and the law of armed conflict. He is currently writing a book on the lasting repercussions of the Great War. He blogs on The Huffington Post.

Rory is on twitter @roryfitzgerald