Columnist

Kevin Cullen

A columnist for the Metro section, Cullen previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. He was a member of the 2003 investigative team that won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse scandal. He is co-author of the New York Times best-seller “Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice.” His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

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Kevin Cullen

He’s hoping to do what his dad couldn’t — make it

By , Globe Staff

Sonny Driscoll is a recovering addict who watched his father die from heroin. Every day is a struggle, but he is no longer using or stealing and he wants to become a counselor.

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Unintended consequences on both sides of the Irish Sea

By , Globe Staff

The goal of the Sinn Fein party is to reunify the island of Ireland. But don’t hold your breath waiting for a border vote just yet.

KEVIN CULLEN

One immigrant’s shining story

By , Globe Columnist

Marta Quinonez looked skyward years ago and asked that a bright star land in the form of her son.

Kevin Cullen

Family on the front lines in battle against ALS

By , Globe Columnist

For 20 years, Ratt Kennedy has been taking care of others. Now his friends want to help take care of him.