Níal is a musician and writer with a background in business and law and a huge amount of experience in creative and business-driven fields, from music, television and radio to urban regeneration.
As a member of Irish band Delorentos, Níal has recorded and released four albums and toured in Ireland, the UK, Europe, United States and Russia.
His scripts for TV and radio have been produced and broadcast on both RTE and BBC. He also runs a regular showcase for Irish creative talent (the Monthly General Meeting) and produces the Weekly General Meeting podcast.
Níal also spent six years working on Europe's biggest Regeneration Project, on everything from projects and contracts to economic development and public engagement.
Nial once snuck into the 'Saturday Night Live' offices using just his Irish passport and a spot of belligerence