Niall is the only Irish member of One Direction, hailing from Mullingar, in Westmeath
Ireland, the 17-year-old was a student at Coláiste Mhuire in Mullingar before auditioning for
the X-Factor in Dublin.
Known as the funny one of the group, Niall admits to being a fan of Irish boy band Westlife,
and also Take That and Enz Inc on his Facebook page.
As well as being a talented singer, Niall also plays the guitar and lists his interests as “Having
a laugh” and “enjoying every minute” of life as a boy band member.