Ruaile Buaile


niallA native of Westmeath and living on the outskirts of Kilbeggan, Niall plays the acoustic guitar and is the joint lead vocalist in the group. Niall now twenty one years of age, discovered his love for music at a young age and began playing guitar at the age of thirteen. He then started singing in front of crowds at the age of sixteen. Niall reached the final of The All Ireland Talent Show in 2011 with his friend, Kathryn Nea which is the Irish equivalent of the X factor where they sang on live national television through a series of live shows to get voted into the final. Niall also is a keen traditional Irish music player, playing the Banjo and Mandolin. Niall has won 4 underage comhaltas ceoltoiri county banjo titles, 3 madolin and 3 guitar accompaniment titles. Niall is renowned for his unique style of singing which is very different and mature to others. Niall is also currently studying Primary School teaching in Mary Immaculate college, Limerick.