Niall Stokes has been a longstanding champion of Irish music, most famously U2 in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s.
11 Facts About Niall Stokes
Niall Stokes was involved with The Music Show, an exhibition of the Irish music industry held in the RDS in October 2008.
Niall Stokes was Chairman of the Independent Radio and Television Commission between 1993 and 1998.
Niall Stokes has written several books, including Into the Heart: The Stories Behind Every U2 Song.
Niall Stokes graduated from University College Dublin with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Whilst in college, Stokes was a member of a band called Eyeless, alongside Neil Jordan.
Niall Stokes was a freelance writer for outlets such as The Irish Times before founding Hot Press.
Niall Stokes has appeared on the interactive music series The Raw Sessions.
Niall Stokes has appeared as a panellist on Questions and Answers.
Niall Stokes won Editor of the Year at the 2008 PPAI Magazine of the Year Awards.
Niall Stokes received an industry award at the 2009 Meteor Awards.