Media Mentions

An attempt to keep track of mentions and appearances on other parts of the web, as well as in traditional media. Listings are in reverse chronological order.

December 2017

Talk Radio Europe
“Spain’s largest English speaking radio network, broadcasting to approx half a million listeners.” I was a guest on their Daybreak show. Listen here.

November 2017

Meanwhile In Ireland
Hugely popular Facebook page shared one of my videos.

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The Irish Times
Wrote an article for one of the biggest newspapers in Ireland: My laptop has allowed me to work in 45 countries in 7 years. It was featured on the front page of their website (screenshot below).

Beat 102-103
Interviewed on Irish radio. Listen here.

Kilkenny People
Featured in this article: Kilkenny man’s video about quitting his job and travelling the world goes viral

May 2017

Manager Magazin (Germany)
Featured in this article: Mit Dem Laptop Um Die Welt (PDF download)

March 2017

The Sunday Tribune (India)
Featured in this article: Taking the road not travelled

December 2016

Guest Speaker at Nomad City, Gran Canaria

May 2016

Irish Travel Media Awards
Winner of “Best Use Of Video By An Irish Travel Blogger,” specifically for this video (~35,000 views):

July 2015

RTE Radio 1
Interviewed live by Brendan O’Connor on Ireland’s biggest radio station.
20,000+ views for an article I wrote: 29 things I learned from travelling around the world without flying

June 2015

The Huffington Post
Named one of Ireland’s top travel bloggers in Janet Newenham’s article: Ireland’s Top 10 Travel Bloggers

August 2014

The Huffington Post
Mentioned and linked in Ruairí McKiernan’s article: 10 Great Options If You Didn’t Get the College Course You Wanted

August 2013

Waterford News & Star
Claire Quinn wrote up a nice full-page feature article about my travels, entitled “Niall’s round the world adventure… without wings!” You can see a pic of the article here.

Back on again with my hometown radio station, this time giving Aoibhin Fallon an update on my travels on Noctor ’til Six.

March 2013

My hometown radio station. I chatted live with Ian Noctor on his popular evening show about my adventures traveling around the world without flying.

August 2012

Irish Examiner
My second feature article for the Examiner, focused on the travel lifestyles of Irishmen Benny Lewis and Johnny Ward. You can read the article here on the Examiner website, or check the original, unedited version on the blog: The Fascinating Lifestyles of Ireland’s New Rich.

May 2012

Cork’s RedFM
I chatted with a DJ on to this popular Cork radio station to discuss my trip around the world without flying. Thanks to Jonathan Gold for getting in touch and setting up the whole thing.

The Irish Sun
Off the back of my Examiner article (see below), I was contacted my The Irish Sun and they subsequently wrote this piece about my travels. Many thanks to Aoife Finneran for all her work on the article.

Irish Examiner
The Examiner kindly featured an article I wrote summing up the first six months of my trip around the world without flying. Huge thanks to Siobhan Cronin for the opportunity. You can read the article here on the Examiner website, or check the original, unedited version on the blog: Diary of a Dream Chaser.

February 2012

CBC Radio One
Thanks to my article about flirting with 100+ women in two weeks in Amsterdam, I was invited to chat with DNTO’s Sook-Yin Lee about what I learned from the experience. You can listen to their special Valentine’s Day show here. I’m on at the 35:45 mark. Thanks to Sara Tate for arranging the interview.

December 2011

While in Zürich I was interviewed by a French/German TV magazine show about minimalism. You can watch the interview here, in French. For those of you who don’t speak French, just assume everything I say in that video is incredibly insightful and intelligent.

March 2011

NBC Handelsblad
This Dutch national newspaper ran a story about minimalism in which I was featured. If you understand Dutch, you can read the story online here (thanks to Vincent for the link).

February 2011

Today FM
I was invited on to the Ray D’Arcy Show, one of the most widely listened to radio shows in Ireland, to talk about minimalism (in particular, they wanted to know more about me owning less than 60 things). I managed to nab a recording of the chat I had with Mr. D’Arcy. Here’s the mp3.