Family: Partner to poet, Maighread Medbh, two children Aonghus (9) and Fionn (7).
Hobbies: Gaelic games, writing, philosophy.
Career: Attended St Mel's Secondary School in Longford. BSc in Management from the College of Marketing and Design. Worked for several years as a freelance rock journalist with Hot Press. Sometime writer, poet and playwright for Play of the Week on RTE. Currently writing a book about transaction relationships on the Internet. Due for publication next April, its working title is The Caring Economy.
Why in the news?:His Internet services company, Nua, received a £5.3 million investment from Telecom Eireann this week. Much of the investment will go towards developing its Local Ireland site into a one-stop-shop for all things Irish on the Internet