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Niall O'Flynn
Writer / Director / Producer 
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Television Producer/Director, Dublin
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Niall O'Flynn
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Senior Producer/Director, RTÉ Television (2004 - 2012).
  • Series Producer/Director, Outside Broadcast Sport (2005 – 2012).
  • PPI National Radio Award Winner: “News Coverage, 2001”
    (Executive Producer of RTÉ Radio’s coverage of 9/11 attacks)
  • Prix Europa Shortlisted Producer/Director
    (Shortlisted for the Leargas Irish language documentary, “Beckham Or Bust”, 2004)
  • Bestselling author, “Ireland’s Olympians – Beijing & Beyond” (2008)
    (Shortlisted for Sports Book Of The Year, 2008)
  • Series Producer/Director/Writer, “Ireland’s Olympians” TV series (2008)
    (Critically acclaimed series on the science of sport.)
  • Assistant News Editor, RTÉ News (1997-1999)
  • Editor, 2FM News (1997-1999)
  • Series Producer/Editor, Five Seven Live, RTÉ Radio One (1999-2003)
  • News Editor/Deputy News Editor, The Evening Press (1990-1995)
  • RTE Away Team Leader, Winter Olympics, 2006, Paralympics 2004 & 2008.
  • Producer/Director:
    “GOLD: The Ronnie Delany Story” (2006)
    “Bernard’s Big Year: Bernard Dunne’s 2009” (2009)
    “Walk, Don’t Run: The Olive Loughnane Story” (2009)
    “RIC – The Forgotten Force” (Leargas, 2004)

  • TV Producer/Reporter/Commentator -
    (Olympic Games, Beijing 2008, Soccer World Cup, Germany, 2006 & multiple World & European sporting events.)
  • Journalist – RTE, Irish Times, Irish Press
    (Professional journalist for 25 years, covering major news and sports events in Ireland and overseas, working in the Middle East, the USA, Europe and the U.K., as Acting London Editor of the Irish Press Group.)
  • B.A. Degree, Economics & English
  • Worked with two national charities, GOAL and the Asthma Society.
  • Represented Ireland, Leinster and Dublin as a sportsman.

Driving License: Yes
Awards:
  • Ireland's Olympians (Niall O'Flynn, 2008), shortlisted for Irish Sports Book of The Year, 2008
  • 'Beckham Or Bust' (RTE, Leargas, 2004), shortlisted for a Prix Europa.
  • PPI Radio Award, "Best News Coverage, 2001" - For RTE Radio coverage of 9/11 attacks
Niall O'Flynn - Related News Items
- 24 Jun 2008 ‘Ireland’s Olympians’ On RTE Two
Key Credits
2011 - The Titanic Experience, Cobh | Writer/Producer
Keith Farrell
2011 - World Boxing Championships | Producer/Editor
RTÉ
2011 - European Showjumping Championships | Producer/Director
RTÉ
2010 - From Russia With Glove | Producer/Director/Writer
RTÉ
2010 - European Boxing Championships | Producer/Director
RTÉ
2009 - European Athletics Championships | Editor
RTÉ
2009 - World Equestrian Games | Producer/Editor
RTÉ
2009 - Bernard’s Big Year: Bernard Dunne - World Champion | Producer/Director
RTÉ
2009 - Walk, Don’t Run: The Olive Loughnane Story | Producer/Director
RTÉ
2008 - Ireland's Olympians | Producer/Director/Writer
RTÉ
2006 - GOLD: The Ronnie Delany Story | Producer/Director/Writer
RTE
IFTN Filmography
2007 - The Ronnie Delany Story
Dir: Niall O'Flynn
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