- His parents wanted him to be a priest.
- John Lennon is his hero.
- Went to boarding school and hated it.
- First began working as a music manager at the age of 15 with heavy rock group Time Machine.
- Had his breakthrough when he spotted and recruited singer Johnny Logan who went on to win the Eurovision Song Contest.
- Managed Boyzone, Girls Aloud and Westlife.
- Won the 2009 Mayo Man of the Year award.
- Had a hair transplant in 2011.
- Maureen Walsh — Mother
- Frank Walsh — Father