Niall James Horan, born 13 September 1993 and is the only Irish member of the band. Niall was born in County Westmeath, Ireland. Niall has an older brother called Greg. Niall always enjoyed singing and was a member of the choir and played guitar form a young age. Niall loves ‘swing’ music, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Michael Buble. Niall Horan joined the pop sensation one direction as part of an audition on the XFactor in 2010.