This Edinburgh born, Belfast bred journalist was educated from primary to post-graduate diploma level via Dundela Primary School, Strandtown Primary School, Methodist College Belfast, Queen's University Belfast and the University of Ulster.
He passed several exams along the way and now holds a BSocSci in Political Science, a Post Graduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism (pass with distinction) and a junior athletics certificate in trampolining.
His interests include crime fiction, classic cars, loud rock music and the (mis)fortunes of Aston Villa Football Club.
A lifelong dog-lover, David has recently had his head turned by his one-eyed rescue cat, Lola.
Comedian Richard Herring returns to Ireland next month on his Oh Frig, I'm 50! tour. David Roy quizzed the top stand-up, writer and podcaster about celebrating half a century of existence and his current state of relative contentment
Today Paloma Faith – SSE Arena, Belfast Gareth Dunlop – The Mandela Hall, QUBSU, Belfast Secret Sisters – The Empire, Belfast Ger Wolfe, Inni-K – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast The Whileaways – Courtyard Theatre, Antrim Saturday March 24 David Kitt – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast Rews, The Sea, Close By – McHugh’s, Belfast Autre Monde, Gross Net, Invaderband – Sandinos, Derry Warrior Soul – Diamond Rock Club, Ahoghill Eleanor McEvoy – Ranfurly House, Dungannon Edelle Mcmahon, The Mad Dalton etc – Jam In The Mournes, St Mary’s Hall, Newcastle Tuesday March 27 MO, Blue Americans –The Mandela Hall, QUBSU, Belfast Hudson Taylor – The Elmwood Hall, Belfast Adrian Nation, Gary Lutton, John Tracey – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast Wednesday March 28 Gary Numan, Nightmare Air – The Limelight, Belfast Thursday March 29 Jess Klein – American Bar, Belfast Friday March 30 Maverick – The Limelight 2, Belfast Madison Beer, Kara Marni – Oh Yeah, Belfast Wynona Bleach etc – Sandinos, Derry Saturday March 31 Acid Age, Cursed Sun, False Solution etc – Bloodstock: Metal 2 The Masses, The Limelight 2, Belfast, 4.