Richard McCullough graduated from Queen's University Belfast in 1996 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a postgraduate diploma in Music Technology. Since then, he has been working as a sound engineer, based in Dublin and his music recording credits include Riverdance, Donal Lunny, The Chieftains, The Corrs, The Cranberries, Duke Special and The Frames. He has also worked on many film score recordings such as "The General", "The Boxer", "Agnes Browne" and many others. He occasionally writes original music for theatre, radio and TV and is a founder member of Dublin-based ensemble "3epkano" which specialises in performing live, original contemporary scores to classic silent movies. Richard has been involved in a number of prize-winning radio documentary and drama productions since joining RTE full-time in 2005.