Broadcaster, documentary maker and producer. He co-hosts the podcast and live event series Soundings
in the UK & Ireland with Irish musician Lisa Hannigan and for five years worked with Other Voices festival, presenting interviews with artists for
The Guardian.com and RTÉ Radio One. He has presented and reported on music, arts and history programmes for RTÉ Two and RTÉ Radio One and in 2015 produced his first
RTE Radio 1 – Documentary on One feature The Murderer, Me and My Family Tree.
In 2008 he directed Roll Up Your Sleeves, a documentary about do-it-yourself counterculture while driving an American punk band around squatted social spaces in Europe in his Dad’s old Volkswagen Golf.
In addition to his broadcasting career Dylan has been a vocal advocate for arts through his membership of the board Project Arts Centre in Dublin, the Arts & Culture committee of the London Irish Centre, Science Gallery Dublin’s Leonardo Group and the curation team for Borris House Festival of Writing & Ideas in Carlow. In 2015 he was announced by the Arts Council of Ireland as the recipient of the Jerome Hynes Fellowship on the UK-based Clore Leadership Programme.
From 2009–10 he worked with Project Arts Centre to establish Exchange Dublin non-profit collective arts centre in Temple Bar and in 2012 he was curator of talks at the Dublin Theatre Festival, organising and hosting public events. Previously, from 2006 to 2010, Dylan turned his home in Deansgrange, The Hideaway House, into a non-profit music venue, started the Hide Away Records label and released the debut gold-selling album Here, Not There by Irish band Heathers.
In 2011 Dylan stood unsuccessfully as an independent candidate for the constituency of Dublin South East in the Irish general election advocating political reform, governmental transparency, social equality and increased focus on culture and creativity.