Níall is currently a Dáil candidate for Galway West and a Councillor on Galway City Council.
- Elected Deputy Mayor of Galway City Council, June 2015
- Elected to Galway City Council, June 2009 and 2014
- Chairperson Labour Councillors Association, March 2011
- Owner of Claddagh and Celtic Jewellery Co
- Member of The Labour Party and Deputy Chairperson Labour Councillors Association. (Chair 2011 -2014)
- Member of Galway Roscommon Educational Training Board (GRETB), deputy chairperson GRETB finance committee.
- Member of Galway City Council 1st elected in 2009. Re-elected in 2014.
- Member of European Union Committee of Regions (COR) and Border Midlands Western Regional Authority.
- Member of Galway City Economic, Cultural Strategic Committee.
- Member of Galway City Planning and Development, Strategic Committee.
- Member of Galway City Housing Strategic Committee.
- Member of Galway City Traveller Accommodation Committee.
- Deputy Chairperson, Galway City Joint Policing Committee.
- Member of Galway Healthy Cities Committee. Member of Galway Alcohol Forum.
- Board of management member, Galway Technical Institute (GTI) & Colaiste Na Coirbe & Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)
- Member of Galway Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
- Member of the Galway City Latin Quarter.
- Chairperson Galway City Tidy Towns Committee since 2012 -
- Chairperson Galway Sports Aid.
- Member of Rotary Club of Galway, Club President 2012.
- Supporter of Galway Swimming Clubs, Connacht Rugby. Galway United FC. Galway Womens Cladonian Mariners Community Boat Club, Galway Sea Scouts.
- Chairperson of Galway Chamber of Commerce - Salthill Rejuvination Committee.
- Fundraiser for COPE Galway. Gorta Self Help Africa. Galway Simon. Pieta House. Cancer Care West.
- Supporter of Galway Fringe Festival. Galway Picture Palace. Macnas. Baboro, Galway Jazz Festival.
- Awarded Junior Chamber Ireland Humanitarian Award and VodaPhone Passion for the world award.
- Married to Aideen Connell with two children, Roisin and Ross
Cllr Níall McNelisThe Labour Party
- Home Address:
- 14 White Oaks
- Clybawn road