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A Heaney Tribute in Brussels

Poets Ciaran Carson, Stephen Connolly and Sophie Collins will be joined by musicians Dr. Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin, Dónal O’Connor and Deirdre Shannon at a commemoration event for the late Seamus Heaney ins Brussels later this week
Poets Ciaran Carson, Stephen Connolly and Sophie Collins will be joined by musicians Dr. Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin, Dónal O’Connor and Deirdre Shannon at a commemoration event for the late Seamus Heaney ins Brussels later this week Celebrated Belfast poet and… continue reading →

Posted: 21/09/14


Heaney and Songs of the Scribe: On Home Ground Festival

On Home Ground Festival
On Home Ground Festival Pádraigín is to perform at On Home Ground, a festival that celebrates Seamus Heaney over four days in Magherafelt. Performing with Pádraigín will be Zoe Conway, John McIntyre, two of Ireland’s most gifted and versatile musicians,… continue reading →

Posted: 16/08/14


‘Songs of the Scribe’ City of Culture concert

Doire Cathair Chultúir
Songs of the Scribe Pádraigín, Dónal and Macdara will tomorrow perform a special concert as part of the Derry City of Culture celebrations. The event, based around Pádraigín’s ‘Songs of the Scribe‘ will take place in St. Augustine’s Church in… continue reading →

Posted: 04/06/13


Pádraigín sings on TG4’s flagship Geantraí programme

Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin on Geantraí TG4
Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin on Geantraí TG4 Pádraigín performed recently on TG4’s flagship traditional music programme, ‘Geantraí’ alongside Macdara Ó hUallacháin Graham (viola d’amore) and Dónal O’Connor (fiddle). She performed her own composition, ‘An tAmhrán Geal’, which is a re-working of… continue reading →

Posted: 01/03/13


Pádraigín sings with Steve Vai in Vicar Street!

Steve Vai with Celtic singer Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin in Vicar Street, Dublin 04/12/12
Pádraigín sang ‘Mullach an tSí’ with internationally lauded guitar legend Steve Vai in Dublin’s Vicar Street on 4 December. Vai recently recorded a cover of ‘Mullach a tSí’, inspired by Pádraigín’s composition and recording. You can watch the beautiful surprise… continue reading →

Posted: 17/12/12


Pádraigín features on BBC’s ‘Amhráin Aduaidh’

Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin sings on Amhráin Aduaidh
Pádraigín has been featured on ‘Amhráin Aduaidh‘, hosted by radio presenter and song collector Brian Mullen. As well as featuring as an expert on Irish song throughout the series, Pádraigín also sang and explored the 18th Century Oriel poet Art… continue reading →

Posted: 17/12/12


NEWSFLASH: ‘LET THE FAIRIES IN’ – songs in English for young and old

Let the Fairies In album
Following the success of the landmark album A STÓR IS A STÓIRÍN – one of the most enchanting albums ever released bringing classic Irish language songs to families and schools throughout Ireland, Padraigín has now recorded some of the most… continue reading →

Posted: 12/09/12


Pádraigín to narrate ‘Ceol ón Chlann’ on TG4

Ceol ón Chlann - TG4 and Stirling Productions
Ceol ón Chlann explores six musical families: the Keanes, the Blacks, the Ó Snodaigh’s, the McPeakes, the Pattersons and the Sands Family – famous Irish families who have brought their music to the four corners of the world. This new… continue reading →

Posted: 12/09/12


Guitar legend Steve Vai records Pádraigín’s Mullach a’ tSí as 7th song on new CD The Story of Light

The Story of Light - Steve Vai
STEVE VAI Records New Track Inspired By Irish Song For Next Album and sent the following message to Ní Uallacháin: “I have to say how absolutely moved I have been through the years whenever I would listen to your astounding… continue reading →

Posted: 11/09/12


Summer in the studio!

Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin Trio
Ancient material is providing new inspiration for a new collection of songs and is being prepared for recording during summer 2012. New instrumental arrangements and vocal sounds at recent concerts in Dublin and St Gallen in Switzerland have been received… continue reading →

Posted: 17/06/12