Pádraigín added to Portráidí na Scríbhneoirí Gaeilge

Portráidí na Scríbhneoirí Gaeilge

Tá Pádraigín iontach buíoch agus sásta a bheith luaite mar dhuine de scríbhneoirí cruthaitheacha na Gaeilge inniu. Thar aon rud, is aitheantas é do nuachumadóireacht amhráin na Gaeilge. Pádraigín is delighted to be recognised today among Irish language creative writers, on the Portráidí/Portraits website. For many centuries in Ireland, the works of professional poets were…

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TG4 air new documentary on Pádraigín – ‘Sé mo Laoch’

Sé Mo Laoch on TG4

Pádraigín has been busy in October 2018 filming an hour long documentary  ‘Sé Mo Laoch’ for TG4 to be shown in 2019. It was a unique opportunity to gather in musicians who have shared recordings with her, over the years, including Steve Cooney, Dónal O’Connor, Ódhrán Ó Casaide, Zoe Conway, John McIntyre, Sylvia Crawford, Darren Mag…

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Pádraigín presented with further awards in 2018

Following the major TG4 Gradam Award in the Waterfront Hall in January 2018, Pádraigín was received a further four accolades including ‘Mná an Mhisnigh’ (Women of Courage) Award as part of Bliain na Gaeilge 2018 from Craobh an Iúir de Chonradh na Gaeilge. Pádraigín also received the Cultural Achievement Award 2018 from GAA An Mullach…

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Pádraigín’s media interviews in February 2018

Pádraigín had a busy week giving interviews to BBC television, TG4 Nuacht, Meon Eile Independent television, LMFM Drogheda, Argus Dundalk, BLAS BBC Radio Ulster, Dundalk Democrat and BBC News. Her performances at Gradaim Ceoil TG4 at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast on 4 February 2018, can be viewed on TG4 Player. You can watch her performance of…

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Major Award presented to Pádraigín in Belfast’s Waterfront – Gradam Ceoil TG4

Pádraigín was presented with one of the 2018 Oscars in traditional music, Gradam Ceoil TG4, for her ‘Outstanding Contribution to Traditional Song’. She was presented with the award by actor Stephen Rea in the Waterfront theatre in Belfast on February 4. She performed two songs with singers from Oriel including The Voice Squad. You can watch…

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Gradaim Ceoil: Pádraigín speaks with Lynette Fay on BBC Blas Ceoil

Lynette Fay with Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin

Lynette Fay and Pádraigín had a great conversation on BBC Blas Ceoil about Pádraigín being awarded the Outstanding Contribution Award at Gradam Ceoil TG4 2018. Lynette also speaks with one of the judging panel, harpist, composer and sound designer Úna Monaghan. You can listen at the link below: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09fz2h3 (starts 13:50)

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Pádraigín recipient of Outstanding Contribution Award at Gradam Ceoil TG4 2018

Awards recipients of Gradam Ceoil TG4 2018

Pádraigín has been awarded Gradam Comaoin (Outstanding Contribution) for Gradam Ceoil TG4 2018. The awards concert will take place at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall on Sunday 4 February and will also be broadcast on TG4. Other awards recipients include Frankie Gavin (Gradam Ceoil), Clare Friel (Ceoltóir Óg), Patsy Hanly (Gradam Saoil), Máire Ní Chéilleachair (Amhránaí na Bliana), Maura…

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New double CD: ‘Ceoltaí Oirialla -Songs of Oriel’

Ceoltaí Oirialla - Songs of Oriel

A new double CD of Oriel songs has been launched on 7 October 2017. Ceoltaí Oirialla – Songs of Oriel contains 27 Oriel songs which Pádraigín has renewed, including 14 accompanied and 14 unaccompanied songs. All information on tracklisting / lyrics and translations are available on the song’s individual Oriel Arts page.

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Oriel Arts website

A new website of traditional arts in Oriel has been launched to wide critical acclaim. Oriel Arts, which was edited and researched by Pádraigín and funded by An Chomhairle Ealaíon/The Arts Council of Ireland, was launched in the Granvue Hotel in Omeath County Louth on 7 October by Director Emeritus ITMA Nicholas Carolan and Fergus O’Dowd…

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