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 Bán and a Civic Award 2018, from Newry, Mourne and Down Council for her contribution to local culture. She received the Creative Arts Award 2018 at Fiddler’s Green Festival in Rostrevor, Co. Down.

About Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin

Of County Armagh and Louth parentage, Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin was raised in an Irish speaking family of eight. She is a multifaceted traditional artist: a professional singer since 1999 and a researcher, song writer, author and composer.