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 to Séamus Mac Murfaidh and Gleann na nDeor on YouTube and Facebook.

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.