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 TD.

OrielArts.com was designed by Robbi McMillen of Raya Design Belfast.

Screen presentation was given by Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin which included live performance and illustration from Dónal O’Conor (fiddle), Zoe Conway (fiddle) John McIntyre (guitar) Darren Mhag Aoidh (fiddle) Sylvia Crawford (harp)  Feilimí O’Connor, Gerry Cullen, Lillis Ó Laoire, Bláithín Mhic Cana, Piaras Ó Lorcáin, Siubhán O’Connor, Diane Ní Chanainn, Máire Ní Choilm, Brian Ó Domhnaill (singers).

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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.