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.
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).
- Oriel Arts Project an Impressive Showcase of Northern Music and Song, The Irish News (6 October 2017)
- Pádraigín’s website a labour of love, The Argus, Co. Louth (18 October 2017)