Pádraigín given Major Arts Award

Pádraigín has become the first traditional musician to receive a Major Arts Award from the Arts Council in Northern Ireland to record in sean–nós all 54 traditional songs published by her in ‘A Hidden Ulster: People, Songs and Traditions of Oriel’.

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.