Padraigin Ní Uallacháin
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ARTISTS NAME/ COMPANY/ PROFESSION: PADRAIGÍN NÍ UALLACHÁIN, Artist in residence, Seamus Heaney centre in Belfast
ADDRESS: 4, Br. Glendesha, An MUllach Bán, Newry, Co Armagh, BT359XN
MOBILE PHONE: 07912784246
LINK TO YOUTUBE/MYSPACE/EILE: http://www.myspace.com/padraiginniuallachain
PHOTO(S): On the website www.irishsong.com under MEDIA
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DESCRIPTION OF YOUR WORK, AGE GROUPS, EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS:
I am a professional traditional singer and composer, composing music and words in a traditional idiom also. My expertise pertains to the Oiriall singing tradition. I have done 9 studio recordings- Songs for children, songs from Oiriall, love songs,songs of mourning, spiritual songs, songs from old Irish and newly composed songs. I perform regularly for adults. I am a qualified teacher.
ARE YOU HAPPY TO TRAVEL, IF SO HOW FAR? Yes. Any place.
DO YOU HAVE GARDA CLEARANCE (26 COUNTIES)/BASIC DISCLOSURE NÓ DAT1 AGAT (6 COUNTIES)?
No , but this is covered as I am a qualified teacher recognised for 15 years.
ANY OTHER INFORMATION – YOU CAN PUT ANY OTHER INFORMATION IN THE SPACE BELOW;
I arrange the music and songs on my own but usually there would be two other fluent Irish speaking musicians in my company on stage: Dónal Ó Connor (fiddle, guitar and keyboard ) and Macdara Ó Graham, ( Fiddle, Digiridoo, jews harp etc). Between us we have lilting, songs, instrumental music and a mixture of voices. We can make a presentation on the links between Scotland and Ireland; music and songs of Oiriall, and music and songs from Ulster generally. We have a programme of spiritual music that we also do. Presented totally in Irish or bilingual as is required.