Padraig Jack writes and sings in Gaelic and English. He was born and raised 10 miles off the west coast of Ireland on the Aran islands. Music and words are in his blood as his dad is bilingual songwriter Barry Ronan.
His music is influenced by his surroundings as much as it is by James Taylor, Van Morrison, Shane McGowan and The Eagles. Padraig has won second prize at the Pan Celtic National Song contest and his song ‘Minnie' was shortlisted for the final of the Christie Hennessy song contest. He has also received numerous Gradaim N S Award nominations. Making Sand was producer John Reynolds (Sinead O'Connor, Brian Eno, Damien Dempsey).
Padraig support Sharon Shannon on her 2 UK tours in the UK in 2019 and did many BBC Regional interviews. He has been heralded in Ireland's Hot Press magazine and Joe.ie.