Pádraigín is an active member of a range of community organisations including, Vice-Chair of Moneyneena Development Initiative, the Chair of Mid Ulster Women’s Aid, Director /Treasurer of Glór na Speiriní and Board of Governor member of Gaelscoil na Speiriní. Pádraigín, an Irish Speaker, is a strong advocate of promoting the Irish language and was instrumental in initiating and leading an award-winning community relations Project entitled, ‘Sharing Our similarities, Celebrating our Differences’, an initiative reflecting the philosophy of accepting and respecting diversity.Pádraigín has worked in the Irish medium preschool education sector for fifteen years, as the Leader of NaiscoilnaSpeirini and currently as Leader of NaíscoilMhachaireRátha. She has recently been actively involved in SeacthainnaGaeilge by teaching Irish in Swatragh community hall as part of their SeachtainnaGaeilgeprogramme.Pádraigín has engaged with a range of groups from the Unionist Tradition, such as, Linda Ervine, Skianos in East Belfast, Liam Logan and Anne Blair Ulster Scots and Kilcronaghan Community Association. As well as Scots Gaidhlig Groups from Cumbernauld and western Scotland highlighting linguistic, cultural, sport and musical similarities. Pádraigin is also actively involved with ‘Cherish all the Children’ a secular human rights pro-life group which campaigned to save the 8th amendment in the South.
Pádraigín supports calls by the Pat Finucane Centre and the families of over 120 civilians murdered by the so-called Glenanne Gang in Counties Armagh, Tyrone, Dublin and Monaghan for a full investigation as ordered by the courts. Pádraigín and Aontú call on the Chief Constable to release funding for historical legacy issues.