Mag Grianna, Éamonn

Biographical Note

Comprehensive information about this speaker has been compiled by Dr Ciarán Ó Duibhín at

Personal Details Form ('Personalbogen')

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A personal details form (‘Personalbogen’) was completed for each speaker at the Doegen Scheme recording sessions 1928-31. The information displayed below is derived mainly from these forms.

Personalbogen form(s) for this speaker (RIA Library ref.)Doegen P-B/98, Doegen P-B/101
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1237, LA 1240
Track title(s) for this speakerAn tslua sí ag tabhairt na mná as Condae Mhuigh Eó go hOileán na Cruite - Éamonn Mag Grianna
Comrádaíocht dhá ghasúr as Árainn - Éamonn Mag Grianna
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1237d1, LA_1240d1
Forename(s) (Canonical)Éamonn
Surname (Canonical)Mag Grianna
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Mhag Grianna
  • Green
County of originCo. Donegal
AddressLoughanure, Annagary (Annaghery), Co. Donegal
Date of birth No data
Place of birthRinnafarset (Ranafast), Co. Donegal
Nearest big town to place of birthLetterkenny, Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived age 0-6Rinnafarset (Ranafast), Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived age 7-20Rinnafarset (Ranafast), Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived from age 20Loughanure, Co. Donegal, and one season in Scotland.
EducationPrimary school, Rinnafarset (Rannafast), Co. Donegal
Father's home placeRinnafarset (Ranafast), Co. Donegal
Mother's home placeAnnagary, Co. Donegal
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishEnglish
Able to read?Yes (Irish and English)
Able to write?Yes (Irish and English)
Able to play a musical instrument?No
Able to sing or play modern European kinds of music?No
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formMyles Dillon, M.A. O'Brien
Comment(s) on voice etc. No data