Ó Meadhra, Pádraig


Pádraig Ó Meadhra (with the kind permission of Ms Tina Maree
Pádraig Ó Meadhra (with the kind permission of Ms Tina Maree (granddaughter))

Personal Details Form ('Personalbogen')


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/150
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1110
Track title(s) for this speakerFaoistin Pháidín gan mhacdam - Pádraig Ó Meadhra
Paidrín páirteach i dteampall Dé - Pádraig Ó Meadhra
Go mbeannaí Dia dhuit, a phaidir gheal - Pádraig Ó Meadhra
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1110g1, LA_1110g2, LA_1110g3
Forename(s) (Canonical)Pádraig
Surname (Canonical)Ó Meadhra
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • O'Mara
County of originCo. Mayo
AddressToormakeady (Tourmakeady), Co. Mayo
Date of birth No data
Place of birthCo. Mayo
Nearest big town to place of birthBallinrobe, Co. Mayo
Place(s) lived age 0-6Toormakeady (Tourmakeady), Co. Mayo
Place(s) lived age 7-20Co. Mayo; Connemara, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived from age 20Till 33 years of age often in Scotland; once for 6 years; since then in Toormakeady (Tormakeady), Co. Mayo.
EducationPrimary school, Glensaul, Toormakeady (Tourmakeady), Co. Mayo
Father's home placeToormakeady (Tormakeady), Co. Mayo
Mother's home placeToormakeady (Tormakeady), Co. Mayo
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?Yes (flute)
Able to sing or play modern European kinds of music?No
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formMyles Dillon, Osborn Bergin, Tomás Ó Máille
Comment(s) on voice etc."Helle Stimme."