Mag Fhloinn, Máirtín

Personal Details Form ('Personalbogen')

Personalbogen 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/193
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1163
Track title(s) for this speakerBrídín Vesey - Máirtín Mag Fhloinn
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1163d1
Forename(s) (Canonical)Máirtín
Surname (Canonical)Mag Fhloinn
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Mhag Fhloinn
  • Glynn
County of originCo. Clare
AddressAughinish, Ballyvaghan (Ballyvaughan), Co. Clare
Date of birth No data
Place of birthAughinish, Ballyvaghan (Ballyvaughan), Co. Clare
Nearest big town to place of birthKinvarra (Kinvara), Co. Galway
Place(s) lived age 0-6Aughinish, Co. Clare
Place(s) lived age 7-20Aughinish, Co. Clare
Place(s) lived from age 20Aughinish, Co. Clare
EducationPrimary school "for a few years", Doorus (Dooras)
Father's home placeAughinish, Co. Clare
Mother's home placeCrushaan (?), Kinvarra (Kinvara), Co. Galway
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishEnglish
Able to read?Yes (English and Irish)
Able to write?Yes (English and Irish)
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 formTomás Ó Máille
Comment(s) on voice etc."Speaker has no teeth and a very weak voice. [He] learned this piece out of a newspaper about 25 or 30 years ago." (Tomás Ó Máille)