Mac Confhaola, Seán

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/190
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1159
Track title(s) for this speakerBhí Mícheál Mac Suibhne - Seán Mac Confhaola
Bean a bhí i mBéal Leice - Seán Mac Confhaola
Is éard a bhí sa Suibhneach - Seán Mac Confhaola
Shiúil mé Iorras Bheag - Seán Mac Confhaola
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1159g1, LA_1159g2, LA_1159g3, LA_1159g4
Forename(s) (Canonical)Seán
Surname (Canonical)Mac Confhaola
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Conneely
County of originCo. Galway
AddressDerrigimlagh (Derrygimla), Clifden, Co. Galway
Date of birth No data
Place of birthInishturk (Inisturk), Clifden, Co. Galway
Nearest big town to place of birthClifden, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived age 0-6Errislannan, Clifden, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived age 7-20Errislannan, Clifden, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived from age 20Derrigimlagh (Derrygimla), Clifden, Co. Galway
EducationPrimary school, Errislannan, Co. Galway
Father's home placeErrislannan, Co. Galway
Mother's home placeInishturk (Innisturk), Co. Galway
Father's professionTailor
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishA little English
Able to read?Yes (English)
Able to write?Yes (English)
Able to play a musical instrument?No
Able to sing or play modern European kinds of music?No ("can sing")
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formTomás Ó Máille
Comment(s) on voice etc. No data