Ó Gioballáin, 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/186
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1155
Track title(s) for this speakerTriúr deartháir - Seán Ó Gioballáin
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1155d1
Forename(s) (Canonical)Seán
Surname (Canonical)Ó Gioballáin
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Gibson
County of originCo. Mayo
AddressKildun (?) (Kildunn), Neale (The Neale), Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Date of birth No data
Place of birthKildun (?) (Kildunn), Neale (The Neale), Co. Mayo
Nearest big town to place of birthBallinrobe, Co. Mayo
Place(s) lived age 0-6Kildun (?) (Kildunn), Neale (The Neale), Co. Mayo
Place(s) lived age 7-20Kildun (?) (Kildunn), Neale (The Neale), Co. Mayo
Place(s) lived from age 206 years in Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo.
EducationPrimary school, Cross National School, Co. Mayo
Father's home placeKildun (?) (Kildunn), Neale (The Neale), Co. Mayo
Mother's home placeHoundswood (Hound's Wood), Cong, Co. Mayo
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishEnglish
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")
ProfessionFarmer and shopkeeper
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formTomás Ó Máille
Comment(s) on voice etc. No data