Ó Dubhagáin, Mícheál

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/159
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1123
Track title(s) for this speakerTá cailín óg deas ar mhalaidh an tsléibhe - Mícheál Ó Dubhagáin
Sail Óg Rua - Mícheál Ó Dubhagáin
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1123d1, LA_1123d2
Forename(s) (Canonical)Mícheál
Surname (Canonical)Ó Dubhagáin
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Doogan
  • Duggan
County of originCo. Mayo
AddressRossport (Rossduagh), Co. Mayo
Date of birth No data
Place of birthCurraunboy (Corrawnbue, Corranboy), Anghoos (?), Co. Mayo
Nearest big town to place of birthBelmullet, Co. Mayo
Place(s) lived age 0-6Curraunboy (Corrawnbue, Corranboy), Anghoos (?), Co. Mayo
Place(s) lived age 7-20Carnhill (?) (Gortacorn), Anghoos (?), Co. Mayo
Place(s) lived from age 20Rossport (Rossduagh), Co. Mayo, but traveller to England and Scotland.
EducationPrimary school, Carrowlaig (?), Muingnabo, Co. Mayo
Father's home placeBinghamstown, Erris, Co. Mayo
Mother's home placeBallycastle (?) (Ballycashel), Bunnahowen/Bunnahowna (?) (Bunahown), Co. Mayo
Father's professionSaddler (or fiddler? "Fradler" on form) and farmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishEnglish
Able to read?Yes
Able to write?No
Able to play a musical instrument?Yes (fiddle)
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."B[...] consonant effect."