Costello, Mary

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/178
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1144
Track title(s) for this speakerAn Caisideach Bán - Mary Costello
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1144d1
Forename(s) (Canonical)Mary
Surname (Canonical)Costello
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Mhic Coisdealbha (Bean)
County of originCo. Galway
AddressProspect Hill, Galway
Date of birth No data
Place of birthTurlach (Turloughbeg?), Rosmuck, Co. Galway
Nearest big town to place of birthGalway
Place(s) lived age 0-6Turlach (Turloughbeg?), Rosmuck, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived age 7-20Turlach (Turloughbeg?), Rosmuck, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived from age 20Galway City
EducationPrimary school, Gortmore, Rosmuck, Co. Galway
Father's home placeTurlach (Turloughbeg?), Rosmuck, Co. Galway
Mother's home placeCarrowroe, Co. Galway
Father's professionBoatman
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?No
Able to sing or play modern European kinds of music?No

No data.

Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formTomás Ó Máille
Comment(s) on voice etc. No data