Ó Cianáin, Eoin

Biographical Note

Comprehensive information about this speaker has been compiled by Dr Ciarán Ó Duibhín at http://www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/~oduibhin/doegen/ocianain_biog.htm.

Personal Details Form ('Personalbogen')

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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/70, Doegen P-B/71, Doegen P-B/72, Doegen P-B/73
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1209, LA 1210, LA 1211, LA 1212
Track title(s) for this speakerCroc an bhodaigh - Eoin Ó Cianáin
An Fathach Ó Cléirighean - Eoin Ó Cianáin
Ortha an dúireagáin - Eoin Ó Cianáin
Uimhreacha - Eoin Ó Cianáin
An seanduine agus an dlítheamhnach - Eoin Ó Cianáin
Laethanta na seachtaine - Eoin Ó Cianáin
An fear aosta agus a chuid airgid - Eoin Ó Cianáin
Leaganacha cainte - Eoin Ó Cianáin
Ortha an tinnis imlinn - Eoin Ó Cianáin
Léasú Gobáin - Eoin Ó Cianáin
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1209d1, LA_1209d2, LA_1209d3, LA_1209d4, LA_1210d1, LA_1210d2, LA_1211d1, LA_1212d1, LA_1212d2, LA_1212d3
Forename(s) (Canonical)Eoin
Surname (Canonical)Ó Cianáin
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Keenan
County of originCo. Tyrone
AddressCreggan, Carrickmore, Co. Tyrone
Date of birth No data
Place of birthFormil (Formal), Greencastle, Co. Tyrone
Nearest big town to place of birthOmagh, Co. Tyrone
Place(s) lived age 0-6Formil (Formal), Greencastle, Co. Tyrone
Place(s) lived age 7-20Formil (Formal), Greencastle, Co. Tyrone
Place(s) lived from age 20Formil (Formal), Greencastle, Co. Tyrone; and Creggan, Carrickmore, Co. Tyrone
EducationPrimary school, Greencastle, Co. Tyrone
Father's home placeFormil (Formal), Greencastle, Co. Tyrone
Mother's home placeGreencastle, Co. Tyrone
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishEnglish (from the time he was 10 years old)
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
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formMyles Dillon, Éamonn Ó Tuathail
Comment(s) on voice etc. No data