Ó Lonnáin, Séamus

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/185
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1154
Track title(s) for this speakerÉireannach a chuaigh go Sasana; Prionsach Thír Eoghain - Séamus Ó Lonnáin
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1154g1
Forename(s) (Canonical)Séamus
Surname (Canonical)Ó Lonnáin
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Ó Lionnáin
  • Lennon
County of originCo. Galway
AddressAnglingham, Co. Galway
Date of birth No data
Place of birthAnglingham, Co. Galway
Nearest big town to place of birthGalway
Place(s) lived age 0-6Anglingham, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived age 7-20Anglingham, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived from age 20

No data.

EducationPrimary school, Menlough National School, Co. Galway
Father's home placeAnnaghdown, Claregalway, Co. Galway
Mother's home placeCastlegar, Claregalway, Co. Galway
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishEnglish
Able to read?No
Able to write?No
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 formTomás Ó Máille
Comment(s) on voice etc."The speaker at the end of his story commenced with words of a song without giving time for a break."