Ó Baoighill, Pádraig

Biographical Note

Comprehensive information about this speaker has been compiled by Dr Ciarán Ó Duibhín at http://www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/~oduibhin/doegen/obaoighillp_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/108, Doegen P-B/109
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1247, LA 1248
Track title(s) for this speakerAn draighneán donn (cuid 1) - Pádraig Ó Baoighill
An draighneán donn (cuid 2) - Pádraig Ó Baoighill
Thíos ag teach an tórraidh/An cailín donn (cuid 1) - Pádraig Ó Baoighill
Thíos ag teach an tórraidh/An cailín donn (cuid 2) - Pádraig Ó Baoighill
Thug mé rúide go mullaigh na cruaiche/An bruach buí - Pádraig Ó Baoighill
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1247d1, LA_1247d2, LA_1247d3, LA_1248d1, LA_1248d2
Forename(s) (Canonical)Pádraig
Surname (Canonical)Ó Baoighill
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Boyle
County of originCo. Donegal
AddressLeitircaugh (?), Dunglow (Dungloe), Co. Donegal
Date of birth No data
Place of birthLoughanure (Lochanure), Annagary (Annaghery), Co. Donegal
Nearest big town to place of birthLifford, Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived age 0-6Loughanure (Lochanure), Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived age 7-20Loughanure (Lochanure), Co. Donegal; Scotland (seasonally from age 16)
Place(s) lived from age 20From age 21-32 in America, and then in Leitircaugh (?), Co. Donegal
EducationPrimary school, Loughanure (Lochanure), Co. Donegal
Father's home placeLoughanure, Co. Donegal
Mother's home placeMín na Mara (?), Dunglow (Dungloe), Co. Donegal
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueIrish and English
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
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formMyles Dillon, M.A. O'Brien
Comment(s) on voice etc."Voice rather shrill and hoarse." (Myles Dillon)