Sarsfield, Mary Ellen

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/171
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1136
Track title(s) for this speakerCéadach agus an cat - Mary Ellen Sarsfield
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1136g1
Forename(s) (Canonical)Mary Ellen
Surname (Canonical)Sarsfield
Alias forename(s)

Máire Eibhlín

Alias surname(s)
  • Sairséal
County of originCo. Roscommon
AddressCloonlish (or Robinhood), Treen (?) (Treen Post Office?), Castlerea, Co. Roscommon
Date of birth No data
Place of birthCloonfineen (Cloonfeeneen), Ballinlough, Co. Roscommon
Nearest big town to place of birthBallinlough, Co. Roscommon
Place(s) lived age 0-6Cloonfineen (Cloonfeeneen), Co. Roscommon
Place(s) lived age 7-20Spring Gardens (Springgarden), near Cloonfeeneen, Co. Roscommon
Place(s) lived from age 20Spring Gardens (Springgarden), Cloonfeeneen, Co. Roscommon
EducationPrimary school, Garranlahan (Granlaghan), Ballinlough, Co. Roscommon
Father's home placeCloonfeeneen, Co. Roscommon
Mother's home placeBallyhaunis, Co. Mayo
Father's professionHerd
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishEnglish
Able to read?Yes (English)
Able to write?No
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