Ó Gábháin, Pádraig

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/174
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1139
Track title(s) for this speakerAn Céideach mhac Rí na gCor - Pádraig Ó Gábháin
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1139g1
Forename(s) (Canonical)Pádraig
Surname (Canonical)Ó Gábháin
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Gavan
County of originCo. Galway
AddressSruthán (?), Costelloe, Co. Galway
Date of birth No data
Place of birthClynagh, Costelloe, Co. Galway
Nearest big town to place of birthGalway
Place(s) lived age 0-6Sruthán (?), Costelloe, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived age 7-20Sruthán (?), Costelloe, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived from age 20Sruthán (?), Costelloe, Co. Galway. Lived in England and Scotland for a few months.
EducationNo formal education
Father's home placeSruthán (?), Co. Galway
Mother's home placeSruthán (?), Co. Galway
Father's professionWeaver and farmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishA little English
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
ProfessionWeaver and farmer
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formTomás Ó Máille
Comment(s) on voice etc. No data