Nic Ruaidhrí, Jane

Biographical Note

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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/75, Doegen P-B/76, Doegen P-B/77
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1214, LA 1215, LA 1216
Track title(s) for this speakerAn sagart deas - Jane Nic Ruaidhrí
An fear a bhí ina chónaí fá mhíle de Bhaile Átha Cliath (cuid 1) - Jane Nic Ruaidhrí
An fear a bhí ina chónaí fá mhíle de Bhaile Átha Cliath (cuid 2) - Jane Nic Ruaidhrí
Uimhreacha - Jane Nic Ruaidhrí
Tá mé ina mhaighistir scoile - Jane Nic Ruaidhrí
Bhí fear ins an áit seo chomh saidhbhir le Jew - Jane Nic Ruaidhrí
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1214d1, LA_1215d1, LA_1215d2, LA_1215d3, LA_1216d1, LA_1216d2
Forename(s) (Canonical)Jane
Surname (Canonical)Nic Ruaidhrí
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • McRory
County of originCo. Tyrone
AddressLeckin (Lackin), Gorticashel (Gortacastle), Gortin, Co. Tyrone

No data.

Date of birth No data
Place of birthLeckin (Lackin), Co. Tyrone
Nearest big town to place of birthOmagh, Co. Tyrone
Place(s) lived age 0-6Leckin (Lackin), Co. Tyrone
Place(s) lived age 7-20Leckin (Lackin), Co. Tyrone
Place(s) lived from age 20Leckin, Co. Tyrone
EducationPrimary school, Greenan, Leckin (Lackin), Co. Tyrone
Father's home placeLeckin, Co. Tyrone
Mother's home placeLeckin, Co. Tyrone
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueIrish
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
ProfessionFarmer's daughter
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formMyles Dillon, Éamonn Ó Tuathail
Comment(s) on voice etc."Very clear resonant voice." (Myles Dillon)