Mitchell, Martin

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/200
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1172
Track title(s) for this speakerTriúr mac na bardscolóige - Martin Mitchell
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1172g1
Forename(s) (Canonical)Martin
Surname (Canonical)Mitchell
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Ó Mulmhichíl
County of originCo. Galway
AddressTirneevin, Gort, Co. Galway
Date of birth No data
Place of birthTirneevin, Gort, Co. Galway
Nearest big town to place of birthGort, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived age 0-6Tirneevin, Gort, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived age 7-20Tirneevin, Gort, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived from age 20Tirneevin, Gort, Co. Galway
EducationPrimary school, Kilmacduagh, Gort, Co. Galway
Father's home placeTirneevin, Gort, Co. Galway
Mother's home placeTirneevin, Gort, Co. Galway
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishEnglish
Able to read?Yes (English)
Able to write?Yes (a little 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 formTomás Ó Máille
Comment(s) on voice etc."Speaker has rather broken teeth and is not very distinct. He spoke rather low and fast at times." (Tomás Ó Máille)