Campbell, Patrick

Biographical Note

Comprehensive information about this speaker has been compiled by Dr Ciarán Ó Duibhín at

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/128, Doegen P-B/129
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1267, LA 1268
Track title(s) for this speakerNuair a bhí mé beag baoideach (cuid 1) - Patrick Campbell
Nuair a bhí mé beag baoideach (cuid 2) - Patrick Campbell
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1267d1, LA_1268d1
Forename(s) (Canonical)Patrick
Surname (Canonical)Campbell
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Ó Coilín (leg. Mhac Ailín)
County of originCo. Donegal
AddressMeenadreen, Glencolumbkille (Glencolmcille), Co. Donegal
Date of birth No data
Place of birthMeenadreen, Co. Donegal
Nearest big town to place of birthDonegal, Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived age 0-6Meenadreen, Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived age 7-20Meenadreen, Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived from age 20Meenadreen, Co. Donegal
EducationPrimary school ("a while"), Meenacross, Co. Donegal
Father's home placeMeenadreen, Co. Donegal
Mother's home placeParish of Glencolumbkille (Glencolumcille), Co. Donegal
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishEnglish
Able to read?Yes (only print; English and a little Irish)
Able to write?No
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."Good clear voice." (M. A. O'Brien)