Breathnach, Pádraig

Personal Details Form ('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/157
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1120
Track title(s) for this speakerA Mháire óg na gcian - Pádraig Breathnach
Úna Bhán - Pádraig Breathnach
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1120d1, LA_1120d2
Forename(s) (Canonical)Pádraig
Surname (Canonical)Breathnach
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)

No data.

County of originCo. Mayo
AddressQuay Street, Belmullet, Co. Mayo
Date of birth No data
Place of birthInishkea, Co. Mayo
Nearest big town to place of birthBelmullet, Co. Mayo
Place(s) lived age 0-6Inishkea, Co. Mayo
Place(s) lived age 7-20Inishkea, Co. Mayo
Place(s) lived from age 20Inishkea, Co. Mayo
EducationNo formal education
Father's home placeTermon, Blacksod (Black Sod), Co. Mayo
Mother's home placeInishkea, Co. Mayo
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishVery 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
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formTomás Ó Máille
Comment(s) on voice etc. No data