Nic Conaglaigh, Nóra

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/115, Doegen P-B/116
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1254, LA 1255
Track title(s) for this speakerAn t-ógánach mór - Nóra Nic Conaglaigh
Goll - Nóra Nic Conaglaigh
Cuid mná Fhiannú na hÉireanna - Nóra Nic Conaglaigh
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1254d1, LA_1255d1, LA_1255d2
Forename(s) (Canonical)Nóra
Surname (Canonical)Nic Conaglaigh
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Connelly
  • Clinton
  • Uí Chlintaigh (Bean)
County of originCo. Donegal
AddressGlashagh, Ballynabrocky (Ballybrocky), Fanad, Co. Donegal
Date of birth No data
Place of birthBallincrick, Fanad, Co. Donegal
Nearest big town to place of birthDerry
Place(s) lived age 0-6Ballincrick, Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived age 7-20Ballincrick, Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived from age 20Seven or ten years in America. Since then in Glashagh, Fanad, Co. Donegal.
EducationPrimary school, Ballyaneer (?), Co. Donegal
Father's home placeBallynabrocky (Ballybrocky), Co. Donegal
Mother's home placeGlashagh, Ballynabrocky, Co. Donegal
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 wife
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formMyles Dillon, M.A. O'Brien
Comment(s) on voice etc."Clear voice, but articulation spoilt by rapid speaking." (Myles Dillon)