Ó Dileáin, Liam

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/195
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1165
Track title(s) for this speakerSeacht sléibhte an óir - Liam Ó Dileáin
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1165g1
Forename(s) (Canonical)Liam
Surname (Canonical)Ó Dileáin
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Dillon
County of originCo. Clare
AddressKnockeevan (?), Luogh, Co. Clare
Date of birth No data
Place of birthKnockeevan (?), Co. Clare
Nearest big town to place of birthEnnistimon, Co. Clare
Place(s) lived age 0-6Knockeevan (?), Co. Clare
Place(s) lived age 7-20Knockeevan (?), Co. Clare
Place(s) lived from age 20Knockeevan (?), Co. Clare
Education"Only a few months", Daigh Bhríde (?), parish of Liscannor, Co. Clare
Father's home placeDerreen (?), parish of Ballyvaghan (Ballyvaughan), Co. Clare
Mother's home placeSlievenageeragh, near Knockeevan (?), Co. Clare
Father's professionSmall farmer and fisherman
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishEnglish
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
ProfessionLabourer and small farmer with land of one crust(?)
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formSéamus Ó Duilearga, Tomás Ó Máille
Comment(s) on voice etc."Speaker became nervous, spoke very rapidly and at times rather indistinctly and not sufficiently loud." (Tomás Ó Máille)