Ó Conchúir, Séamas

Biographical Note

Ó Conchúir (Connor), Séamas (James) (c.1849-?): Séamas Ó Conchúir was born in Ardaneanig, Killarney parish, county Kerry, around 1849. He attended primary school locally. Both he and his father were farmers. He married his wife, Bridget, around 1880. They had five sons and three daughters. He was living in Ardaneanig with his family for the censuses of 1901 [http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/nai000869946/] and 1911 [http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/nai002534651/].

Personal Details Form ('Personalbogen')

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/31
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1061
Track title(s) for this speakerAn capall sa bhféith - Séamas Ó Conchúir
Paidir an Tiarna; an tÁivé Máiria - Séamas Ó Conchúir
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1061d1, LA_1061d2
Forename(s) (Canonical)Séamas
Surname (Canonical)Ó Conchúir
Alias forename(s)

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Alias surname(s)

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County of originCo. Kerry
AddressArdaneanig, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Date of birth No data
Place of birthArdaneanig, Co. Kerry
Nearest big town to place of birthKillarney, Co. Kerry
Place(s) lived age 0-6Ardaneanig, Co. Kerry
Place(s) lived age 7-20Ardaneanig, Co. Kerry
Place(s) lived from age 20Near Ardaneanig, Co. Kerry
EducationPrimary school, near Ardaneanig, Co. Kerry
Father's home placeArdaneanig, Co. Kerry
Mother's home placeArdaneanig, Co. Kerry (?)
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishEnglish
Able to read?Yes (Irish and English)
Able to write?Yes (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 formOsborn Bergin, Wilhelm Doegen, Tomás Ó Rathile
Comment(s) on voice etc."nasalisierte Laute s sche/ha m[it] w[eichem] Einschlag geringer Stimmkraft, geringer stimmloser Konsonanz." (Wilhelm Doegen)