Ó Conaglaigh, Seán

Biographical Note

Comprehensive information about this speaker has been compiled by Dr Ciarán Ó Duibhín at http://www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/~oduibhin/doegen/acconaglaighs_biog.htm.

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/89, Doegen P-B/90, Doegen P-B/91
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1228, LA 1229, LA 1230
Track title(s) for this speakerAitheasc - Seán Ó Conaglaigh
San am a bhí Naomh Colm Cille i dToraigh - Seán Ó Conaglaigh
Smaoitiú ar an am a bhí - Seán Ó Conaglaigh
Aon am amháin bhí fear de mo chineadh ina chónaí in Árainn - Seán Ó Conaglaigh
An fear uasal agus an fear bocht - Seán Ó Conaglaigh
Paidreacha - Seán Ó Conaglaigh
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1228d1, LA_1228d2, LA_1228d3, LA_1229d1, LA_1230d1, LA_1230d2
Forename(s) (Canonical)Seán
Surname (Canonical)Ó Conaglaigh
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Ó Conagla
  • Connolly
County of originCo. Donegal
AddressCarrowcanon, Falcarragh, Co. Donegal
Date of birth No data
Place of birthDerryreel, Co. Donegal
Nearest big town to place of birthLetterkenny, Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived age 0-6west of Gortahork (Magheraroarty), Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived age 7-20west of Gortahork (Magheraroarty), Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived from age 20Magheraroarty (Magheryrorta), Co. Donegal, till forty.
EducationPrimary school, Magheraroarty, Co. Donegal
Father's home placeMagheraroarty (Magheryrorta), Cloghaneely, Co. Donegal
Mother's home placeMagheraroarty (Magheryrorta), Cloghaneely, Co. Donegal
Father's professionCottier and cooper
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
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formMyles Dillon, M.A. O'Brien
Comment(s) on voice etc. No data