Ní Ghuibhirín, Cáit

Biographical Note

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

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/84
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1223
Track title(s) for this speakerA bhrollaigh ghréigeal - Cáit Ní Ghuibhirín
A Neilí bháin, is go mbeannaí Dia dhuid - Cáit Ní Ghuibhirín
A Neilí bháin, a théagar - Cáit Ní Ghuibhirín
Baitsiléir beag mise - Cáit Ní Ghuibhirín
An eiséirí is binne dá gcuala mé - Cáit Ní Ghuibhirín
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1223d1, LA_1223d2, LA_1223d3, LA_1223d4, LA_1223d5
Forename(s) (Canonical)Cáit
Surname (Canonical)Ní Ghuibhirín
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • McGivern
County of originCo. Louth
AddressArdagh, Omeath, Co. Louth
Date of birth No data
Place of birthBavan, Omeath, Co. Louth
Nearest big town to place of birthDundalk, Co. Louth
Place(s) lived age 0-6Bavan, Co. Louth
Place(s) lived age 7-20Bavan, Co. Louth
Place(s) lived from age 20In the Omeath district.
EducationPrimary school, Knocknagoran (Knocknagowran), Co. Louth
Father's home placeOmeath, Co. Louth
Mother's home placeOmeath, Co. Louth
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueEnglish
Languages spoken other than IrishEnglish
Able to read?Yes (English)
Able to write?No
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, Éamonn Ó Tuathail
Comment(s) on voice etc. No data