Ní Dhomhnaill, Maighréad

Biographical Note

Comprehensive information about this speaker has been compiled by Dr Ciarán Ó Duibhín at http://www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/~oduibhin/doegen/nidhomhnaill_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/111, Doegen P-B/112
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1250, LA 1251
Track title(s) for this speakerBhí beirt fhear - Maighréad Ní Dhomhnaill
Paidí Ó Lumhóg - Maighréad Ní Dhomhnaill
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1250d1, LA_1251d1
Forename(s) (Canonical)Maighréad
Surname (Canonical)Ní Dhomhnaill
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • O'Donnell
County of originCo. Donegal
AddressAdderwal (Adderwell), Doochary, Co. Donegal
Date of birth No data
Place of birthCloghernagore, Fintown, Co. Donegal
Nearest big town to place of birthLifford, Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived age 0-6Fintown, Co. Donegal; Adderwal (Adderwell), Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived age 7-20Adderwal (Adderwell), Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived from age 20

No data.

EducationPrimary school, Doochary, Co. Donegal
Father's home placeCloghernagore, Co. Donegal
Mother's home placeAdderwal (Adderwell), Co. Donegal
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishEnglish
Able to read?Yes (Irish and English)
Able to write?Yes (Irish and English)
Able to play a musical instrument?No
Able to sing or play modern European kinds of music?No

No data.

Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formMyles Dillon, M.A. O'Brien
Comment(s) on voice etc."Weak voice, but clear." (Myles Dillon)