Ó Sé, Tadhg

Biographical Note

Ó Sé (Ó Séaghdha), Tadhg (c.1881-?): Tadhg Ó Sé was born in Caherdaniel, county Kerry, around 1881. Further material collected from him by Tadhg Ó Murchadha is housed in the Irish Folklore Collection, UCD.

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/43, Doegen P-B/44
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1073, LA 1074
Track title(s) for this speakerDáth do Barra ag lorg déirce - Tadhg Ó Sé
Ríocht na bhfear gcalma - Tadhg Ó Sé
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1073d1, LA_1074d1
Forename(s) (Canonical)Tadhg
Surname (Canonical)Ó Sé
Alias forename(s)

No data.

Alias surname(s)
  • Ó Séaghdha
County of originCo. Kerry
AddressCaherdaniel (Cahirdaniel), Co. Kerry
Date of birth No data
Place of birthCaherdaniel (Cahirdaniel), Co. Kerry
Nearest big town to place of birthCahersiveen (Cahirsiveen), Co. Kerry
Place(s) lived age 0-6Caherdaniel (Cahirdaniel), Co. Kerry
Place(s) lived age 7-20Caherdaniel (Cahirdaniel), Co. Kerry
Place(s) lived from age 20Caherdaniel (Cahirdaniel), Co. Kerry
EducationPrimary school, Caherdaniel (Cahirdaniel), Co. Kerry
Father's home placeCaherdaniel (Cahirdaniel), Co. Kerry
Mother's home placeCaherdaniel (Cahirdaniel), Co. Kerry
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
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formOsborn Bergin, Wilhelm Doegen, Tomás Ó Rathile
Comment(s) on voice etc."mh/ha mit geringem klingendem Einschlag nasalierende, geringe Stimmkrift mittlere stimml[ose] Konsonanz - heisere belegte Stimme [-] leiser." (Wilhelm Doegen)