Mac Con Iomaire, Tomás (c.1916-?)

Personal Details Form ('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/201
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1173, LA 1174
Track title(s) for this speakerMaidin, meán lae agus tráthnóna - Tomás Mac Con Iomaire (c.1916-?)
Thug mé grá dhuit - Tomás [Óg] Mac Con Iomaire
Muintir Lábrú - Tomás Mac Con Iomaire (c.1916-?)
An fathach - Tomás Mac Con Iomaire (c.1916-?)
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1173g1, LA_1173g2, LA_1174g1, LA_1174g2
Forename(s) (Canonical)Tomás
Surname (Canonical)Mac Con Iomaire
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Mhac Con Iomaire
  • Mac an Iomaire
  • Ridge
County of originCo. Galway
AddressCamus Oughter, Costelloe, Co. Galway
Date of birth No data
Place of birthCamus Oughter, Costelloe, Co. Galway
Nearest big town to place of birthGalway
Place(s) lived age 0-6Camus Oughter, Costelloe, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived age 7-20Camus Oughter, Costelloe, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived from age 20

No data.

EducationPrimary school, Camus National School, Costelloe, Co. Galway
Father's home placeRosaveal, Costelloe, Co. Galway
Mother's home placeCamus, Costelloe, Co. Galway
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishA little English
Able to read?Yes (Irish and a little 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 formTomás Ó Máille, Maolra Díolún (= Myles Dillon)
Comment(s) on voice etc."Clear steady voice. Not so loud at second recording." (Myles Dillon)