Ó hArachtáin, Pádraig

Biographical Note

Ó hArachtáin (Ua hArachtáin, Ó Harachtáin, Harrington), Pádraig (Pat, Patrick) (c.1904-?): Pádraig Ó hArachtáin was born in Adrigole, Bear, county Cork, around 1904. He attended primary school locally. He was living there with his family for the census of 1911 [http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/nai001826545/]. His parents were John and Mary Harrington. Both he and his father were farmers. Further material collected from him for the Schools’ Collection is housed in the National Folklore Collection, UCD.

Personal Details Form ('Personalbogen')

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/51, Doegen P-B/52
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1081, LA 1082
Track title(s) for this speakerÉmhic an bhradáin agus Ómhic an bhradáin - Pádraig Ó hArachtáin
Sceach an óir - Pádraig Ó hArachtáin
Máire an chúil bhuí - Pádraig Ó hArachtáin
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1081d1, LA_1082d1, LA_1082d2
Forename(s) (Canonical)Pádraig
Surname (Canonical)Ó hArachtáin
Alias forename(s)

No data.

Alias surname(s)
  • Ua hArachtáin
  • Ó Harachtáin
County of originCo. Cork
AddressAdrigole, Bear, Co. Cork
Date of birth No data
Place of birthAdrigole, Co. Cork
Nearest big town to place of birthBantry, Co. Cork
Place(s) lived age 0-6Adrigole, Co. Cork
Place(s) lived age 7-20Adrigole, Co. Cork
Place(s) lived from age 20Adrigole, Co. Cork
EducationPrimary school, Adrigole, Co. Cork
Father's home placeGlengarriff (Glengariffe), Co. Cork
Mother's home placeAdrigole, Co. Cork
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."ka/w mit geringem hart-nasalier[en]d[em] Einschlag, mittlerer Stimmkraft" (Wilhelm Doegen)