Ó Tuairisc, Seán

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/197
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1168, LA 1169
Track title(s) for this speakerAg dul chun na cúirte i nDoire - Seán Ó Tuairisc
Scéal an tsiúinéara - Seán Ó Tuairisc
An dochtúr óg agus an seandochtúr - Seán Ó Tuairisc
An fear a d'ith an mhuiceoil - Seán Ó Tuairisc
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1168d1, LA_1169g1, LA_1169g2, LA_1169g3
Forename(s) (Canonical)Seán
Surname (Canonical)Ó Tuairisc
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Ó Tuairisg
  • Waters
County of originCo. Galway
AddressLoughaun Beg, Spiddle, Co. Galway
Date of birth No data
Place of birthLoughaun Beg, Spiddle, Co. Galway
Nearest big town to place of birthGalway
Place(s) lived age 0-6Loughaun Beg, Spiddle, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived age 7-20Loughaun Beg, Spiddle, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived from age 20Loughaun Beg, Spiddle, Co. Galway
EducationNo formal education
Father's home placeLoughaun Beg, Spiddle, Co. Galway
Mother's home placeLoughaun Beg, Spiddle, Co. Galway
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishA little English
Able to read?Yes (English)
Able to write?Yes (English)
Able to play a musical instrument?No
Able to sing or play modern European kinds of music?No
ProfessionCarpenter and farmer
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formTomás Ó Máille, Maolra Díolún (= Myles Dillon)
Comment(s) on voice etc."Clear strong voice." (Myles Dillon)