Mac an Déisigh, 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/161
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1125
Track title(s) for this speakerAn bhéarthóg - Seán Mac an Déisigh
Coill Dá Laogh - Seán Mac an Déisigh
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1125g1, LA_1125g2
Forename(s) (Canonical)Seán
Surname (Canonical)Mac an Déisigh
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Mhac a' Déisigh
  • Deasy
County of originCo. Sligo
AddressBallycashel (?), Aclare, Co. Sligo
Date of birth No data
Place of birthCuldaly, Aclare, Co. Sligo
Nearest big town to place of birthAclare, Co. Sligo
Place(s) lived age 0-6Culdaly, Co. Sligo
Place(s) lived age 7-20Culdaly, Co. Sligo
Place(s) lived from age 20Culdaly, Co. Sligo; travelled a little in England.
EducationNo formal education
Father's home placeCuldaly, Co. Sligo
Mother's home placeCladdagh (Cladagh), Aclare, Co. Sligo
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishEnglish
Able to read?No
Able to write?No
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
Comment(s) on voice etc. No data