Ó Dubhthaigh, Aodh

Biographical Note

Comprehensive information about this speaker has been compiled by Dr Ciarán Ó Duibhín at http://www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/~oduibhin/doegen/odubhthaigh_biog.htm.

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/136, Doegen P-B/137
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1275, LA 1276
Track title(s) for this speakerTeagasc Críostaí an Chonnachtaigh - Aodh Ó Dubhthaigh
Na trí naoimh ar a mbealach go Toraigh - Aodh Ó Dubhthaigh
Salve Regina - Aodh Ó Dubhthaigh
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1275d1, LA_1276d1, LA_1276d2
Forename(s) (Canonical)Aodh
Surname (Canonical)Ó Dubhthaigh
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Duffy
County of originCo. Donegal
AddressGortahork, Co. Donegal
Date of birth No data
Place of birthGortahork, Co. Donegal
Nearest big town to place of birthLetterkenny, Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived age 0-6Gortahork, Co. Donegal
Place(s) lived age 7-20Gortahork, Co. Donegal; Glasgow (for 1 year)
Place(s) lived from age 20Gortahork, Co. Donegal; seven or eight years in Glasgow, Scotland.
EducationPrimary school, Cashelnagor, Co. Donegal
Father's home placeNear Gartan, Co. Donegal
Mother's home placeArdmore, Cloghaneely, Co. Donegal
Father's professionBaker and small farmer
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
ProfessionClerk of District Court
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formMyles Dillon, M.A. O'Brien
Comment(s) on voice etc."Moderate voice. Rather hoarse." (Myles Dillon)