Ó hAllmhuráin, Pádraig

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/199
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1171
Track title(s) for this speakerAn gadaí dubh - Pádraig Ó hAllmhuráin
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1171g1
Forename(s) (Canonical)Pádraig
Surname (Canonical)Ó hAllmhuráin
Alias forename(s)



Alias surname(s)
  • Halloran
County of originCo. Galway
AddressWood Quay, Galway
Date of birth No data
Place of birthKnockaunbaun, Maum (Maam), Co. Galway
Nearest big town to place of birthGalway
Place(s) lived age 0-6Knockaunbaun, Maum (Maam), Co. Galway; Oughterard, Co. Galway (from age 4)
Place(s) lived age 7-20Oughterard, Co. Galway
Place(s) lived from age 20Galway city.
EducationPrimary school, Tonwee, Oughterard, Co. Galway
Father's home placeKnockaunbaun, Maum (Maam), Co. Galway
Mother's home placeBinnbhroin (?), Maum (Maam), Co. Galway
Father's professionShepherd and farmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than IrishEnglish
Able to read?Yes (Irish and English)
Able to write?Yes (English)
Able to play a musical instrument?No
Able to sing or play modern European kinds of music?No
ProfessionForeman carpenter
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formTomás Ó Máille, Maolra Díolún (= Myles Dillon)
Comment(s) on voice etc."Steady but rather soft." (Myles Dillon)