Ó hInnéirghe, Mícheál

Personal Details Form ('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/151
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1111
Track title(s) for this speakerAn feilméaraí a chaill a bhean - Mícheál Ó hInnéirghe
Caiptín na hÉireann - Mícheál Ó hInnéirghe
Uimhreacha - Mícheál Ó hInnéirghe
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1111g1, LA_1111g2, LA_1111g3
Forename(s) (Canonical)Mícheál
Surname (Canonical)Ó hInnéirghe
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Henry
County of originCo. Mayo
AddressInishbiggle, Co. Mayo
Date of birth No data
Place of birthInishbiggle, Co. Mayo
Nearest big town to place of birthWestport, Co. Mayo
Place(s) lived age 0-6Westport, Co. Mayo
Place(s) lived age 7-20Inishbiggle, Co. Mayo (until age 16); England and Scotland (part of the time from age 16)
Place(s) lived from age 20From 16th to 34th years between home and England and Scotland
EducationNational school, Inishbiggle, Co. Mayo
Father's home placeBallycroy, Co. Mayo
Mother's home placeInishbiggle, Co. Mayo
Father's professionFarmer
Mother tongueIrish
Languages spoken other than Irish

No data.

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
Names (of RIA committee members, recordist) appearing on formTomás Ó Máille, Osborn Bergin
Comment(s) on voice etc."Deep voice. Not very clear."