Ní Chaslaigh, Brighid

Biographical Note

Comprehensive information about this speaker has been compiled by Dr Ciarán Ó Duibhín at http://www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/~oduibhin/doegen/nichaslaigh_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/81, Doegen P-B/82, Doegen P-B/83
Record number(s) for this speakerLA 1220, LA 1221, LA 1222
Track title(s) for this speakerAn buachaill láidir - Brighid Ní Chaslaigh
An chearc ghoir - Brighid Ní Chaslaigh
Mac Dé agus Muire - Brighid Ní Chaslaigh
An ceann gamhna - Brighid Ní Chaslaigh
Pátrún Óméith - Brighid Ní Chaslaigh
Uimhreacha - Brighid Ní Chaslaigh
Laethanta na seachtaine - Brighid Ní Chaslaigh
Track ID(s) for this speaker (User Version)LA_1220d1, LA_1221d1, LA_1221d2, LA_1222d1, LA_1222d2, LA_1222d3, LA_1222d4
Forename(s) (Canonical)Brighid
Surname (Canonical)Ní Chaslaigh
Alias forename(s)


Alias surname(s)
  • Casserly
County of originCo. Louth
AddressDrummullagh (Drumulagh), Omeath, Co. Louth
Date of birth No data
Place of birthBelfast
Nearest big town to place of birthBelfast
Place(s) lived age 0-6Omeath, Co. Louth
Place(s) lived age 7-20Omeath, Co. Louth, and in service in various places
Place(s) lived from age 20Omeath, Co. Lú, and various places.
EducationPrimary school, Omeath, Co. Louth
Father's home placeOmeath, Co. Louth
Mother's home placeKeady, Co. Armagh
Father's professionDealer
Mother tongueIrish and English
Languages spoken other than IrishEnglish
Able to read?Yes (a little English)
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 formMyles Dillon, M.A. O'Brien
Comment(s) on voice etc. No data