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I nDoire Locha i bparóiste Thuath Ó Siosta i ndeisceart Chiarraí a rugadh é ar 30 Samhain 1903—sin é an dáta a fuair Lysaght ó Sheán féin ··· Going back in time he knew—as well as though he had been personally present—the life of the country people in Tuosist and other parts of Ireland during the Famine, right back through the troubled and turbulent ages, all the way to the remote past when the saints and heroes to whom he devoted such affectionate study prospered.’ D’éag sé ar 13 Nollaig 1996
Bhí a uncail ina shagart paróiste i dTuath Ó Siosta in aice an Neidín
Toradh amháin ar an aithne a bhí curtha aige ar fhonnadóirí na hÉireann is ea an fadcheirnín Éireannach sa tsraith ‘Columbia Folk and Primitive Music’ mar a n-admhaíonn Alan Lomax sna nótaí gurbh é bailiúchán Shéamuis i ndáiríre é. Ar 16 Meán Fómhair 1952 phós sé Margaret Glynn, aeróstach, i nDamhros i gceantar Thuath Ó Siosta, Co