Christopher Somerville (b. 1921)
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Christopher Somerville (b. 1921)


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Track 1: Christopher ‘Dan’ Somerville describes his earliest memories of holidaying in Castletownshend. Track 2: His great interest in Irish culture is discussed, along with details of his inheritance of Drishane House in 1976. Track 3: Life in Drishane House with his young family, and the staff who worked there are recalled. Track 4: Dan Somerville explains his strong sense of the presence of his ancestors, who lived out their lives at Drishane.

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Audio series:

Great Houses of Cork and Kerry, first series


128 kbps

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48 hours

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10.24 MB, 6.40 MB, 5.82 MB, 4.09 MB, 3.00 MB

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Drishane House, Castletownshend Part 2

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