Track 1: Maurice Hugh Ricardo Ross O’Connell explains the origins of his own name, and the family genealogy from Derrynane to the present day. Track 2: Maurice James O’Connell, who was Maurice O’Connells’ great-great grandfather, is recalled. Track 3: Morgan O’Connell, grandfather of Maurice O’Connell, and his wife, Mary Pauline Hickie, are remembered. Track 4: His grandmother Mary Pauline Hickie and her siblings are recalled. Track 5: The Hickie family’s military career in World War I is discussed. Track 6: Anecdotes about his grandfather Morgan O’Connell are told by Maurice O’Connell. He also discusses his father Basil O’Connell and his naval experiences in World War II. Track 7: Maurice O’Connell was born in Malaya in 1936 where his father was Chief of Police. He discusses his memories of being a colonial child and the effects of Pearl Harbour on the family. Track 8: His views on colonialism are provided by Maurice O’Connell.