Richard Longfield (b. 1939)
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Richard Longfield (b. 1939)


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Track 1: Richard Longfield’s ancestors are discussed, with old family photographs. Stories told by his mother of her time in Castlehyde in the 1920s, and in 1930 when it was owned by Mr McLoughlin, an American publisher. Track 2: His maternal family background. Longueville, outside Mallow, now an O’Callaghan home, is discussed at great length. Track 3: His father’s revisiting Longueville, and remembering the house as it was. His father’s career in Borneo. Track 4: Fishing rights owned by the family along the Blackwater River. His mother’s connection with Castlehyde. Track 5: His cousins in Cork. The Longfield Prize in Economics at Trinity College and some excerpts from family papers.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Great Houses of Ireland, second series


160 kbps

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48 hours

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9.56 MB, 5.53 MB, 8.31 MB, 5.75 MB, 2.64 MB, 2.90 MB

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Longueville House, Mallow, Co. Cork

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore