Track 1: This recording was compiled at the home of Richard Longfield, who traces his family back to 1642. Track 2: His father’s time during World War II. Anecdotal stories of the Longfields in Longueville, and the long association of the family with Trinity College. Track 3: Sir Nicholas Somerville’s upbringing and education and his views on his English education. Track 4: Memories of his great-uncle Boyle Somerville and of his great-aunt Edith Somerville. Track 5: Reasons why the Somervilles survived the 1916-1922 period in West Cork. Track 6: Sir Nicholas joined the South Wales Borderers in World War II, and the Normandy Landings are recalled. His military career in Palestine in 1945. Track 7: His attitude to his Irish background. Track 8: Sir Nicholas’s title and its importance to him. His home in Castlehaven.