Colm Toibin, Michael Flatley among stars to take the stage at “The Homecoming” for JFK50

Irish leader Enda Kenny launches JFK50 with a little help from some friends

For visitors unable to attend the celebratory events on June 22, a brand new Emigrant Trail telling the Kennedy story will be on offer, allowing visitors to follow in the footsteps of President Kennedy’s historic visit of 1963. ‘The Emigrant Trail’ features three key heritage sites on a 15-mile trail in the vicinity of New Ross Town in county Wexford.

For further details on all of the events taking place throughout the year for the JFK50 see