Kennedy Homestead
Location: New Ross Co.Wexford

Listing Description

The Kennedy Homestead, birthplace of President John F. Kennedy's great-grandfather Patrick Kennedy, celebrates the story of five generations of the Kennedy dynasty and is still today farmed by his descendants. The Kennedy Homestead is a new visitor attraction and exhibition centre. Construction was completed by the Office of Public Works in 2013 and the modern visitors centre is located beside the original farmhouse at Dunganstown. The interpretative exhibition explores the circumstances of Patrick Kennedy’s departure from Ireland in 1848 and pieces together the story of the most famous Irish –American family through the 20th century to the present day. The new Kennedy Homestead centre was opened on the 22nd June 2013 by Caroline Kennedy and Taoiseach Enda Kenny to mark the 50th Anniversary of President Kennedy’s visit.


Tourist and Visitors


Opening Times

Mon - Sun:
9:30 am - 5:30 pm


Dunganstown New Ross Co Wexford

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