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Kennedy Homestead

Dunganstown, New Ross, Ireland
+353 51 388 264
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well worth a visit

I dropped into The Kennedy Homestead and was the only person so had the place to myself which was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Really enjoyed the visit, the lady who presented the tour was very passionate and took her time to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Dunganstown, New Ross, Ireland
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"rosary beads"
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"tea party"
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"original house"
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"living room"
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"working farm"
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"on display"
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"american dream"
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"irish family"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I dropped into The Kennedy Homestead and was the only person so had the place to myself which was lovely. Certain artefacts including JFK's Commander in Chief dog tags that Jackie gave Mary Ryan at the funeral was very poignant. The homestead has two out...More

Thank kingdomDublin
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the visit, the lady who presented the tour was very passionate and took her time to explain the whole kennedy family tree and history of the famous jfk tour to this area, loved the whole experience and to see the jfk memorabilia and...More

Thank Gerry D
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

A very interesting site to visit particularly if your an American and go back to the JFK era. Our guide (Mary) did an exceptional job in tracing the linage of the Kennedy Clan and her overall narrative of JFK's 1963 visit was excellent. It is...More

Thank James M
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Interesting to see where President Kennedy's great grandparents came from. A well set out exhibit where you can read, watch and see everything. However, the one person there from whom one buys tickets also acts as a guide and absolutely insists that you listen to...More

Thank OperabuffCirencester
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

At €7.50 for the ticket I really enjoyed it, to drive on the road the Kennedy motorcade did was something special, I think I would of made a fab guest at the tea party (if I was born and a Kennedy!) The man who sold...More

Thank HomeandAway22
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

guide at the beginning telling you of family history was really interesting you couldn't help being interested

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The passionate lady in charge of this facility today should take a bow! Its great to meet a guide who loves her subject. We were welcomed warmly at reception and after looking at the exhibition she joined us for at least 30 minutes and gave...More

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

A nice presentation of JFK's visit to his father's homestead. Lots of information on his entire career in beautifully done glass partitions, pictures of his visit and the family still living there and those from the past, recreation of the old house with some original...More

Thank Sleepysandy53
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

A visit to the Kennedy Homestead starts with a presentation on the Kennedy family tree - going back to 1700. Today's guide did a fabulous job.. giving a knowledgeable and heart felt background on the Kennedy family history. Her names is Mary, and she knows...More

Thank joeminner
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I'm from Wexford myself and last Tuesday my father and myself were in New Ross. We have already visited the Kennedy Homestead but decided to drop out for a coffee. Unfortunately their tea room was occupied by a tour but what really impressed me was...More

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Marius59
3 August 2017|
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Response from GPhillipsMBE | Reviewed this property |
1 hour as it is so small. But if you don't go you won't have missed much.
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