Homecoming: JFK in Ireland

JFK Homecoming Exhibition at the National Library of Ireland. Open from 2pm, 20th June, 2013
JFK Homecoming Exhibition at the National Library of Ireland. Open from 2pm, 20th June, 2013

To mark 50 years since JFK's visit to Ireland in June 1963, the National Library of Ireland present an exhibition 'Homecoming: JFK in Ireland'.

This exhibition, which opens today, features photographs, footage and interviews, and interactive touch screens with items from National Library collections, and those of the National Archives, National Museum, and JFK Presidential Library in Boston.

This exhibition also provides access to the RTÉ Archives online exhibition 'President Kennedy in Ireland' and also contains the original RTV Guide with a special four-page pull-out supplement on the forthcoming Kennedy visit.

The exhibition is open to the public from 2.00pm on Thursday, 20th of June and runs until the 13th of August. The Exhibition is located in 2/3 Kildare Street, Dublin. Entry is free.

Further information on the exhibition is available at www.nli.ie

Visit the RTÉ Archives exhibition 'President Kennedy in Ireland'. Follow RTÉ Archives on Twitter to keep up to date with the full story of events as they unfolded. We will be using the hashtag #JFKHomecoming.

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