04: President Kennedy 27 June 1963

On the second day of his visit to Ireland, President Kennedy went to Wexford, ancestral home of the Kennedys..

The television and radio coverage presented here captures the excitement of the occasion and includes the speeches from New Ross and Wexford Town, where the president talked about his pride in his Irish heritage.

The Kennedy homestead in Dunganstown was to be one of the highlights of the visit. Here the president drinks tea and cut a cake in the farmyard.

After leaving Wexford, President Kennedy returned to Dublin, where he attended a garden party in the rain at Áras an Uachtaráin.