A commemoration concert is being held tonight 7 November at the National Concert Hall to mark 50 years since President Kennedy visited Ireland and also the 50th Anniversary of his death.

Bryan Dobson presents this 50th anniversary concert by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra featuring music from pivotal moments of Kennedy's life, music eternally associated with him, and film footage of key speeches.

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In June 1963, John F. Kennedy became the first serving President of the USA to visit Ireland spending four days here. Just five months later, in November 1963, President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas.

Vist the online exhibition 'President Kennedy in Ireland'.