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Kennedy Summer School To Host 1963-Style Kennedy Tea Party

By Dave Simpson
Kennedy Summer School To Host 1963-Style Kennedy Tea Party

A famous Irish tea party is set to be re-enacted at the JFK Arboretum in Co. Wexford during the annual Kennedy Summer School on the afternoon of Thursday 8 September 2022.


The Kennedy Summer School will celebrate the presidential visit of John F. Kennedy to New Ross and Dunganstown with an event of talks, entertainment and afternoon tea. The event will be hosted by Sean Connick, chief executive of the JFK Trust New Ross, and will feature guest personality Mary Kennedy to talk about her career paths and life after RTÉ.

During the event, Olga Doroshchuk a Ukrainian opera singer film and theatre actress, will entertain visitors with an operatic performance.

In addition, film footage of the visit of President John F. Kennedy captured by the late Peggy Walsh will be screened.


Tickets are available or by calling St. Michael's Theatre on 051 421255.

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