December 1, 2020

The Remembering

The Remembering  is the final part of the overall JFK 50 Homecoming series of events.

JFK 50 ‘the Remembering’ is the last in a year long events programme to commemorate the 35th President of the United States of America, John F. Kennedy and his visit to New Ross on 27th June 1963.

On the 22nd November, 1963, while on a campaign trip President Kennedy was shot and Killed.  The world mourned for an inspirational leader.

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On the 22nd November 2013, to celebrate his life, and his tragic death New Ross will hold a Mass in remembrance of President Kennedy.

This will be followed by a Parade to the Quayside, a wreath laying ceremony and tribute at the Kennedy Memorial & finally the performance of a specially commissioned lament from the distinguished Irish composer Vincent Kennedy to the President.

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