Author Archives: Kathryn

Chiefs, Cabinet Ministers, Khrushev’s Great Granddaughter and GAA Celebrities all set for Kennedy Summer School

New Ross, September 2014   Government Ministers, leading GAA figures, celebrity chef Kevin Dundon and top academics from Ireland and the United States are among the speakers participating at the Kennedy Summer School in New Ross, Wexford next Thursday 11th to … Continue reading

Kennedy Summer School 2014 schedule announced

Dublin, 23 June 2014:  The leading Irish and American festival of history, culture and politics, The Kennedy Summer School, today announced the schedule of events taking place in New Ross, Co. Wexford from September 11th– 13th 2014. Run in association … Continue reading

Older posts from 2013

ETHEL, the personal untold story of Ethel Kennedy

The Irish premier screening of ETHEL, a feature-length documentary about the remarkable life of Ethel Kennedy, takes place on the opening night of the Kennedy Summer School in St Michael’s Theatre. Directed by her Emmy Award-winning daughter Rory Kennedy, the … Continue reading

Older posts from 2012

Live Video From the Kennedy Summer School

We’re pleased to announce that the Kennedy Summer School sessions will be streamed live on the Internet, for those of you who couldn’t make it in person. To view the sessions, just click the Live Sessions button at the right … Continue reading

Bobby Kennedy III Confirmed As Special Guest

NEWS RELEASE – IMMEDIATE Inaugural event, featuring over twenty high-profile speakers, takes place September 6–8 in New Ross, Wexford. August 29th, 2012: The organisers of the Kennedy Summer School, a festival of Irish American history and politics, have announced that … Continue reading

“Oh What A Show” by performers from the Delta Centre, Carlow

Performers from the Delta Centre, Carlow will perform a shortened version of ‘Oh What a Show’ which had a hugely successful run earlier this year. Continue reading

Saturday 8th September

Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s Special Legacy- A Tribute Night The closing event on the summer school will be a special evening of tribute to Eunice Kennedy Shriver, co-founder of the Special Olympics, who accompanied her brother John on his presidential visit … Continue reading

Friday 7th September

Friday 7th September Session Two 11am WHAT CAN AMERICA DO FOR IRELAND NOW [Economics session] Lunchtime Talk 1pm COVERING AND EDITING MODERN IRISH POLITICS A Public Interview with Geraldine Kennedy Session Three 4pm IRISH POLITICS NOW Speakers: John Waters*, author … Continue reading

Thursday 6th September

50 Years of Politics on Irish Television since Kennedy came At lunchtime on Thursday from the stage of St Michael’s Theatre, the Historian and Broadcaster, John Bowman will present an extended audio visual talk on the coverage of politics in … Continue reading

Inaugral Kennedy Summer School of Politics in New Ross Announced

NEWS RELEASE – IMMEDIATE New Ross, August 1st 2012: Details of the inaugural Kennedy Summer School, a festival of Irish American history and politics, have been announced. This unique event will take place in New Ross, Co. Wexford from September … Continue reading