Dedicated to the memory of John F. Kennedy, President of the United States who was tragically assassinated in 1963, the same year that he visited his ancestral home in New Ross. The arboretum is a plant collection of international standing, covering 252 hectares on Slieve Coillte featuring 4,500 types of trees and shrubs. It is also home to an exhibition which chronicles President Kennedy’s time in the White House.
Open daily year round except Good Friday & Christmas Day.
May to Aug 10:00–20:00
Oct to Mar 10:00–17:00
Admission Prices 2018:
Senior (aged 65+): €4.00
Student (with valid ID): €3.00
Group Rate on request
Group tours (April – September). It is advisable to pre-book. Max No: 30 – 40
12 km south of New Ross (off R733).
New Ross, Co. Wexford, Ireland
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