John Murphy

“I am really thrilled to have my photo taken with such a legend and never knew one existed until now when it was brought to my attention by my cousin from Wexford town.”

“I can’t remember what he [JFK] said but he rubbed my head… I have said forever since that is why nothing has ever grown on my head.”

“He made a speech and said if his ancestors didn’t leave Ireland he [JFK] probably would have been working in the Albatros factory in New Ross. I was chuffed by this because that’s where my father worked at the time,”