Coming Home

A landmark documentary portraying five Irish emigrants returning home to Ireland


$12 general / $10 members

Wed, Oct 25, 2017



Box Office


Phone hours:
10am-6pm, Monday-Friday

In person:
Opens 60 minutes before the performance on show days


Irish Arts Center
553 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019


5 Journeys, 4 Continents, 1 Dream

There and back again, Coming Home charts the intimate experience each emigrant faced—their initial departure from Ireland, the thrill of arriving in new unexplored worlds, coping with homesickness, and their decision to return home. 

A talkback with director Cathal Kenna will follow the screening.

“Remarkable new documentary… A love letter to a romantic vision of Ireland”

Our Supporters

Irish Arts Center programs are supported, in part, by government, foundation, and corporate partners including Culture Ireland, the agency for the promotion of Irish arts worldwide; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and the New York City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature; Howard Gilman Foundation; Jerome L. Greene Foundation; the Charina Endowment Fund; the Ireland Funds; the Shubert Foundation, Inc.; the Irish Institute of New York; the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, New York; the Charles Lawrence Keith & Clara Miller Foundation; Northern Ireland Bureau; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; British Council; Morgan Stanley; Tourism Ireland; and thousands of generous donors like you.


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