Coming Home

A landmark documentary portraying five Irish emigrants returning home to Ireland


$12 general / $10 members

Wed, Oct 25



Box Office


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 partners including the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; Culture Ireland, the agency for the promotion of Irish arts worldwide; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; The Ireland Funds, America; Howard Gilman Foundation; Tourism Ireland; Bloomberg Philanthropies; The Nancy Malone Living Trust; The Shubert Foundation; The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in New York City; The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in Westchester County; The Knights of St. Patrick; The Jerome L. Greene Foundation; Milwaukee Irish Fest Foundation; and thousands of generous donors like you.

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