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Ryan Tubridy

Biography

Ryan Tubridy

Ryan Tubridy is one of Ireland’s leading and best-loved media personalities, gracing both the Irish and U.K. airwaves and he has won numerous awards and accolades. He is best recognized as the current host of the long-running chat show The Late Late Show and is also the author of a nonfiction book for adult readers, JFK in Ireland: Four Days That Changed a President. Ryan Tubridy lives in Dublin.

Ryan Tubridy

Books by Ryan Tubridy

by Ryan Tubridy and P. J. Lynch - Children's 6-9, Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, International Relations

When the beloved president visited Ireland in 1963, he described it as the best four days of his life. And for a generation of Irish people, it was a trip they never forgot. This warmly told, bighearted picture book captures the fevered excitement in the buildup to the president’s visit, all seen through the eyes of a young boy named Patrick who wants to know more than anything what it would feel like to shake the president’s hand. Rooted in historical fact and marking the centennial of John F. Kennedy's birth.