American celebrity Sean Patrick Hayes visits Ballylongford in search of his roots

19th December 2014
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'Will & Grace" star, Sean Patrick Hayes, discovered he was a Kerryman and found his way home.

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?

In the first week of December 2014, the film crew of ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ (which takes a well known celebrity on a journey through their genealogical history, finding out where their family came from) brought the Emmy Award-winning actor/comedian to north Co Kerry, filming for the series.

EXCITEMENT IN TOWN

"He was a lovely fellow and fierce interested in Ballylongford." said Michael Finucane, owner of 'O’Rahilly’s' pub (where Hayes’s great-grandfather Patrick Hayes Jr. bought his passage to America in 1900).

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