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Unsold!: Jackie Kennedy letters to Irish priest withdrawn from auction
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Unsold!: Jackie Kennedy letters to Irish priest withdrawn from auction

May 21st 2014, 7:55 PM 11,976 Views 13 Comments

The disputed correspondence was due to fetch a multi-million euro figure.

Ever flown through JFK airport? This is the moment it got its name.
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Ever flown through JFK airport? This is the moment it got its name.

Dec 24th 2013, 8:30 PM 26,604 Views 21 Comments

On Christmas Eve 50 years ago, the New York International Airport paid a poignant tribute to the fallen US president.

Here is the moment CBS News announced JFK's death
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Here is the moment CBS News announced JFK's death

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:38 PM 12,485 Views 36 Comments

Walter Cronkite was already an American icon on 22 November 1963, but these words etched him into history.

Pics: JFK assassination remembered in Dublin and Wexford
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Pics: JFK assassination remembered in Dublin and Wexford

Nov 22nd 2013, 5:54 PM 7,902 Views 20 Comments

In Dublin, the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore laid a wreath at the US Embassy in Ballsbridge where the American flag was lowered to half mast.

New documents show how the Irish Ambassador viewed America after Kennedy's death
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New documents show how the Irish Ambassador viewed America after Kennedy's death

Nov 22nd 2013, 2:20 PM 10,897 Views 6 Comments

Just nine days after JFK’s funeral, the Irish Ambassador to the US penned a report to Seán Lemass and the Government, outlining the differences between Kennedy and Lyndon B Johnson.

The History Channel is livetweeting JFK's fateful trip to Dallas today
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The History Channel is livetweeting JFK's fateful trip to Dallas today

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:38 PM 9,125 Views 13 Comments

Watch the events of 50 years ago unfold in real time via Twitter.

The Kennedy Assassination: Timeline of the day
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The Kennedy Assassination: Timeline of the day

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:45 AM 11,316 Views 29 Comments

50 years ago today, the world was altered indelibly. Here’s how it unfolded.

How JFK killing put TV at centre of homes
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How JFK killing put TV at centre of homes

Nov 17th 2013, 6:30 PM 8,735 Views 37 Comments

The assassination 50 years ago unfolded in real time in people’s homes as coverage went on uninterrupted for days.

John F Kennedy assassination: the conspiracy theories
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John F Kennedy assassination: the conspiracy theories

Nov 16th 2013, 10:30 AM 19,475 Views 125 Comments

With the 50th anniversary of the assassination just days away, we look at some of the theories about who was responsible.

Obama nominates Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Japan
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Obama nominates Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Japan

Jul 24th 2013, 10:09 PM 8,544 Views 15 Comments

The nomination, which requires Senate confirmation, marks the biggest foray into public service for Kennedy, who was an early supporter of Obama.

Moneygall to get a 'Barack Obama Plaza', creating 60 new jobs
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Moneygall to get a 'Barack Obama Plaza', creating 60 new jobs

Jan 26th 2013, 3:30 PM 15,185 Views 59 Comments

The owners of Supermacs have announced plans for a €6 million plaza at the ancestral home of the US President.

JFK's 1963 Ireland visit marked with year of events
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JFK's 1963 Ireland visit marked with year of events

Jul 3rd 2012, 11:21 AM 9,782 Views 16 Comments

It has been 50 years since the late JFK visited Ireland – so his ancestral home of Wexford has unveiled a year of events to mark the historic occasion.