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From TheJournal.ie Unsold!: Jackie Kennedy letters to Irish priest withdrawn from auction Penpals

Unsold!: Jackie Kennedy letters to Irish priest withdrawn from auction

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

From TheJournal.ie Ever flown through JFK airport? This is the moment it got its name. Poignant

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here is the moment CBS News announced JFK's death Jfk50

Here is the moment CBS News announced JFK's death

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

From TheJournal.ie Pics: JFK assassination remembered in Dublin and Wexford JFK This post contains images

Pics: JFK assassination remembered in Dublin and Wexford

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

From TheJournal.ie New documents show how the Irish Ambassador viewed America after Kennedy's death Jfk50

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The Kennedy Assassination: Timeline of the day Jfk50

The Kennedy Assassination: Timeline of the day

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

From TheJournal.ie How JFK killing put TV at centre of homes Jfk50

How JFK killing put TV at centre of homes

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

From TheJournal.ie John F Kennedy assassination: the conspiracy theories Jfk50

John F Kennedy assassination: the conspiracy theories

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

From TheJournal.ie Obama nominates Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Japan Diplomacy

Obama nominates Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Japan

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

From TheJournal.ie Moneygall to get a 'Barack Obama Plaza', creating 60 new jobs Moneygall

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

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

From TheJournal.ie JFK's 1963 Ireland visit marked with year of events Jfk50 This post contains images

JFK's 1963 Ireland visit marked with year of events

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.