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#John F Kennedy

From TheJournal.ie First ever permanent exhibition on the Irish flag to open at GPO Flying High

First ever permanent exhibition on the Irish flag to open at GPO

The new exhibition opens later this month.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump claims his rival's father helped the man who assassinated JFK Conspiracy Theory

Donald Trump claims his rival's father helped the man who assassinated JFK

Trump repeated a tabloid claim that Rafael Cruz handed out leaflets with Lee Harvey Oswald

From TheJournal.ie One of the men who brought down Richard Nixon has died All The Presidents Men

One of the men who brought down Richard Nixon has died

Ben Bradlee, who edited the Washington Post for 23 years, has died.

From TheJournal.ie Letters from Jackie O to Irish priest go under the hammer Piece Of History

Letters from Jackie O to Irish priest go under the hammer

The letters, which will be sold in June, contain details of her engagement to John F Kennedy and his assassination.

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 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 My favourite speech: Taoiseach Enda Kenny Famous Words

My favourite speech: Taoiseach Enda Kenny

To coincide with the 50th anniversary of JFK’s death, Enda Kenny picks the former US president’s 1963 address to Leinster House as his favourite speech.

From TheJournal.ie My favourite speech: Micheál Martin Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Micheál Martin

To coincide with the 50th anniversary of JFK’s death, Micheál Martin picks the former US president’s 1962 address to students at Rice University in Texas.

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 Column: The Kennedys – the closest thing the Irish-American diaspora has to a royal family Opinion

Column: The Kennedys – the closest thing the Irish-American diaspora has to a royal family

The Kennedys have divided opinion in both Ireland and the US for six decades – and continue to fascinate us. Larry Donnelly examines Irish and Irish American perspectives on this remarkable family.

From TheJournal.ie JFK would be proud of Ireland's accomplishments - John Kerry JFK 50

JFK would be proud of Ireland's accomplishments - John Kerry

The US Secretary of State has been sharing his thoughts on the Kennedy visit, 50 years on.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: JFK visits Ireland in 1963 JFK This post contains images

In photos: JFK visits Ireland in 1963

Ahead of the 50th anniversary of John F Kennedy’s visit to Ireland, the Taoiseach described the relationship between Ireland and America as being one of “hope and history”.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands join Kennedy's relations in New Ross for JFK 50 celebrations JFK 50

Thousands join Kennedy's relations in New Ross for JFK 50 celebrations

The only surviving daughter of US President John F Kennedy, Caroline, and his grandchildren will be in New Ross today for the celebrations.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Defence Forces due home with JFK's eternal flame JFK 50

Pics: Defence Forces due home with JFK's eternal flame

As part of the JFK 50 celebrations, the Kennedy family have allowed a flame to be taken from the US president’s grave in Arlington, the first time this has ever happened.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what the JFK 50 stamps look like... An Post

Here's what the JFK 50 stamps look like...

The two stamps feature pictures taken during the President’s historic four-day visit to Ireland in 1963.

From TheJournal.ie We found the boy smiling up at JFK during his visit to Ireland in 1963 JFK Boy Found

We found the boy smiling up at JFK during his visit to Ireland in 1963

John Murphy from Co Wexford has been identified as the seven-year-old boy with no front teeth in the picture.

From TheJournal.ie Can you name this little boy smiling at JFK during his visit to Ireland in 1963? Find This Boy

Can you name this little boy smiling at JFK during his visit to Ireland in 1963?

The National Library of Ireland is trying to identify the boy for an upcoming JFK Homecoming exhibition.

From TheJournal.ie Live music, Anne Doyle and a big flame lined up for 50th anniversary of JFK visit JFK

Live music, Anne Doyle and a big flame lined up for 50th anniversary of JFK visit

Irish dancer Michael Flatley will also make an appearance as well as some of Kennedy’s relatives.

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 First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012

The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads Wonkery This post contains videos

VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads

From Eisenhower to Obama versus Romney, this video shows how campaign videos have changed (and how a lot has remained the same…)

From TheJournal.ie Former US presidential candidate George McGovern dies United States

Former US presidential candidate George McGovern dies

The former US senator ran against Richard Nixon in the 1972 presidential election but was soundly beaten.

From TheJournal.ie My favourite speech: Businessman Bill Cullen Famous Words

My favourite speech: Businessman Bill Cullen

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Bill Cullen picks JFK’s 1963 address to Leinster House.

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.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Today in 1963, JFK made this speech... Ein Berliner This post contains videos

WATCH: Today in 1963, JFK made this speech...

The ‘Ich bin ein Berliner’ speech became one of the US president’s most famous addresses.

From TheJournal.ie Estranged wife of Robert F Kennedy Jr found dead in New York Kennedys

Estranged wife of Robert F Kennedy Jr found dead in New York

No cause of death has been released but it is believed the wife of the nephew of John F Kennedy killed herself.

8 political playboys (or, they fancied they were...) Philandering This post contains videos

8 political playboys (or, they fancied they were...)

Political powerhouses who like to think they have women falling at their feet (and some actually did).

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach tells US: Our best and brightest days are still ahead Enda In America

Taoiseach tells US: Our best and brightest days are still ahead

In a speech at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government last night, Taoiseach Enda Kenny described the bailout as “a bleak midwinter” – but said Ireland is now about recovery and opportunity.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Listen: Long-lost audio from Air Force One on day of JFK assassination released Long Lost Audio

Listen: Long-lost audio from Air Force One on day of JFK assassination released

“I wish to God there was something I could do,” the newly-sworn in President Johnson tells JFK’s mother Rose Kennedy.

From TheJournal.ie Mr Kennedy goes to Washington? Family heir may run for US Congress Dynasty

Mr Kennedy goes to Washington? Family heir may run for US Congress

Reports indicate that the grandson of Robert Kennedy may run for Congress, ending what has been an unusual period without any Kennedys in national office.

Watch: Saoirse Ronan with JFK and Michael Collins in IFI funding appeal Irish Film This post contains videos

Watch: Saoirse Ronan with JFK and Michael Collins in IFI funding appeal

The Irish actress has joined an appeal for funding to preserve the film institute’s historic archive.

Jackie Kennedy tapes reveal she loathed the French... but what about the Irish?

The audio recordings and new book about the former first lady reveal her thoughts on everything from world leaders to her husband’s inner Irish circle.

From TheJournal.ie From Cuban Missile Crisis to the First Lady's bedroom: JFK digital archive rocks JFK Archive

From Cuban Missile Crisis to the First Lady's bedroom: JFK digital archive rocks

Massive tech project brings documents, photographs, recordings of telephone conversations and other artefacts relating to John F Kennedy to the online public.