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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# JFK 50

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# you get a medal
Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey among those awarded US's highest civilian honour
The Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony was lent added poignancy as the award was first minted by John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated 50 years ago this week.
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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.
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”.
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“The Kennedys were more than emigrants” – 50 years on, Wexford remembers JFK
Thousands of people are attending events in New Ross today to mark JFK’s visit to the town half a century ago.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Steve Jobs film
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
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Will you have a cup of tea Taoiseach? Caroline Kennedy reenacts famous tea scene
The only surviving daughter of US President John F Kennedy, Caroline, and his grandchildren are in New Ross today for the JFK 50 celebrations.
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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.
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Pics: Only ever flame taken from JFK's grave lands in Ireland for JFK 50
The flame was given to the Irish Naval Service, who will transport it to New Ross aboard the Irish naval vessel LE ORLA.
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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.
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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.