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#JFK 50

# jfk-50 - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey among those awarded US's highest civilian honour
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Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey among those awarded US's highest civilian honour

Nov 20th 2013, 6:58 PM 10,080 Views 22 Comments

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.

# jfk-50 - Thursday 27 June, 2013

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

Jun 27th 2013, 3:08 PM 4,364 Views 27 Comments

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

# jfk-50 - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

In photos: JFK visits Ireland in 1963
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In photos: JFK visits Ireland in 1963

Jun 26th 2013, 7:20 AM 7,893 Views 2 Comments

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”.

# jfk-50 - Saturday 22 June, 2013

“The Kennedys were more than emigrants” – 50 years on, Wexford remembers JFK
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“The Kennedys were more than emigrants” – 50 years on, Wexford remembers JFK

Jun 22nd 2013, 9:20 PM 13,279 Views 87 Comments

Thousands of people are attending events in New Ross today to mark JFK’s visit to the town half a century ago.

The Evening Fix... now with added Steve Jobs film
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The Evening Fix... now with added Steve Jobs film

Jun 22nd 2013, 8:00 PM 7,681 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Will you have a cup of tea Taoiseach? Caroline Kennedy reenacts famous tea scene
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Will you have a cup of tea Taoiseach? Caroline Kennedy reenacts famous tea scene

Jun 22nd 2013, 4:31 PM 10,553 Views 39 Comments

The only surviving daughter of US President John F Kennedy, Caroline, and his grandchildren are in New Ross today for the JFK 50 celebrations.

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

Jun 22nd 2013, 12:24 PM 7,015 Views 23 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday
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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Jun 22nd 2013, 8:52 AM 7,521 Views 3 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

# jfk-50 - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Pics: Only ever flame taken from JFK's grave lands in Ireland for JFK 50
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Pics: Only ever flame taken from JFK's grave lands in Ireland for JFK 50

Jun 20th 2013, 2:52 PM 9,692 Views 59 Comments

The flame was given to the Irish Naval Service, who will transport it to New Ross aboard the Irish naval vessel LE ORLA.

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

Jun 20th 2013, 6:15 AM 6,463 Views 23 Comments

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.

# jfk-50 - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

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

Jun 5th 2013, 12:50 PM 6,308 Views 9 Comments

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