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#JFK

# jfk - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Body found in search for JFK's grand-niece who disappeared during canoe trip with her young son
# Tragic Accident
# Tragic Accident

Body found in search for JFK's grand-niece who disappeared during canoe trip with her young son

Apr 7th 2020, 8:52 AM 42,770 Views 14 Comments

Maeve Kennedy McKean’s son Gideon (8) is still missing.

# jfk - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Kennedy vs Markey could be the last throw of the dice for the Irish American dynasty
# The Kennedys
# The Kennedys

Larry Donnelly: Kennedy vs Markey could be the last throw of the dice for the Irish American dynasty

Mar 28th 2020, 1:00 PM 37,849 Views 18 Comments

The Kennedy vs Markey battle is the distraction from Covid-19 we all need, says Larry Donnelly.

# jfk - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

An 8-year-old girl wrote to JFK in 1961 worried Russia would bomb the North Pole. Here's what he wrote back
# John F Kennedy
# John F Kennedy

An 8-year-old girl wrote to JFK in 1961 worried Russia would bomb the North Pole. Here's what he wrote back

Dec 25th 2019, 2:32 PM 38,286 Views 15 Comments

“You must not worry about Santa Claus,” President Kennedy told the young girl on 28 October 1961.

# jfk - Monday 21 October, 2019

Hillary Clinton posts parody JFK letter mocking Trump's message to Turkey
# JFK
# JFK

Hillary Clinton posts parody JFK letter mocking Trump's message to Turkey

Oct 21st 2019, 7:25 AM 37,552 Views 56 Comments

“Don’t be a d**k, ok? Get your missiles out of Cuba,” starts the letter pretending to be from president Kennedy.

# jfk - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Airline says sorry for forgetting two corpses in New York
# Apology
# Apology

Airline says sorry for forgetting two corpses in New York

Nov 4th 2017, 8:15 AM 29,914 Views 16 Comments

Pakistan International Airlines apologised for the error, saying it was “caused due to negligence”.

# jfk - Friday 27 October, 2017

US release trove of secret files on JFK assassination - but 300 are delayed on national security grounds
# JFK
# JFK

US release trove of secret files on JFK assassination - but 300 are delayed on national security grounds

Oct 27th 2017, 7:13 PM 24,824 Views 56 Comments

Kennedy scholars have said the documents were unlikely to contain any bombshell revelations.

# jfk - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Donald Trump says he'll release all of the secret JFK assassination files
# The Grassy Knoll
# The Grassy Knoll

Donald Trump says he'll release all of the secret JFK assassination files

Oct 21st 2017, 4:42 PM 36,716 Views 67 Comments

Reports in the US had indicated that certain files were set to be held back when the entire trove is opened to the public this coming Thursday.

# jfk - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

10 truly priceless Irish objects discovered by the lovely National Treasures project
# National Treasures
From The Daily Edge
# National Treasures

10 truly priceless Irish objects discovered by the lovely National Treasures project

Sep 13th 2017, 8:00 AM 14,032 Views 7 Comments

Torcs and lanulas are great, but what about an Italia 90 tea tin?

# jfk - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'The British don't care that every strand of the Good Friday Agreement is undermined by Brexit'
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

'The British don't care that every strand of the Good Friday Agreement is undermined by Brexit'

Sep 9th 2017, 2:00 PM 15,917 Views 100 Comments

Sinn Féin’s deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald said her party want to be in government on both sides of the border.

# jfk - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Refugees detained at airports after Trump bans them from entering US
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Refugees detained at airports after Trump bans them from entering US

Jan 28th 2017, 2:55 PM 59,397 Views 299 Comments

Trump has barred all refugees from entering the country for three months — and those from war-ravaged Syria indefinitely.

# jfk - Monday 2 January, 2017

Man dies after emergency landing at Shannon Airport
# Kuwait Airways
# Kuwait Airways

Man dies after emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Jan 2nd 2017, 5:16 PM 50,608 Views 8 Comments

The man was reportedly travelling under medical supervision.

# jfk - Thursday 15 September, 2016

BAI upholds complaint against the 'Power to Power Ourselves' wind energy ad
# Energy Independence
# Energy Independence

BAI upholds complaint against the 'Power to Power Ourselves' wind energy ad

Sep 15th 2016, 6:35 PM 11,249 Views 19 Comments

A complainant said the ad, which features a haunting voiceover speech by JFK on Ireland’s destiny, ran foul of a ban on political advertising.

# jfk - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

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

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

May 3rd 2016, 3:30 PM 24,150 Views 55 Comments

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

# jfk - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Dublin Fire Brigade dealt with this multi-vehicle fire last night
# Naas Road
# Naas Road

Dublin Fire Brigade dealt with this multi-vehicle fire last night

Mar 12th 2016, 3:25 PM 30,913 Views 10 Comments

The fire was successfully extinguished.

# jfk - Monday 15 February, 2016

London to New York flight forced to turn around after laser is pointed at it
# VS025
# VS025

London to New York flight forced to turn around after laser is pointed at it

Feb 15th 2016, 7:31 AM 32,062 Views 36 Comments

Police are investigating the incident.

# jfk - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Furniture from JFK's 'Winter White House' has just been sold off in Florida
# History For Sale
# History For Sale

Furniture from JFK's 'Winter White House' has just been sold off in Florida

Jan 24th 2016, 1:35 PM 20,784 Views 10 Comments

The various furnishings, including a massage table and several beds, were sold for $400,000 (€370,000).

# jfk - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Aer Lingus plane makes emergency landing at JFK
# Technical Difficulties
# Technical Difficulties

Aer Lingus plane makes emergency landing at JFK

Sep 29th 2015, 7:29 AM 21,860 Views 38 Comments

No one was injured.

# jfk - Monday 25 May, 2015

Plane escorted by jets after 'anonymous chemical weapon threat'
# New York
# New York

Plane escorted by jets after 'anonymous chemical weapon threat'

May 25th 2015, 5:56 PM 27,547 Views 25 Comments

The flight landed at JFK without incident.

# jfk - Friday 26 December, 2014

You can now lie in a box and relive what Diana's death smelled like
# Morbid
# Morbid

You can now lie in a box and relive what Diana's death smelled like

Dec 26th 2014, 4:39 PM 24,098 Views 43 Comments

A Dutch university has recreated the smell and sounds of celebrity deaths.

# jfk - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

JFK airport reveals all the crazy things confiscated from carry-on bags
# Anything Sharp?
From The Daily Edge
# Anything Sharp?

JFK airport reveals all the crazy things confiscated from carry-on bags

Nov 19th 2014, 12:12 PM 5,365 Views 2 Comments

Did you pack this yourself?

# jfk - Sunday 12 October, 2014

JFK airport has started screening passengers for Ebola
# Health Screening
# Health Screening

JFK airport has started screening passengers for Ebola

Oct 12th 2014, 7:23 AM 7,488 Views 8 Comments

The New York airport is the first of five American airports to start the screening.

# jfk - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

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

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

May 21st 2014, 7:55 PM 11,967 Views 13 Comments

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

# jfk - Monday 7 April, 2014

From massacres and malnutrition to hope and healing - Burundi and Rwanda 20 years on
# Burundi
# Burundi

From massacres and malnutrition to hope and healing - Burundi and Rwanda 20 years on

Apr 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,161 Views 7 Comments

Deo Niyizonkiza survived a massacre in Burundi – escaped to New York – but returned to his native country with a plan to help thousands.

# jfk - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Pardew sad to see Kinnear leave Newcastle
# JFK
From The42
# JFK

Pardew sad to see Kinnear leave Newcastle

Feb 6th 2014, 4:58 PM 3,041 Views 4 Comments

The much-maligned director of football was sacked this week.

# jfk - Monday 3 February, 2014

Joe Kinnear resigns as Newcastle director of football
# JFK
From The42
# JFK

Joe Kinnear resigns as Newcastle director of football

Feb 3rd 2014, 11:30 PM 5,821 Views 9 Comments

The 67-year old left the club this evening.

# jfk - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Column: Let's recognise and appreciate the fine men and women who have served Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Let's recognise and appreciate the fine men and women who have served Ireland

Dec 1st 2013, 12:00 PM 59 Views 39 Comments

The 50th anniversary of the death of JFK elicited understandable emotion here… but we must also appreciate our home-grown peace brokers, inspiring figures, and everyday heroes, writes Colm Bergin.

# jfk - Friday 22 November, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Nov 22nd 2013, 9:30 PM 7,198 Views 3 Comments

Everybody’s talking about looming strike action at ESB, the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination, and the passing of Father Alec Reid.

Here is the moment CBS News announced JFK's death
# Jfk50
# Jfk50

Here is the moment CBS News announced JFK's death

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:38 PM 12,475 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
# JFK
# JFK

Pics: JFK assassination remembered in Dublin and Wexford

Nov 22nd 2013, 5:54 PM 7,900 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
# Jfk50
# Jfk50

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

Nov 22nd 2013, 2:20 PM 10,892 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.

Column: Some day we might have an Ireland that truly meets the aspirations of JFK
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Some day we might have an Ireland that truly meets the aspirations of JFK

Nov 22nd 2013, 1:00 PM 237 Views 36 Comments

Fifty years ago, JFK said Ireland had something to give to the world. That’s still true, writes Ben English.

The History Channel is livetweeting JFK's fateful trip to Dallas today
# Jfk50
From The Daily Edge
# Jfk50

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

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:38 PM 9,120 Views 13 Comments

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

My favourite speech: Micheál Martin
# Famous Words
# Famous Words

My favourite speech: Micheál Martin

Nov 22nd 2013, 9:29 AM 10,666 Views 44 Comments

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.

The Kennedy Assassination: Timeline of the day
# Jfk50
# Jfk50

The Kennedy Assassination: Timeline of the day

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:45 AM 11,257 Views 29 Comments

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

# jfk - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey among those awarded US's highest civilian honour
# You Get A Medal
# You Get A Medal

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 - Friday 19 July, 2013

Parnell and JFK: Parallels up for discussion
# Lost Leaders
# Lost Leaders

Parnell and JFK: Parallels up for discussion

Jul 19th 2013, 9:35 PM 5,193 Views 23 Comments

Parnell Summer School offering scholarships to third-level students to come to the August seminar.

# jfk - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

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

In photos: JFK visits Ireland in 1963

Jun 26th 2013, 7:20 AM 7,906 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 - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Exhibition brings Irish emigration stories to life
# Huddled Masses
# Huddled Masses

Exhibition brings Irish emigration stories to life

Jun 23rd 2013, 10:30 AM 10,138 Views 14 Comments

Irish emigration to America is explored in a new exhibition in Dublin’s Little Museum.

# jfk - Saturday 22 June, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Steve Jobs film
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

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
# JFK 50
# JFK 50

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

Jun 22nd 2013, 4:31 PM 10,554 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.

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