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# The Kennedys

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# irish-us relations
Joe Kennedy III says new role as US Special Envoy to Northern Ireland is an 'incredible honour'
Joe Kennedy III, who hails from one of the world’s most famous political families, will be focusing on strengthening US economic ties in Northern Ireland.
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# The Kennedys
The All-Ireland hurling winner with three sons chasing football glory in Tipperary colours
John Kennedy lifted the Liam MacCarthy Cup in 1989 and 1991. His sons Colman, Jack and Conal are part of the Tipperary squad that face Mayo on Sunday.
# The Kennedys
Body of Robert F. Kennedy's 8-year-old great-grandson recovered after canoe trip accident
Maeve Kennedy McKean and her eight-year-old son, Gideon went missing last Thursday while canoeing.
# The Kennedys
Recovery mission underway for two members of Kennedy family missing on US canoe trip
Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her son Gideon did not return to shore at Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, on Thursday.
Larry Donnelly: Kennedy vs Markey could be the last throw of the dice for the Irish American dynasty
The Kennedy vs Markey battle is the distraction from Covid-19 we all need, says Larry Donnelly.
# First Lady
Kim K's new magazine cover is seriously dividing opinion on Twitter
In which she takes after Jackie O.
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.
# 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.
# The Kennedys
Ted Kennedy's son says he won't run for US Senate seat
The Massachusetts seat, left vacant by the departure of Secretary of State nominee John Kerry, has been the subject of much speculation with Ben Affleck even mentioned as a possible candidate.
Column: ‘The Irish-American vote may well decide the outcome of this election’
Irish-American voters are still a vibrant political entity and are important in the race for the White House, writes Larry Donnelly.
# Kennedy
Ted Kennedy’s only daughter dies at 51
The eldest of the senator’s three children, Kara Kennedy died on Friday at age 51, collapsing after her daily workout at a Washington health club.