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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 You Get A Medal This post contains images

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.

# jfk-50 - Thursday 27 June, 2013

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.

# jfk-50 - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

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”.

# jfk-50 - Saturday 22 June, 2013

“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.

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

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

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.

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.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

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

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...

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