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# kennedy - Saturday 28 March, 2020

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.

# kennedy - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Bono says Trump is 'potentially the worst idea that ever happened to America'

Meanwhile, former US President George Bush Snr is said to be voting for Hillary Clinton.

# kennedy - Friday 22 November, 2013

Here is the moment CBS News announced JFK's death

Walter Cronkite was already an American icon on 22 November 1963, but these words etched him into history.

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

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.

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

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

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

# kennedy - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

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.

# kennedy - Thursday 20 June, 2013

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.

# kennedy - Monday 22 April, 2013

Live music, Anne Doyle and a big flame lined up for 50th anniversary of JFK visit JFK

Live music, Anne Doyle and a big flame lined up for 50th anniversary of JFK visit

Irish dancer Michael Flatley will also make an appearance as well as some of Kennedy’s relatives.

# kennedy - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Column: Who were the greatest and worst US presidents - and why?

On the eve of Obama’s second inauguration, Felix M Larkin looks at what it takes to be considered a great president – and why it matters.

# kennedy - Saturday 18 August, 2012

My favourite speech: Simon Harris My Favourite Speech This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Simon Harris

Continuing our summer series on of public figures’ favourite speeches, one of the youngest members of the Dáil, Simon Harris, picks a speech by Bobby Kennedy.

# kennedy - Monday 21 May, 2012

Robert Kennedy Jr "did everything" he could to help his estranged wife Mary

Robert Kennedy paid homage to his estranged wife Mary Richardson Kennedy, who was found dead by apparent suicide last week, saying that she was “the most extraordinary woman” he had ever met.

# kennedy - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Mr Kennedy goes to Washington? Family heir may run for US Congress

Reports indicate that the grandson of Robert Kennedy may run for Congress, ending what has been an unusual period without any Kennedys in national office.

# kennedy - Sunday 18 September, 2011

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.

# kennedy - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Robert Kennedy killer denied parole - again

Sirhan Sirhan has always claimed he doesn’t remember the events of 5 June 1968 in which Senator Kennedy was shot dead; his lawyer says he may have been brainwashed.