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During the visit to Ireland Kennedy stopped at his ancestral home in Dunganstown, County Wexford, where his great-grandfather Patrick Kennedy had lived before emigrating to the United States. The president was greeted there by a crowd waving both ...
Rare British Pathé film shows Kennedy's 1963 visit to Ireland
Comments. President Kennedy's trip to Ireland and his visit to his ancestral home in Dunganstown, Co Wexford, was a highly emotional time not just for the people of Ireland but for the President himself. He described the trip as the best four days of ...
Tubridy brings JFK visit to life for children
On June 27, he set politics aside for a visit to his family's homestead in Dunganstown, County Wexford. There, gathered with Irish relatives around the fireplace in the home of his cousin Mary Ryan, Mr. Kennedy reportedly shared a cup of tea, some cake ...
First Draft Archive: Native Sons Return, Decades Apart
The Dunganstown native has been honing her skills for more than half of her life, starting her apprenticeship at the tender age of 15. 'I was home-educated by my parents, predominantly my mother, so after I spent one year in secondary school to see ...
Jenny all fired up about pottery
He wanted to enjoy Ireland and retrace his roots without the security entourage that accompanied his official visit to the family homestead in Dunganstown in 1963. President Kennedy's plans were to return to the farm his great-grandfather Patrick ...
JFK planned private family visit to Ireland at time of his death
JOHN F Kennedy was planning to make a private family visit to his cousins in Ireland before he was assassinated, his relatives have revealed. The US president made a much-publicised trip in 1963 to his ancestral homestead in Dunganstown, near New ...
JFK was planning private return to Ireland when assassinated
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