In the summer of 1955, Jackie Kennedy and her husband visited Ireland and went to the races at the Curragh. She later recalled the drive down from (...)

Lee Harvey Oswald is led through the Dallas police station in 1963 after the assassination of President Kennedy. Photograph:

Who is the most pivotal figure of the Sixties? JFK? His brother Bobby? Martin Luther King? Lennon and/or McCartney? I would suggest none of the above,(...)

Pictured at the launch of the Kennedy Summer School 2013 in the Little Museum of Dublin today, were speakers Newstalk presenter George Hook, former minister Mary O’Rourke and  space commentator Leo Enright. Photograph: Mary Browne

Two members of the Kennedy family have been announced the speakers at the Kennedy Summer School, a festival of Irish and American culture, history and(...)

The eternal flame from John F Kennedy’s grave is delivered by Jean Kennedy Smith and Taoiseach Enda Kenny to the port of New Ross in Co Wexford on Saturday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Members of the Kennedy family have made a last-minute change to their travel plans to commemorate one of the most memorable moments from the JFK visit(...)