Letters sent from Jackie Kennedy, the wife of late US president John F. Kennedy, to a Dublin priest have been returned to the Kennedy family. Photograph:  Keystone/Getty Images.

Letters sent to an Irish priest by Jackie Kennedy, the former US first lady, have been returned to the Kennedy family. The Catholic Vincentian Order i(...)

Senator Kennedy at All Hallows College in Dublin in September 1955 with Fr Leonard (left) and All Hallows president Fr William Purcell

If the letters sent by Jackie Kennedy to Dublin priest Fr Joseph Leonard are confessional in nature, the letters he sent her confirm their close frie(...)

 Fr Joseph Leonard, Fr William Purcell and  John F Kennedy at All Hallows College in September 1955.

The importance of Fr Joseph Leonard in the life of the Kennedys was recalled by former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave in an interview with The Irish Times la(...)

Jackie Kennedy

For thirty years before her death in 1994, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis gave no interviews, withheld cooperation from all biographers and refused to (...)

The Kennedys with President Charles de Gaulle of France in Paris in 1961

They were the most famous power couple in the world, young, beautiful, rich, their faces on the cover of endless magazines, their every move photograp(...)