Weekend in... Boston
  • Travel
  • October 24, 2015, 01:00

Thanks to the area’s 50-plus colleges, Boston has a reputation for hitting the books first, goofing off second. To be sure, venerable institutions (...)

Ted Kennedy Jnr looking at the new bust of his father Edward at the Kennedy Homestead Dunganstown, New Ross, Co Wexford today. Photograph: Mary Browne

A little-known account of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy’s intervention in the Cuban missile crisis was recalled by her grandson Ted Kennedy Jnr, in Co Wexfo(...)

John F Kennedy showed grace under fire throughout his time in the White House

Popular culture often provides a good barometer of where reputation stands. John F Kennedy, it seems, is a case of mercury falling.In the recent NBC T(...)