John F Kennedy

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A memorial depicts two soldiers struggling to close the Hougoumont farm’s north gate to save it from being overrun by the French at the Battle of Waterloo

It was the arrival late in the day of the Prussian army, after hours of slogging through mud from the east, that finally decided the Battle of Waterlo(...)

 Gavin Newsom: the California’s governor’s   team have blamed Republicans and far-right conspiracy theorists for orchestrating the recall vote.  Photograph: Patrick T allon/AFP/Getty

California’s governor Gavin Newsom faces the prospect of an early ballot, after officials said they had received enough petition signatures to hold a(...)

US president  Barack Obama addressing members of the public at Gollege Green, Dublin, during a ceremony as part of his visit to Ireland in May 2011. Photograph: Alan Betson

My family left Ireland for America seven generations ago. To the best of our knowledge, Patrick Keenan left Cork sometime in the 1770s. He was counted(...)

 US president Joe Biden speaks about a March jobs report, in the White House in Washington, DC, last week. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

It was once a number so exotic as to have no agreed definition. It is now the threshold below which Joe Biden hardly bothers to trifle. Among the weir(...)

 Shane Ryan: is now selected for the 100m backstroke for Tokyo, a place in the final certainly within reach of the 27-year-old. Photograph:  Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

The world is very different now. The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to the Tokyo Olympics will light our country and all who serve it.(...)

Carmel Quinn on The Jimmy Dean Show in 1964. Photograph: Don Paulsen/Michael Ochs Archives via Getty

Carmel Quinn Born: July 31st, 1925 Died: March 6th, 2021 Carmel Quinn, a blue-eyed, flame-haired Irish singer and storyteller who packed Carnegie Hal(...)


She was the last surviving sibling of one of the most famous families in the world. This week the New York home of Jean Kennedy Smith, who died in Jun(...)

US president Joe Biden speaks to reporters outside  the White House in Washington, DC, at the weekend. Photograph:  Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty

US president Joe Biden has signed a proclamation officially marking the start of Irish-American Heritage Month, paving the way for a month-long focus (...)

US president Joe Biden will share an address at the annual Glucksman Ireland House dinner. File photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

US president Joe Biden will share a message at the annual Glucksman Ireland House dinner on Tuesday evening, an online event that will also be address(...)

US president Joe Biden leaves St Joseph on the Brandywine Roman Catholic Church in Wilmington, Delaware. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty

In Arthur Schlesinger’s 1980 biography of Robert Kennedy, he describes Lord Longford suggesting to Eunice Shriver, Kennedy’s sister, that a book shoul(...)

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