"We of Limerick mourn with them who are left to mourn"

EXHIBITION : PRESIDENT KENNEDY IN IRELAND

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The Mayor of Limerick Frances Condell pays tribute to the late President Kennedy on RTÉ News the day after his assassination in Dallas, Texas.

  • Title
    Frances Condell on Death of President Kennedy
  • 1st Broadcast
    23/11/1963
  • Clip Duration
    00:03:32
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    "We of Limerick mourn with them who are left to mourn"
  • Extended description

    The Mayor of Limerick Frances Condell pays tribute to the late President Kennedy on RTÉ News the day after his assassination in Dallas, Texas, in November 1963. She says that John F. Kennedy won hearts completely during his presidential visit to Ireland, "we found his charm captivating and his vigorous, gay personality uplifting."

    Condell feels that the tragedy of his death must have a purpose to it and extends her sympathies to his widow Jacqueline, their children and his mother. She tells RTÉ News that, "we of Limerick mourn with them who are left to mourn".

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report on the death of President Kennedy.

    This report was broadcast on 23 November 1963.

  • Local keywords
    President Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, JFK, Politics, RTÉ News, Frances Condell, Jacqueline Kennedy, Limerick
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • First broadcast channel
    Telefís Éireann
  • Production year
    1963
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N692/00063
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    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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