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".
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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- 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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