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

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".