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JFK Events and Exhibitions in July
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Myth and Mystery JFK and the Irish Imagination  
with Alan Gilsenan on Tuesday 2 July at 7pm
   

Join writer and director Alan Gilsenan
as he reflects on the presence
of John F Kennedy on the
Irish cultural landscape.


 
JFK Myth and Mystery
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Lunchtime Poetry Readings  
at the JFK Homecoming Exhibition  

 
Mondays 8, 15, 29 July at 1.10pm   
Join poet and lecturer Mark Granier for poetry readings from Poems to Learn by Heart edited by Caroline Kennedy.
All readings take place in our
JFK Homecoming exhibition
space at 2/3 Kildare Street.

Lunchtime Poetry Readings
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President Kennedy in Ireland 
RTÉ's role in this visit - an RTÉ Archives discussion  

with Ryan Tubridy on Tuesday 9 July at 6pm   

Ryan Tubridy will moderate a panel discussion with Brid Dooley, head of RTÉ Archives; Liam Wylie, curator of RTÉ's JFK exhibition; Godfrey Graham, renowned RTÉ cameraman...


RTÉ Archives
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Rapid Rockets and Wicked Robots  
with Deirdre Kelleghan on Wednesday 10 July at 2.30pm   

Bring your 7-12 year olds along to meet artist and astronomer Deirdre Kelleghan to find out about space travel from Sputnik to the Space Shuttle, and then they can draw their own space vehicles...


Rapid Rockets
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JFK and One Giant Leap for Mankind 
in association with the Festival of Curiosity  
with Rick O'Shea on Wednesday 17 July at 7pm   

Rick O'Shea, RTÉ 2fm presenter,
will be MC-ing what should be a
very lively panel discussion on the
space exploration programme
as a part of the Kennedy legacy.


One Giant Leap
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Jackie Kennedy's Irish Roots 
Thursday 18 July at 1pm  
Genealogist Jim O'Callaghan has conducted research in Ireland and
the US unearthing Jackie Kennedy's
 Irish family roots. This event is a part of our summer series of Family History
lunchtime talks...

Jackie Kennedy's Irish Roots
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JFK Homecoming Exhibition 
Open 7 days at 2/3 Kildare Street  

Photographs, footage, interviews, touchscreens, items from our collections and those of the National Archives, National Museum, and JFK Presidental Library & Museum in Boston...


JFK Exhibition
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Add your own story or photograph to the JFK Homecoming website, or have a look at the videos, images and memories that chart JFK's visit to Ireland in 1963...



Robert Sheehan
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