Marking the Kennedy Assassination’s 50th Anniversary

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Ger Leddin reports from the JFK Memorial in Wexford on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of John F Kennedy’s death.

Lieutenant AOIFE SHANLEY tells Ger about the planned procession and band fanfare as they prepare to lay a wreath on the memorial.

Minister Brendan Howlin will inspect Guard of Honour. Ministers Keogh and Howlin will make speeches recalling the Kennedy family and the close relationship they have with Ireland.

The ceremony closes with a lone piper playing a lament.

Duration: 08'25" DATE: November 25, 2013
Interviewer:Ger Leddin
Producer:Ger Leddin
Interviewee:Brendan Howlin, Paul Keogh, Aoife Shanley
Themes:Irish Life & Culture, Community Events
Keywords:JFK anniversary, marking the death of John F Kennedy, brendan howlin, paul keogh, aoife shanley, pipers lament
LocationWexford Time Period:2013
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20131125_NST_001
Rights:Creative Commons License
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