Most viewed - President John F Kennedy's Visit 1963
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Rehearsal1456 viewsPhotograph taken by battalion photographer, 1st Battalion 3rd Infantry (Old Guard), US Army on the day of Kennedy's funeral. (Image courtesy of Col Nott)
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President John F. Kennedy Arbour Hill1420 viewsThe Last Post is sounded at the 1916 Memorial, Arbour Hill. The Cadet Guard of honour from the Military College, under Lieutenant Frank Colclough present arms. The Presidential party featured are Commandant P. Daly, Taoiseach Mr. Sean Lemass, Commandant J. O’Brien (A.D.C. to the Taoiseach), President John F. Kennedy, Colonel M. Hefferon (A.D.C. to President Kennedy) and the Chief of Staff Lt. General S. McKeown, (Courtesy of Brigadier General Colclough).
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Cadets from 37th Class en route to Arlington1014 views(Courtesy of the Cadet School and Cpl P Fogarty retd.)
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Cadets standing at the foot of Kennedy's grave, Arlington National Cemetery1009 viewsA rehearsal was held at Arlington at 0800 hrs on the day of the funeral. When Lt Col Mattimoe asked what the Cadets were requested to do he was told "We want you to take up position at the foot of the grave and just do what you did at Arbour Hill." (Image courtesy of Cadet School and Cpl P. Fogarty retd.)
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Cadets at graveside930 viewsCadets salute with arms as American service personnel convey President Kennedy's remains to the graveside (Image courtesy of the Cadet School and Cpl P Fogarty retd.)
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Cadets at graveside919 views"And then as the noise of their engine [75 jet fighters] faded away, sharp commands in Gaelic ringing over the sunlit slopes of Arlington announced to the world that Ireland was paying her final tribute to President John F. Kennedy." Military Archives T/220 'Diary of Participation by Cadets' (Image courtesy of Cadet School and Cpl P. Fogarty retd.)
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Presentation to Cadets by their hosts at Fort Meyer, Arlington915 viewsOfficer Commanding 3rd Infantry (The Old Guard) Fort Meyer presented the Cadets with a mounted and framed photograph. (image courtesy of Col Nott)
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Cadets at Dublin Airport891 views"The Cadets then marched at the slope to deposit their rifles in the aircraft." Military Archives T/220 'Diary of Participation by Cadets'. (Image courtesy of Cadet School and Cpl P. Fogarty retd.)
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President John F. Kennedy Arbour Hill778 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy studies the Arbour Hill 1916 Memorial, alongside students of the 36th Cadet Class and Commandant P. Daly, Taoiseach Mr. Sean Lemass, Commandant J. O’Brien (A.D.C. to the Taoiseach), Colonel M. Hefferon (A.D.C. to President Kennedy) and the Chief of Staff Lt. General S. McKeown, (Courtesy of the Irish Times).
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Cadets outside their quarters at Fort Meyer776 views(Image courtesy of Col Nott)
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President John F. Kennedy Green Park, Limerick728 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy entertains the crowds gathered at Green Park Race Course, Limerick as he receives the Freedom of the City. Copy image held in the Private Collection of Lt. General S. McKeown.
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President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport698 viewsPresident Kennedy accompanied by Captain Byrne and Colonel M. Hefferon, accredited A.D.C, during his inspection of the Guard of Honour drawn from the Eastern Command, Dublin Airport. Copy image held in the Private Collection of Lt Gen Sean McKeown.
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President John F. Kennedy New Ross697 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy, enjoying light refreshments with the people of New Ross. (Courtesy of the Irish Times).
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36th Cadet Class and Military Instructor692 views36th Cadet Class and Military Instructors, 1961 – 1963 (Courtesy of DFTC)
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An tUachtarán, Eamon DeValera and President John F. Kennedy686 viewsAn tUachtarán, Eamon DeValera, formally welcomes President John F. Kennedy “A Uachtaráin Uasail. In aimn mhuintir na h-Eireann uile agus thar a gceann cuirim céad míle fáilte romhat […]”, Dublin Airport (Courtesy of the Irish Times).
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An tUachtarán Eamon DeValera and President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport665 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy, accompanied by An tUachtarán, Eamon DeValera acknowledges the assembled crowds gathered at Dublin Airport, following the welcome reception on the tarmac of Dublin Airport, (Courtesy of the Irish Times).
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President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport662 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy, accompanied by Captain Byrne and Colonel M. Hefferon (A.D.C. to President Kennedy) concluding inspection of the Guard of Honour drawn from the Eastern Command, Dublin Airport (Courtesy of the Irish Times).
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President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport630 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy, accompanied by Captain Byrne and Colonel M. Hefferon (A.D.C. to President Kennedy) during his inspection of the Guard of Honour drawn from the Eastern Command, Dublin Airport (Courtesy of the Irish Times).
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