Saoirse, the only daughter of Courtney Kennedy Hill and Paul Hill, tragically died on Thursday, August 1, 2019, of a suspected accidental overdose at her family’s compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. She was a junior at Boston College. In this essay, published in February 2016 for the Deerfield Academy student newspaper, she wrote about dealing with … [Read more...] about Saoirse
Eunice Kennedy was an amazing woman who changed the way people with disabilities are treated and viewed. Who better to bring her story to light in a new biography than Eileen McNamara, another trailblazing Irish American. ℘℘℘ Eileen McNamara – the longtime Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe columnist who now directs the journalism program at Brandeis University – grew up … [Read more...] about Eunice and Eileen
A new institute honoring the life and legacy of Senator Ted Kennedy opened in Boston with a historic ceremony featuring President Obama, Vice President Biden and other dignitaries.
Chilly weather did not deter the hundreds who turned out for the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate on Monday, March 30, in Dorchester, … [Read more...] about Edward M. Kennedy Institute
Opens in Boston
Chilly weather did not deter the hundreds who turned out for dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate on Monday, March 30, in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Kennedy who was known as “The Lion of the Senate” for his long tenure (47 years), was warmly remembered in a grand ceremony featuring President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, a … [Read more...] about Kennedy Senate Institute Opens in Dorchester, MA
This Thursday, the penultimate event of the JFK 50 commemorations in New Ross kick off. From September 12th through the 14th, the Kennedy Summer School, organized in association with the JFK Trust and supported by Fáilte Ireland and Wexford Local Development Limited, aims to bring a collegial tenor to the year’s events. The theme for the Summer School is the changed … [Read more...] about Kennedy Summer SchoolBegins in New Ross Sept. 12th