John F. Kennedy at 46, on his Irish  trip in June 1963.

Weekly Comment:
JFK at 100

What is the best way to properly mark the 100th birthday of John Fitzgerald Kennedy? ℘℘℘ On May 29, a series of events across the country will mark what would have been John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s 100th birthday. Already, the United States Postal Service has released a commemorative stamp. And in the Kennedy family’s historic hometown of Boston, the JFK Presidential Library and Museum...

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Ireland's Immortals; The House of Memory; Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel; The Stolen Child.

Review of Books

Recently published books of Irish and Irish American interest. ℘℘℘ Ireland’s Immortals: A History of the Gods of Irish Myth By Mark Williams In the midst of the Celtic Revival of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, W.B. Yeats implored his Irish literary compatriots to “go where Homer went.” It was an audacious urging, to formalize a relationship between Ireland’s mythological...

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