error code: 1020 error code: 1020 Photographic Archive - RTÉ Archives error code: 1020

Photographic Archive

<FIRST <PREV   image 1 of 1   NEXT> LAST>
1 image found
 image for id 2634/039
 Add to Lightbox    Show Large Version

JFK on O'Connell Street (1963)

    Order imageORDER

Image ref no   2634/039
Caption   JFK on O'Connell Street (1963)
Programme   President Kennedy in Ireland  
Programme type    
Personalities/Groups   Kennedy, John F (1917 - 1963)
Description   US President John F Kennedy travelling through Dublin's O'Connell Street in an open-topped car, on the first day of his four-day visit to Ireland on 26 June 1963. Several other cars are following while motorcycles are leading the motorcade. Crowds of onlookers are lining the street, many waving American flags. More people are looking on from the windows of the building on Findlater's Corner, seen in the background. A sign for 'Kathy's Hair Stylist' is also visible. Cavendish Row can be seen in the background.

Telefís Éireann (RTÉ Television) provided extensive coverage of the President's visit; a feature on the coverage appeared in the RTV Guide of 21 June 1963. Kennedy was assassinated just five months after this picture was taken.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Department  
Photographer   McEvoy, Edward (- 2013)  
Date of photograph   26/Jun/1963
(26/Jun/1963 - 26/Jun/1963)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
error code: 1020
error code: 1020