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    THE SISTER OF THE LATE PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY OF THE UNITED STATES, MRS EUNICE?

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    THE SISTER OF THE LATE PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY OF THE UNITED STATES, MRS EUNICE SHRIVER, AND HIS SISTER-IN-LAW, MRS JOAN KENNEDY, WERE PRESENT WHEN PRESIDENT EAMON DE VALERA OF THE IRISH REPUBLIC OFFICIALLY OPENED THE J.F. KENNEDY MEMORIAL PARK AT SLIABH COILTE, IN THE IRISH COUNTY OF WEXFORD, YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).

    SOME 700 IRISH-AMERICANS WERE PRESENT FOR THE CEREMONY. MRS JOAN KENNEDY IS THE WIFE OF SENATOR EDWARD ("TED") KENNEDY. MR RAYMOND GUEST, HE U.S. AMBASSADOR TO IRELAND, ALSO ATTENDED AND SO WAS UNABLE TO BE PRESENT WHEN HIS HORSE "SIR IVOR" WON THE EPSON DERBY NEAR LONDON, IN ENGLAND, ONE OF THE MAJOR WORLD HORSE RACES.

    "SIR IVOR'S" WIN -- WATCHED MR GUEST BEFORE T HE CEREMONY ON A SPECIAL OPEN AIR TELEVISION MONITOR ESPECIALLY SUPPLIED BY IRISH TELEVISION -- EARNED HIS OWNER GBP120,000 STERLING.

    SYNOPSIS:
    THE SISTER OF THE LATE PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY, MRS EUNICE SHRIVER, AND HIS BROTHER EDWARD'S WIFE, MRS JOAN KENNEDY, ATTENDED THE OPENING YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) OF J.F. KENNEDY MEMORIAL PARK IN THE IRISH REPUBLIC.

    PRESIDENT EAMON DE VALERA GREETS THE UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO THE IRISH REPUBLIC, MR RAYMUND GUEST, WHO BECAUSE OF HIS ATTENDANCE AT THE CEREMONY WAS UNABLE TO BE PRESENT WHEN HORSE "SIR IVOR" WON THE FAMOUS EPSOM DERBY NEAR LONDON YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY). MR GUEST MANAGED TO WATCH THE IRISH CEREMONY BEGAN. PRESIDENT DE VALERA UNVEILED A PLAQUE IN HONOUR OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY, WHO WAS KILLED BY AN ASSASSIN'S BULLET IN DALLAS, TEXAS, IN 1964.

    A TOTAL OF SEVEN-HUNDRED IRISH-AMERICANS AT THE CEREMONY WATCHED THE LATE PRESIDENT'S SISTER PLANT A TREE IN HIS MEMORIAL PARK, WHICH IS IN THE IRISH COUNTY OF WEXFORD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1NNZKHGS8S3Q6LT4IP59IZVRC
    Media URN:
    VLVA1NNZKHGS8S3Q6LT4IP59IZVRC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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