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    John F. Kennedy and Ireland

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy, America’s first Irish-Catholic president, was the offspring of two families whose roots stretched back to Ireland. The Fitzgerald family was from western Ireland in the rural County Limerick village of Bruff. Sometime between 1846 and 1855 some of the Fitzgeralds migrated to America because of the devastating potato famine....

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    Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

    Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald was born in Boston’s North End on July 22, 1890, the eldest child of John F. (“Honey Fitz”) and Mary Josephine Hannon Fitzgerald. She was first introduced to politics as a child. When she was 5, her father was a congressman. By the time she turned 15, Honey Fitz was one of the most popular and colorful mayors Boston had...

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    Celebrating the Centennial of Fenway Park
    4/22/2012

    Following a screening of Rooters: The Birth of the Red Sox Nation, Peter Nash, baseball historian and author of Boston's Royal Rooters; Richard Johnson, curator of Boston's Sports Museum; and Thomas Fitzgerald, grandson of Boston mayor "Honey Fitz," discuss the building of the park and its passionate fans, including then-mayor John Francis Fitzgera...

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