The fascinating footnote of JFK’s doomed sibling

The True Story of Kick Kennedy, JFK’s Forgotten Sister and the Heir to Chatsworth

12th June, 2016
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Kathleen Kick Kennedy with her brothers Joe Kennedy jr and John F Kennedy in London in the 1940s; above Pic: Getty

Biography; Kick: The True Story of Kick Kennedy, JFK’s Forgotten Sister and the Heir to Chatsworth; By Paula Byrne; William Collins, €27

John F Kennedy left Shannon Airport at the end of his four-day visit to Ireland on June 29, 1963. Although the US president was officially on his way to meet British prime minister Harold Macmillan, he actually took a detour and ended up in a quiet Devonshire churchyard. There...

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