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JFK placing a wreath at Arbour Hill, remembering the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising. (JFK Presidential Library)

Army band with JFK group at Arbour Hill. (NLI, Independent Newspapers Collection)

Army band with JFK group at Arbour Hill. (NLI, Independent Newspapers Collection)

Seán Lemass and JFK together at Arbour Hill. (NLI, Independent Newspapers Collection)

Seán Lemass and JFK together at Arbour Hill. (NLI, Independent Newspapers Collection)

Members of the army salute as JFK stands to attention, during the Arbour Hill ceremony. (NLI, Independent Newspapers Collection)

Members of the army salute as JFK stands to attention, during the Arbour Hill ceremony. (NLI, Independent Newspapers Collection)

Arbour Hill

28 June 1963

At 3pm, President Kennedy visited Arbour Hill Cemetery in Dublin. He placed a wreath on the graves of the executed leaders of the 1916 Rising, becoming the first foreign head of state to honour them in a formal ceremony.

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