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President de Valera signs the Honorary Degree Certificate presented to JFK. (JFK Presidential Library)

JFK shakes hands with de Valera, with Taoiseach Seán Lemass and Jack Lynch in the background. (NLI, Independent Newspapers Collection)

JFK shakes hands with de Valera, with Taoiseach Seán Lemass and Jack Lynch in the background. (NLI, Independent Newspapers Collection)

The invited audience in St Patrick's Hall, Dublin Castle, share a humorous moment with JFK. (NLI, Independent Newspapers Collection)

The invited audience in St Patrick's Hall, Dublin Castle, share a humorous moment with JFK. (NLI, Independent Newspapers Collection)

JFK in ceremonial robes at Dublin Castle. (NLI, Independent Newspapers Collection)

JFK in ceremonial robes at Dublin Castle. (NLI, Independent Newspapers Collection)

Dublin Castle

28 June 1963

President Kennedy made his way from his momentous speech in the Houses of the Oireachtas to St Patrick’s Hall, in Dublin Castle. There, he was conferred with a Degree of Doctor of Laws by both the National University of Ireland and Dublin University.

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