The Clonakilty medal this year recognises Boston born Americans of Irish descent
The 35th US President John F. Kennedy who sadly was assassinated 51 years ago on Nov 22 nd 1963 had both his great grand parents born in West Cork .In addition, Kennedy Gardens at Emmet square in the centre of town are named after John F. Kennedy.
Ironically Rick and Dick Hoyt world wide known as Team Hoyt were awarded The annual JFK award on Patricks weekend in March of this year for “Excellence shown in their chosen field “
Goggle Team Hoyt to be inspired by two incredible human beings as no one paragraph written can capture the love of a father for his son and their inspirational
contribution to over coming lifes obstacles,and commitment to endurance running and to motivating people to achieve everything they ever dreamed may be possible.