Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Shares New Photos to Honor Late Niece Saoirse Kennedy Hill

Days after the burial of Saoirse Kennedy Hill, granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, her Uncle Robert Kennedy Junior shared photos of her on social media in honor of a life well served.

Robert F. Kennedy Junior, son of Robert F Kennedy, shared photos of his deceased niece, Saoirse Kennedy Hill on Instagram to honor her in a series of about ten pictures, and a kite surfing video.

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1) Saoirse’s father Paul Hill served 15 years in British prisons after UK Police tortured him into confessing to an IRA bombing that he did not commit. The Daniel Day Lewis film, “In the Name of the Father” chronicles his story. In 1993,four years after his release, Paul married my sister Courtney, a human rights activist. Saoirse, whose name is Gaelic for “freedom” was passionate about justice and her Irish heritage. 2) St. Patrick’s Day with Seersh. 3) Diving for Quahogs with her cousins. 4) parachuting. 5) yoga on the deck. 6) surfing Hawaii. 7) underwater 8) Saoirse with seaweed hairdo. She considered herself a citizen of USA, Ireland, and the Ocean. 9) at RFK Human Rights event. 10) Saoirse on Glide’s bow.

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In all the posts, one thing that could be deducted was that the deceased young Kennedy was a free-spirited lady who was full of life.

The first post was of the late 22-year-old, kite-surfing with her cousin Georgia on a beachfront. The second post featured her with her friend Cliona, and a third with Keegan in Hyannis port as captioned by the bereaved uncle.

In another photo, the free-spirited beauty could be seen toying with the sails of a glide, which she soon swung on, towards the deep ocean in a later shot.

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1) Saoirse nails Kite Surfing. Saoirse’s cousin,Georgia says she was able to frame this video so perfectly because it was the fourth time it happened. Apparently, Saoirse was sweet on the instructor. 2) on Irish Coast with her friend Cliona Falvey. 3) with Keegan in Hyannis Port. 4) furling the mainsail on Glide. 5) with Noah and Kenny Chesney at Foxborough. Saoirse wanted a career in music-preferably Nashville music. 6) winter sail with cousins on Mya, Teddy Kennedy Jr on helm. 7) with Dierks Bentley. 8) paddle boarding with Caroline Shriver. 9) with favorite artist, Taylor Swift. 10) swinging on halyard, Glide’s bowsprit. #SaoirseKennedy See my eulogy to Saoirse; link in bio

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Majority of the pictures featured her having fun with friends, and it was apparent that she was the life of the party. He rounded off the photos posted in her memory with a link that redirects to an online copy of the touching eulogy he read of her at the funeral.


The beautiful granddaughter of Robert Kennedy passed on at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port about two weeks ago. Her death was sudden and unexpected as she went to bed at dawn, healthy, and in her usual jolly nature, after a night of partying.

Her beloved uncle honored her at a service with a eulogy that left the crowd in tears. He spoke fondly about his experience watching her grow, her rebellious and outgoing spirit, describing her as "a big personality with a loudmouth."

He focused on her adventurous nature, stating that her existence was a string of escapades. Robert Jr. detailed some of her strengths, accomplishments, and hobbies, before venturing into a sorrowful narrative of her last night on earth.

He concluded the eulogy with a word of thanks to Saoirse's parents for bringing her into their lives. On that note, he added:

"If anybody ever wondered whether God loves the Kennedys the proof is that he gave us Saoirse, this brilliant beam of light and laughter. Now it's time for us to cease being sad at her passing and to practice being grateful that we had her for 22 amazing years."

The cause of her death is still unknown as the toxicology reports are yet to be released. However, following the demise of the 22-year-old, superstitious beliefs about an existing Kennedy curse has sprung up again.

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1) Saoirse’s Dad, Paul Hill, has a terror of both heights and water. Having grown up in the catholic ghetto of the Falls Road in Belfast, and spent most of his adult life in 38 British prisons, he never learned to swim. Nevertheless,he wanted to jump off the HH buoy in Saoirse’s honor. He asked us to be there to rescue him when he hit the water. 2) Baptized. 3) Rescue. 4) with Grandma Ethel, Kyra Kennedy, Sydney Lawford and Paul Hill. 5) Seersh on HP jetty with Caroline Shriver. 6)Seersh and Kathleen Shriver. 7)Seersh at Thanksgiving with her friend David Whiteside (#TennesseeRiverkeeper). 8) with Noah Kennedy on Slip-n-Slide at Best Buddies event. 9) on Glide’s bowsprit with Noah. 10) Sailor girl. #SaoirseKennedy Read my Eulogy to Saoirse. Link in bio.

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Many have speculated that the death of the college undergrad was in line with a series of other mysterious deaths that have plagued the Kennedy's in the past.

Saoirse's death follows the pattern of other family members like Joseph P. Kennedy, Kathleen Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, late Robert F. Kennedy, Mary Kennedy and several other that were met with mysterious deaths.

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We’ve lost our daughter and our children, their sister. Saoirse was fierce, both in her love for her family and yearning for justice. A fearless adventurer, she inspired curiosity and daring in her friends. But her greatest gift was to find humor in everything and to give us all the gift of her laughter - and our own. The gaping hole that she leaves in our family is a wound too large to ever heal. 1) Saoirse at our Cape House. 2) Leaping from jetty with cousin Michaela. 3) Cheryl moves Saoirse into Boston College dorm. 4) On stage with Kenny Chesney at Foxborough with Courtney, Noah, and Kenny in mid leap. 5) with her cousins on Glide. 6) relaxing with cousin Noah on boom. 7) New Years Day On summit of Ajax with cousins. 8) A luminous, beautiful soul. 9) with Cheryl at Cape. 10) Swinging on halyard into Nantucket Sound.

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With these series of occurrences, one can't help, but wonder if indeed there was such a thing as the "Kennedys' Curse."

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