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#John Hume

# john-hume - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Colum Eastwood: We live in the Ireland that John Hume imagined - an island at peace
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# SDLp

Colum Eastwood: We live in the Ireland that John Hume imagined - an island at peace

Dec 24th 2020, 12:30 PM 9,978 Views 28 Comments

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood pays tribute to John Hume and asks what the peacemaker would have made of the events of 2020.

# john-hume - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

'He was Ireland's Martin Luther King': Derry and Ireland say goodbye to John Hume
# RIP
# RIP

'He was Ireland's Martin Luther King': Derry and Ireland say goodbye to John Hume

Aug 5th 2020, 2:21 PM 20,920 Views 42 Comments

“Make no mistake about it – there are people alive today who would not be alive had it not been for John’s vision and his work.”

Tribute: John Hume said setting up the first credit union in Northern Ireland was 'the thing I'm proudest of'
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# Opinion

Tribute: John Hume said setting up the first credit union in Northern Ireland was 'the thing I'm proudest of'

Aug 5th 2020, 1:20 PM 19,454 Views 5 Comments

John Hume saw how people from a working class background were locked out of borrowing from banks, writes Gerry Thompson.

'We're in tears': Derry's people on what John Hume meant to the city
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'We're in tears': Derry's people on what John Hume meant to the city

Aug 5th 2020, 10:18 AM 13,087 Views 7 Comments

The city is in mourning ahead of the funeral of John Hume today.

Opinion: John Hume gave us the gift of peace, it's our responsibility to protect it
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Opinion: John Hume gave us the gift of peace, it's our responsibility to protect it

Aug 5th 2020, 7:00 AM 11,599 Views 8 Comments

Rights campaigner Emma DeSouza pays tribute to John Hume, the peacemaker, who will be laid to rest today.

'Very restricted' funeral of John Hume to take place in Derry
# Rip John Hume
# Rip John Hume

'Very restricted' funeral of John Hume to take place in Derry

Aug 5th 2020, 6:10 AM 15,112 Views 3 Comments

The former SDLP leader and peace icon died on Monday after years of suffering from dementia.

# john-hume - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

John Hume’s body makes final journey home
# Derry
# Derry

John Hume’s body makes final journey home

Aug 4th 2020, 10:13 PM 37,807 Views 11 Comments

The former SDLP leader and a key architect of the Good Friday Agreement died on Monday aged 83.

'The man who built the peace': Irish and British front pages react to the death of John Hume
# Newspapers
# Newspapers

'The man who built the peace': Irish and British front pages react to the death of John Hume

Aug 4th 2020, 8:32 AM 26,153 Views 19 Comments

Newspapers have extensively covered the life of John Hume in today’s front pages.

John Hume's family ask public to 'light a candle for peace' tonight
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# John Hume

John Hume's family ask public to 'light a candle for peace' tonight

Aug 4th 2020, 7:48 AM 20,148 Views 9 Comments

His family asked people to light a candle at 9pm in their homes or at their doors.

# john-hume - Monday 3 August, 2020

Sporting tributes from Derry paid to 'wonderful ambassador' John Hume
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Sporting tributes from Derry paid to 'wonderful ambassador' John Hume

Aug 3rd 2020, 4:07 PM 21,345 Views 6 Comments

The former SDLP leader, who was president of Derry City FC, has passed away at the age of 83.

'A great hero and a true peace maker': President leads tributes to former SDLP leader John Hume
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# John Hume

'A great hero and a true peace maker': President leads tributes to former SDLP leader John Hume

Updated Aug 3rd 2020, 3:40 PM 32,570 Views 35 Comments

The Clintons said that Hume’s ability “to see his adversaries as human beings”, helped forge a lasting peace in Northern Ireland.

In pictures: The life of 'political titan' John Hume
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# John Hume

In pictures: The life of 'political titan' John Hume

Aug 3rd 2020, 2:20 PM 22,521 Views 17 Comments

The former SDLP leader passed away today aged 83.

Ireland's peacemaker, John Hume (1937-2020)
# Obituary
# Obituary

Ireland's peacemaker, John Hume (1937-2020)

Aug 3rd 2020, 9:45 AM 30,193 Views 23 Comments

The former SDLP leader has died aged 83.

Former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies aged 83
# RIP
# RIP

Former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies aged 83

Aug 3rd 2020, 9:21 AM 75,201 Views 85 Comments

The Irish peace icon passed away after a long struggle with dementia.

# john-hume - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'A genuine Irish hero': The John Hume documentary was the talk of Twitter last night From The Daily Edge

'A genuine Irish hero': The John Hume documentary was the talk of Twitter last night

Aug 8th 2018, 7:55 AM 2,860 Views 0 Comments

‘An incredible man with a powerful vision.’

# john-hume - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Opinion: 'Want to build peace in Northern Ireland? Start by looking at what John Hume achieved'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Want to build peace in Northern Ireland? Start by looking at what John Hume achieved'

Aug 7th 2018, 6:00 PM 10,105 Views 16 Comments

The director of a documentary about Hume’s life – which will be broadcast tonight on RTÉ One – writes about the impact he had on Northern Ireland.

# john-hume - Sunday 26 November, 2017

'The Irish conflict's Martin Luther King': John Hume's journey to America
# In The Name Of Peace
# In The Name Of Peace

'The Irish conflict's Martin Luther King': John Hume's journey to America

Nov 26th 2017, 8:30 PM 11,964 Views 77 Comments

The topic is explored in a new documentary and book.

# john-hume - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Ireland wishes 'visionary peacemaker' John Hume a happy birthday
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# 80

Ireland wishes 'visionary peacemaker' John Hume a happy birthday

Jan 18th 2017, 11:17 PM 18,817 Views 66 Comments

The founder and formal leader SDLP has been at the heart of Northern Ireland’s peace process.

# john-hume - Sunday 22 November, 2015

John Hume's wife Pat gave a heartbreaking interview about his dementia
# STrength
# STrength

John Hume's wife Pat gave a heartbreaking interview about his dementia

Nov 22nd 2015, 10:54 AM 35,110 Views 39 Comments

“People love John. He can go out for a walk. Every taxi in the place will stop for him.”

# john-hume - Saturday 27 December, 2014

John Hume was 'rather blunt' with Margaret Thatcher in secret meeting
# 1984
# 1984

John Hume was 'rather blunt' with Margaret Thatcher in secret meeting

Dec 27th 2014, 7:10 AM 8,574 Views 5 Comments

Notes from a secret meeting have just been released.

# john-hume - Friday 6 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Jul 6th 2012, 8:38 AM 5,745 Views 14 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

John Hume awarded knighthood by Pope
# Sir Hume We Presume
# Sir Hume We Presume

John Hume awarded knighthood by Pope

Jul 6th 2012, 8:13 AM 4,382 Views 41 Comments

Derry Man becomes member of the Order of St. Gregory. But why does the Pope award knighthoods?

# john-hume - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Bloody Sunday: Victims' families gather for 40th anniversary
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# Bloody Sunday

Bloody Sunday: Victims' families gather for 40th anniversary

Jan 29th 2012, 7:00 PM 2,134 Views 15 Comments

Some relatives are calling for the soldiers involved in the 1972 massacre to be prosecuted.

# john-hume - Saturday 23 October, 2010

John Hume tops poll to find ‘Ireland’s Greatest’
# Ireland's Greatest
# Ireland's Greatest

John Hume tops poll to find ‘Ireland’s Greatest’

Oct 23rd 2010, 11:20 AM 1,302 Views 0 Comments

The Nobel Laureate tops an RTÉ poll, beating opposition from Bono, Mary Robinson, Michael Collins and James Connolly.

# john-hume - Monday 20 September, 2010

Hume will not mediate between Eta and Spanish government
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# Mediation

Hume will not mediate between Eta and Spanish government

Sep 20th 2010, 8:43 PM 179 Views 0 Comments

John Hume has said that he has retired from active political life.