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#John Hume

# john-hume - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'He was Ireland's Martin Luther King': Derry and Ireland say goodbye to John Hume RIP

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

“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.”

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We're in tears': Derry's people on what John Hume meant to the city Northern Ireland

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Very restricted' funeral of John Hume to take place in Derry Rip John Hume

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

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

# john-hume - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

From TheJournal.ie John Hume’s body makes final journey home Derry

John Hume’s body makes final journey home

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie John Hume's family ask public to 'light a candle for peace' tonight John Hume

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

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 RIP

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: The life of 'political titan' John Hume John Hume

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

The former SDLP leader passed away today aged 83.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's peacemaker, John Hume (1937-2020) Obituary

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

The former SDLP leader has died aged 83.

From TheJournal.ie Former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies aged 83 RIP

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

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

# john-hume - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

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

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

‘An incredible man with a powerful vision.’

# john-hume - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'The Irish conflict's Martin Luther King': John Hume's journey to America In The Name Of Peace

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

The topic is explored in a new documentary and book.

# john-hume - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland wishes 'visionary peacemaker' John Hume a happy birthday 80

Ireland wishes 'visionary peacemaker' John Hume a happy birthday

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

# john-hume - Sunday 22 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie John Hume's wife Pat gave a heartbreaking interview about his dementia STrength

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

“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

From TheJournal.ie John Hume was 'rather blunt' with Margaret Thatcher in secret meeting 1984

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

Notes from a secret meeting have just been released.

# john-hume - Friday 6 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie John Hume awarded knighthood by Pope Sir Hume We Presume

John Hume awarded knighthood by Pope

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

# john-hume - Sunday 29 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Bloody Sunday: Victims' families gather for 40th anniversary Bloody Sunday

Bloody Sunday: Victims' families gather for 40th anniversary

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

# john-hume - Saturday 23 October, 2010

From TheJournal.ie John Hume tops poll to find ‘Ireland’s Greatest’ Ireland's Greatest This post contains images

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

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

# john-hume - Monday 20 September, 2010

From TheJournal.ie Hume will not mediate between Eta and Spanish government Mediation

Hume will not mediate between Eta and Spanish government

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