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Irish in Britain Aug 7
John Hume will be remembered by the Irish community in Britain for his vision, strength and leadership in the peace process and for engaging with the diaspora around the world. Read more about when he spoke at our 1983 congress:
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maeve quigley Aug 4
It's really an emotional time for us Derry folk. There have been a lot of personal stories told about Mine, like many others, is simply that he gave me my life back.
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Aidan McQuade 🇪🇺 Aug 7
showed us, that no matter how bleak the moment, or imperfect the circumstances, if we put the sweat in, we also can overcome. via
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maeve quigley Aug 6
More thoughts on thank you all for your kind words yesterday. When we work together we can make a difference ❤️
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Neale Richmond Aug 8
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Patsy McGlone Sep 4
Replying to @C_Fitz_
Appropriate now as then
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peter vandermeersch Aug 9
‘Hume vindicated by the hand of history.’ ⁦⁩, the editor of ⁦⁩, writes excellent letter about how our sunday newspaper covered . ‘Analysis has not aged well, to put it mildly’. Great coverage in today’s sindo
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Philip Boucher-Hayes Aug 5
A simple wicker coffin. And he is to be buried in the “next available plot” in Derry City Cemetery.
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Neale Richmond Aug 12
Really important read on the legacy of from here.
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Leona O'Neill Aug 5
Heartbreaking scenes as a member of the Hume family winds down their window and thanks those who have gathered to clap for John Hume on his final journey today
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Tim Attwood Sep 3
It is wonderful that Fr Paul Farren and Derry’s St Eugene’s Cathedral has created a poignant memorial to John Hume. So many people will now be able to pay their respect to a courageous champion of peace.
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Freya McClements Aug 7
If you missed this earlier this wk - or like me went to back to buy more copies for relatives abroad and couldn’t find any left - our supplement is reprinted in this weekend’s . One to keep.
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Mark Malone Aug 5
"John Hume is widely eulogized for helping end the war in N I. But praise for his rejection of violence shouldn't be combined with amnesia about the deep injustices that fueled the conflict in the Six Counties." Essential read from
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Lisa McGee Aug 6
Sad strange week. Our leader has left us. We are all a wee bit lost now. But we will be okay because he taught us well.
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Martina Devlin Aug 5
Better a little which is well done than a lot done imperfectly - Plato. funeral was a perfect example of the 'less is more' approach. Dignified and understated.
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Fergal Keane Aug 5
1/3 Had the great pleasure to become friendly with during several trips to Strasbourg for the EU Parliament in the 1990s
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Siobhán McSweeney Aug 4
A candle lit for here. Rest in peace for a man of peace. Thank you.
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Darran Marshall Aug 5
John Hume is the only person in the world to have received the Noble Peace Prize, The Gandhi Peace Prize & the Martin Luther King Peace Prize.
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Leona O'Neill Aug 4
John Hume's body will lay in St Eugene's Cathedral tonight ahead of his funeral tomorrow. Due to Covid rules there are restrictions on numbers of mourners who can attend his funeral. You can watch service here tomorrow from 11.30am
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Niall O Dochartaigh Sep 3
'John Hume: the price of secrecy', an article I originally wrote for the is now freely available on the website
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