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#John Hume

# john-hume - Today’s News

'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.

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 - Yesterday’s News

From The42 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.

'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.

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

The former SDLP leader passed away today aged 83.

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

The former SDLP leader has died aged 83.

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

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

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

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

Hume will not mediate between Eta and Spanish government

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