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A Peacemaker Remembered

by Oui Mon Aug 3rd, 2020 at 01:18:39 PM EST

John Hume: Origin of a Derry Icon 1960-1974

Frontpaged - Frank Schnittger

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Sinn Fein President extends condolences on the passing of John Hume | Derry Journal |

The Sinn Fein President added: "John leaves a lasting legacy and the international and national esteem in which he is held is immense. There is no better example of that than his receipt of the 1998 Nobel Peace Prize.

"Ní bheidh a leithéid ann arís.

"Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis."

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One of the few people to come through the Troubles with their hands unsullied by sectarian politics of one kind or another. There would have been no peace process without him, or Good Friday Agreement, or a relatively un-damaging Brexit agreement now. Unfortunately there have been too few like him.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Mon Aug 3rd, 2020 at 04:04:07 PM EST


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