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Orior

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John Hume RIP
« on: August 04, 2020, 05:38:11 PM »
Such a humble man, who took risks and did a lot Derry and the north. RIP.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-53645518
Cover me in chocolate and feed me to the lesbians

James James

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Re: John Hume RIP
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2020, 08:29:14 PM »

jillyfred

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Re: John Hume RIP
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2020, 10:15:44 AM »
May He Rest In Peace and may God comfort his Family today and in the days to come.

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Re: John Hume RIP
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2020, 10:30:41 AM »
Mary Queen of the Gael, pray for him.
🙏🙏 RIP

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Re: John Hume RIP
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2020, 02:03:19 PM »
John Hume was the only Northern Irish politician I admired until Sylvia Hermon arrived on the scene.  He was a genuine man who worked hard to bring peace to our province.

I am an Ulster Scot so I was pleased when I read that John Hume’s great grandfather Sam Hume was a Presbyterian settler.  He migrated from Berwickshire in Scotland to Donegal in the mid 19th century.
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James James

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Re: John Hume RIP
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2020, 11:29:08 PM »
https://twitter.com/DUPleader/status/1290212705937182720

"Arlene Foster #We’llMeetAgain     @DUPleader"



"Sincere condolences to Pat & the wider Hume family."

"A giant in Irish nationalism, John left his unique mark in the House of Commons, Brussels & Washington."

"In our darkest days he recognised that violence was the wrong path & worked steadfastly to promote democratic politics."      O0 O0            I think that they both deserve a thumbs up.


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Re: John Hume RIP
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2020, 12:43:33 AM »
Condolences to his family. A decent man I always thought. May He Rest in Peace.

James James

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Re: John Hume RIP
« Reply #7 on: August 08, 2020, 05:25:31 PM »
https://www.derryjournal.com/news/politics/john-hume-funeral-people-brought-tears-john-hume-jnrs-powerful-farewell-his-father-2933707

"John Hume funeral: ... People brought to tears by John Hume Jnr’s ‘powerful’ farewell to his father"

"People watching the funeral Mass of former SDLP leader, John Hume, were left in tears listening his son, John Hume Jnr., bid his father a final farewell."

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Re: John Hume RIP
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2020, 01:09:38 AM »
https://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/politics/baroness-paisley-says-her-husband-and-john-hume-had-mutual-respect-which-we-need-today-2932080

"Baroness Paisley says her husband and John Hume had mutual respect, which we need today"

"Baroness Paisley has said that her late husband and John Hume were able to fiercely disagree without rupturing their friendship – and has said that today’s politicians need to be able to respectfully disagree."

"Baroness Paisley, whose husband Ian served alongside Mr Hume for decades as MPs in London and MEPs in Brussels, said that ... "

“irrespective of politics or religion, people’s needs right across the board are the same – we feel pain the same, we feel joy the same”."

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