John Hume

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Derry to mark 25 years of Good Friday agreement with John Hume musical
Playhouse to stage Beyond Belief in 2023 to ‘say a proper goodbye’ to late SDLP leader who helped persuade IRA to give up arms

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

14, Apr, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Pat Hume obituary
Teacher and wife of the SDLP politician John Hume, she provided stalwart support to her husband as he played a key role in the Northern Ireland peace process

Henry McDonald

06, Sep, 2021 @12:24 PM

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John Hume believed in the EU and building bridges | Letters
Letters: Hume was a fervent supporter of European integration, writes Harry Schneider, while Brian Simpson and Catharine Sadler remember his work and qualities as a leader


09, Aug, 2020 @4:57 PM

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John Hume’s politics went far beyond Northern Ireland – his vision is as urgent as ever | Martin Kettle
His stubborn work of bridge-building and political compromise is exactly what the UK needs in this time of bitter division, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

05, Aug, 2020 @3:25 PM

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John Hume's funeral in Derry unites mourners in sombre farewell
Unionist and nationalist leaders attend funeral of man who engineered Northern Ireland peace process

Rory Carroll

05, Aug, 2020 @1:52 PM

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I held John Hume in awe. His political bravery gave my generation peace | Séamas O’Reilly
The Northern Irish politician was a living inspiration to people like me in Derry amid the dark days of the Troubles, says writer Séamas O’Reilly

Séamas O’Reilly

04, Aug, 2020 @2:13 PM

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John Hume obituary
Leading Northern Ireland politician awarded the Nobel peace prize for his part in the process that led to the Good Friday agreement

Chris Ryder

03, Aug, 2020 @11:11 AM

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'Hero and peacemaker': Northern Ireland's John Hume remembered
Tributes for Hume, who has died at 83, highlight his role in crafting solution to Troubles

Rory Carroll in Derry

03, Aug, 2020 @10:09 AM

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Seamus Mallon obituary
Deputy first minister of Northern Ireland’s power-sharing executive and a founder of the Social Democratic and Labour party

Anne McHardy

24, Jan, 2020 @8:34 PM

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I call on Ireland and Britain to break the Stormont deadlock | Colum Eastwood
With John Hume’s vision of peace under threat, the two governments must step in to bring a deal over the line, says the SDLP leader, Colum Eastwood

Colum Eastwood

22, Feb, 2018 @4:36 PM

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Join the conversation: the best comments on the Guardian today
Here are some of the comments that have resonated most with readers today, along with links to the articles which provoked them

Guardian readers

20, Nov, 2017 @12:40 PM

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It was John Hume, not Sinn Féin, who steered Northern Ireland to peace | Seamus Mallon
Sinn Féin and the DUP should remember Hume’s vision, writes former Northern Ireland first minister Seamus Mallon

Seamus Mallon

20, Nov, 2017 @9:30 AM

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