John Hume Memorial University talks urged

Posted in Governance and administration on August 19th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has backed a call from a Fine Gael TD for the establishment of a cross-border university named after Nobel Peace Laureate John Hume in the north-west. Cork North Central Deputy Colm Burke said the idea for a north-south university, which was a largely ignored part of the Government’s proposals on the legacy of the Troubles in July, should be given serious consideration by the Republic …” (more)

[Mark Bain, Belfast Telegraph, 19 August]

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John Hume, Derry and a university

Posted in Governance and administration on August 12th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Sir, – I completely agree with Paul Gosling (‘How best to remember John Hume’, Letters, August 8th) that an independent university in Derry, for which John Hume campaigned early in his political career, would be a worthy tribute to one of Ireland’s greatest statesmen …” (more)

[Peter Pyne, Irish Times, 12 August]

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