Press Release

SIPTU general secretary expresses sincere condolences on death of ‘extraordinary’ John Hume

Date Released: 03 August 2020

SIPTU General Secretary, Joe Cunningham, has offered his sincere condolences to the wife and family of John Hume who did so much to promote civil rights, justice and peace during his extraordinary life-time.

“On behalf of the members and national executive of SIPTU, I would like to offer our sincere condolences to John’s wife, Pat and their family on this sad day. John Hume helped to forge a lasting peace on the island, was a leading figure in the civil rights movement and a passionate campaigner for justice and equality for all.”


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