The Funeral for John Hume at St Eugene's Cathedral

The funeral has taken place, in his home city, for Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume

The service was held at St Eugene’s Cathedral and was attended by family, friends and political representatives

By Picture Desk
Wednesday, 5th August 2020, 2:28 pm

Among those attending the requiem mass were Ireland’s President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Micheal Martin, First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill.

Others included former SDLP leader Mark Durkan and current leader Colum Eastwood.

Pope Francis also paid tribute to Mr Hume while messages were read from former US president Bill Clinton, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U2 singer Bono.

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