Pat Hume

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Mo Hume, youngest of John and Pat Hume’s five children, at the family home in Derry, with a portrait of her father behind. ‘Life was really rich,’ she says. ‘I just remember lots of laughter and lots of stories.’ Photograph: Trevor McBride

Growing up in the Hume family home in West End Park in Derry in the 1960s, 1970s and later could be “bedlam”, says Mo Hume, youngest of John and Pat H(...)

Former president of Ireland Mary McAleese. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

If John Hume were alive today “he would be warning us” that preparations for any referendum on Irish unity must include “powerful, objective analysis”(...)

John  Hume: he is  the only person ever to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the Martin Luther King Jnr Nonviolent Peace Prize and the Mahatma Ghandi Peace Prize.  Photograph: Getty Images

The family of the late John Hume is to donate his three peace prizes to the people of Derry. The Hume family is to give the awards to Derry City and(...)

Former SDLP leader John Hume died in August 2020. Mr Hume pictured in 1996. File photograph: Paul Faith

Former US president Bill Clinton and Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi are among those who will pay a virtual tribute to Nobel Laur(...)

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If you’re considering a post-grad or an MBA as your next step, how to fund it will no doubt be top of your priorities. State funding, scholarships and(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD has issued a warning on the prospect of a Border poll. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Former taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned that the holding of a “facile” Border poll on Irish unity would be “meaningless” if the intent was simply to re(...)

Foundation chair Prof Seán Farren, with Tim Attwood, secretary to the foundation, and board member Dawn Purvis,  at The John and Pat Hume Foundation launch at Niavac studio in Belfast. Photograph: Kevin Cooper/Photoline

A foundation to commemorate the legacy of Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume and his wife was launched on Friday in a virtual ceremony. The Humes’ so(...)

John Hume and his wife, Pat, at home in 1999. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A foundation to promote the legacy of John Hume and his wife, Pat, is to be officially launched in a virtual ceremony on Friday. The John and Pat Hum(...)

Stephanie Thompson: ‘I could not settle in school. I was battling anxiety. At times I felt like I was drowning.’ Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

The teenage years were a struggle. We moved from Dublin to Athy in Co Kildare when I was 13, and it was a real culture shock for me. I experienced bul(...)

Pat and John Hume at the launch of Bertie Ahern’s autobiography in Dublin. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Pat Hume can move mountains. She had to scale so many obstacles working alongside her husband John during times of great personal and political risk. (...)

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