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John Hume, Northern Ireland peace maker, dies

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John Hume, Northern Ireland peace maker, dies

John Hume, Northern Ireland peace maker, dies

John Hume, a Roman Catholic architect of Northern Ireland's Good Friday peace agreement who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in ending 30 years of sectarian violence, has died at the age of 83.

Francis Maguire reports.


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