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In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America

Narrated by Liam Neeson with an original musical score by Bill Whelan.

This 90-minute documentary by Maurice Fitzpatrick tells of how John Hume cultivated the support of a succession of US presidents to help forge peace in Northern Ireland and why Bill Clinton (top right) called him the ‘Martin Luther King of Northern Ireland politics”.

This November 17, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America will be released in select IMC Cinemas nationwide (Dublin Savoy, IMC Tallaght, IMC Santry, IMC Dun Laoghaire, IMC Athlone, IMC Carlow, IMC Dundalk, IMC Galway, IMC Ballymena, IMC Enniskillen and IMC Omagh).

Tickets here

Thanks Christina and Joanne

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Can you guess who it is yet?

Previously: Political Strokes

(As chosen by Miriam O’Callaghan and voted by the Late Late Show viewers)

“I want to see Ireland – North and South – the wounds of violence healed, play its rightful role in a Europe that will, for all Irish people, be a shared bond of patriotism and new endeavour.

“I want to see Ireland as an example to men and women everywhere of what can be achieved by living for ideals, rather than fighting for them, and by viewing each and every person as worthy of respect and honour.”

John Hume, Nobel speech.

Watch: Ireland’s Greatest: John Hume (RTE.ie)