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By P. J. McLoughlin

The publication explores the politics of an important Irish nationalist chief of his new release, and probably the most influential figures of twentieth-century eire, the Nobel Peace Prize winner, John Hume. Given his crucial position within the reformulation of Irish nationalist ideology, and the important half which he performed in drawing violent republicanism into democratic politics, the booklet indicates Hume to be one of many leader architects of the Northern eire peace approach, and a key determine within the making of the 1998 reliable Friday contract. even as, it considers Hume’s failure in what he said to be his best political goal: the conciliation of the 2 groups in Northern eire.
 
The ebook is vital examining for experts on Irish historical past and politics, yet may also be of curiosity to teachers and practitioners operating in different areas of political and ethnic clash. moreover, it is going to attract readers looking to comprehend the an important position performed via Hume modernising Irish nationalist pondering, and bringing peace to Northern Ireland.

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In essence, he was seeking a mandate for his policy of piecemeal reform. However, his success in this was questionable, with a number of unionist politicians being elected on an anti-O’Neill ticket. Even within his own party, a significant number of MPs were actively opposed to or refused to support O’Neill’s modest reforms. His position continued to deteriorate, and within two months O’Neill was forced to resign as Prime Minister. The crossroads election also led to change within the Catholic community, with a number of civil rights activists taking seats from the Nationalist Party.

8 Derry Journal, 9 February 1965; Curran, Derry, pp. 31–2. 9 White, John Hume, p. 38. , pp. 38–9. 11 Derry Journal, 12 and 19 February 1965; Curran, Derry, pp. 32, 33. 12 Curran, Derry, p. 33; E. McCann, War and an Irish Town (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1974), pp. 23, 230–1; O’Leary and McGarry, The Politics of Antagonism, pp. 164–5. 13 Derry Journal, 6 August 1965. 14 Ibid. 15 For example, see D. ’, Christus Rex, 8:4 (1959), and G. B. Newe, ‘The Catholic in the Northern Ireland community’, Christus Rex, 18:1 (1964).

Indeed, the leftist disposition of the party was given great emphasis as Fitt read out a considerable list of socialistic objectives including the achievement of a fair distribution of wealth, a minimum wage, and the establishment of state industries. 16 In this, the SDLP showed the same order of priorities that Hume had declared in his election to Stormont 18 months earlier: the need for social and economic reform came before any idea of constitutional change. However, unlike Hume’s Stormont manifesto, the founding statement of the SDLP did declare the party in favour of Irish reunification.

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