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Ivan Cooper's mantra 'never give up the fight for justice' stayed with him until the end

Irish News journalist Seamus McKinney recalls Ivan Cooper as a generous and accommodating man who, despite his failing health, was determined to continue his campaign for justice.

Ivan Cooper was wingman to John Hume in the fight for equality and justice. Picture by Margaret McLaughlin
Seamus McKinney
IVAN Cooper’s philosophy was always keep going, no matter what the hardship, always keep going. Even when his body was broken by illness in recent years, he stuck to his mantra. When others w[...]

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