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Patrick Murphy: Ivan Cooper symbolised the spirit of hope that existed in the 1960s

 MPs Paddy Devlin and Gerry Fitt and civil rights leader Ivan Cooper at the head of the October 5 march in Derry in 1968. Image from RTÉ
IF one person can symbolise the spirit of hope which marked the 1960s, that one person was Ivan Cooper. From a unionist background, his concern for democracy and political decency brought him from Cla[...]

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