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Funeral due of civil rights leader Ivan Cooper

Seamus McKinney
NATIONALIST and unionist councillors came together to offer condolences to the family of SDLP founding member and civil rights leader Ivan Cooper ahead of his funeral today.

Tributes paid to civil rights pioneer Patsy Gildernew

Connla Young

The funeral has taken place of a Co Tyrone man who took part in a protest believed to have given birth to the civil rights movement more than 50 years ago. Patsy Gildernew wrote himself into Irish history when he...

President Higgins pays tribute to civil rights' leaders

Seamus McKinney
Irish president, Michael D Higgins paid tribute to the “life and work” of Nobel laureate, John Hume in his keynote address marking the 50th anniversary of the 1968 October 5 civil rights' march in Derry.