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Council opens Book of Condolence in memory of John Hume  

4th August 2020

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council has opened an online Book of Condolence in memory of John Hume, former Leader of the SDLP and Nobel Peace Prize winner.

The digital Book of Condolence is open from today, Tuesday 4 August 2020, until 5pm, Friday 21 August 2020.

Councillor John Coyle, Vice Chairman of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, said:

“John Hume was one of the most influential politicians in our recent political history, playing a pivotal role in bringing peace to the North. His contribution to these shores cannot be overestimated.

On behalf of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council I wish to express my deepest condolences to Pat and the Hume family circle at this time.

The opening of the online Book of Condolence will allow our citizens to register and extend their sympathies to John Hume’s family.”

Messages of condolence will be printed and bound into a Book of Condolence.   

The digital Book of Condolence is available to sign on Fermanagh and Omagh District Council’s website.