John Hume is voted Irelands greatest.

on Monday, October 25, 2010

Good job for John Hume. He is a great Irishman who made peace in Northern Ireland.
John Hume is Ireland's Greatest person Irish Times.
John Hume was last night announced as the winner of RTÉ’s search to find the greatest person in the history of Ireland.
The results of the public text and phone vote were revealed on The Late Late Show to the delight of Mr Hume’s champion, journalist and Prime Time presenter, Miriam O’Callaghan.
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams congratulated Mr Hume on his win today saying it was a "unique and singular honour."
"It is a measure of the esteem in which he is held that he secured most votes. I am sure his family will be enormously proud," he said.

Green Party leader John Gormley also congratulated Mr Hume this evening.
"I am moved to pay tribute to one of those people whose courageous efforts to build bridges and advance human rights was recognised last night. John Hume is indeed one of Ireland's greatest individuals, and I would like to applaud the work he has done for all communities on our island," he said.