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Special screening of 'In the Name of Peace - John Hume in America'

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A Chairde,

it is my great pleasure to invite you to join us for a special screening of "In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America".

Directed by Maurice Fitzpatrick and narrated by actor Liam Neeson, the film charts how the John Hume created the framework for peace in Northern Ireland. The documentary includes wide-ranging interviews with former US Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, and UK Prime Ministers John Major and Tony Blair.

Joining us on the evening to discuss the film will be Conall McDevitt, CEO of Hume Brophy one of Europe’s leading Corporate Communications, Government Relations & Investor Relations consultancies. He is well known in Ireland & the EU having 20+ years’ experience of strategic communications, politics & public affairs in Britain, Ireland and Brussels. He served as the SDLP’s Director of Communications during the Good Friday Agreement talks in Northern Ireland, as a special adviser to the Minister for Agriculture & Rural Development during the first power-sharing government & as a Member of the Legislative Assembly & the SDLP’s leadership team in recent years. Previously Conall held advisory positions in the Irish Government & the European Parliament.

Conall has also had a successful private sector career, as Senior Account Director for Fleishman-Hillard International Communications and MD (Ireland) of Weber Shandwick from 2006 to 2010.

As always, please make sure to register ahead of time as places for the event are limited - if you find that you won't be able to make it, let us know so we can pass your place onto someone on the waiting list.

Slán is gach rath ort,

Peter

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