he was the politician whose principles remained intact , whether tackling local situations in Derry or travelling the World as an international statesman.
It is unlikely that we shall see his equal again in these islands.
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Helen Forrest – a bedrock of the Clackmannanshire Community A former nurse from Ayrshire, Helen Forrest throughout her time in Clackmannanshire , showed the same selfless commitment to the community that she had to patients in her former profession. The rights of tenants and their welfare droveRead more →
Tomorrow is International Credit Union Day when millions of credit union members in over 100 countries around the World will celebrate the financial liberty and access to services that the most powerful self-help movement on the Planet has given them. The enormous growth of the movement inRead more →
The outcome of the EU Referendum has left many small savers worried about their future finances. Brexit has caused a sharp decline in the value of the pound, panic in the markets and it is widely believed that a further cut in interest rates would mean veryRead more →
Paddy Doherty devoted a lifetime of service to the people of Derry and beyond in the West Indies and Latin America. His contribution to the early credit union movement has made life immensely better for individuals, families and communities, not just in his native Derry but acrossRead more →
I first met John in 1972 in Bert Mullen’s Drumchapel home where I was sharing my experience as a director of Derry Credit Union during the sixties. He was one of a group of enthusiastic credit union pioneers, led by Bert, Bill Murphy and theRead more →