Tag Archives: Dr Joe Hendron

SDLP at 50

Happy Birthday SDLP. I remember the day the SDLP was formed. I vividly recall the founding members and a handful of journalists outside the venue. A journo asked “will the SDLP be non sectarian?” and Paddy Devlin replied “we are … Continue reading

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John Hume: The Funeral & “People Like Us”

First off, at the request of my wife, I deleted the post I wrote on Monday. She thought it contained too many personal references, including an anecdote that we have enjoyed for nearly forty years. I see her point. So … Continue reading

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Square Pegs….Round Holes….Local Politics

I am going thru a lot of Nostalgia over the past few weeks. Lots of reasons. In three weeks, I will be sixty years old. And it should not actually be any more different than any previous birthday. It concentrates … Continue reading

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Dr Joe Hendron….SDLP Youth Conference

My wife first met Dr Joe Hendron in the 1960s. Her family were patients and she remembers him with great affection. I first met Dr Joe Hendron in May 1973 when I joined the SDLP. He was Chair of Falls … Continue reading

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