Former Irish Nobel Peace Prize winner Hume's funeral is Wednesday

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The funeral of former Irish Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, according to an announcement by Irish Catholic Bishops.


The funeral is scheduled to start at 1130 am (1030 GMT) on Wednesday at St. Eugene's Cathedral in Hume's hometown of Derry, and will be broadcast on Irish Radio and Television.

The declaration stated that "social commitment will be strictly observed inside and outside the cathedral."

Hume died on Monday at the age of 83, according to reports.