Back where it all began – committee members and guests at the original baptismal font in Cork’s North Cathedral, where the infant Mary Harris was baptised on 1st August 1837.
More photos of the Cork Mother Jones festival have been added to our Flickr photo account today and further will be added over the next 24 hours.
To view the photos click on this link:- http://www.flickr.com/photos/motherjonescork/
Cork Mother Jones Committee acknowledges the help of the following:
SIPTU, Liberty Hall
ASTI Head Office
ASTI – Cork South Paddy Mulcahy Branch
ASTI – Carbery Branch
Cork City Council, Heritage Department
Cathedral Credit Union
Cork City Library
Cork County Library
People’s Republic of Cork.PROC
Durham Miners’ Association
Guinness Staff Union
Unite, the Union
Irish Federation of University Teachers
Derry Trades Council
Mandate trade union
International Transport Federation
Irish National Teachers Organisation
Cork Council of Trade Unions
Communication Workers Union
Shandon Street Festival
Shandon Area Renewal Association
All at the Maldron Hotel
All at the Cathedral Visitor Centre
All at the Firkin Crane Theatre
All at Frameworks Films
Cllr. Ted Tynan
Joan Goggin and family.
Bill Daly and the Ford Ex-Workers group
A-Z Printers (Kieran and Aidan)
Noreen M Murphy
The Cork Mother Jones Committee wish to thank all of the speakers, musicians, singers, artists and volunteers who help to organise this festival. We thank the local and national media for providing coverage for the events. Our special appreciation also to the wider Shandon Community and the friends of Mother Jones from around the world who provide assistance and support. Finally thanks to all our visitors who create the unique atmosphere at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and summer school each year in the Shandon Historic Quarter in Cork.
Mother Jones And Her Children is a 52 minute long documentary which outlines the extraordinary life and activities of the most famous Cork woman in America. Produced by Emma Bowell and Eddie Noonan of Cork based Frameworks Films (www.frameworksfilms.com) in cooperation with the Cork Mother Jones Committee. Highly recommended. DVDs (€10 each) are available from Jim Nolan at 22/23 Shandon Street, Cork. DVDs incl.package and postage within Ireland are €12 each. Package and postage to UK, Europe or USA €14 each. For bulk purchases, contact Jim on 086 1651356. Send postal order or euro draft or euro cheque payable to Cork Mother Jones Committee to above address.
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