Festival Programme 2013
Tuesday July 30th
3pm to 9pm Mother Jones Exhibition Shandon Quarter Ex. Center
7pm Hillsborough: “The long fight for Justice” Firkin Crane Centre
Speaker: Margaret Aspinall
Hillsborough Family Support
9.30pm The Cork Singers Club Maldron Hotel.
Wednesday July 31st
9am to 9pm Mother Jones Exhibition Shandon Quarter Ex. Centre
2pm 116 Days: The Vita Cortex Workers Maldron Hotel
Struggle; a film by Declan O’Connell.
3.30. Slavery on our Seas Firkin Crane Centre (downstairs)
Speaker: Ken Fleming of the International Transport Federation
7.00 The Dublin Lockout: The Centenary. Firkin Crane Centre (upstairs)
Speaker: Padraig Yeates, Writer, journalist and historian
8.30 “Jim Larkin speaks” with Jer O’Leary Firkin Crane Centre.
9.00 The Mother Jones Commemoration
Concert with Richard T.Cooke and friends. Firkin Crane Centre.
10.00 Hank Wedel and Friends Maldron Hotel
Thursday 1st August,
Mother Jones Day.
9.00 Mother Jones Exhibition. Shandon Quarter Centre
11.00 “Mother Jones, the most dangerous woman in America Maldron Hotel
(a film by Rosemary Fuerer)
11.45 Remembering Mother Jones Festival 2012 Maldron Hotel
(a film by Framework Films)
3.00 The 2013 Mother Jones Lecture Firkin Crane Centre (downstairs)
Speaker: Professor Simon Cordery.
Chair of History, Western Illinois University.
Author: Mother Jones, Raising Cain and
7.00 Mother Jones Tribute. Mother Jones Plaque
March past of Union Banners:
Butter Exchange Band Tribute to Mother
Presentation of Mother Jones Award.
8.30 Concert with Andy Irvine Firkin Crane Centre
10.00 Music, Two Time Polka, Maldron Hotel.