Prof. Rosemary Feurer visits Cork's historic Shandon Steeple in 2012. The Cork Mother Jones Committee is delighted to confirm that Professor Rosemary Feurer, who attended the inaugural Mother Jones festival is returning to the 2014 festival. Rosemary is Associate Professor of History at the Dept. of History, Northern Illinois University. Her fields of study include … Continue reading Prof. Rosemary Feurer set to return to this years Spirit of Mother Jones festival
Above is an icon depicting Louis Tikas, the Ludlow Massacre and Mother Jones by Giannis Gigas Thomas. This icon was exhibited at the Art Athina Exhibition 2014. Below is a graphic describing the scenes depicted in the icon. For more on Giannis Gigas Thomas art visit his website at http://www.prosopa.eu
Louis Tikas Palikari………..Louis Tikas and the Ludlow Massacre! Louis Tikas was a good friend of Mother Jones and they worked alongside each other in Colorado in the final months of 1913 when the Colorado miners went on strike. Louis Tikas was born in Crete in 1886 as Elias Anastasios Spantidakis and later emigrated from Greece … Continue reading Palikari – Louis Tikas and the Ludlow Massacre!
The Cork Mother Jones Committee is delighted to welcome local historian Luke Dineen back to the Spirit of Mother Jones festival in 2014. Luke is 24 years old and is presently working on a PhD Thesis in UCC on the labour movement in Cork and Derry from 1917 to 1923. Luke gave a presentation on … Continue reading The Cork Harbour Soviet
Mother Jones impersonator Kaiulani Lee begins a tour of Colorado next week. Kaiulani, who wowed Cork audiences at the inaugural Spirit of Mother Jones festival in 2012 is touring under the auspices of the United Mine Workers' of America with her play "Can't Scare Me, the story of Mother Jones". We wish her all the … Continue reading Mother Jones is back in Colorado!