From Allihies to Butte, Montana

Main engine house at the Mountain Mine at Allihies, built 1862. Photo (c) Nigel Cox and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons licence   Tadhg O’Sullivan, Vice chairperson of the Allihies Copper Mine Museum will speak of the tradition of mining at the old Allihies Copper mines and the exodus of the miners in … Continue reading From Allihies to Butte, Montana

Successful Press Launch for festival lineup

Aoife Delaney as a young Mary Harris at the launch of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival at the Maldron. Aoife will appear at the Mother Jones Gala Concert at 9pm at the Firkin Crane on Wednesday 30th July. A Press Launch to announce the lineup for the 2014 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival was … Continue reading Successful Press Launch for festival lineup

Children of Mother Jones – a new song by Pete Duffy

Children of Mother Jones. (c) Pete Duffy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sERe7s01AAs&w=560&h=315 Children of Mother Jones by Pete Duffy A new ballad by Cork musician Pete Duffy, which will be performed publicly for the first time at 1pm on Thursday 31st July 2014 during "Music at the Maldron" session at the Maldron Hotel, Shandon for the Spirit of Mother … Continue reading Children of Mother Jones – a new song by Pete Duffy

Interesting films at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2014

Film has been an important part of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival since the beginning.  This year we will be showing five films covering the struggles of  people in extraordinary situations in the fight for justice and rights.  All film showings are free of charge. All welcome. Tuesday 29th July – Friday 1st August 2014  Admission is … Continue reading Interesting films at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2014

Oops!

Some of our eagle-eyed readers may have noticed an error on the site over the last few  days.   We added a "countdown clock" and managed to put the wrong starting date for the conference on it!    No need to panic, we haven't changed the date.    The conference will start on schedule with … Continue reading Oops!