Photos from the 4th Spirit of Mother Jones Festival

Cork's Lord Mayor, Cllr. Chris O'Leary with author and former MP Chris Mullin Piper Norman O'Rourke prepares to "pipe in" the Lord Mayor Lord Mayor Cllr. Chris O'Leary launches the festival We have many more photos from the festival which can be viewed by clicking on the image below. Mother Jones Festival 2015 More photos … Continue reading Photos from the 4th Spirit of Mother Jones Festival

Fr. Peter McVerry receives Spirit of Mother Jones Award 2015

Fr. McVerry receives the award from Jim Nolan and Ailbhe O'Mahony of the Cork Mother Jones Committee The Cork Mother Jones Committee is delighted to announce that Fr Peter McVerry is the recipient of the 2015 Spirit of Mother Jones Award. Fr Peter McVerry  was presented with the award earlier today (Thursday)  following his thought-provoking … Continue reading Fr. Peter McVerry receives Spirit of Mother Jones Award 2015

Mother Jones flies high at Durham Miners Gala

Daughters of Mother Jones banner at Durham Gala 2015 The annual Durham Gala, organised by the Durham Miners' Association was held at the Racecourse on Saturday 11th July 2015. The Big Meeting took place following the huge colourful parade of banners and bands through the city from early morning. The new Daughters of Mother Jones … Continue reading Mother Jones flies high at Durham Miners Gala

Launch of Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School 2015

The launch of the 2015 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School was held at the Maldron Hotel on Thursday 2nd July. It was an outstanding success. In front of a capacity audience, and having been introduced by Mr Joe Kennedy, Manager of the Maldron Hotel,  Cork Lord Mayor Cllr. Chris O'Leary officially launched … Continue reading Launch of Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School 2015

Mother Jones Monument at Mt. Olive, Illinois is rededicated

Sign over entrance to the Union Miners Cemetery, Mt. OliveMother Jones grave at the Union Miners Cemetery, Mount Olive, Illinois.The Mother Jones Monument Mother Jones Monument rededicated June 20, 2015 Mount Olive, Illinois - the following report of the rededication at Mount Olive Miners Cemetery has been sent to the Cork Mother Jones Committee by Terry … Continue reading Mother Jones Monument at Mt. Olive, Illinois is rededicated

Press Launch for 2015 Festival of the Spirit of Mother Jones

The Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School's formal launch takes place at the Maldron Hotel on Thursday, July 2nd, at 1pm.   Last year's launch: the then Lord Mayor of Cork Catherine Clancy with Michael Lally of the Cork Mother Jones Committee. All are welcome to come along as the fantastic programme of … Continue reading Press Launch for 2015 Festival of the Spirit of Mother Jones