Press launch for the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2016

The formal press launch of this year’s Spirit of Mother Jones Festival was held last week at Cork’s Maldron Hotel.  The festival begins on Thursday, 28th July and runs until Monday, 1st August 2016.

Here are some photos from last week’s very successful launch.  Our sincere thanks to Martin Duggan, photographer for these images and for his ongoing support:

Committee

Some of the Committee Members

Joan Goggin

Joan Goggin aka “Mother Jones”

Cork Shawlies

Launch

Cork’s Lord Mayor Des Cahill launches the festival, with Maldron Hotel Manager Joe Kennedy and Richard T. Cooke, committee member, musician and historian

Aoife Delaney

Aoife Delaney plays “Young Mary Harris”

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