“A Plastic Ocean” at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School 2017.

Plastic Ocean - floating plastic The Cork Mother Jones Committee will screen the stunning environmental film “A Plastic Ocean” at the sixth Spirit of Mother Jones festival on Thursday afternoon 3rd August 2017 at the Firkin Theatre in Shandon. While many regard tackling climate change as being vital to the survival of the planet, other … Continue reading “A Plastic Ocean” at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School 2017.

Durham Miners’ Gala 2017 details

New banner featuring former Durham Miners' Association General Secretaries Dave Hopper and Dave Guy. Photo courtesy of Durham Miners' Association. For a number of years there has been a close relationship between the Cork Mother Jones Festival and the Durham Miners Association.  We were delighted to be visited by a delegation from the DMA, led … Continue reading Durham Miners’ Gala 2017 details

New film “Blood on the Mountain” will feature at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2017

Blood on the Mountain movie poster Blood on the Mountain is a newly released award-winning documentary.  It  is a fearless look at the 150 year history of the US coal industry. It has been endorsed by both the United Mine Workers of America and Sierra Club.   This is a story of human struggles endured at … Continue reading New film “Blood on the Mountain” will feature at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2017