Press Launch for 2017 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival

Launch 1

Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald accompanied by the Lady Mayoress, Georgina Fitzgerald, with the Cork Mother Jones Committee, the Cobh Animation Team and friends at the launch of the 2017 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival at the Maldron Hotel in Shandon.

With just a few weeks left before the start of this year’s Spirit of Mother Jones Festival, a formal press launch for the festival was held at the Maldron Hotel in Cork’s Shandon on Thursday, 29th June.

John Nyhan and Richard T. Cooke

Singers and musicians Richard T Cooke and John Nyhan, both of whom will appear at the forthcoming festival deep in discussion at the launch.

Present to launch the festival programme and brochure was the Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Tony Fitzgerald who was accompanied by the Lady Mayoress, Georgina Fitzgerald, members of the Cobh Animation Team and a host of singers and performers in addition to the members of the Cork Mother Jones Committee.

Group outside

The Lord Mayor Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald and Lady Mayoress with Ann Piggott of the Cork Mother Jones Committee and Cobh Animation Team outside the Maldron Hotel at the launch.

The festival will run from 1st to 5th August 2017 in the historic Shandon area of Cork City and all events will be free to the public with the exception of our important fundraiser concert with Karen Underwood at the Firkin Crane on Wednesday, 2nd August.

The full programme of the 2017 Festival and Summer School can be downloaded by clicking on this link: –  Mother Jones Cork Programme 2017

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