Rory McCarthy sings “Valley of Jarama” at ceremony to mark centenary of Michael O’Riordan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqnMPFXhKPY&t=6s Cork singer Rory McCarthy sings "Valley of Jarama", a song from honouring the International Brigades . A short ceremony was held across the road from 37, Pope's Quay, Cork where Michael O'Riordan was born was born in 1917. The young O'Riordan left from here in 1938 and travelled to Spain to fight on the … Continue reading Rory McCarthy sings “Valley of Jarama” at ceremony to mark centenary of Michael O’Riordan

Spirit of Mother Jones Festival – Day Three (Thursday, 3rd August)

Timetable for Day Three of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival - Thursday, 3rd August 2017. There is an environmental theme to today's events which begin at 11.00am with what promises to be an interesting and topical talk by Councillor Marcia D'Alton on "The Environmental Battle for Cork Harbour". We will have Music at the … Continue reading Spirit of Mother Jones Festival – Day Three (Thursday, 3rd August)

Photos from opening day of the 6th Spirit of Mother Jones Festival & Summer School

Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald, accepting urn containing earth from the grave of Mother Jones from Jim Goltz, Illinois.Ed Byrne of the ASTI with presentation from the Cork Mother Jones Committee presented by Ann Piggott of the committee.Ann Piggot makes presentation to Ethel Buckley on behalf of the Cork Mother Jones CommitteeAnn Piggott … Continue reading Photos from opening day of the 6th Spirit of Mother Jones Festival & Summer School