Photos from the final day of Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2018

The 7th Spirit of Mother Jones Festival & Summer School came to an end last evening (Saturday, 4th August) with a well-attended toast to Mother Jones at the plaque in her honour at John Redmond Street.  The 2018 festival has been a tremendous success with capacity crowds at all our events and a combination of … Continue reading Photos from the final day of Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2018

Spirit of Mother Jones Festival – Timetable – Day 4 (Saturday)

Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School  programme 2018.   Saturday 4th August. 11.00  L   Frank Connolly, “NAMA-land…the inside story of Ireland’s property sell-off and the creation of a new elite”. Firkin Theatre 2.30    L   Dr. Micheline Sheehy Skeffington "Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, feminist, nationalist, socialist, pacifist – her activism in Ireland                                                           and the US” … Continue reading Spirit of Mother Jones Festival – Timetable – Day 4 (Saturday)

Breaking News: 2018 Cork Spirit of Mother Jones Award for Mary Manning and the Dunnes Stores Strikers.

2018 Cork Spirit of Mother Jones Award for Mary Manning and the Dunnes Stores Strikers. James Nolan of the Cork Mother Jones Committee presenting the Spirit of Mother Jones award 2018 to former Dunnes Stores striker Mary Manning at the Firkin Crane Theatre in Shandon last evening. The award was jointly made to Mary and … Continue reading Breaking News: 2018 Cork Spirit of Mother Jones Award for Mary Manning and the Dunnes Stores Strikers.

Spirit of Mother Jones Festival – Timetable Friday 3rd August

Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School programme 2018.   Friday 3rd August   11.00.    Dr Emily E. LB. Twarog “The Female Vote: Why gender matters in American politics!” Cathedral Visitor Centre 1.00.     Music at the Maldron. Jimmy Crowley. 2.30.    Professor Louise Ryan               “Votes for All Women? The tricky issue of … Continue reading Spirit of Mother Jones Festival – Timetable Friday 3rd August

Photos from Spirit of Mother Jones Festival Day 2 – 3rd August 2018

Photos from the second day of the 7th Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School 2018. The event continues until next Saturday evening, 4th August. Ann Piggot of the Cork Mother Jones Committee makes a presentation to Luke Dineen who delivered a fascinating talk about the life and times of Thomas "Corkie" Walsh at … Continue reading Photos from Spirit of Mother Jones Festival Day 2 – 3rd August 2018