Photos from the second day of the 7th Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School 2018. Today (Saturday, 4th August) is the final day of the festival. Timetable to be uploaded on this site shortly.
James Nolan of the Cork Mother Jones Committtee 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 the other former Dunnes Stores strikers who maintained their action in opposition to the sale of products from then Apartheid South Africa for almost three years
Dr. Emily Twarog at the Cathedral Visitor Centre
Video: Cork’s own Jimmy Crowley singing one of his own songs about the Spanish Civil War.
Cork’s own troubadour Jimmy Crowley was in fine form at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival at the Maldron Hotel
The Mother Jones Plaque at John Redmond Street. The final event of the festival will take place at this location at 7.30pm this evening (4th August) – the annual Toast and songs to Mother Jones. All welcome
St. Ann’s Church of Ireland, Shandon, Cork
Professor Louise Ryan with Ger O’Mahony of the Cork Mother Jones Committee
Presentation to Mary Manning with members of the Cork Mother Jones Committee