Author, Liam Cahill presenting his book Forgotten Revolution – The Limerick Soviet 1919 to the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins recently. (Photo: Barry Cronin) In order to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Limerick Soviet, Liam will introduce the Frameworks Films and Limerick Council of Trade Unions documentary, […]
Cork Mother Jones Commemorative Committee
Mother Jones………her background, her life and her legacy. Firkin Crane Theatre, Shandon. Wednesday 31st July 2019 at 7pm. On Wednesday 31st July, Elliott J Gorn, US historian and author and Joe Creedon, historian from Inchigeelagh, will discuss the background, life and times of Mother Jones and what is […]
A new 2019 Mother Jones Festival badge will be available each day during the summer school. A limited supply of badges for each year since 2015 will also be available until supplies run out. Each badge costs 2 euro.
The Ballymurphy Massacre. Saturday morning 3rd August at 10.30am Firkin Crane Theatre. On Saturday morning 3rd August , Briege Voyle will speak about what has become known as The Ballymurphy Massacre. Briege is the daughter of Joan Connolly. Joan, a mother of eight was shot dead by the […]
First Cork Person to receive the Spirit of Mother Jones Award. The Cork Mother Jones Committee is proud to announce that the 2019 Spirit of Mother Jones Award will be presented to Louise O’Keeffe. Louise is the first Cork recipient of this International Award which is named […]
Social Justice, Inequality and Climate Change. By Dr. John Barimo. Cathedral Visitor Centre, Friday afternoon, 2nd August at 2.30. This lecture will explore issues of environmental and climate justice from local and regional levels to the planetary scale. The conversation will be grounded in ecological and environmental sciences with […]
A Conspiracy of Lies By Frank Connolly Published by Mercier Press. Cork Book Launch at the Maldron Hotel at 2pm on Saturday 3rd August 2019. Frank Connolly’s latest book is political thriller and love story and has as its dark background the horrific car bombings in Dublin on […]