The Cork Singers Club at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival in Maldron Hotel 29th July 2014. (Left to Right): Teresa Mac Carthaigh, Sean Mac Carthaigh, Tom Long, Monica Dineen, Bill Daly, Pat O Grady, Helen O Donovan, Cliff Wegbury, Bridie Murphy, John Murphy. Helen O’Donovan was Bean a […]
Cork Mother Jones Commemorative Committee
by Professor James Green Prof. James Green of the University of Massachusetts, Boston and author of Death in the Haymarket and the West Virginia Mine Wars delivered the Cork Mother Jones Lecture 2014 at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival in Cork on the opening day of the […]
Shortly after they appeared at this year’s Spirit of Mother Jones Festival in Cork, representatives of Yorkshire mining communities including Anne Scargill and Betty Cook of Women Against Pit Closures paid a courtesy visit to Liberty Hall, Dublin, national headquarters of the country’s largest trade union, SIPTU. There […]
The Cork Mother Jones Festival Committee has received a warm message of support and encouragement from Illinois Senator Andy Manar. Senator Manar in a thoughful and positive message to the Cork Mother Jones Committee for the Spirit of Mother Jones festival states that “you have all my deepest […]
The Cork Mother Jones Committee received an enormous number of messages of support for the recent Spirit of Mother Jones Festival from around the world. Among those received was the following message of support from Martin J Walsh, Mayor of Boston. We are delighted to have received this […]
Thank You! The Cork Mother Jones Committee wishes to thank the many hundreds of people who worked on a voluntary basis in Shandon during the recent 2014 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival to ensure another remarkable success story for this relatively new event. It has been a stimulating […]
A selection of photos taken at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival, Cork 2014.