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Mother Jones Festival starts today

The Cork Mother Jones Festival opens in the Shandon area of the city today (Tuesday), marking the 175th anniversary of the birth of Mary Harris who was better known in her adopted home of America as Mother Jones.  The festival will kick off at 7.00pm this evening at […]

Acknowledgements

Just a few days before the Cork Mother Jones Festival starts (Tuesday 31st July) and we’d like to take some time out to acknowledge some of the individuals and organisations who have assisted the committee over the past weeks and months.   We would like to offer our sincere […]

Andy Irvine tickets in big demand

There is considerable interest in the unique Andy Irvine concert which will take place as part of the Cork Mother Jones Festival on Wednesday, 1st August in Cork’s historic Shandon Church, starting at 8.30pm. This is the first time Shandon has hosted an event of its type and […]

Hank Wedel performing

Our performers – Hank Wedel

Hank Wedel has been part of the music scene around Cork City and County for over 20 years with his eclectic mix of folk, country, jazz and rock and other music styles. Singer-songwriter Hank Wedel was born in the USA in the 1960s, grew up in New York […]