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Mother Jones Festival 2012 Highlights

Selected highlights from the inaugural Mother Jones Festival in Cork, Ireland celebrating the 175th anniversary of the birth of Mary Harris aka Mother Jones. The 2013 festival runs from Tuesday 30th July to Thursday 1st August, and promises to be even better than last year. It culminates on […]

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Festival Programme

Festival Programme 2013 Tuesday July 30th 3pm to 9pm         Mother Jones Exhibition                           Shandon Quarter Ex. Center 7pm                    Hillsborough: “The long fight for Justice”   Firkin Crane Centre Speaker: Margaret Aspinall Hillsborough Family Support Group. 9.30pm                 The Cork Singers Club                                      Maldron Hotel. Wednesday July 31st 9am to 9pm           Mother Jones […]

Prof Elliott J Gorn

Mother Jones, the Walking Wrath of God

   Mother Jones, the Walking Wrath of God Contribution by Professor Elliot J. Gorn, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA and biographer of Mother Jones, speaking at the inaugural Mother Jones festival, Cork City, Ireland, 1st August 2012. “There broke out a storm of applause which swelled into […]