The Cork Mother Jones Commemorative committee has announced the preliminary programme of events for the Fesitval which will be held in the Shandon area on the Northside of Cork City, Ireland from 31st July to 2nd August 2012. The Festival opens on Tuesday, 31st July with the Irish […]
Cork Mother Jones Commemorative Committee
Preparations for the Mother Jones weekend on July 31st to August 1st 2012 are ongoing and we hope to publish full details of the celebrations soon. A weekend of music, exhibitions and lively discussions is promised with a number of well known local musicians already confirmed. We will […]
Come to Cork on August 1st as we bring the spirit of Mother Jones back home to the Northside of Cork where she grew up.
A few people have asked us to put up some images and songs about Cork, the birthplace of Mother Jones. She was born on the Northside of Cork in 1837, probably in the last week of July. We do know for certain that she was baptised in St. […]
Thanks to Jim Fitzpatrick for suggesting this song about Mother Jones
This site was established by the Cork Mother Jones Commemorative committee to mark the 175th anniversary of the birth of Mary Harris Jones in Cork, Ireland. Mary Harris Jones – aka Mother Jones – is one of the heroines of early history of the North American trade union […]
Great song / video about Mary Harris Jones from the famous cowboy singer of the 1930s & ’40s, Gene Autry