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- Mother Jones Portraits Unveiled in Washington and Chicago.
- The Celebration of Mother Jones’ “Birthday” on 1st May 1930
- Marty Walsh – Mayor of Boston – nominated for Secretary of Labour by President-Elect Joe Biden
- Anne Feeney – Folk Singer-Songwriter, Activist and Friend of the Mother Jones Festival – RIP
- The Battle of Blair Mountain Centennial 1921-2021
- “Mother Jones and her Army of Mill Children” Book Published
- The story of Marjorie Mazia and Woody Guthrie.
- Mother Jones – US National Mining Hall of Fame Inductee 248.
- The Funeral of Mother Jones
- Mother Jones Dedication – Film from Dave Zahren
- Mother Jones, May Day, We Shall Rise Zoom Party
- Mother Jones visits Calumet, Michigan in August 1913
- Presentation by Irish Consul in Chicago to Mother Jones Heritage group
- Beatles Album cover designer Jann Haworth includes Mother Jones in her latest mural creation.
- Historic new photos of Mother Jones rediscovered
- James Connolly’s encounter with Mother Jones in New York
- Mother Jones for 2019 Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parades
- Mother Jones Continues to Draw Huge Interest in the USA
- US Events on or about May Day to honour Mother Jones
- Irish Ambassador to US visits Mother Jones’ grave in Mount Olive, Illinois
- Mother Jones Historical Marker by The Mother Jones Heritage Project in Illinois
- Clay from Mother Jones resting place in Illinois to be brought to her native Cork
- History in the making at the grave of Mother Jones
- Unions representing millions of U.S. workers salute Cork Spirit of Mother Jones Festival
- Mother Jones to get a historic road marker on the famous Route 66 in Illinois
- Historic marker to Mother Jones unveiled on Route 66 near her Illinois resting place
- New book on W. Virginia coal wars from James Green
- Joe Hill – the Man who Never Died!
- Anne Feeney Update 2015
- Open Day at the new Mother Jones Museum (Illinois)
- Mother Jones Monument at Mt. Olive, Illinois is rededicated
- Joe Hill, executed 100 years ago today
- New CD Launched – “The Miners’ Angel”
- Honouring the History of Mother Jones
- Mother Jones Foundation Dinner in Illinois
- Illinois to get new Mother Jones museum
- Music Legend Pete Seeger, legend, dies at 94
- Mother Jones is back in Colorado! Kaiulani Lee
- Centenary of Ludlow Massacre
- Mother Jones joins Irish American Hall of Fame
- Mother Jones inducted into Irish American Hall of Fame
- A Depiction of Louis Tikas and Mother Jones.
- Palikari – Louis Tikas and the Ludlow Massacre!
- Illinois Senator praises Cork Spirit of Mother Jones Festival
- Greetings from the Mayor of Boston: Our Letter from Mayor Martin J Walsh
- Mt. Olive Proclamation of Friendship with Cork
- Gatherings held to honour Mother Jones at the grave of Mother Jones at the Union Miners Cemetery at Mount Olive, Illinois
- Mount Olive, Illinois, USA hit by tornado
- Mount Olive remembers its heroes, including Mother Jones
- Solidarity Across the Ocean – Greetings from Daughters of Mother Jones in Tennessee
- Greetings from American women miners (Daughters of Mother Jones)
- Prof. Elliot Gorn to deliver Ernie O’Malley lecture at Glucksman Ireland House, New York University
- Cork Mother Jones Committee sends greetings to Mother Jones Foundation
- James Connolly in the USA – at New Exhibition in New York