The Cork Mother Jones Committee is very disappointed that the bridge across the River Lee was not named after Mary Harris/Mother Jones. However, we are extremely heartened by the huge levels of public support we have received from many quarters and especially from Cork City and the United States for […]
Plans are underway for the eight annual Spirit of Mother Jones festival and summer school in Shandon, Cork which takes place this year from Wednesday July 31st until Saturday 3rd August. In an exciting new development, the Cork Mother Jones Committee is planning to hold an international […]
The Cork Mother Jones Committee is pleased to announce that the next annual Spirit of Mother Jones Festival will be held from Wednesday, 31st July to Saturday, 3rd August 2019. We will post further details of the event nearer to the time and as usual all will be […]
The seventh Spirit of Mother Jones Festival floated away gently to the sweet sounds of ukulele music and songs at the sunny Shandon Plaza on Saturday evening. Earlier a large crowd had assembled at the Mother Jones plaque to serenade and toast in the traditional manner “the most […]
The 7th Spirit of Mother Jones Festival & Summer School came to an end last evening (Saturday, 4th August) with a well-attended toast to Mother Jones at the plaque in her honour at John Redmond Street. The 2018 festival has been a tremendous success with capacity crowds at […]
Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School programme 2018. Saturday 4th August. 11.00 L Frank Connolly, “NAMA-land…the inside story of Ireland’s property sell-off and the creation of a new elite”. Firkin Theatre 2.30 L Dr. Micheline Sheehy Skeffington “Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, feminist, nationalist, socialist, pacifist – […]
Breaking News: 2018 Cork Spirit of Mother Jones Award for Mary Manning and the Dunnes Stores Strikers.
2018 Cork Spirit of Mother Jones Award for Mary Manning and the Dunnes Stores Strikers. The Cork Mother Jones Committee is proud to announce that the 2018 Spirit of Mother Jones Award has been awarded to Mary Manning and the Dunnes Stores Strikers. On July […]