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 a tumult as a little woman came … Continue reading Mother Jones, the Walking Wrath of God
Cork’s Gift to American Labor: Thoughts on the Extraordinary Life of Mary Harris Jones This is a revised and longer version of the inaugural lecture given by Marat Moore at the Mother Jones festival on August 1, 2012, at the Firkin Crane Center, Shandon, Cork. Go raibh maith agat. Thank you, Ger. This festival … Continue reading Marat Moore’s inspiring address to Cork Mother Jones Festival
Richard T. Cooke and Jim McCarthy performing Richard's new composition "Mother Jones, a True Cork Rebel", recorded at the launch of the Mother Jones Exhibition at the Firkin Crane centre in Shandon, Cork on 1st August 2012 - the 175th anniversary of the baptism of Mary Harris / Mother Jones at the nearby North Cathedral.
The City of Cork, Ireland has finally given recognition to its rebel daughter Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones) with the unveiling of a plaque on the 175th anniversary of her birth / baptism in the historic Shandon area of the city. The event was the highlight of a three day festival commemorating the Cork woman, … Continue reading Mother Jones plaque unveiled
Kaiulani Lee is an author and actor with more than 35 years of experience in theatre, film and television, mostly in the United States. She has appeared in numerous films, television dramas and theatrical work, including her acclaimed stage performance in the role of Mother Jones in Can't Scare Me, the Story of Mother Jones. … Continue reading Our guest contributors – Kaiulani Lee
Profiles of two more of our guest contributors, author and former coal miner Marat Moore and film producer and author Rosemary Feurer Marat Moore Marat is the author of “Women in the Mines, stories of Life and Work”, former coal miner and UMWA staff member. She is a founder of the Daughters of … Continue reading Our guest contributors – Marat Moore & Rosemary Feurer
As we come nearer to the date for the Cork Mother Jones Festival we would like to take an opportunity to introduce you to some of our guest contributors, starting with Professor Elliot J. Gorn. Elliott Gorn is Professor of American Civilisation and History at Brown University. He specializes in the social and cultural history … Continue reading Our guest speakers – Professor Elliott J. Gorn