Photos from the second day of the 7th Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School 2018. Today (Saturday, 4th August) is the final day of the festival. Timetable to be uploaded on this site shortly. Video: Cork’s own Jimmy Crowley singing one of his own songs […]
Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School programme 2018. Friday 3rd August 11.00. Dr Emily E. LB. Twarog “The Female Vote: Why gender matters in American politics!” Cathedral Visitor Centre 1.00. Music at the Maldron. Jimmy Crowley. 2.30. Professor Louise Ryan “Votes […]
Among the most popular musical events at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival each year is the “Music at the Maldron” series of concerts and shows. The lunch time series take place at the Maldron Hotel bar from 1pm to 2pm approximately each day of the festival […]
Well known Cork folk singers, John Nyhan and Mick Treacy will present the songs of Ewan MacColl at the Maldron Hotel Bar on Friday night 3rd August at 9.30pm. John Nyhan was born in Cork City, he now lives in North Cork. He was heavily influenced by the […]
Helen O’Donovan sings “Black Flowers” by Lynn Miles at the annual toast to Mother Jones at the Mother Jones Plaque, Shandon, Cork on the final day of the sixth Spirit of Mother Jones Festival & Summer School 2017.
Cork singer Rory McCarthy sings “Valley of Jarama”, a song from honouring the International Brigades . A short ceremony was held across the road from 37, Pope’s Quay, Cork where Michael O’Riordan was born was born in 1917. The young O’Riordan left from here in 1938 and travelled […]
Karan Casey sings her new song “Mother Jones” at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2017. The new song was in the course of completion when Karan was asked to sing it at the Maldron Hotel during the 2017 festival. Well done Karan.