Some news in from our friends at the Mother Jones Heritage Project in Illinois with thanks to Prof. Rosemary Feurer. Firstly there’s an update on two exciting musical events Tickets go on sale tomorrow, 4th February for what promises to be a highly impressive performance of the 2019 […]
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 […]
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.