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.
Tickets are still available for the Karen Underwood concert which takes place at the Maldron Hotel this Wednesday night at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival, starting at 9.30 pm. Karen was born in Chicago in the early 60s at a time when the Civil Rights movement was […]
Songs of the Spanish Civil War with John Nyhan, Mick Treacy and friends. This event takes place at the Maldron Hotel on Friday night 4th August at 9.30 pm. All are welcome. Singers and songwriters are welcome to come along and take part but please contact John Nyhan […]
The Sweet Olive String Band will play in concert at the Maldron Hotel on Saturday night 5th August from 8pm. Woodbine, a bluegrass band from Athy, Co Kildare is the support act. This concert will bring the 2017 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and […]
The Cork Mother Jones committee announces that singer Karen Underwood will appear for the first time at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival on Wednesday night 2nd August at the Maldron Hotel, Shandon, at 9.30 pm. Karen was born in Chicago in the early 60s at a time […]