Category: music

Richard T. Cooke

Opening Concert of 2016 Festival

The Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2016  Opening event.    Lunchtime Song & Music Concert    Maldron Hotel, Shandon. Thursday, July 28th, 1-2pm  Concert with the best of Cork talent    Richard T. Cooke MC Muddy Lee & Shandon Street Shawlies Choir.   Clann Chorcai members:  Aoife Delaney (Young Mother […]

New CD – The Miners’ Angel

The Miners’ Angel CD, a tribute to Mother Jones has been launched recently. Featuring some 35 songs with a connection to Mother Jones and the struggle of miners, some exclusive to the collection, it comes highly recommended.   Gretchen Peters, Kathy Moffatt, Si Kahn, Utah Phillips, Billy Bragg, […]

Day 2 of Festival – “The Legacy”

Today (Wednesday, 30th) is Day 2 of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival in Cork city.   Proceedings begin at 11.00am at the Firkin Crane theatre, Shandon when lecturer Luke Dineen will tell the story of the Cork Harbour Soviet which occurred during the Irish independence struggle in […]