Mount Olive is arguably best known as the last resting place of Mary Harris, Mother Jones and the victims of the Virden Massacre of 1898. However Mount Olive was recently in the news for other reasons. Like many surrounding districts Mount Olive suffered major damage in the May […]
The Liverpool Echo, Merseyside’s biggest selling daily newspaper, last Saturday (June 29th) featured the decision of the Mother Jones committee to award The Spirit of Mother Jones Award to Margaret Aspinall, Chairperson of the Hillsborough Family Support Group. The Echo, which has an average daily circulation of over […]
local performer Kate Magrew as Mother Jones The Cork Mother Jones Committee today announced details of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival at a packed press launch at the Maldron Hotel in the city’s historic Shandon area. In addition to the launch of our new festival programme and […]
A unique event took place in the Shandon area of Cork city yesterday (29 May) with the joint launch of four separate festivals which will be held in the area under the auspices of “The Gathering” during the summer and early autumn. Dubbed “the Four Festivals under the […]
Our new poster for the 2013 Spirit of Mother Jones festival has gone to the printers. Here is a preview….
The Cork Mother Jones Committee is delighted to announce the holding of the 2013 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival in historic Shandon from Tuesday 30th July to Thursday 1st August 2013. We wish to congratulate Cork City Council on recently declaring August 1st as Mother Jones Day “We […]
Festival Programme 2013 Tuesday July 30th 3pm to 9pm Mother Jones Exhibition Shandon Quarter Ex. Center 7pm Hillsborough: “The long fight for Justice” Firkin Crane Centre Speaker: Margaret Aspinall Hillsborough Family Support Group. 9.30pm The Cork Singers Club Maldron Hotel. Wednesday July 31st 9am to 9pm Mother Jones […]