The 2016 Cork Mother Jones Lecture was delivered by Mr Jack O’Connor, President of SIPTU. Jack presented a paper entitled “A Trade Union Strategy to Win for Working People” on Thursday the 28th July, the opening night of the 2016 Spirit of Mother Jones festival at the Firkin […]
Today, Sunday 31st July is the fourth day of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival. There is just one event at the festival today – that is the lecture on “Human Rights in a Divided World” by the distinguished BBC foreign correspondent Fergal Keane at the Maldron Hotel at 7.30pm. […]
We are delighted to announce that the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2016 will commence on Thursday, 28th July and will continue over the weekend. A full programme of events will be announced for the festival and summer school in early springtime 2016.
Item from earlier this year when a memorial event was held at Adelphi, Maryland where Mother Jones was cared for in her final years until her death in 1937 at the age of 93.
The Mother Jones Foundation will hold its 30th Annual Mother Jones Dinner on Sunday October 11th, 2015 at Erin’s Pavilion, Southwind Park, 4965 South Second Street, Springfield, Illinois. This year it is dedicated to Joe Hill on the 100th Anniversary of his execution. The featured speaker will be […]
The Cork Mother Jones Committee is delighted to announce that Fr Peter McVerry is the recipient of the 2015 Spirit of Mother Jones Award. Fr Peter McVerry was presented with the award earlier today (Thursday) following his thought-provoking address on the topic …..”Homelessness – the failure of […]