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 […]
The documentary Mother Jones and Her Children, produced by Cork based Frameworks Films will be screened on Friday 12th June at 12pm in Cork County Hall as part of the Community TV Festival taking place there on 12th/13th June 2015. The documentary, which explores the life […]
The Cork Mother Jones Committee is delighted that singer songwriter and activist Anne Feeney has been enjoying good health. In her recent newsletter she has recalled the terrific time she had in Ireland in 2014 when she brought her tour to Shandon for the Spirit of Mother Jones […]