Here are some additional photos of the 2016 Festival. The following were all taken by committee member Richard T. Cooke. Captions will be added in due course.
Today, 1st August, is Mother Jones Day in Cork and it is also the final day of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2016. There are just three events on today’s programme all of which will be held at the Maldron Hotel, Shandon. We start at 4.00pm with […]
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. […]
. The Cork Mother Jones Committee has announced that the late Dave Hopper and the Durham Miners’ Association are the recipients of the 2016 Spirit of Mother Jones Award. Mr Hopper was General Secretary of the Durham Miners Association. Tragically, Dave, who was due to arrive in Cork to introduce […]
Today is the 3rd day of the 2016 Spirit of Mother Jones festival in Cork. The first two days have been most interesting and have attracted large crowds including a number of international guests. Today’s events begin at 11.30am with local historian Luke Dineen who will talk about […]
Professor James Green was a guest at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival in Cork two years ago and impressed everyone with his knowledge of the history of the North American labour movement, of Mother Jones and of the mining wars that took place in Virginia a century […]