The 8th annual Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School continues today and until next Saturday night. Below you will find today’s programme. Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School on Thursday 1st August. The Radical Irish Diaspora 11:00 a.m. Lorraine Starsky “In the Footsteps […]
First Cork Person to receive the Spirit of Mother Jones Award. The Cork Mother Jones Committee is proud to announce that the 2019 Spirit of Mother Jones Award will be presented to Louise O’Keeffe. Louise is the first Cork recipient of this International Award which is […]
The 8th Annual Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School opens in the Shandon area on the northside of Cork city today. Events at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival on Wednesday 31st July 2019. 10:30 a.m. F A film by Rosemary Feurer. Mother Jones: America’s […]
Author, Liam Cahill presenting his book Forgotten Revolution – The Limerick Soviet 1919 to the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins recently. (Photo: Barry Cronin) In order to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Limerick Soviet, Liam will introduce the Frameworks Films and Limerick Council of Trade Unions documentary, […]
Mother Jones………her background, her life and her legacy. Firkin Crane Theatre, Shandon. Wednesday 31st July 2019 at 7pm. On Wednesday 31st July, Elliott J Gorn, US historian and author and Joe Creedon, historian from Inchigeelagh, will discuss the background, life and times of Mother Jones and what is […]
A new 2019 Mother Jones Festival badge will be available each day during the summer school. A limited supply of badges for each year since 2015 will also be available until supplies run out. Each badge costs 2 euro.
The Ballymurphy Massacre. Saturday morning 3rd August at 10.30am Firkin Crane Theatre. On Saturday morning 3rd August , Briege Voyle will speak about what has become known as The Ballymurphy Massacre. Briege is the daughter of Joan Connolly. Joan, a mother of eight was shot dead by the […]