Durham Miners’ Gala

The 130th Durham Miners Gala was held on Saturday 12th July 2014. It was one of the largest ever gatherings and took place in glorious sunshine. Known as the Big Meeting, it was a spectacular and colourful success. It celebrates the history, the heritage and the human struggle […]

Spirit of Mother Jones Concert 2014

The Mother Jones Gala Concert will once again be one of the highlights of the music programme of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and will take place at the Firkin Crane theatre in Cork’s historic Shandon area on Wednesday, 30th July 2014, beginning at 9.00pm after a […]

The Story of the Magdalenes

On Wednesday afternoon 30th July, at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival,  Claire McGettrick, co-founder of Justice for Magdalenes (now JFM Research) will speak at the Firkin Crane in Shandon, Cork,  about the story of the Magdalenes. Claire is an activist, researcher and also co-founder of the Adoption […]

Tadhg Barry

Tadhg Barry Remembered

The extraordinary life and death of Tadhg Barry from Blarney Street.   Tadhg Barry Remembered produced by Frameworks Films in collaboration with the Cork Council of Trade Unions.   The film of Tadhg Barry was first shown in Cork in 2013 and was also shown at the 2013 […]