The Cork Mother Jones Committee has sent warm greetings to the Mother Jones Foundation on the occasion of its annual dinner which is held every October. A letter to the Foundation included the following: “It is a great honour for us to convey fraternal greetings from Cork, the […]
Our thanks to Catherine Courtney for forwarding this video compilation from the 2013 Spirit of Mother Jones Concert in the Firkin Crane theatre, Shandon.
A new exhibition which has just opened at the Irish Consulate in New York, throws interesting new light on Irish socialist leader James Connolly’s years in the United States between 1903 and 1910. The exhibition follows Connolly through a series of newspaper clippings, posters, pamphlets, photos and […]
An exciting new songbook written over a century by James Connolly will be relaunched in Cork next week along with a CD featuring the songs from the book. “Songs of Freedom – the James Conolly Songbook”, edited by Mat Callahan with a preface by writer and poet Theo […]
Our thanks to Professor Simon Cordery who has forwarded to us the text of his address to the Spirit of Mother Jones festival 2013. “Mother Jones: Sinner and Saint” Presentation to the Mother Jones Festival 1 August 2013, Shandon Simon Cordery Department of History Western Illinois University Macomb, […]
Here’s a video of the official opening of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2013 which was performed by the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Catherine Clancy on Tuesday, 30th July at the Maldron Hotel, Shandon, Cork. Our thanks to Catherine Courtney for the video. Music performed […]
Professor Elliot Gorn, author of Mother Jones, the Most Dangerous Woman in America, who was a guest at the inaugural Cork Mother Jones Festival in 2012 is to deliver this year’s Ernie O’Malley Lecture at Glucksman Ireland House, New York University on Thursday, 17th October at 7.00pm. Prof. […]