The Cork Mother Jones Festival was formally launched yesterday at a packed press conference at Shandon’s Maldron Hotel. Between 50 and 60 people, including reporters, photographers, columnists and members of the Cork Mother Jones committee attended the press launch where the full line-up of events and acts was […]
Mother Jones and the forthcoming Cork Mother Jones festival have been featured prominently in the latest edition of the Irish Lives Remembered genealogy magazine. The emagazine can be viewed here: http://www.irishlivesremembered.com/magazine.html The magazine can be viewed online or downloaded in PDF format and in addition to the Mother […]
Here’s the new poster for the Cork Mother Jones Festival
The Cork Mother Jones Commemorative committee has announced the preliminary programme of events for the Fesitval which will be held in the Shandon area on the Northside of Cork City, Ireland from 31st July to 2nd August 2012. The Festival opens on Tuesday, 31st July with the Irish […]
Preparations for the Mother Jones weekend on July 31st to August 1st 2012 are ongoing and we hope to publish full details of the celebrations soon. A weekend of music, exhibitions and lively discussions is promised with a number of well known local musicians already confirmed. We will […]
Come to Cork on August 1st as we bring the spirit of Mother Jones back home to the Northside of Cork where she grew up.
A few people have asked us to put up some images and songs about Cork, the birthplace of Mother Jones. She was born on the Northside of Cork in 1837, probably in the last week of July. We do know for certain that she was baptised in St. […]