A unique event took place in the Shandon area of Cork city yesterday (29 May) with the joint launch of four separate festivals which will be held in the area under the auspices of “The Gathering” during the summer and early autumn. Dubbed “the Four Festivals under the […]
Our new poster for the 2013 Spirit of Mother Jones festival has gone to the printers. Here is a preview….
Selected highlights from the inaugural Mother Jones Festival in Cork, Ireland celebrating the 175th anniversary of the birth of Mary Harris aka Mother Jones. The 2013 festival runs from Tuesday 30th July to Thursday 1st August, and promises to be even better than last year. It culminates on […]
The Cork Mother Jones Committee is delighted to announce the holding of the 2013 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival in historic Shandon from Tuesday 30th July to Thursday 1st August 2013. We wish to congratulate Cork City Council on recently declaring August 1st as Mother Jones Day “We […]
Festival Programme 2013 Tuesday July 30th 3pm to 9pm Mother Jones Exhibition Shandon Quarter Ex. Center 7pm Hillsborough: “The long fight for Justice” Firkin Crane Centre Speaker: Margaret Aspinall Hillsborough Family Support Group. 9.30pm The Cork Singers Club Maldron Hotel. Wednesday July 31st 9am to 9pm Mother Jones […]
The Cork Mother Jones Committee is delighted to announce the holding of the 2013 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival in Shandon from Tuesday 30th July to Thursday 1st August 2013. This international “Shandon Summer School” event will see speakers from Ireland joined by participants from both the United […]
Mother Jones, the Walking Wrath of God Contribution by Professor Elliot J. Gorn, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA and biographer of Mother Jones, speaking at the inaugural Mother Jones festival, Cork City, Ireland, 1st August 2012. “There broke out a storm of applause which swelled into […]