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 a tumult as a little woman came … Continue reading Mother Jones, the Walking Wrath of God
The Cork Mother Jones Festival has been called “an outstanding success” by Jim Nolan of the organizing committee. “The Mother Jones festival was an outstanding success in every way for Shandon and Cork; it achieved massive local national and international publicity for our community”, he declared.“Mother Jones is now finally back in her native place … Continue reading Mother Jones festival “an outstanding success”
The City of Cork, Ireland has finally given recognition to its rebel daughter Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones) with the unveiling of a plaque on the 175th anniversary of her birth / baptism in the historic Shandon area of the city. The event was the highlight of a three day festival commemorating the Cork woman, … Continue reading Mother Jones plaque unveiled
Beginnings of The Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2012.