The Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2015

2015 Festival Progamme - click image to view or downloadProgramme for Wedneday, 29th JulyThursday's programmeFriday's programmeSaturday's programme The 2015 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and summer school was again a highly successful and uplifting event. Four days and nights of talks, debates, films, singing, poetry and music concluded at the Maldron Hotel on the Saturday … Continue reading The Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2015

Festival programme for 2015 released

2015 Festival Progamme (front) - click image to view or download The full brochure for the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2015 is now available on this website.  The festival takes place from Wednesday 29th July to Saturday 1st August 2015 in the Shandon area of Cork city.  This year's programme is jam-packed with an … Continue reading Festival programme for 2015 released

Fr. Peter McVerry to speak at Spirit of Mother Jones Festival

Fr. Peter McVerry will speak at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School on Thursday afternoon 30th July at the Firkin Crane. He will address the topic “Homelessness – A Failure of Social Policy”. Fr. Peter McVerry. Photo: Degreezero Fr. McVerry is an advocate on behalf of the homeless and of people who … Continue reading Fr. Peter McVerry to speak at Spirit of Mother Jones Festival

Chris Mullin to speak at Cork Mother Jones Festival 2015

Chris Mullin was a member of the British House of Commons for Sunderland South from 1987 to 2010. He studied law at the University of Hull and trained as a journalist. He wrote Error of Judgement – the truth about the Birmingham Bombings, which was later made into an acclaimed drama documentary by Granada Television … Continue reading Chris Mullin to speak at Cork Mother Jones Festival 2015