Karan Casey sings her new song "Mother Jones" at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2017. The new song was in the course of completion when Karan was asked to sing it at the Maldron Hotel during the 2017 festival. Well done Karan. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RN4iRmnbCz8
Historian and author Harry Owens, will address the topic “Origins and Lessons of the Spanish Civil War” at the Maldron Hotel on Friday 4th August at 2.45. Anarchist militia from the National Confederation of Labour wave their flags and rifles for the camera in Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War. ca. 1937 Barcelona, Spain The … Continue reading Origins and Lessons of the Spanish Civil War
The 2017 Cork Mother Jones Lectures. Tuesday 1st August 2017 at 7.30 pm. Ethel Buckley Ethel Buckley leads the SIPTU Division’s collective bargaining, industrial organising, campaigning, membership growth and activist engagement strategies in the private sector. A member of the Executive Council of the ICTU, she was the inaugural Trade Union Organiser in Residence at … Continue reading The 2017 Cork Mother Jones Lectures.
The programme for the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival & Summer School 2017 is now available with the publication of the official brochure today (23rd June). The programme covers a comprehensive range of events which will take place during the Festival and Summer School. These will include lectures, music, film showing and commemorative events over … Continue reading Spirit of Mother Jones Festival Brochure published
The 2017 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School will be held from Tuesday 1st August (Mother Jones Day) until Saturday 5th August. The full programme of events will be announced in Spring 2017. The Cork Mother Jones Committee wish to thank everyone who assisted in any way with the 2016 event. We want … Continue reading Dates for Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2017 announced