The 8th annual Spirit of Mother Jones Festival begins today

The 8th Annual Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School opens in the Shandon area on the northside of Cork city today. Events at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival on Wednesday 31st July 2019.   10:30 a.m.  F   A film by Rosemary Feurer. Mother Jones: America’s Most Dangerous Woman                                      Cathedral Visitor Centre … Continue reading The 8th annual Spirit of Mother Jones Festival begins today

Music and Poetry Events at the 2019 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival

Music at the Maldron takes place at 1pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at the Maldron Hotel. Organised by Richard T Cooke, author, musician and song writer, these Maldron sessions feature Richard along with the Shandon Shawlies, Joan Goggin and family and many others. Wednesday 31st July at 9.30pm at the Maldron. The Cork Singers’ … Continue reading Music and Poetry Events at the 2019 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival

Cork’s Lord Mayor praises Spirit of Mother Jones Festival

The Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. John Sheehan launched the 2019 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School at the Maldron Hotel in Shandon on Wednesday 26th June. During the course of the launch, the Lord Mayor praised the organisers of the festival, stating that such a festival was essential in a democracy where … Continue reading Cork’s Lord Mayor praises Spirit of Mother Jones Festival

Mother Jones continues to draw huge interest in the USA

Some news in from our friends at the Mother Jones Heritage Project in Illinois with thanks to Prof. Rosemary Feurer. Firstly there's an update on two exciting musical events Tickets go on sale tomorrow, 4th February for what promises to be a highly impressive performance of the 2019 Siamsa na nGael - a Celtic Celebration … Continue reading Mother Jones continues to draw huge interest in the USA

Announcing “The Song for Mother Jones” competition.

Plans are underway for the eight annual Spirit of Mother Jones festival and summer school in Shandon, Cork which takes place this year from Wednesday July 31st until Saturday 3rd August.   In an exciting new development, the Cork Mother Jones Committee is planning to hold an international song competition to select a new “Song … Continue reading Announcing “The Song for Mother Jones” competition.