John Jefferies RIP.

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of John Jefferies, a founding member of the Cork Mother Jones Committee. John passed away at his residence in Cobh on February 10th 2020. John was a member of our committee since 2011 and managed the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival website and Facebook pages. … Continue reading John Jefferies RIP.

Pete Seeger, legend, dies at 94

It would be remiss of us not to mention the passing of Pete Seeger, legendary singer / songwriter and activist on so many causes.  Pete passed away in hospital in his native New York on Monday morning aged 94 years. Born in 1919 while Mother Jones was busy fighting to unionise steel workers in Pennsylvania, … Continue reading Pete Seeger, legend, dies at 94