Cork born Mother Jones to get a historic road marker on the famous Route 66 in Illinois

A new Historic Marker to be unveiled to Cork born Mother Jones in Illinois near Route 66. The Cork Mother Jones Committee welcomes the wonderful news that a new Historic Roadside Marker monument is to be unveiled near the I-55 Southbound Coalfield Roadway in honour of Cork born woman Mother Jones. The large marker has … Continue reading Cork born Mother Jones to get a historic road marker on the famous Route 66 in Illinois

Unions representing millions of U.S. workers salute Cork Spirit of Mother Jones Festival

AFL-CIO Proclamation The Cork Mother Jones Committee has received commemorative scrolls from a number of trade union groups from the United States which collectively represent many millions of American workers.  The proclamations express gratituted and appreciation of Cork born Mary Harris Jones (a.k.a. "Mother Jones") and her pioneering work on behalf of U.S. and migrant … Continue reading Unions representing millions of U.S. workers salute Cork Spirit of Mother Jones Festival