Mary "Mother" Jones picture from 1901 Mother Jones…..National Mining Hall of Fame Inductee 248. On September 14, 2019 Mother Jones was inducted into the National Mining Hall of Fame in Leadville, Colorado. According to its website…. “The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum is a monument to the memory of the men and women who pioneered … Continue reading Mother Jones….. US National Mining Hall of Fame Inductee 248.
The Cork Mother Jones Committee has announced that the 2020 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School will take place in and around Shandon over four days from Wednesday 29th July to Saturday 1st August 2020. It will again feature talks, discussions, films, songs, stories and music associated with the "Spirit of Mother Jones". … Continue reading Preliminary announcement for Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2020
A re-creation of March of the Mill Children was held on 31st July 2019 and was staged by Cork Community Art Link. It was directed by Beibhinn O' Callaghan and Elisa Gallo Rossi. https://youtu.be/S-4tNBCcqBc https://youtu.be/S-4tNBCcqBc The event took place on the historic streets of Shandon in Cork city in conjunction with the Cork Mother Jones … Continue reading March of the Mill Children re-enacted in Shandon, Cork
The 8th annual Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School continues today (Saturday, 3rd August) and the main events finish tonight, However there will also be an evening with the talented Stan Notte on Sunday night at Maureen's Bar, John Redmond Street. Spirit of Mother Jones festival and summer school events for Saturday 3rd … Continue reading Day 4 of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival & Summer School 2019
The 8th annual Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School continues today (Friday, 2nd August) and until tomorrow night. Below you will find today’s programme. Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School events on Friday 2nd August. Friday 2nd August 11:00 a.m. L Luke Dineen “Craftsmen and the Irish revolution, 1920-23” … Continue reading Day 3 of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival & Summer School, Cork
The 8th annual Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School continues today and until next Saturday night. Below you will find today's programme. Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School on Thursday 1st August. The Radical Irish Diaspora 11:00 a.m. Lorraine Starsky “In the Footsteps of Mother Jones - The Life and … Continue reading Day 2 of Spirit of Mother Jones Festival & Summer School
Mother Jones………her background, her life and her legacy. Firkin Crane Theatre, Shandon. Wednesday 31st July 2019 at 7pm. On Wednesday 31st July, Elliott J Gorn, US historian and author and Joe Creedon, historian from Inchigeelagh, will discuss the background, life and times of Mother Jones and what is known of her mother’s life in Inchigeelagh. … Continue reading Mother Jones: her background, life and legacy
A new 2019 Mother Jones Festival badge will be available each day during the summer school. A limited supply of badges for each year since 2015 will also be available until supplies run out. Each badge costs 2 euro.
Social Justice, Inequality and Climate Change. By Dr. John Barimo. Cathedral Visitor Centre, Friday afternoon, 2nd August at 2.30. This lecture will explore issues of environmental and climate justice from local and regional levels to the planetary scale. The conversation will be grounded in ecological and environmental sciences with pertinent background information provided with the intention … Continue reading Social Justice, Inequality and Climate Change.
Fords – Memories of the Line Maldron Hotel, Friday August 2nd 2019 at 5.00 pm. A Documentary by Frameworks Films and Ford Ex-Workers’ Group. This documentary was shown at the festival in 2018. Unfortunately many people were unable to gain access last year. Following many requests it will be repeated. The Fords factory became synonymous … Continue reading Fords:- Memories of the Line