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 […]
The Cork Mother Jones Committee has formally made a submission to Cork City Council outlining the case for the new bridge linking Merchant’s Quay and St. Patrick’s Quay to be named in honour of Mother Jones:- To: Cork City Council. The Cork Mother Jones Committee, wish […]
The seventh Spirit of Mother Jones Festival floated away gently to the sweet sounds of ukulele music and songs at the sunny Shandon Plaza on Saturday evening. Earlier a large crowd had assembled at the Mother Jones plaque to serenade and toast in the traditional manner “the most […]
The 7th Spirit of Mother Jones Festival & Summer School came to an end last evening (Saturday, 4th August) with a well-attended toast to Mother Jones at the plaque in her honour at John Redmond Street. The 2018 festival has been a tremendous success with capacity crowds at […]
Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School programme 2018. Saturday 4th August. 11.00 L Frank Connolly, “NAMA-land…the inside story of Ireland’s property sell-off and the creation of a new elite”. Firkin Theatre 2.30 L Dr. Micheline Sheehy Skeffington “Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, feminist, nationalist, socialist, pacifist – […]
Photos from the second day of the 7th Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School 2018. Today (Saturday, 4th August) is the final day of the festival. Timetable to be uploaded on this site shortly. Video: Cork’s own Jimmy Crowley singing one of his own songs […]
Breaking News: 2018 Cork Spirit of Mother Jones Award for Mary Manning and the Dunnes Stores Strikers.
2018 Cork Spirit of Mother Jones Award for Mary Manning and the Dunnes Stores Strikers. The Cork Mother Jones Committee is proud to announce that the 2018 Spirit of Mother Jones Award has been awarded to Mary Manning and the Dunnes Stores Strikers. On July […]