2016 Spirit of Mother Jones Award awarded to the late Dave Hopper

Pat Egan from Unite, the Union, Scotland accepts the Spirit of Mother Jones Award 2016 on behalf of the late Dave Hopper and the Durham Miner's Association. Pat will be forwarding the "Children of Lír" inspired award to the association. The Cork Mother Jones Committee has announced that the late Dave Hopper and the Durham Miners’ Association … Continue reading 2016 Spirit of Mother Jones Award awarded to the late Dave Hopper

A Tribute to Dave Hopper

Dave Hopper at Durham Miners' Gala on 9th July 2016 - with Jeremy Corbyn MP (Photo via Richard Burgon MP's Facebook page) On Saturday 9th July Dave Hopper presided over the 132nd Annual Durham Gala which was a triumph for the huge organisational powers of the Durham Miners' Association. Upwards of 150,000 people attended one … Continue reading A Tribute to Dave Hopper