Richard T. Cooke’s Eulogy at the Funeral of Dr. Sean Pettit

Richard T. Cooke (right) with Dr. Sean Pettit and his wife Aruba Richard T. Cooke, President/Chairperson, Cork Adult Education Council delivered a personal eulogy at Dr. Sean Pettit's Requiem Mass at 11.00am Monday, November 28th 2016 St. Patrick’s Church, Lower Glanmire Road. Ireland A tribute to my good dear friend, Dr. Sean Pettit - The … Continue reading Richard T. Cooke’s Eulogy at the Funeral of Dr. Sean Pettit

A tribute to the late Dr. Séan Pettit – “The Final Curtain”

Dr. Sean Pettit (left) with Richard T. Cooke at last year's Spirit of Mother Jones Festival The Maldron Hotel was packed, last seats already taken…..standing room only now……still 20 minutes to go. Mild apprehension among even experienced members of the Mother Jones Committee……….the growing crowd…..aged from 8 to 80….a sense of anticipation…….crackling expectation……electricity in the … Continue reading A tribute to the late Dr. Séan Pettit – “The Final Curtain”

Dr. Sean Pettit to speak at Mother Jones Summer School 2016

The distinguished historian Dr Sean Pettit to speak at 2016 Spirit of Mother Jones Summer School. Dr. Sean Pettit (left) with Richard T. Cooke of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival committee The 2016 Spirit of Mother Jones summer school is privileged to announce that Dr Sean Pettit will speak about Cork in the 1800s … Continue reading Dr. Sean Pettit to speak at Mother Jones Summer School 2016