The official launch of the tenth annual Spirit of Mother Jones Festival will be held in University College Cork on Thursday 14th October 2021 in conjunction with the UCC Department of Community and Civic Engagement and Community Week. Mona Polacca. The Cork Mother Jones Committee is also delighted to collaborate with The Center for Earth Ethics … Continue reading Launch of Spirit of Mother Jones Festival Cork 2021.
Our 10th Festival - November 25-28th 2021! Keep your calendar clear! The Cork Mother Jones Committee wishes to announce that the 2021 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival will take place on the final weekend of November (Thursday November 25th – Sunday 28th November.). This will be our tenth festival and we are eagerly looking forward to … Continue reading 10th Spirit of Mother Jones Festival Official Announcement
The full Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2020 programme from Friday 27th November 2020 to Monday 30th November 2020 is now available. All events are free to view on Cork Community TV and everybody is welcome over the course of the weekend. We hope that you enjoy the 2020 programme. Friday 27th November 3:00 p.m. … Continue reading The Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2020
Spirit of Mother Jones Festival in partnership with University College Cork Civic & Community Engagement 27 November 2020, 3.00 – 4.00 pm (Irish GMT) We are at critical juncture for trade unions and worker’s rights during this period of economic stress, joblessness, and wealth concentration. Education and healthcare professions are among those front-line workers who now … Continue reading The Dynamic Role of Labour Unions in the Wake of Covid-19 and the Safe Keeping of Frontline Workers
The Revolutionary period and the subsequent creation of the Irish Free State and later the Republic has given rise to some amazing family stories. Very few can surpass the story of Sean Dunne, a Trade Union organiser, mentored by Jim Larkin and later Labour Party TD. Filmed in West Cork, this discussion with local historian … Continue reading From Ahawadda to Dáil Éireann… The Amazing Story of Labour Organiser, Sean Dunne.
Peadar King is a journalist and documentary film maker and is well known as the producer of the documentary series for RTE "What in the World". His latest book published recently by Liffey Press, War, Suffering and the Struggle for Human Rights is a powerful indictment of war and chronicles human rights abuses in times … Continue reading And the World Turns Away!
Beginning on Saturday 1st August, the Cork Mother Jones Committee in conjunction with Cork Community TV are making available on television, some of the talks and presentations, which have been delivered at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festivals and Summer Schools since 2012. The original series of Mother Jones annual lectures, will be shown on … Continue reading The Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2020 on Cork Community TV
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
The 8th Annual Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School opens in the Shandon area on the northside of Cork city today. Events at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival on Wednesday 31st July 2019. 10:30 a.m. F A film by Rosemary Feurer. Mother Jones: America’s Most Dangerous Woman Cathedral Visitor Centre … Continue reading The 8th annual Spirit of Mother Jones Festival begins today