Tag: festival

Video review of our first four years

The following video is a brief review of the first four years of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival which has now become part of Cork’s cultural and heritage fabric.  From our initial plan in 2012 to commemorate the 175th anniversary of the birth of Mary Harris / […]

Justine McCarthy

Greed is Good for Nothing

Justine McCarthy will address the above topic at the Spirit of Mother Jones summer school on Monday August 1st August 2016. Justine is from Bandon, Co Cork and was educated at the Ursuline convent in Blackrock.   Her father and grand-father were councillors and her immersion in a […]

Festival Time approaches!

The Cork Mother Jones Committee is proud to introduce the 2015 Spirit of Mother Jones festival and summer school which begins on Wednesday 29th July and concludes on Saturday night, 1st August.   We feel very honoured to celebrate the memory of Mary Harris, known as Mother Jones, […]