Tag: human rights

Fergal Keane

Human Rights in a Divided World.

The Cork Mother Jones Committee is pleased to announce that Fergal Keane has agreed to speak to the topic “Human Rights in a Divided World”. He will appear on Sunday evening 31st July at the Maldron Hotel at 7.30pm. Born in London, his mother Maura Hassett wasfrom Cork […]

Dr. Margaret O'Keeffe

Water – a Human Right

  Under the subtitle “Renewing Our Faith in (Strong) Democracy – Lessons from the Water Protests!” Dr. Margaret O’Keeffe will speak on this very topical issue at the Maldron Hotel, on Friday, 31st July at 2pm. Dr. O’Keeffe, who lectures in Community Development at the Department of Social […]

Qatar – a World Cup graveyard?

Among the many issues which Mother Jones championed was the protection of workers and ensuring that miners and factory workers worked in safe and decent working conditions. In spite of the passing of a century, tens of millions of workers are still denied basic human rights. None more […]