It’s that time of year again folks and the Cork Mother Jones committee are busy preparing the final line-up of speakers and performers for the 2014 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival which will take-in an extended programme from Sunday, 27th July to Friday, 1st August 2014 as part […]
A new exhibition which has just opened at the Irish Consulate in New York, throws interesting new light on Irish socialist leader James Connolly’s years in the United States between 1903 and 1910. The exhibition follows Connolly through a series of newspaper clippings, posters, pamphlets, photos and […]
We are delighted to announce that Cork’s favourite troubadour, Jimmy Crowley, will give an afternoon performance at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival on Wednesday, July 31st. Jimmy was born in Douglas in Cork and took up singing in the late 60s and he formed a group […]
Mother Jones Festival Concerts 2013 Admission Free The following is line up for the Mother Jones Theatrical Musical Concert in the Firkin Crane, Wednesday,July 31st at 9pm is as follows: Group: Cork Rokk Choir who will perform a medley of songs from the Mother Jones area for ( […]
local performer Kate Magrew as Mother Jones The Cork Mother Jones Committee today announced details of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival at a packed press launch at the Maldron Hotel in the city’s historic Shandon area. In addition to the launch of our new festival programme and […]
A unique event took place in the Shandon area of Cork city yesterday (29 May) with the joint launch of four separate festivals which will be held in the area under the auspices of “The Gathering” during the summer and early autumn. Dubbed “the Four Festivals under the […]
Our new poster for the 2013 Spirit of Mother Jones festival has gone to the printers. Here is a preview….