The 2017 Cork Mother Jones Lectures. Tuesday 1st August 2017 at 7.30 pm. Ethel Buckley Ethel Buckley leads the SIPTU Division’s collective bargaining, industrial organising, campaigning, membership growth and activist engagement strategies in the private sector. A member of the Executive Council of the ICTU, she was the inaugural Trade Union Organiser in Residence at … Continue reading The 2017 Cork Mother Jones Lectures.
Emigrants on Cork city quays during the Great Famine The Heritage Unit of Cork County Council's are holding a talk on 300 years of migration from County Cork to North America which might be of interest to people. The lecture will be held on Tuesday, 14th March in the Council Chamber of Cork County Hall, Carrigrohane … Continue reading 300 years of Cork Migration to North America – Lecture
Mother Jones, the Walking Wrath of God Contribution by Professor Elliot J. Gorn, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA and biographer of Mother Jones, speaking at the inaugural Mother Jones festival, Cork City, Ireland, 1st August 2012. “There broke out a storm of applause which swelled into a tumult as a little woman came … Continue reading Mother Jones, the Walking Wrath of God