Photos of the presentation of the Spirit of Mother Jones Award 2019 to Louise O'Keeffe. Photos courtesy of ProVision.
First Cork Person to receive the Spirit of Mother Jones Award. The Cork Mother Jones Committee is proud to announce that the 2019 Spirit of Mother Jones Award will be presented to Louise O’Keeffe. Louise is the first Cork recipient of this International Award which is named after Cork born Mary Harris who became … Continue reading Louise O’Keeffe is the Spirit of Mother Jones Award recipient for 2019
Louise O’Keeffe describes herself as an ordinary West Cork woman and mother of two children. Yet this extraordinary woman took the Irish government to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), which in January 2014 found in her favour in a landmark judgement. Louise had fought a long 20 year battle through the Irish … Continue reading One Woman’s Fight for Justice