Breaking News: 2018 Cork Spirit of Mother Jones Award for Mary Manning and the Dunnes Stores Strikers.

2018 Cork Spirit of Mother Jones Award for Mary Manning and the Dunnes Stores Strikers. James Nolan of the Cork Mother Jones Committee presenting the Spirit of Mother Jones award 2018 to former Dunnes Stores striker Mary Manning at the Firkin Crane Theatre in Shandon last evening. The award was jointly made to Mary and … Continue reading Breaking News: 2018 Cork Spirit of Mother Jones Award for Mary Manning and the Dunnes Stores Strikers.

Spirit of Mother Jones Festival – Timetable Friday 3rd August

Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School programme 2018.   Friday 3rd August   11.00.    Dr Emily E. LB. Twarog “The Female Vote: Why gender matters in American politics!” Cathedral Visitor Centre 1.00.     Music at the Maldron. Jimmy Crowley. 2.30.    Professor Louise Ryan               “Votes for All Women? The tricky issue of … Continue reading Spirit of Mother Jones Festival – Timetable Friday 3rd August

Mary Manning to speak at this year’s Spirit of Mother Jones festival

Mary Manning, one of the Dunnes Stores Strikers will speak at the Spirit of Mother Jones Summer School on Friday evening 3rd August at the Firkin Theatre in Shandon at 7.30. On July 19th 1984, Mary Manning went to work as usual on the cash registers at the Dunnes Stores, Henry Street branch in Dublin. … Continue reading Mary Manning to speak at this year’s Spirit of Mother Jones festival