Huge congratulations to the worthy winners of the 2019 Spirit of Mother Jones Song Contest.
“Mine Workers’ Angel” by John Murphy with backing by Martin Somers (Jean O’Murchu agus Mortin)
The winners may sing their song at the plaque on Saturday evening, along with songs from Rory McCarthy.
Among the liveliest events at the Spirit of Mother Jones festival are a lunch time series of concerts held at the Maldron Hotel each day (Wednesday to Friday 1 to 2pm) featuring some wonderful Cork singers and musicians. Organised and compered by the irrepressible Richard T Cooke, these “Music at theMaldron” sessions should not be missed. Come along and enjoy……see you there!
Lunchtime Song & Music Concerts
Richard T. Cooke MC
Wednesday, August 2nd
Muddy Lee & Shandon Street Shawlies Choir
Frances O’ Sullivan
(Traditional Singer, Cork Rokk Choir)
Clann Chorcai members:
Aoife Delaney(Young Mother Jones, Singer, Actor)
Joan Goggin(Singer, Poet, Actor)
Eadaoin Delaney(Singer, Musician, Poet, Actor)
NICHE: Sing Your Heart Out Group members:
Rose Broderick, Nuala Panek,
Thursday, August 3rd
Mother Jones Ceili Band Concert & Guests
Friday, August 4th
The Jimmy Crowley Concert
Cork born, international renowned recording artist and author
performs a selection of songs from his songbook in his own quintessential Cork style.