Music and Poetry Events at the 2019 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival

Music at the Maldron takes place at 1pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at the Maldron Hotel. Organised by Richard T Cooke, author, musician and song writer, these Maldron sessions feature Richard along with the Shandon Shawlies, Joan Goggin and family and many others. Wednesday 31st July at 9.30pm at the Maldron. The Cork Singers’ … Continue reading Music and Poetry Events at the 2019 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival

Pete Seeger, legend, dies at 94

It would be remiss of us not to mention the passing of Pete Seeger, legendary singer / songwriter and activist on so many causes.  Pete passed away in hospital in his native New York on Monday morning aged 94 years. Born in 1919 while Mother Jones was busy fighting to unionise steel workers in Pennsylvania, … Continue reading Pete Seeger, legend, dies at 94