Mother Jones plaque unveiled

The City of Cork, Ireland has finally given recognition to its rebel daughter Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones) with the unveiling of a plaque on the 175th anniversary of her birth / baptism in the historic Shandon area of the city. The event was the highlight of a three day festival commemorating the Cork woman, … Continue reading Mother Jones plaque unveiled

The Making of a Monument

The creation of the Mother Jones Commemorative Plaque by sculptor Mick Wilkins. These photos show the creation of the Mother Jones plaque from a simple slab of limestone to the finished memorial complete with bronze image of Mother Jones.    The plaque is the work of talented sculptor Mick Wilkins who is based at the National … Continue reading The Making of a Monument