The Mother Jones plaque with fresh flowers The Shandon area has been freshly spruced up thanks to the work of Shandon Tidy Towns, Shandon Area Renewal Association (S.A.R.A) and the local community. Weeds and overgrowth have been removed and fresh flowers are up at the Mother Jones plaque on John Redmond Street. Looking good folks!
Plastic Ocean - floating plastic The Cork Mother Jones Committee will screen the stunning environmental film “A Plastic Ocean” at the sixth Spirit of Mother Jones festival on Thursday afternoon 3rd August 2017 at the Firkin Theatre in Shandon. While many regard tackling climate change as being vital to the survival of the planet, other … Continue reading “A Plastic Ocean” at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School 2017.
Today, 1st August, is Mother Jones Day in Cork and it is also the final day of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2016. There are just three events on today's programme all of which will be held at the Maldron Hotel, Shandon. We start at 4.00pm with a showing of Tadhg Barry Remembered - … Continue reading August 1st – Mother Jones Day
During the recent Spirit of Mother Jones Festival Mr James Goltz from Bunker Hill, Illinois presented the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mary Shields with a proclamation from the community of Mount Olive, Illinois seeking "to extend a symbolic hand of friendship to our brothers and sisters in the birthplace of one so great in … Continue reading Mt. Olive Proclamation of Friendship
A selection of photos taken at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival, Cork 2014. Ann Rea, Cork Mother Jones Committee and Firkin Crane with colleague from Firkin Crane. Photo: Jimmy Thomson. Evening music session at the Maldron. Pic: Jimmy Thomson. Music at the Maldron with Ray Barron and Two Time Polka. Photo: Jimmy Thomson Members of … Continue reading Spirit of Mother Jones festival 2014 in Pictures
Members of the committee of Cork Mother Jones Festival and guests with Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Mary ShieldsCork's Lord Mayor, Cllr. Mary Shields with some members of the Cork Mother Jones Commitee at City Hall this morning (L-R): James Nolan, Cllr. Ted Tynan, the Lord Mayor, Michael Lally.Flowers around the Mother Jones plaque, … Continue reading Mother Jones Festival Begins Today!
Mother Jones display in window of Nolan's butcher shop, Shandon Street.Cork Tourist Office on Grand Parade with Mother Jones window display (Pic: A. Mahony)Si Kahn visits historic Shandon. (L-R): Jim Nolan, Si Kahn, Ger O'Mahony and Elizabeth Minnich (more details click pic). Photo: Martin DugganFlowers around the Mother Jones plaque, John Redmond Street, Shandon, Cork … Continue reading Beautiful Cork Ready to Welcome Mother Jones Home
A "Spirit of Mother Jones" window display is the highlight of Cork's main tourist office on the city's Grand parade this week. The display highlights the life and work of Mother Jones, her Cork birthplace and promotes the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival which begins in the historic Shandon district next week on Tuesday, … Continue reading Cork prepares for Spirit of Mother Jones festival
The Mother Jones Gala Concert will once again be one of the highlights of the music programme of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and will take place at the Firkin Crane theatre in Cork's historic Shandon area on Wednesday, 30th July 2014, beginning at 9.00pm after a full day of film, lectures and debate. … Continue reading Spirit of Mother Jones Gala Concert 2014
Si Kahn Si Kahn, singer, songwriter, writer, community organiser, union activist and environmental campaigner will play in a joint festival fundraising concert with Anne Feeney at the Firkin Crane Centre on Thursday 31st July at 8.30. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNVZQ3M6t84 Tickets for the concert are available through http://www.tickets.ie or from Plugd Records at the Triskel Arts Centre, the … Continue reading Si Kahn, whose songs have inspired many