Mt. Olive Proclamation of Friendship

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

Spirit of Mother Jones festival 2014 in Pictures

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

Beautiful Cork Ready to Welcome Mother Jones Home

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

Si Kahn, whose songs have inspired many

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

Children of Mother Jones – a new song by Pete Duffy

Children of Mother Jones. (c) Pete Duffy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sERe7s01AAs&w=560&h=315 Children of Mother Jones by Pete Duffy A new ballad by Cork musician Pete Duffy, which will be performed publicly for the first time at 1pm on Thursday 31st July 2014 during "Music at the Maldron" session at the Maldron Hotel, Shandon for the Spirit of Mother … Continue reading Children of Mother Jones – a new song by Pete Duffy