Shandon area Spruced Up, Flowers for Mother Jones

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!

“A Plastic Ocean” at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School 2017.

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.

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