Tag: Shandon

Launch of Four Festivals

A unique event took place in the Shandon area of Cork city yesterday (29 May) with the joint launch of four separate festivals which will be held in the area under the auspices of “The Gathering” during the summer and early autumn. Dubbed “the Four Festivals under the […]

2013 Poster

Festival Programme

Festival Programme 2013 Tuesday July 30th 3pm to 9pm         Mother Jones Exhibition                           Shandon Quarter Ex. Center 7pm                    Hillsborough: “The long fight for Justice”   Firkin Crane Centre Speaker: Margaret Aspinall Hillsborough Family Support Group. 9.30pm                 The Cork Singers Club                                      Maldron Hotel. Wednesday July 31st 9am to 9pm           Mother Jones […]

Prof Elliott J Gorn

Mother Jones, the Walking Wrath of God

   Mother Jones, the Walking Wrath of God Contribution by Professor Elliot J. Gorn, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA and biographer of Mother Jones, speaking at the inaugural Mother Jones festival, Cork City, Ireland, 1st August 2012. “There broke out a storm of applause which swelled into […]

Mother Jones Festival starts today

The Cork Mother Jones Festival opens in the Shandon area of the city today (Tuesday), marking the 175th anniversary of the birth of Mary Harris who was better known in her adopted home of America as Mother Jones.  The festival will kick off at 7.00pm this evening at […]

Andy Irvine tickets in big demand

There is considerable interest in the unique Andy Irvine concert which will take place as part of the Cork Mother Jones Festival on Wednesday, 1st August in Cork’s historic Shandon Church, starting at 8.30pm. This is the first time Shandon has hosted an event of its type and […]

Donations

We have been asked by a number of groups and individuals outside of Ireland how they can make donations to the Cork Mother Jones Commemorative Comittee.  Donations in the Republic of Ireland can be made through our bank account at Ulster Bank, Blackpool, Cork, Ireland, account number 10793602, […]