Tag: Shandon

Countdown begins to Mother Jones Festival

The countdown begins for the Cork Mother Jones Festival which takes place from Tuesday, 31st July to Thursday, 2nd August. There has been huge interest in the festival from right around the Ireland but especially in Mary Harris Jones native city of Cork, Ireland and in her adopted […]

Details of lunchtime concert (August 1st)

Thanks to Richard T. Cooke for organising the lunchtime concert which will take place as part of the Cork Mother Jones Festival on Wednesday, 1st August 2012.  This will be a free concert starting at 1.00pm and the venue will be the Firkin Crane centre in Shandon. Performers […]

Mother Jones plaque

Mother Jones plaque takes shape

The photo above shows the commemorative plaque to Mother Jones which will be unveiled on Wednesday, 1st August during the Cork Mother Jones festival.  This photo was taken some time ago when the bronze image of Mother Jones was in being cast.  This will be highly polished and […]

Mother Jones events programme announced

The Cork Mother Jones Commemorative committee has announced the preliminary programme of events for the Fesitval which will be held in the Shandon area on the Northside of Cork City, Ireland from 31st July to 2nd August 2012. The Festival opens on Tuesday, 31st July with the Irish […]