Anne Feeney – Folk Singer-Songwriter, Activist and Friend of the Mother Jones Festival – RIP

Anne Feeney, American folk singer, songwriter and trade union activist died on 3rd February 2021. Anne visited Cork in 2013 and in spite of serious health issues was determined to return and sing at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival. When she did return in 2014 Anne sang at the Cork Singers Club on the opening … Continue reading Anne Feeney – Folk Singer-Songwriter, Activist and Friend of the Mother Jones Festival – RIP

Songwriting workshop with Si Kahn tonight

There is an extra feature tonight for all budding songwriters! Si Kahn Monday 28th July: Spirit of Mother Jones festival   Si Kahn song writing workshop at the Maldron Hotel at 8pm. Open to all songwriters, singers and people interested in how to pen songs, all are very welcome to come along and discuss their … Continue reading Songwriting workshop with Si Kahn tonight

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

American folk / Activist Legends in Concert

Two American folk musicians, union and environmental activists, both legends in their own right, to appear at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival, Cork on Thursday, 31st July 2014. The concert takes place at the Firkin Crane Theatre, Shandon on the historic northside of Cork city starts at 8.30pm.  Booking is €15 from tickets.ie, the … Continue reading American folk / Activist Legends in Concert

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