Tag: Tadhg Barry

August 1st – Mother Jones Day

Today, 1st August, is Mother Jones Day in Cork and it is also the final day of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2016. There are just three events on today’s programme all of which will be held at the Maldron Hotel, Shandon.  We start at 4.00pm with […]

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Tadhg Barry Remembered

The extraordinary life and death of Tadhg Barry from Blarney Street.   Tadhg Barry Remembered produced by Frameworks Films in collaboration with the Cork Council of Trade Unions.   The film of Tadhg Barry was first shown in Cork in 2013 and was also shown at the 2013 […]

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A fascinating piece of history has come to light thanks to an Irish Times reader who forwarded a copy of a unique document to Frank McNally after his article on the Mother Jones festival in the newspaper last week which referred to the story of Alderman Tadhg Barry […]

More on Tadhg Barry

There has been a lot of interest following our article on Tadhg Barry and the piece on him in today’s Irish Times  (see http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/heritage/locked-out-of-history-1.1473824) Among those who contacted our committee was Tadhg Barry Galvin, a grand-nephew of Tadhg Barry now living in England. Tadhg sent us the above photo […]