Mother Jones – A True Cork Rebel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yaJZJybRF8g?rel=0 Our sincere thanks to Catherine M. Courtney for this professionally produced short video of the unveiling of the Mother Jones plaque on 1st August 2012.  The opening music is the Cork Butter Exchange Band playing "She'll be coming round the mountain", a song believed to be about Mother Jones.  The song which follows is … Continue reading Mother Jones – A True Cork Rebel

Mother Jones plaque unveiled

The City of Cork, Ireland has finally given recognition to its rebel daughter Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones) with the unveiling of a plaque on the 175th anniversary of her birth / baptism in the historic Shandon area of the city. The event was the highlight of a three day festival commemorating the Cork woman, … Continue reading Mother Jones plaque unveiled