The Spirit of Mother Jones Festival & Summer School

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Wednesday 31 July – 04 August 

A festival and summer school dedicated to the memory of Mary Harris/Mother Jones and to inspirational people everywhere who fight for social justice, the 8th annual Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School will involve over 30 events taking place over four days and nights in the Shandon Historic Quarter.

All events are free, thanks to the support of the festival sponsors, withe the aim of the independent voluntary Cork Mother Jones Committee is to honour Cork’s Rebel daughter, Mary Harris, known as Mother Jones.

The Spirit of Mother Jones Festival is a community based happening that seeks to hold events which are relevant, interesting and challenging; active participation is encouraged.

Events include the March of the Mill Children Pageant, Exhibitions, Film, Music, Lectures, Talks, and Discussions.

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