Cork City declares August 1st as Mother Jones Day

Mother Jones Cork

mother_jones_white_house_1924aThe Cork Mother Jones Committee is delighted to announce the holding of the 2013 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival in historic Shandon from Tuesday 30th July to Thursday 1st August 2013.

We wish to congratulate Cork City Council on recently declaring August 1st as Mother Jones Day

“We are really delighted by the unanimous decision of Cork City Council to designate August 1st as Mother Jones Day in our City. This brave Cork woman has been officially honoured in her native place by the City Council following a motion from Cllr. Ted Tynan, who is a member of the Cork Mother Jones committee” stated Jim Nolan, spokesperson for the committee.

This international “Shandon Summer School” event will see speakers from Ireland joined by participants from the United Kingdom and the United States, who will attend to discuss issues associated with social justice, labour and union history…

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