mother-jones-2015-finalOn 31 July 2015 a debate on ‘The Irish Citizen Army and the Easter Rising’ took place Firkin Crane Theatre in Shandon, Cork City, as part of the ‘Spirit of Mother Jones Festival’. The debate explored the role of the Irish Citizen Army in the Easter Rising of 1916, and was chaired by Theo Dorgan. Speakers included Ann Matthews, Leo Keohane, and Scott Millar.  This event was one of a series of events in the ‘Spirit of Mother Jones Festival’, which took place from from Wednesday 29 July to Saturday 1 August. Learn more about the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival. 

From History Ireland: Mother Jones, ‘the most dangerous woman in America’.

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