Author Archives: Tom Clancy, Poet, Folk Singer,

About Tom Clancy, Poet, Folk Singer,

Tom Clancy, Poet. He is a renowned Irish folk musician, an aficionado of the tin whistle and the unique sounding, "Low Whistle". Well known as a Trad Folk Singer and International Rugby player, his poetry now speaks for itself, from the Hearth and the Heart. Facebook features more and more Poetry extracts as he nears the launch of his first book of poems. Tom is available as an after dinner speaker and entertainer, delivering the music and stories that form the soundtrack of his life.

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Sadhbh and the Supermoon (Sadhbh:Sive..in English) The wooded colonnade is still And evening cloud Hangs like a baldachin Heathers are fanned As gossamer strings swirl in unison Like a trillion fairy skipping ropes The airborne cloak dissipates Momentarily And there … Continue reading

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Percy French # Guinness. The battle of Aughrim Fierce slaughter ensued Yet as with the virus Our folk were imbued Restrictions are easing One small step today From Kerry to Cavan The eighteenth of may Freshly cut grasses Waft in … Continue reading

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New to blogging

Hi out there ! Ok so I’m new to this amazing world of blogging! A big thank you to those who have liked or commented on my blogs so far. As you can see they are a series rhyming quatrains … Continue reading

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Ray Charles and Goddess Dana. No breast of medals No flouncy cockade Gives one permission To hog the parade As one we are mighty Apart we will fall Oarsmen in tandem Are smoothest of all Show no disrespect No fear … Continue reading

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Yeats and No Second Troy. Blog.

W.B Yeats and No Second Troy. Blog. I met Christy Brady The script he did print Our fine proclamation Still glued to the plinth If they only knew then What Ireland knows now Would their dreams be in tatters Would … Continue reading

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Seamus Heaney HomePlace

http://www.seamusheaneyhome.com/my-seamus-heaney/click-here-to-read-the-memories-and-stories-being/tom-clancy-a-poem-inspired/ Tom Clancy: A poem inspired September 29, 2016 Oak-Leaf Child (Seamus Heaney RIP) A chalk-white cob Sweeps over the Foyle today And a warming sun lends a peaceful smile. A linnet sings at Iniskeen As the bright one glides … Continue reading

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Stevie Wonder 70 Stevie’s turned seventy How can that be? I thought him much older Much older than me Reams of great lyrics Like hymns from the bees They say you are blind But yet you can see McGuinness is … Continue reading

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Florence 1820. A Nightingale sings After two hundred years Soldiers of God On treacherous frontiers The bright one’s cocooning Beyond in the park A true voice of freedom A light in the dark Just like Matt Talbot We are in … Continue reading

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Covid Days # Covid Ways A wop bop a loo bop A lop bamboom Poor Little Richard Has just left the room Bewick and Hooper And snowy Mute Swan Children of Lir And cold Una bhan Dylan is singing Of … Continue reading

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Corona Diaries and other stuff. Catalpa please come And take us away Away from corona To far Botany Bay Stockmen will wait With lamb on the spit Then we’ll pray For the lost ones And true Irish grit Dublin is … Continue reading

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