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.

WJ Cooper Series

WJ Cooper Series No.2 Offaly Sonnet The twittering dunnock of Boora Bog Heralds the day as joys recommence Offaly’s heroes sail through the fog Lord let me see this ten thousand years hence Oh beautiful Birr and heathered Slieve Blooms … Continue reading

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WJ Cooper series

For my great friend Bill Cooper who passed away last month RIP. A sonnet for every beautiful county, here goes. The W.J. Cooper series. No 1. Dublin Sonnet. The sun over Howth a wonder to see Oh countless the years … Continue reading

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Bob Beamon # Forrest # Paudie Brilliant Bob Beamon And his mighty jump Nice chocolate sweets To please Forrest Gump Joe Frazier’s Birthday Sleep well old champ Up there with Ali Snoozing in camp Fed Astaire feet And Barry McGann … Continue reading

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Bob # Maury # Mavis Forty years now Since Bob Marley flew Three little birds Sang with his crew Young Lisa O’Neill A voice from the past Banjo in tow As Kavanagh passed Bunnies at play In soft evening light … Continue reading

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Mark # Franz # Joey the Lips and more. Victory once more Snooker’s Mark Selby I’m due for the jab Look down Marcus Welby Known as Der Kaiser Franz Beckenbauer Comrade Gerd Muller Made goalkeepers cower Alan McGloughlin The other … Continue reading

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Shapiro # Michael Collins # Benji # Travolta # Arlene Friday fell sunny Killiney the beach She purchased a Trek A freewheeling peach Joe Walsh is gone The king of vacations Shipping us out To hundreds of nations A wonderful … Continue reading

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Galen Weston # Helen McCrory # McCartney and Wings Rich Galen Weston Closes his story As has a legend Helen McCrory Red flaming suns By Poulnabrone I pass through the Burren In dreams all alone Diving way down Wild Midnight … Continue reading

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Uri # Shay # Mr. Heaney # Goodbye to Lee # John Dawes Six decades now Since Uri went up Then put on a chute And jumped from the cup A lark in the air Veronica Dunne Took part it … Continue reading

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Top Cat and Friends # AC Milan Much loved Top Cat Smart-ass Bugs Bunny Poor Elmer Fudd Ain’t got no money When AC Milan Drew with Athlone ‘Erin Go Bragh’ Sang Nina Simone Poor willow warblers Oh such a folly … Continue reading

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Suez Canal # Clapton # Garryowen The Suez Canal Was blocked by a barge Whilst ceasing all trade Yes she was in charge Old monkey puzzle Native of Chile No dino would touch That would be silly The black browed … Continue reading

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