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.

A song and the Thames

The killing of Georgie Carries poignantly on the Thames air A Roberts transistor on the Embankment How grand How sad Nothing more and nothing less Who would damn him to hell I thought And why? Nobody I know It’s the … Continue reading

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Sorry about that Chief

I have been away too long, I should have let you know I was busy. But plans for world domination are afoot.  Stay tuned! You can contact me here!

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A Winter Poem

Winter Poetry Finalists – Tom Clancy Thanks to everyone who entered the Original Writing Winter Poetry Competition. Over the next few days we’ll be sharing the finalists’ poems with you. We’ll announce the winner on Christmas Eve. In the meantime here’s … Continue reading

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Tom Clancy Poet

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Maureen O’Hara(RIP)

A bright red meteor scorched across The glittering cloth of night And souls rejoiced at White O’ Morn Beneath the pallid light On a rainy night in Dublin Town An angel did repose Whilst fireworks set the cosmos off For … Continue reading

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From Rucks To Rhymes

Some kind words about “Poems from an Irish Hearth” in todays Irish Examiner. Just one click will do the trick…. http://www.irishexaminer.com/sport/rugby/from-loosehead-to-poet-tom-clancy-takes-it-all-in-his-stride-359891.html From loosehead to poet, Tom Clancy takes it all in his stride There is always too much made of … Continue reading

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Book Launch

Only two days to my book launch “Poems From an Irish Hearth” Hopefully my relation the Rev Thomas Connellan RIP (as mentioned in Ulysses page 99) will cast an eye from his book shop in the sky!

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