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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Skip James # Dylan Thomas # St Patrick The slick picking style Of Bluesman Skip James A man down in Clare Got a rap of a hames Jig time and reel time A few polkas too Marches and hornpipes In … Continue reading

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# Luke # Juliette Greco Luke would be eighty This dank winter’s day Our great balladeer A star through the grey A Jewel on the lake By lovely Portnoo Dawn at Doon Fort And pale blue on blue Blood on … Continue reading

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Ray Clemence # Mount Leinster # Marc Bolan ## Clean from the bog Gold Broighter Hoard All pulling together All welcome aboard A safe pair of hands A genius in essence The whistle has blown For keeper Ray Clemence A … Continue reading

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Fungie. Our friend from the deep A premier danseur Jumped into the stars A friendship so pure A beauty once sang Oh ‘Nothing Compares’ A tear on the cheek Now trumpeters blare An angel regaled you Her song on the … Continue reading

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Neil Young # The Broighter Hoard Floras beguiling Periwinkle blue Heavenly Myrtle Celestial hues Legend Neil Young Is seventy five Some male falsetto The finest alive Honey malt whiskey Made in Kilbeggan Fishermen blacken Their currachs in Cleggan Sad Ballinalee … Continue reading

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Chrissie Hynde # The Book of Kells. Cute Chrissie Hynde And long weekend benders We lived every frame And loved the Pretenders Bioluminescence And small noctiluca Pookas a glow In dark Poulaphouca A spanking new vaccine Some new hope say … Continue reading

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John Giles # Paul Ashford & Hunchback Whales. Twee country lanes We seem to forget When bright morning moons Match every sunset Lockdown in Wexford Near three weeks to go Countdown to Christmas The end of our woes? Gilsey is … Continue reading

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Robert Fisk # Gougane Barra Steeped in old lore The great town of Navan A known Palindrome Just south of Cavan J J has passed Williams that is The wizard from Wales Lightening-like fizz Pots at Portnoo Creamed lobster bisque … Continue reading

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Nobby Stiles # Sean Connery # Christy Ring. I’ll now take a trip To Alpha Centauri I’ll pack a nice lunch Of quince and John Dory His class and his fame Have travelled for miles Goodbye to a legend The … Continue reading

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We can do Magic. From life’s thurible Our thoughts and dreams Our poems Emerge like sweet incense Smouldering Curling and floating Towards the cosmos Like fresh mountain streams Rising Dancing And rolling Towards their mother-ship Like visions Of summer barley … Continue reading

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