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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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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Peter # Billy # Johnny # Rachael # Jessica Leeds Peter Lorimer Has gone through the stiles Some line-up they had With Bremner and Giles Young Rachael Blackmore Hit them for six A spiffing fine Jockey A star in the … Continue reading

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St Patrick # Mario Puzo # Dan O’Hara Hail glorious St Patrick The saint of our isle Colubrids banished And done with some style Olympic heroes Products of truth Ronnie Delaney Kate and Carruth Capone wore silk ties Brando and … Continue reading

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Marvin Hagler # Padraic Colum # C J The bell has just tolled For great Marvin Hagler Tough as old boots Never a straggler She Moved Through the Fair And late Padraic Colum Fabulous Clare And cold Pollnagollum God ancient … Continue reading

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Oprah & Meghan # Steppenwolf # Frano Choristers singing Sweet songs from the trees Old spirits join in With bold rapparees Wonderful Oprah The US Miss Marple Getting it down With dear Meghan Markle Dudes on their boards On our … Continue reading

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Buffalo Springfield # Bunny Wailer # Sir Terry Down the west pier The seagulls did laugh And every green pillow Was lit up with dafs Groups of craw thumpers Post mass to deface It now has evolved They have cyber … Continue reading

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Tony McCoy # Big Mick and Roy # Gary Halpin RIP # Niamh Briggs ‘A whacking fine whip’ Was Tony McCoy A bromance so pure Had big Mick and Roy My friend Gary Halpin Farewell ‘Old Bean’ The funniest prop … Continue reading

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Emer Holohan # Joe Burke # Joan Armatrading Emer Holohan Now is at rest Herself and her hubby Two of the best In bucolic dreams Where musicians work They’re weeping today For box man Joe Burke Arturo Di Modica Of … Continue reading

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Shakespeare # Jerusalema # Willie Duggan Shall I compare thee To a Summer’s day Fourteen sweet lines Sweet buds of may Sonnets and plays In Stratford on Avon Taverns of white Jackdaws and ravens Oh how they all dance Jerusalema … Continue reading

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Brendan Behan # Georgie Boy Best # The Stardust B Behan’s birthday Now he was no bore The real Borstal Boy And Dub to the core Sunday’s ‘Big Match’ The Golden Shot Georgie Boy Best Would beat the whole lot … Continue reading

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