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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Charley Pride # John le Carré # Emmylou & Co Another sad victim Sweet Charley Pride All time and a day For tears to subside Swans bow their heads In bleak Tarmonbarry A spy by the fire Good bye John … Continue reading

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John Lennon # Barbara Windsor # Paolo Rossi Four decades now Please give peace a chance John Lennon still sings Of love and romance A big crock of gold And a punk with some pep I just saw the film … Continue reading

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Ballyjamesduff # Day-Lewis # Peter Alliss Dublin v Cavan It’s time for some snuff Come home Paddy Reilly To Ballyjamesduff Tipp versus Mayo It’s been a long wait Since terror and slaughter Burst through the gate Two sibling steeples God’s … Continue reading

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Ballyjamesduff # Day-Lewis # Peter Aliss. Dublin v Cavan It’s time for some snuff Come home Paddy Reilly To Ballyjamesduff Tipp versus Mayo It’s been a long wait Since terror and slaughter Burst through the gate Two sibling steeples God’s … Continue reading

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Morrissey # Robbie Keane # David Prowse # Michael Harding Gloomy old days Alas there’s some light Music and song It’s the Toy Show tonight Dinosaur bones In Islandmagee Sweet county Antrim Pure gold by the sea Words are like … Continue reading

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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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