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.

The wonders of Croagh Patrick

5800-year-old rock scribing found near Croagh Patrick(Ireland) Well it’s no wonder to me as you can see in my poem ‘ The Croagh and Clew Bay'( Poems From an Irish Hearth) Advertisements

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Balmy July

On balmy July days like these…as mentioned in my poem’Valentia Moon ‘ (Poems from an Irish Hearth) Foxgloves hang like celestial bells here today in the garden of Ireland …bliss !

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Poems from Tom’s Hearth, out now on Kindle from Amazon.

At last my book of Poetry is available on kindle through Amazon and just live today. Yippee! Here is the picture of the front cover and the link below. (Hard back copies soon). Sláinte Mhaith. TC. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Poems-Irish-Hearth-Tom-Clancy-ebook/dp/B010FNZ48E/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1435572643&sr=8-1&keywords=poems+from+an+irish+hearth

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New York Times reporting the death of Tom Clancy.

Hunting the wren under a silver moon. Yellow bittern stepping cautiously In Red October. Some brothers filled Carnegie hall One your namesake, you knew that. A true scribe hardly surprising Brehon laws written and handed down by blood relatives All … Continue reading

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Plucked at Béal na Bláth: The Mouth of Flowers

WILD FLOWER Wild mountain flower cut down in full bloom Shoulders of oak supporting pure granite Black bicycle black suit black shoes Black and tans Wild West Cork blood Wild heart pounding Spiderly weaving the silken thread Nursing a nation’s … Continue reading

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Track List and You tube clips, for Tom Clancy’s album, “IFL Nessa”.

Track List and You tube clips: Ireland’s Call As I Roved Out Fanny Power Blowin in the Wind McAlpine’s Fusileers Knockin on Heaven’s Door Go Lassie Go Planxty Irwin Let it Be: Teenage Kicks Tom Clancy, New Album “IFL Nessa”. … Continue reading

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The Greatest Escape…. The Long Awaited First Album by Tom Clancy, traditional musician.

Renowned as an Irish Traditional Musician, Tom brings his own special twist to not so traditional tunes. Having been an International Rugby player, he is rightly positioned to do a version of Ireland’s call. But the album is dedicated to … Continue reading

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