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.

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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The Secret Scrolls – From The Secret Daily Teachings

From The Secret Daily Teachings It is so important that you are grateful for everything in your life. Many people focus on the one thing they want and then forget to be grateful for all the things they have. Without … Continue reading

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Polishing the stone

Just finished writing a song and am now polishing the stone so to speak! I don’t know what happens but you could start with a great theme or buzz word and your heart is going like the clappers! Then you … Continue reading

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Lilliput & The Children of Lír

We walked among 30 swans on tuesday on the shores of beautiful Lough Ennell!Totally unspoiled this midlands lake is renowned for its fishing water sports scenery but it is also famous for its little piece of shore called Lilliput the … Continue reading

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Impact of the YES outcome

Sboze we’ll have to change our set list now for our German leaders!1.Berlin in ze rare old times 2.Goodbye Gunter Durkan 3.Clean Old Town 4.Muller Malone 5.Audi doo Audi Doo Da Day! 6.Ze Vests Avake 7.TANKS for ze memories 8.I … Continue reading

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