Its shaping up to be a busy Septemnber in 2014 for the Tullamore Rhymers Club, with Scene of the Rhyme on tonight, the Offaly Culture Night launch tomorrow at 3pm, the Camillus Boland Fundraiser Night after that at 8pm or so, and then a busy few weeks of which the following are some of the events the Tullamore Rhymers can be found at:

28-8-14 20:30 Scene of the Rhyme, Joe Lees, Tullamore
29-8-14 15:00 Culture Night Launch, Tullamore Library
29-8-14 20:00 Camillus Boland Benefit Launch
05-9-14 20:00 Readings from the Pallet, Banagher
19-9-14 20:00 Cylture Night in Tullamore, Birr and Mountmellick

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No Christ Was He — Errors of Karl Marx

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Tenalach

Tenalach – what makes us one with nature: Alleged, is an Irish word: What makes us feel a part of it, As each plant, fish, and bird. Yet the word itself is disputed… Shows how we are divided from our … Continue reading

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Shed, Undrawn, Ballinamuck

I seek to draw a picture here A shed, roof caving in, Its gable end seen through the door By the artist sitting within. Gentle rain comes trickling down To spite the beauty there I saw With pencils and paper … Continue reading

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Dignified Silence

Dignified silence on the broad issue of abortion is not something that I am known for, has led to accusations of sexism and the usual blah blah blah from the pro choice brigade. Folk who are often well meaning, but … Continue reading

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Innocence Died a Thousandth Death

She was the first of the age of innocence, The hundredth overall, Daily her father grieving Came to talk to her on the wall His little darling, dead with a rubber bullet Symtom of those troubled times Imperial British oppression, … Continue reading

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Bloody War of Romance

It died at birth, not that it lived Just a notion, foolish, a man Has to dream, to live, to desire But must take the pain if he can And though its true, no love it was Beautiful, the promise … Continue reading

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Bang

Bang!, and your dead, Hands raised? Unseen. You did not comply, sorry you had to die… Wouldn’t have happened if home you had been. No man has a right to resist arrest If black, you cant walk the street… Is … Continue reading

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Real Heros Never Boast, Being Dead

Silent they lie, neath clay, the slain… Speak not of deeds done, but remain In history, names unknown, Of battles fought, for land, king, throne, But great are they the stories talked By those folk who from the field walked … Continue reading

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Sometimes Pagans Are the Best Christians

Only now the wisdom keepers As they see themselves, they come And keep clear, and a watch, over These places, once sacred, before cast Condemned as idolatry, they Were dismissed as piseogs, stories And in the name of the God … Continue reading

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