Streets of Shame in 2014 – But Banagher Horse Fair Prevails

It was a scene of shame for the Gardaí in Banagher this past weekend, as on the the Saturday, en force they arrived, with Revenue men and Dept. of Agriculture personnel and turned away visiting people from Banagher, telling them … Continue reading

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Each Step We Take

We know not what lies ahead, As our journey through life we make We walk to meet it regardless With each faltering step we take. The boundaries before to the eyes were seen As we from the familiar our way … Continue reading

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post | Comments Off September 13, 2014

Long May Horses Shit the Streets

Horses and ponies, dealers and wheelers The street is a farmyard for a day… Dreamers and schemers, thinkers and drinkers Everyman is a boy at his play… Some folk do not like it, being not from the land Think the … Continue reading

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post | Comments Off September 11, 2014

911 – A Tribute Poem

The War on Terror is the wrong response to 911, which I dont believe to be a conspiracy as circulates on the internet. As we remeber our brave fallen, lets remember the innocents who died and die in the American … Continue reading

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post | Comments Off September 10, 2014

The Ride

Getting cleaned up to get dirty The lecherous to the uptight Young folk, auld folk, all folk Hoping to score tonight. Getting their glad rags on, shaving Their chins, their their legs and their heads Other bits we wont mention … Continue reading

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post | Comments Off September 10, 2014

Cute Hoor Councillors vs Artists Minding their Own Arses – Debating the One Per Cent For the Arts Scheme

The issue of public funding for the arts, in a time of austerity, has been a hot topic in the bars and hair salons and outside the church gates and also online of forums and social media for a long … Continue reading

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post | Comments Off September 10, 2014

Saint Rynagh’s Church Bell

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post | Comments Off September 7, 2014

Video Poetry

Video poetry is a genre Tomás Ó Cárthaigh has been working in for the past few years, with a selection online on site. Featuring readins to  a selection of backgrounds and set to music, these sort films of poetry readings … Continue reading

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post | Comments Off September 6, 2014

Battle of Bloody Banks

There is an Ulster saying “Dont dig too deep” into family backgrounds, as you would never know what you might find, and its true in the case of our family, who seem to be descended from a notorious former Lord … Continue reading

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post | Comments Off September 5, 2014

Lines Written in the Pura Vida Coffee Shop

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post | Comments Off September 5, 2014