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Tomás Ó Cárthaigh, Page 2


  For the late John Ratcliffe, to help give peace and comfort to David Ratcliffe, freinds and family. A rambling verse written …

Rebel Asleep

Pondering the sleeping rebels who fled after defeat at Ballinamuck in 1798 who sought refuge in Edenmore Bog


Dermots passion, in stealing Teirnans wife, would have an effect on #Ireland that would last longer than the better known wars of Troy …

Willie Rimes Goes to Confession

  A legend in his own lifetime Afraid he’d go to hell The bold Willie went in to the church All his …

Free Verse in Free Flow

Random lines on a fleeting thought
Wrought stanzas on the page…

Poor Scholar of Today

What to me is Gael and Gall?– “Poor Scholar of the Forties”, Padraic ColumbLittle Greek or Latin is taught nowScholars of former …

Little Vixen on the River Shannon... she is to be renamed "Wyvern"

Year of Graves and Waves

2018 was the year for graves and waves – we lost two members of the Tullamore Rhymers, and my little boat brought me from Killaloe to Lanesbo

Willie Rimes Builds a Boat

We havnt heard from Willie Rimes in a while… as expected, he has been up to no good… in a self built boat! What POSSIBLY could go wrong?

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