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Tomás Ó Cárthaigh, Page 2

Beauty and Blindness

The blind are poor Such beauty not to be able to see The lips, the hair, the eyes, the skin What a …

A Land Worth Fighting For

This is a land worth fighting for” William of Orange – attrib. “I fought to liberate the Protestants, not oppress the Catholics” …

Pendulum Swings

The laws changed, but not the peoples thinking Their power waned, they bit their lip But then recession took their money They …

Shin Rin Yoku

The only “Bards in the Woods” I managed to attend was a few years back, in Mullinaleaghta in Longford, where John Wilmott …

Salmon of Knowledge

Tobar Segais by hazel trees nine Shed each a nut to the waters still And a salmon hungry there was swimming And …