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Great Hen of Gortagowan

Gortagown without a crown: So in time its name was made – So again its famous in modern time For the hen, …

Our Friends Were Not Silent

Dedicated to Heather Heyer and all who died for the right to confront the Right Our friends were not silent In solidarity …

Horsemen Awaited at Bunlahy

Background – Sean Mac Eoin told of a Tracey family related to him that had two brothers in the fight at Granard, …

On Beauty and Hatred

Words of form fashioned in beauty Often placed in ordered lines and ranks By those whose order of their desiring Is founded …

Never Say the Woman Is Not a Lady

You could break down in a worse place Even if you were not like His Grace There is in it no disgrace …

Smyth Sisters of Grousehall

This poem is a telling of our family history in verse, and how the differing fates of the descendants of two sisters …

Anger of the Water Carriers

“I grew up when we had to carry water. We know the value of water” ~ Longford Fine Gael activist Before school …

Best Move for Wrong Reasons

The markets are nervous of what will happen when Brexit, maybe Irexit worries the financial men Who amble and gamble and even …

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