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The Night Nelson Learned to Fly

Liam Sutcliffe blew up Nelsons Pillar. This poem tells the story. He passed away today. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam …

At St. James Tramstop, Dublin

They sit there drinking across the track Talking loudly, drunkenly swaying The man looks like on on smack And I hear snatches …

Celtic Tiger was Not By Poets Built

You cant build a house with words, you know – Chris McCormack Houses are not by words built They are by developers …

1916 – War and Revolution

1916 – a year to most Remembered for slaughter of the Somme Youth sacrificed by generals incompetence Against the odds sent to …

Ireland Is Not For Sale

Background: As with Tara, where our heritage was torn up to be sold for profit, there is the same happeneing at the …

Written Beside a Stone to Paul Smith

The latest of the poems restored to the website, its from the “Dander in Dublin” series, from way back in 2010… Opposite …

The Harp of King Brian Ború

Its a mere 1001 years since the battle of Clontarf, and we understand little of the dynamics of the battle. There was …

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