Tomás Ó Cárthaigh : Writing

Miracle at Saint St Augustine’s Holy Well

Miracle at Saint St Augustine’s Holy Well

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


The story of the Holy Well by the shores of Lough Atalia
Blaggards and Blackguards, Slavery, Civil Rights, the Irish and the Longford Connection

Blaggards and Blackguards, Slavery, Civil Rights, ..

A Story by Tomás Ó C&a..


Id written before a poem "Bitter Sugar" here about resarching us Irish as slavers in the Carribean - here is a background article...
Words Written While Listening to "Moonlight Sonata"

Words Written While Listening to "Moonlight Sonata..

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


Words Written While Listening to "Moonlight Sonata"
Red Path of the Stag

Red Path of the Stag

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


The story of why the Stag motif is on clans of the Eoghanacht family arms… a rather gorey practice from pagan times to mark new land…
Willie Rimes and the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

Willie Rimes and the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


As expected, Willie Rimes made a disgrace of himself at his local parade last Sunday. Will he show up for the national ones at Dublin or Galway today?
Chicago May - the Mary Ann Duignan Story…

Chicago May - the Mary Ann Duignan Story…

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


Delving into the family tree... a skeleton just dropped out of the closet!!! But its OK, shes not a cousin, just a cousin of a cousin!
Lovers of Bazdara

Lovers of Bazdara

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


Pashtun (Afghan) love story, of a couple who fell for each other at first sight, but were destined not to be together, both dying of grief. Live the L..
Cursing the Unlucky Stars

Cursing the Unlucky Stars

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


My luck is OK... just the bloody stars out of sync!
Fishermens Tales

Fishermens Tales

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


Why do us poets write of the loves we never wom more than the ones that we did? This non rhyming poem - a rarity from me - explores the topic...
Truth Told in All Tongues

Truth Told in All Tongues

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


All faiths contain a little truth. No faith knows all. If we learn from each other, we then piece all the parts of the truth together...