Tomás Ó Cárthaigh : Writing

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...
At The Age for This

At The Age for This

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


Too many deaths, too many funerals, so much so Im giving them the slip
Bar Drunks and the Bards

Bar Drunks and the Bards

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


We have a monthly event in Tullamore, the “Scene of the Rhyme”, and this month and last month was disturbed by a couple of drunks, who too..
Walking Past Adamnans Church in Birr

Walking Past Adamnans Church in Birr

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


Its just another ruined church to some, but St Brendans Old Church in Birr is where a little known Irish saint wrote modern Europes first rules of war..
Carol for Christmas for Our Times

Carol for Christmas for Our Times

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


The girl referenced in this is the girl who died in the grotto giving birth, shunned by the village for being pregnant and unmarried...
Truth Kills Kings

Truth Kills Kings

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


Dedicated to Ashraf Fayyad, poet in Saudi Arabia who is being condemned to death. Mohammed Harbi in Egypt who is making a collection of poems as part ..
Every Book Has Its Last Page - Ingrid Andrew RIP

Every Book Has Its Last Page - Ingrid Andrew RIP

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


Dedicated to the memory of the late writer, artist and musician Ingrid Andrew…
Tears For and Thoughts with Paris Tonight

Tears For and Thoughts with Paris Tonight

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


Après la pluie, le beau temps. Translation: After troubles, calm comes back. #prayforparis
White Sails on the Claddagh

White Sails on the Claddagh

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


White Sails on the Claddagh – alas but a yacht today, not the King leading a Red Sailed fleet of hookers out for a days fishing…
This Could Be 1939 Again

This Could Be 1939 Again

A Poem by Tomás Ó C&a..


“This Could Be 1939 Again” Czech Roma refugee, a friend of mine, who will remain nameless, circa 1998


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