#DublinPoetry


Another World

Another World. By/Tony Gorman – Another wonderful poem from our resident poet Tony Gorman How beautiful our earth is Away from all its grit Away from all its mayhem That some people bring to it Away from all the killing Away from evil men Away from all the wars they start That never touches them If... 

First Snow of Winter

First Snow of Winter 4th March 2016 by/Tony Gorman I watched the first snowflake’s fall gently in the breeze And slowly build on branches as they settled in the trees Creating a white outline on those branches big and small And artistically crown the mountain peaks like a picture on a wall They gathered... 

High Tide to Dublin 31st January 2016

High Tide to Dublin 31st January 2016 Those chimneys of Ringsend with their colours of red and white Greet the ships sailing into Dublin Quay by daytime and by night Bringing back long lost friends from countries far and near Reminding them there will always be a welcome over here And as the people... 

The Return Visit

The Return Visit by/Tony Gorman Slowly I walked down the streets of my childhood Remembering the places where I used to play Sadly the areas are deserted of children Only some old folk live there today I visualise my friends playing games along the pavement The girls with their skipping reciting their... 

City Of Thoughts Poem Recital Video

City Of Thoughts Poem Recital Video Famous Dublin Poet and Writer Dermott Hayes, has given us a world exclusive with his latest poem “City of Thoughts”.  Dermott recites the poem as he transverse the back alleys and open courts of Dublin City.  Please watch, its a wonderful poem.  Read More »

And God Created Spring

And God Created Spring It was a cold January day and the frost it glistened all around The cows were in the barn with the straw strewn on the ground And outside a cheerful chirp of a robin in a tree To tell all that winters here for everyone to see Then February came and the rain it came as well A deluge... 

Dublin Statues 3rd January 2015

                              Dublin Statues 3rd January 2015   The Floozy in the Jacuzzi Was a breath of air to see? And dear old Molly Malone Is in the place where she should be Old Parnell has stood his ground Through... 

Organic – The Great Dublin Whiskey Fire of 1875

  A Dermott Hayes Poem Organic – The Great Dublin Whiskey Fire of 1875  In 1875 in Dublin’s Liberties neighbourhood, a fire that started in a bonded warehouse and spread to a near distillery, wreaked havoc as flaming whiskey flowed through the streets. Livestock burned and died and... 

Brendan Behan /a Writer of Distinction

Image Credit R. Wallace at ballaban.net  Brendan Behan /a Writer of Distinction What a wealth in life we have been bestowed In books of literacy From those that wrote in noble ways To be part of history Like Jonathan Swift, James Joyce and the flamboyant Oscar Wild For the work from them that’s... 

Farewell to the Hill – 7th November 2014

Farewell to the Hill 7th November 2014  The seventies were a joy for me As I worked upon the Hill In a bar’s of double identities One with an upper class grill The other bar was for locals True working class city folk An honest bunch of customers That enjoyed a laugh and joke Some were Dockers others... 

Fear and Reality

Fear and Reality On darkened nights when trees are bare And branch like arms hold owls that stare That hoots an eerie woodland sound An echoing shrill to all around And foxes screech in brambles deep To wake up all from slumber sleep And bring a fear within a mind Of ghostly images of a kind And... 

Over the Bar for a Pint

Over the Bar for a Pint Cross over the Liffey’s waters Across the Ha’penny Bridge And ponder as you look down At its water’s like a fridge For its winter time in Ireland As you head for Temple Bar It’s the liveliest place in Dublin With the entertainment well on par In some quarters there’s... 

Autumn in the Phoenix Park

Autumn in the Phoenix Park The autumn time has come once more And trees are changing their attire Some leaves they show a vibrant splay Of greens and yellows and red that glows like fire And when the dawn awakes And the sun it dances in the sky And its rays reflects the colours there A dappled reflection... 

Cool Clear Water

Cool Clear Water                               4th September 2014 by/Tony Gorman The mountains hung high over old Dublin town And the rain raised the streams as they cascaded down Over ledges so high as it gushed to the ground Causing rainbows to form as it splashed all around Filling... 

A Day at the Phoenix Park Races

  Phoenix Park Racecourse on 8th May 1946 Image credit to Clontuskert I remember those days when my youth was ablaze With ambitions of winning dosh fast When my mate Billy Browne turned the prices around As the tips he was given were vast At the Phoenix Park races we both had a go Of increasing... 

Bring Back Dublin of Old!

The Above picture is from The RTE Archives and Depicts a Dublin Metropolitan Constable Take the Dublin of today in an open sort of way And compare it with Dublin of past There were places you’d go without any fear And we thought those old days they would last We enjoyed a night out for a drink or... 
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