A poem for Gary Halpin written by Tom Clancy

Gary Halpin (our friend)

Go and find your chariot
of gold and shining steel

And Manannan awaits your call
as raucous thunders peal

Run your horses brave and sure
On every Celtic Tide

Yesterday you made us laugh
you knew not how to hide


Heaven will be richer now
straight through the gates you’ll go

As Seraph’s run for camouflage
when mirth and banter flows

Love was highest on your list
for ones you loved so dear

Perilous were the cliffs you climbed
Oh never showing fear

Ireland’s fields are sad today
yet sun shines on the glen

Now you must rest in peace old friend
till we see you again


Tom Clancy

(Tom played as a prop for Lansdowne and was capped 9 times for Ireland.
He is a poet and traditional musician)


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