Born in Galway, the author grew up in the small town of Banagher in Offaly.

Writing since a child, he published extensivly on the internet on such sites as and among others, before self publishing his first title 'Writings In Rhyme' in 2005.

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Tomás Ó Cárthaigh Poems

Why Should He Listen, The Burdened Lord?

Why should he listen, the burdened Lord?
Ignored by sundry and all
Who deny his mere existence
And his name in vain often call.... more »

Paul Polansky Sat In My Kitchen

Paul Polansky sat in my kitchen,
Eat pudding and drank black tea,
As if he were but a friend,
Who passing happened to be.... more »

A Gift From God

Every smile, every gurgle, every cry,
It is to you a gift from God,
Nurture it, and it will grow,
As the seed does in the sod...... more »

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Comments about Tomás Ó Cárthaigh

Ronald Smith 30 Jan 2006 09:21
Great ending. It really moved me.
Ronald Smith 30 Jan 2006 09:19
Bravo! ! Bravo! ! Bravo! ! very good poem.
Ronald Smith 30 Jan 2006 09:16
This a very true poem. Very well done my friend