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Poem

Post by biffinbanner » Fri Mar 05, 2021 11:01 pm

unusual one. i had a poem in my work locker for years.basically i lost it.id love to get again. its was either penned by a grennan man or a brennan. its was about the great offaly hurling events in 1998. it started off roughly come all ye from gaeldom and listen to me. if you come from the slaney the nore or the lee or similar. its a great piece of poetry..id love a copy if anyone has any memory or idea about it..thanks

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Re: poem

Post by Fairplayalways » Wed Mar 10, 2021 5:15 pm

I think I know the man you are on about...leave it with me and I will message him..wont put his name up here as I dont think he would like that (he wouldnt mind but I wouldnt do it either)..when I hear back I will message you here...

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Re: poem

Post by Fairplayalways » Thu Mar 11, 2021 1:22 pm

biffinbanner wrote:
Fri Mar 05, 2021 11:01 pm
unusual one. i had a poem in my work locker for years.basically i lost it.id love to get again. its was either penned by a grennan man or a brennan. its was about the great offaly hurling events in 1998. it started off roughly come all ye from gaeldom and listen to me. if you come from the slaney the nore or the lee or similar. its a great piece of poetry..id love a copy if anyone has any memory or idea about it..thanks
I have two men in the frame, one was Jim Brennan from Daingean, and various google searches sees mention of the poem about Offaly hurling but verses etc...the second man is a man named Alo Grennan from Rahan I think originally, but I think is living in the UK now, he wrote a poem as well, and I may be able to access that...do any of them names ring a bell?

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Post by Plain of the Herbs » Thu Mar 11, 2021 8:16 pm

Folks, I received a message to say a close family connection of one of the gentlemen mentioned has seen this post and is checking to see if he still has the poem.
Pat Donegan. Signed out of respect for players and all involved with Offaly.

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Re: poem

Post by biffinbanner » Thu Mar 11, 2021 9:34 pm

appreciated very much.grennan i think..

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Post by biffinbanner » Thu Mar 11, 2021 9:36 pm

its a brilliant poem..if i get it i wont lose it again!!

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Re: Poem

Post by Fairplayalways » Tue Jun 15, 2021 11:32 pm

was the poem ever uncovered?

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Re: Poem

Post by Sur lookit » Thu Jun 17, 2021 5:21 pm

There was manager called John Maughan,
Who was wiry, wore shorts and all brawn,
3 years in the sticks, his team finally clicks,
batin Tipp nearly back to Puckane!!

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Re: Poem

Post by biffinbanner » Sat Jun 19, 2021 11:50 am

no. sadly it was never located . im still hopeful though. i wont lose it again!!

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Re: Poem

Post by Fairplayalways » Mon Jun 21, 2021 11:20 pm

I will message my friend again, maybe he unearthed his poem...I will let ya know.

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Re: Poem

Post by biffinbanner » Thu Jun 24, 2021 9:54 am

the lad that sent me it is from rhode but when i asked him about it he has no recollection of it or ever sending it..id say it was written in late 98 or early 99 as it was mostly about the 98 events..

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Re: Poem

Post by Fairplayalways » Thu Jun 24, 2021 3:28 pm

your friend in Rhode sounds abit like the ould major in Fawlty Towers minding the horse winning for Basil Fawlty :lol:

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Re: Poem

Post by biffinbanner » Thu Jun 24, 2021 7:17 pm

same lad would tell you who played left corner forward for offfaly in 1973 leinster minor 1st round!! but cant remember this.

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