Kiladangan

Founded 1915

Co. Tipperary

A Glorious Tale by Enda Nolan

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Our club poet Enda Nolan marks our maiden County Senior Hurling title with another brilliant poem. Great stuff again from Enda :)

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Hello there dear sir

tell me what is your name ?

I hope porter’s your poison

and hurling your game

For I have a wee story that no man has told

A New York best seller of the north blue and gold

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We will start at the start

no better place to begin

As nippers we sat

taking everything in

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We were told of A giant sleeping under our grass

And that an almighty effort would up lift its ass

Growing older I thought this was only a ruse

Told by old hurling nutters and they full of the booze

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But I witnessed our Jimmer so passionately say

that this giant will arise

and we will have our day

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Eamon Kelly believed and we all played our part

But little did we know

that this was just the start

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Young eyes they were watching

taking everything in

The fire was a-lit

let the journey begin

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They carried our torch at a much greater height

Slowly lifting that giant with all of their might

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They won more north titles

Than Iv gone to mass

I confess !!

My dear Margaret will redden my ass

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But no place for religion

There was more here at stake

To bring back Dan Breen for us all for gods sake :)!!

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So

We suffered 2 losses ‘twas like divorcing a spouse

But worse, way way worse, I could not leave the house

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I can only imagine the hurt they did feel

And to come back from this would take men made of steel

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But our boys they returned with their face masks and all

And said f**k you corona

We’re here to play ball

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So they hurled their socks off

every club in our land

And stood proud on O Riain with

Dan Breen in their hand

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Now

That giant that our Seamus told many an ear

Burst up through Ballycommon , Monsea and Dromineer

Then plowed straight through Urra, Puckane , Mc Grath’s Bar

That mad Newport f**ker will sell beer from his car ,:)

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Then

It’ shook the poor dead lying deep in Cloughprior ,

And in Carney, Killodernan the place was on fire !

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Our great club has arrived now get used to our crest

That our boys proudly bare high upon

their young chest.

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Well sir !

That's part one of our story

You’ll admit

Was a glorious tale

Now our boys will go mad and go swimming in ale :)

May I speak for us all when I say

Thank you boys

It was a pure joy to witness

Your hunger

Your passion

Your drive

Spare a thought for our dead🙏

for tonight they’re alive ..❤️

Glory Kiladangan

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