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(6 February 1876 - 13 June 1941 / Clare Castle)

Poems of Alice Guerin Crist

1. “O’Shea” 4/5/2010
2. A Dream Of Heaven 4/5/2010
3. A Letter From Palestine 4/5/2010
4. A Song Of Delight 4/5/2010
5. A Young Rebel 4/5/2010
6. Adventure 4/5/2010
7. Afterglow 1/1/2004
8. Bid McCrae 4/5/2010
9. Brother Wind 4/5/2010
10. Christmas Welcome 4/5/2010
11. Croquet 4/5/2010
12. Enniskillen 4/5/2010
13. Fairies 4/5/2010
14. Grass 4/5/2010
15. Himself 4/5/2010
16. Homesick 4/5/2010
17. In Winter 4/5/2010
18. Milestones 4/5/2010
19. Murtagh The Cobbler 4/5/2010
20. November in Ireland 1/1/2004

“O’Shea”

O’Shea was a big railway ganger, clean-hearted, and clean-limbed and shy,
With a glint of grey hair at his temples, and smile in his Irish blue eye;
He’d but one speech for every occasion, as you told him the news of the day,
And I know I will shock pious people-but poor Tim meant no harm when he’s say.
“Aw! g’long, go-to-hell, go-to-hell now! In a mildly expostulant way.

Oft the boys told, with winking and laughter, how O’Shea courted early in life
The dashing and voluble lady who’d mak

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