“Tadhg was an artist whose work will resonate widely” - Concubhar Ó Liatháin, The Corkman

“Múscraí artist leaves farm and works to community” - The Corkman

“Celebration of McSweeney Life and Art” - Pet O'Connell, Irish Examiner


The Last Walk

In memoriam Tadhg Mac Suibhne

I walk through the forest
carrying the sadness of your leaving.

You make your way among the trees
rust body with white tipped tail

stopping, sitting, staring
you at me and me at you.

After, you turn away and step through the undergrowth.

© Bernadette Gallagher

Bernadette Gallagher read The Last Walk, a poem about Tadhg, at his funeral.