(F)watched it on the (G)TV and I (F)couldn’t under(Am)stand
forgotten (G)heroes were been (F)honoured in our (G)land
(F)eighty years they’d (G)been ignored in the (C)land for which they (Am)died
it (F)suited poli(G)ticians to (C)beam (???) in borrowed (Am)pride.
(F)Ten forgotten (G)men are (C)honoured once ag(Am)ain
And (F)stand alongside (G)Pearse and Conno(Am)lly
When a (F)hundret years are (G)gone their (C)memory will live (Am)on
In a (F)land that stands un(G)ited and (C)free.
the (Am)barricades in (G)Sackville Street (F)brave men fought and (Am)died
the (C)ashes of the (G)GPO our (F)heroes rose with (G)pride
(F)Sixty-Six their (G)memory was in(C)flamed (???) throughout the (Am)land
(F)happened these last (G)thirty years was (C)hard to under(Am)stand.
was (Am)thousands throng the (G)Dublin streets, ten (F)coffins moved a(Am)long
my (C)mind goes back to (G)Bobby Sands and the (F)men of Eighty-(G)One
(F)were these poli(G)ticians to speak (C)out for ten brave (Am)men
they (F)see it’s just hyp(G)ocrisy to (C)say they’re not (Am)???