Airbrushed from history,
Surviving only in the collective
memory of descendants.
Footnote: The Irish people and State remain unable to acknowledge the men who served in the RIC/DMP
Reproduced with kind permission of the author. This poem was composed in Poetry as Commemoration workshops held at Galway City Museum on 5th and 12th of November, 2022. The workshops were led by writer Gerry Hanberry.