An edible purple seaweed18 September 2020
A word dear to Seamus Heaney, how does 'dulse' feature in medieval Irish law, literature and medicine?
In his poetry, Seamus Heaney referred often to ‘dulse’, but how does this edible seaweed feature in medieval Irish law, literature and medicine? Find out in this episode of Spreading the Words.
Episode 5: Duileasg (Dulse). Listen to the podcast here.
Spreading the Words is a new series by MoLi on the histories of Irish words from literature and everyday life. The episodes are written by Sharon Arbuthnot and Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, authors of A History of Ireland in 100 Words, and produced in association with the book and the electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language. Read by Regina Uí Chollatáin.
Listen to the full series here.
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