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A Ghost in the Throat

19 February 2021

In today's episode of Spreading the Words we learn about the Irish word grá in the poetry of Eibhlín Dubh Ní Chonaill.

An insight into the eighteenth-century poem made famous again by Doireann Ní Ghríofa’s A Ghost in the Throat

Episode 27: Grá (Love). 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 Caroline Lennon.

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