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How were books stored in medieval Irish libraries?

12 February 2021

Find out in today's episode of Spreading the Words on the word 'leabharlann'.

Hear about how books were stored in medieval Irish libraries and about how we know of the existence of such places.

Episode 26: Leabharlann (library). 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 Charles Dillon.

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