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11 December 2020

In today's episode of Spreading the Words we learn about the various meanings of the word teaghlach.

In medieval Ireland, the hearth was at the centre of the house, but what kinds of households feature in Irish literature of the period?

Episode 18: Teaghlach (household). 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 Deirdre Lewis.

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