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Gloss/Clós/Glas

Spreading the Words

7'37"

Read by Meidhbhín Ní Úrdail

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin’s poem Gloss/Clós/Glas explores the
sound and meaning of three interconnected English and Irish words. Her
wonderfully creative word-play is celebrated in this special episode of
Spreading the Words.

‘Spreading the Words’ is a series on the histories of Irish words from literature and everyday life written by Sharon Arbuthnot and Máire Ní Mhaonaigh and produced in association with the book A History of Ireland in 100 Words and the electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language.

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