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Grá (Love)

Spreading the Words

Read by Caroline Lennon.

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

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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