The Works Presents with John Kelly returns with a new ten-part series in which John meets key Irish figures from the arts. In the latest episode, he talks to Doireann Ní Ghríofa - watch a preview above, and watch the episode here via RTÉ Player.
Doireann Ní Ghríofa is a poet and essayist. She has published six books of poetry, writing both in Irish and English and her most recent book To Star The Dark was published this year by Dedalus Press.
Her bestselling book A Ghost in the Throat, published in 2020 by Tramp Press, is a hybrid of essay and autofiction, in which the author becomes obsessed with the story and spirit of the eighteenth-century poet Eibhlín Dubh Ní Chonaill, best known for The Lament for Art O'Leary. At the Irish Book Awards in 2020, A Ghost in the Throat was named Book of the Year.
The Works Presents, RTÉ One, Oct 28th at 11.15 pm - enjoy more from The Works Presents here.