Review

A Ghost in the Throat is a stylish and sparkling book by Irish poet Doireann Ni Ghriofa

By Paddy Gourley
January 14 2022 - 1:00pm
Poet Doireann Ni Ghriofa has written a sparkling biography interleaved with memoir. Picture: Supplied
  • A Ghost in the Throat, by Doireann Ni Ghriofa. Tramp Press, $33.25.

As a child, the Irish poet Doireann Ni Ghriofa was captured by a poem composed by Eibhlin Dubh Ni Chonaill, one of 22 children if you please and an aunt of the 19th-century political leader, Daniel O'Connell.

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