Rióna Ní Fhrighil is a lecturer in Modern Irish in NUI, Galway. She is the author of the book Briathra, Béithe agus Banfhilí: Filíocht Eavan Boland agus Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill (2008), a comparative study of the poetry of Eavan Boland and Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill. She is editor of a collection of essays on contemporary Irish-language poetry Filíocht Chomhaimseartha na Gaeilge (2010) and co-editor of a collection of essays on literary translation Aistriú Éireann (2008). She is the Principal Irish-language Investigator on the major research project “The Representations of Jews in Irish Literature”, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK.