Róisín Ní Ghallóglaigh is a singer and researcher of Irish traditional song. She is currently undertaking a PhD on metaphor, symbol and erotic expression in Irish traditional song at the Irish World Academy, University of Limerick under the supervision of Dr. Sandra Joyce. Róisín’s research is informed by her considerable experience as a performing traditional singer and her engagement with archival and field research into Irish and English language repertoires. Her career as a singer has seen her share the stage with such greats as Bobby McFerrin, Donal Lunny and The Chieftains. Róisín tutors and lectures on traditional song and related areas at the University of Limerick.