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A complete collection of all the times Hollywood butchered Saoirse Ronan's name

Well, those available on the internet.

IT’S REALLY NOT that big a deal, but a curious pattern of Saoirse Ronan’s stellar career in Hollywood has been the movie industry’s collective lack of ability to pronounce her name.

The celebrity world is littered with unconventional names that they seem to manage grand – but there’s something about Saoirse:

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So, with Lady Bird being hyped across the board for an Oscar nomination, now’s the time to collect all the worst injustices committed against her name in one place:

This week, Alfre Woodard stumbled all over it when she was announcing her Golden Globe nomination earlier this week

Source: Golden Globes/YouTube

It starts around 12.45 in.

She has since apologised.

Back in 2015, Dennis Quaid put in a Hall of Fame effort at the Golden Globes nominations announcement

Source: Top And Best/YouTube

Even when she was at the Oscars back in 2008 her name was a stumbling block

Source: Blink of a Thought/YouTube

Ah, Saoirse Roning.

And the nomination itself didn’t go much better

Source: Ivan Stajic/YouTube

That starts around 57 seconds in, and you almost have to feel for him being up there with absolutely no preparation done at all.

This Fox presenter went with ‘Sh-eersha’ back in 2013

Source: iheartsaoirseorg/YouTube

She repeated it back to Richard Gere a few times on Graham Norton with a helpful rhyme

Source: Zaphod Beeblebrox/YouTube

Arriving on the Oscars red carpet in 2016, every photographer was roaring out some version of ‘Sorcha’

Source: FirstLook/YouTube

She provided a full list of the ridiculous efforts to James Corden a couple of years ago

Source: The Late Late Show with James Corden/YouTube

And finally, trawling the archives, you can even find Colin Farrell going with Saoirse ‘Ryan’ at the IFTAs in 2008

Source: IFTAAwards/YouTube

The name is cursed.

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