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VIDEO: How to pronounce Siobhán

It’s just like “Susan”, right?

WE ALREADY KNOW that having an Irish name abroad can be troublesome, right?

Mairéad becomes “Mermaid” or “Marmalade”, Ciarán becomes “Karen” and Padraig becomes “Pad Rag”.

What about the poor Siobhán’s of the world? Luckily the satirical Pronunciation Manual has stepped up:

And they’ve had a go at Guinness:

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Emer McLysaght

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