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How do you pronounce CLOGHANE?

(9 Posts)
franke Sun 16-Aug-09 14:24:53

I mean the place in Kerry, Eire. Any ideas?

BadgersArse Sun 16-Aug-09 14:25:46

clogg haine?

jackblack Sun 16-Aug-09 14:26:04

Ko - lane ... I think!

Flamesparrow Sun 16-Aug-09 14:26:17

I would just avoid it

TaxiLady Sun 16-Aug-09 14:26:36

sort of clo-arn...but in one syllable iyswim

is there a prize??

RedLentil Sun 16-Aug-09 14:32:31

Clo (clover) han (hannah), though the irish version suggests it might be cluck aun ...

Either stabs at it would be fairly respectable.

stleger Sun 16-Aug-09 14:41:09

Clough as in lough or loch (like Loch Ness) then Anne.

franke Sun 16-Aug-09 19:27:56

Thanks for the replies. It was a bit of a wild goose chase actually. I thought I'd found an ancestor born in Cloyne, Co Kerry so thought maybe it was just a phonetic spelling of Cloghane. But it turns out she was born in Co. Cork in a village called, er, Cloyne.
But if I ever go to Cloghane, which I quite fancy doing now, I'll be able to impress them with my superior pronunciation. So thanks everyone.

stleger Sun 16-Aug-09 21:35:19

If you go to Cloyne, you must go into the very posh Castlemartyr hotel nearby!

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