O’Donoghue pronunciation

When I visited Ross Castle about 10 years ago the lady giving the guided tour pronounced O'Donoghue exactly as my Mum did – O'Dun a hoooo.  I live in the London area and my Mum said that her father re-introduced the O' back into the name after most of Ireland went back to being Irish!  […]

The pronunciation of our name

This subject gave rise to the longest forum thread on the old site.  I have captured it as a blog – there is some extraneous material but it might get a few folk going… 13/01/2000 00:00 Pronunciation Sharon (Donohue) Guerra My maiden name is Donohue, which I always pronounced as Don-Ah-Who (as in 'dawn'). As a matter […]