A Sky News presenter messed up Leo Varadkar's name so badly that it warrants rewinding 1,000 times 3 years ago

A Sky News presenter messed up Leo Varadkar's name so badly that it warrants rewinding 1,000 times

"T-shake, em, Leo Vadradkar."

Irish spelling and pronunciation can be tricky to get right for those not from here. Words like Dáil, Mícheál and Caoimhe often leave non-Irish totally flummoxed that such letters even go together.

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Sure the whole of the US can't even pronounce Saoirse Ronan's name, and she's on her third Oscar nomination.

But, as much as we'd like it, it doesn't seem like brutal butchering of Irish names and words is going anywhere soon. But we do sometimes feel appreciative, because it brings us moments of pure joy – like this.

"T-shake, em, Leo Vadradkar."

Sensational. We think it could catch on.

Spotted by Sean Judge on Twitter, a Sky News television presenter got herself into a bit of bother while attempting to pronounce Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's name and profession live on air.

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The presenter is noticeably struggling with the thought of the upcoming three words, but by God, did she give it a go.

If this isn't the best thing you'll see today, then we'll get you a T-Shake the next time we see you.