In Hiberno-English, the soft "th" sound is pronounced as a hard "t."
I asked a couple of Irish people if they could hear a difference. To them it's the same sound. I'd seen them down at the river and later in the pub we were talking about it.
Justin had caught a fishone to keep, that is, and one that he had let go, too small. "One and a half." Molly had entangled her line, reeled in various oddments, and gotten a bubble bobber stuck high in a tree the other side of the river Nore.
Molly said "I got three," heading up to the part about the detritus she'd reeled in.
"No," Justin said , you got a tree."
20 May 2002