That's pronounced bow-rawn (as in when you take a bow).

[More Bodhrans]
What do you call a groupie who hangs around annoying session musicians?
A bodhran player.

What is the difference between a bodhran player and a terrorist?
Terrorists have sympathisers.

How do you know when there is a bodhran player at your front door?
The knocking gets faster and faster and faster...

What do bodhran players use for birth control?
Their personality.

Why do bodhran players find it difficult to enter a room?
They never know when to come in.

What's the difference between a bodhran and a trampoline?
You take your shoes off to jump on the trampoline. (from Stuart Helmintoller)

Someone on the net gave me this years ago :-) Pat Murphy