I have pointed out in a Problem Report that the English sentence is ambiguous because "I read" can be interpreted as either past or present. Therefore, a version with "Léigh mé" should also be considered correct.
@Andrew, only if they are 2 letters from compound words.
In which case it can happen with one consonant: ansin...
But 2 consonants from same word do not exempt from the 'rule (Cabhraigh)', unless they are 'always broad' letter groups (Ospidéal).