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'We realised that while it’s fun to be out there partying, we were happier doing the rowing'
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# O'donovan Brothers

'We realised that while it’s fun to be out there partying, we were happier doing the rowing'

Aug 18th 2020, 8:35 PM 36,845 Views 3 Comments

Gary and Paul O’Donovan talk lockdown, the Olympics, rowing without each other, and whether they can be considered celebrities.

'The Pope would struggle to gather such a crowd if he came to Skibb'
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# Heroes

'The Pope would struggle to gather such a crowd if he came to Skibb'

Jun 11th 2020, 6:00 AM 4,882 Views 4 Comments

The O’Donovan brothers’ Olympic homecoming is recalled in this extract from ‘Something in the Water’.

'Self-isolating is what we're used to' - Life as normal for O'Donovan brothers in scenic West Cork
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'Self-isolating is what we're used to' - Life as normal for O'Donovan brothers in scenic West Cork

Apr 23rd 2020, 10:16 AM 6,062 Views 1 Comment

Paul and Gary O’Donovan are taking everything – from the Covid-19 crisis to Olympic uncertainty – in their stride.

Gary O'Donovan going solo for Europeans in Paul's absence due to academic studies
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# Big Brother

Gary O'Donovan going solo for Europeans in Paul's absence due to academic studies

May 15th 2019, 5:11 PM 20,585 Views 3 Comments

The Irish team for the 2019 European Rowing Championships is in.

Gary and Paul O'Donovan secure place in World Rowing Championships final
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# Going For Gold

Gary and Paul O'Donovan secure place in World Rowing Championships final

Sep 13th 2018, 11:30 AM 4,469 Views 1 Comment

The brothers finished third in their semi-final today to book their place in Saturday’s A Final.

Twitter responds to BBC Sport labelling Cork rowers, Gary and Paul O'Donovan, as British
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# O'donovan Brothers

Twitter responds to BBC Sport labelling Cork rowers, Gary and Paul O'Donovan, as British

Aug 6th 2018, 9:58 AM 26,648 Views 8 Comments

“It’s a holy f*cking disgrace.”

'We don't see ourselves as national treasures' - but O'Donovans bring joy to Bloom crowd
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# Gary And Paul

'We don't see ourselves as national treasures' - but O'Donovans bring joy to Bloom crowd

Jun 3rd 2017, 8:15 AM 17,914 Views 8 Comments

Rowing brothers Gary and Paul delight in good food, getting out on the lake – and getting home to Skib.

O'Donovan brothers make European Rowing Championships semi-finals after repechage
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# Second Chance

O'Donovan brothers make European Rowing Championships semi-finals after repechage

May 26th 2017, 1:17 PM 6,916 Views 3 Comments

The pair took take their second chance this afternoon to reach the semi-finals.

'We didn't achieve what we had set out to do - we'd like to win in Tokyo, it's not a big secret'
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'We didn't achieve what we had set out to do - we'd like to win in Tokyo, it's not a big secret'

Mar 25th 2017, 7:30 AM 5,157 Views 0 Comments

The O’Donovan brothers talk the Rio and the past, how they feel about their media portrayal and what’s coming up next.

What makes an elite athlete? One of Ireland's top physiologists put us to the test
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# Success

What makes an elite athlete? One of Ireland's top physiologists put us to the test

Feb 11th 2017, 8:30 AM 4,909 Views 1 Comment

Is elite performance more about genetics or dedication? We met sports physiologist Caroline MacManus to discuss.

'It was crazy and wonderful' - Skibbereen rowing club and their 2016 Olympic heroes
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'It was crazy and wonderful' - Skibbereen rowing club and their 2016 Olympic heroes

Dec 31st 2016, 7:30 AM 6,717 Views 1 Comment

The West Cork club that spawned one of the stories of the sporting year.

WATCH: The O'Donovan brothers owning the couch on Graham Norton's New Year's Eve special
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WATCH: The O'Donovan brothers owning the couch on Graham Norton's New Year's Eve special

Dec 28th 2016, 11:31 AM 34,486 Views 22 Comments

Legends.

The O'Donovan brothers completely owned the couch on Graham Norton's New Year's Eve special
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The O'Donovan brothers completely owned the couch on Graham Norton's New Year's Eve special

Dec 28th 2016, 9:03 AM 12,248 Views 1 Comment

Legends.

Robbie Keane and Olympic heroes honoured as People of the Year
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# Uncommon People

Robbie Keane and Olympic heroes honoured as People of the Year

Dec 3rd 2016, 11:00 PM 14,061 Views 25 Comments

The list also includes some extraordinary acts of heroism.

O'Donovan brothers untouchable as Olympic silver medallists storm to national title
# Rowing
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# Rowing

O'Donovan brothers untouchable as Olympic silver medallists storm to national title

Oct 9th 2016, 4:34 PM 6,578 Views 3 Comments

The Irish Open regatta took place this weekend.

These Cavan twins (and their couch) were the stars of Gogglebox Ireland last night
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# Standing To Attention

These Cavan twins (and their couch) were the stars of Gogglebox Ireland last night

Sep 23rd 2016, 1:44 PM 50,477 Views 36 Comments

There’s something quite special about standing for the National Anthem in your own living room.

The Cavan twins (and their couch) were the stars of Gogglebox Ireland last night
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# Tully Twins

The Cavan twins (and their couch) were the stars of Gogglebox Ireland last night

Sep 23rd 2016, 9:13 AM 14,698 Views 2 Comments

*stands for national anthem in own living room*

The most Cork bit of graffiti popped up in the city over the weekend
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The most Cork bit of graffiti popped up in the city over the weekend

Sep 12th 2016, 8:24 AM 7,169 Views 0 Comments

Worthy of a gold medal.

The O'Donovan brothers went straight to Coppers after their Late Late appearance
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# Olympians

The O'Donovan brothers went straight to Coppers after their Late Late appearance

Sep 3rd 2016, 9:13 AM 19,614 Views 1 Comment

They’re the CRAIC.

The O'Donovan brothers took Ryan Tubridy to Coppers after their Late Late appearance
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The O'Donovan brothers took Ryan Tubridy to Coppers after their Late Late appearance

Sep 3rd 2016, 9:00 AM 16,277 Views 6 Comments

It was silver in Rio but Coppers gold cards last night.

The whole of Skibbereen came out for the O'Donovan brothers' homecoming this evening
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The whole of Skibbereen came out for the O'Donovan brothers' homecoming this evening

Aug 29th 2016, 8:47 PM 5,264 Views 2 Comments

A hero’s welcome.

We'll Leave it There So: Irish star's Premier League move, O'Donovans' homecoming and all today's sport
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We'll Leave it There So: Irish star's Premier League move, O'Donovans' homecoming and all today's sport

Aug 29th 2016, 8:10 PM 19,622 Views 0 Comments

Plus, Alan Shearer has called on Wayne Rooney to retire from England duty.

The whole of Skibbereen came out for the O'Donovan brothers' homecoming this evening
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The whole of Skibbereen came out for the O'Donovan brothers' homecoming this evening

Aug 29th 2016, 7:57 PM 7,050 Views 3 Comments

A hero’s welcome.

Steak, spuds and selfies: A hero's welcome for O'Donovan brothers in Cork
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Steak, spuds and selfies: A hero's welcome for O'Donovan brothers in Cork

Aug 29th 2016, 8:51 AM 23,476 Views 14 Comments

The pair arrived into Cork

O'Donovan brothers receive heroes' welcome home after Olympics triumph
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# Joy

O'Donovan brothers receive heroes' welcome home after Olympics triumph

Aug 28th 2016, 10:42 PM 8,006 Views 2 Comments

Paul and Gary will enjoy further acclaim as they prepare for an open-top bus celebration in Skibbereen.

We would 100% watch the O'Donovan brothers on Irish Strictly... It's The Dredge
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# World Of Celebs

We would 100% watch the O'Donovan brothers on Irish Strictly... It's The Dredge

Aug 19th 2016, 11:29 AM 4,367 Views 2 Comments

Celeb news, dredged.

The O'Donovan brothers' rowing club is now selling these excellent t-shirts
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# Skibb

The O'Donovan brothers' rowing club is now selling these excellent t-shirts

Aug 18th 2016, 8:09 AM 13,793 Views 2 Comments

“We’re well used to a bit of wind!”

The O'Donovan Brothers' rowing club is now selling these excellent t-shirts
# Skibb
# Skibb

The O'Donovan Brothers' rowing club is now selling these excellent t-shirts

Aug 18th 2016, 8:01 AM 6,964 Views 0 Comments

“We’re well used to a bit of wind!”

'The world and their mother are happy for them': O'Donovan family on historic Olympic win
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# Skibbereen

'The world and their mother are happy for them': O'Donovan family on historic Olympic win

Aug 15th 2016, 3:06 PM 32,589 Views 23 Comments

The brothers said they haven’t had a chance to let their silver medal win sink in.

'He didn't know the half of what we were up to' - O'Donovans reveal rocky road to silver medal glory
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# Silver Lining

'He didn't know the half of what we were up to' - O'Donovans reveal rocky road to silver medal glory

Aug 13th 2016, 7:18 PM 36,005 Views 37 Comments

Gary and Paul O’Donovan claimed a historic silver medal in the men’s lightweight double sculls final on Friday.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
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Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Aug 12th 2016, 5:41 PM 26,713 Views 7 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

'It doesn’t really bother us that we are in an Olympic final': All Irish eyes on Rio rowers today
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# Medal Hopes

'It doesn’t really bother us that we are in an Olympic final': All Irish eyes on Rio rowers today

Aug 12th 2016, 6:45 AM 20,286 Views 9 Comments

Team Ireland are through to two rowing finals today.

O'Donovan brothers storm into Olympic rowing final
# Rio 2016
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# Rio 2016

O'Donovan brothers storm into Olympic rowing final

Aug 11th 2016, 1:34 PM 30,959 Views 29 Comments

The Corkmen were third in their semi-final and fifth fastest overall in the men’s lightweight double sculls semis.