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The Oar-Inspiring O’Donovans

The Rio Olympic carnival has drawn to a close with one of the greatest memories from the games being the success of two brothers from Skibbereen.

Amidst the lies and scandal, amidst the fears of economic meltdown, crime and a deadly virus; Gary and Paul O’Donovan’s silver medal put Irish rowing on the map and a smile on the face of an Olympic movement in danger of taking itself all too seriously.

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