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#Gary O'Donovan

# gary-odonovan - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

'We realised that while it’s fun to be out there partying, we were happier doing the rowing'
# O'donovan Brothers
From The42
# 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 36,844 Views 3 Comments

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

# gary-odonovan - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'Self-isolating is what we're used to' - Life as normal for O'Donovan brothers in scenic West Cork
# Pull Like A Dog
From The42
# Pull Like A Dog

'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 6,059 Views 1 Comment

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

# gary-odonovan - Monday 26 August, 2019

O'Donovan becomes sixth Irish boat to book quarter-final spot at World Championships
# Onwards
From The42
# Onwards

O'Donovan becomes sixth Irish boat to book quarter-final spot at World Championships

Aug 26th 2019, 7:53 PM 5,229 Views 0 Comments

The Skibbereen native came home in first place in his Repechage.

# gary-odonovan - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Byrne and Doyle add to Ireland's medal tally at World Cup in Rotterdam
# Silverware
From The42
# Silverware

Byrne and Doyle add to Ireland's medal tally at World Cup in Rotterdam

Jul 14th 2019, 4:47 PM 3,349 Views 2 Comments

The men’s pair were just one second behind their Swiss counterparts to finish second in their A Final on Sunday.

# gary-odonovan - Saturday 1 June, 2019

O'Donovan misses out with fourth-place finish at European Championships
# Tough Result
From The42
# Tough Result

O'Donovan misses out with fourth-place finish at European Championships

Jun 1st 2019, 11:48 AM 5,222 Views 0 Comments

The Skibbereen native was competing in the C Final of the lightweight single sculls.

# gary-odonovan - Friday 31 May, 2019

Successful day overall for Team Ireland at Europeans, but O'Donovan misses out
# Heating Up
From The42
# Heating Up

Successful day overall for Team Ireland at Europeans, but O'Donovan misses out

May 31st 2019, 3:38 PM 4,517 Views 0 Comments

Sanita Puspure, and Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne won their respective heats.

# gary-odonovan - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Gary O'Donovan going solo for Europeans in Paul's absence due to academic studies
# Big Brother
From The42
# 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-odonovan - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'We're not going out to win anything other than Olympic gold, that's what we're doing it for'
# One On One
From The42
# One On One

'We're not going out to win anything other than Olympic gold, that's what we're doing it for'

Sep 26th 2018, 5:56 PM 5,416 Views 1 Comment

Fresh from becoming World rowing champions, Paul and Gary O’Donovan sit down with The42 to chat studies, jobs, pressure and Tokyo.

# gary-odonovan - Sunday 23 September, 2018

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week
# Review
From The42
# Review

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Sep 23rd 2018, 7:51 PM 5,784 Views 0 Comments

It’s been another busy few days of sporting action.

# gary-odonovan - Saturday 15 September, 2018

'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria
# World Champions
From The42
# World Champions

'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria

Sep 15th 2018, 12:40 PM 9,768 Views 5 Comments

Paul and Gary O’Donovan secured gold in the men’s lightweight double sculls in Bulgaria on Saturday.

World champions! O'Donovan brothers win rowing gold for Ireland
# Rowing
From The42
# Rowing

World champions! O'Donovan brothers win rowing gold for Ireland

Sep 15th 2018, 10:22 AM 57,064 Views 64 Comments

The Skibbereen duo were brilliant winners in the men’s lightweight double sculls.

# gary-odonovan - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Gary and Paul O'Donovan secure place in World Rowing Championships final
# Going For Gold
From The42
# 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.

# gary-odonovan - Sunday 9 September, 2018

O'Donovans cruise into world championship quarter-finals, Irish boats into semis
# Rowing
From The42
# Rowing

O'Donovans cruise into world championship quarter-finals, Irish boats into semis

Sep 9th 2018, 3:47 PM 4,005 Views 3 Comments

Aifric Keogh and Emily Hegarty, and Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne have qualified for the semi-finals in Plovdiv.

# gary-odonovan - Sunday 5 August, 2018

O'Donovan brothers win silver at European Rowing Championships in Glasgow
# Rowing
From The42
# Rowing

O'Donovan brothers win silver at European Rowing Championships in Glasgow

Aug 5th 2018, 11:38 AM 25,059 Views 37 Comments

The Norwegian crew of Strandli and Brun took gold in the lightweight men’s double sculls.

# gary-odonovan - Saturday 4 August, 2018

O'Donovan brothers in medal contention again after semi-final win at European Championships
# Skibb Boys
From The42
# Skibb Boys

O'Donovan brothers in medal contention again after semi-final win at European Championships

Aug 4th 2018, 1:12 PM 8,394 Views 3 Comments

Gary and Paul will be in tomorrow’s medal race in Glasgow.

# gary-odonovan - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Good day for Team Ireland in Glasgow as O'Donovans power into European semis
# Skibbereen Success
From The42
# Skibbereen Success

Good day for Team Ireland in Glasgow as O'Donovans power into European semis

Aug 2nd 2018, 4:23 PM 4,146 Views 2 Comments

There was success for Gary and Paul, while Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll also qualified for semi-finals.

# gary-odonovan - Sunday 15 July, 2018

O'Donovans back on the podium with World Cup gold, as Puspure claims silver
# Rowing
From The42
# Rowing

O'Donovans back on the podium with World Cup gold, as Puspure claims silver

Jul 15th 2018, 12:32 PM 8,299 Views 4 Comments

It was a good morning for Ireland in Lucerne.

# gary-odonovan - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Ireland's Puspure takes silver at Belgrade World Cup, bronze for the O'Donovan brothers
# Rowing
From The42
# Rowing

Ireland's Puspure takes silver at Belgrade World Cup, bronze for the O'Donovan brothers

Jun 3rd 2018, 10:45 AM 4,095 Views 1 Comment

Double delight for Ireland’s rowers at the first World Cup regatta of the summer.

# gary-odonovan - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Smoke on the water! The man behind Ireland's successful rowing movement
# Pull Like A Dog
From The42
# Pull Like A Dog

Smoke on the water! The man behind Ireland's successful rowing movement

Oct 15th 2017, 7:01 AM 13,411 Views 1 Comment

Dominic Casey has been at the coalface of rowing in Ireland since 1979.

# gary-odonovan - Monday 2 October, 2017

'Five years ago, you would never have predicted what success we've had'
# Prospering
From The42
# Prospering

'Five years ago, you would never have predicted what success we've had'

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:30 AM 14,666 Views 3 Comments

Rio Silver medalist Gary O’Donovan speaks passionately about the progress that Irish rowers have made in recent years.

# gary-odonovan - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Disappointment for Ireland as Gary O'Donovan ruled out of World Championships
# Pulled Like A Dog
From The42
# Pulled Like A Dog

Disappointment for Ireland as Gary O'Donovan ruled out of World Championships

Sep 13th 2017, 1:53 PM 5,976 Views 0 Comments

There’ll be no world medal to add to the O’Donovans’ Olympic silver.

# gary-odonovan - Sunday 18 June, 2017

More success for Ireland at World Rowing Cup as O'Donovans claim silver
# ACHIEVEMENT
From The42
# ACHIEVEMENT

More success for Ireland at World Rowing Cup as O'Donovans claim silver

Jun 18th 2017, 12:58 PM 5,415 Views 5 Comments

Earlier, Sanita Puspure was victorious in the Women’s Single Sculls B final.

# gary-odonovan - Saturday 17 June, 2017

O'Donovan and O'Driscoll strike gold again in impressive World Cup victory
# Golden Boys
From The42
# Golden Boys

O'Donovan and O'Driscoll strike gold again in impressive World Cup victory

Jun 17th 2017, 5:00 PM 9,817 Views 5 Comments

Another medal is on its way to Skibbereen.

# gary-odonovan - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Gold and silver for Ireland but O'Donovan brothers fall short in World Cup final
# Mixed Fortunes
From The42
# Mixed Fortunes

Gold and silver for Ireland but O'Donovan brothers fall short in World Cup final

May 7th 2017, 11:59 AM 22,825 Views 5 Comments

Skibbereen clubmates Mark O’Donovan, Shane O’Driscoll and Denise Walsh stole the limelight from Gary and Paul O’Donovan in Belgrade.

# gary-odonovan - Saturday 6 May, 2017

O'Donovan brothers storm into World Cup final in Belgrade
# Back At It
From The42
# Back At It

O'Donovan brothers storm into World Cup final in Belgrade

May 6th 2017, 4:16 PM 8,407 Views 5 Comments

The Olympic silver medallists are back in action tomorrow.

# gary-odonovan - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'We didn't achieve what we had set out to do - we'd like to win in Tokyo, it's not a big secret'
# Pull Like A Dog
From The42
# Pull Like A Dog

'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.

# gary-odonovan - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Liver and broccoli - the new steak and spuds? A day in the lives of the O'Donovan brothers
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Liver and broccoli - the new steak and spuds? A day in the lives of the O'Donovan brothers

Mar 1st 2017, 7:30 AM 7,944 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s Olympic heroes talk fitness, nutrition and their hectic lives.

# gary-odonovan - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Loads of British viewers couldn't understand the O'Donovan brothers' accents on Graham Norton
# Pull Like A Dog
From The42
# Pull Like A Dog

Loads of British viewers couldn't understand the O'Donovan brothers' accents on Graham Norton

Jan 1st 2017, 9:30 AM 23,050 Views 22 Comments

Not everyone’s fluent in the Wesht Cork accent.

Loads of British viewers couldn't understand the O'Donovan brothers' accents on Graham Norton
# Pull Like A Dog
From The Daily Edge
# Pull Like A Dog

Loads of British viewers couldn't understand the O'Donovan brothers' accents on Graham Norton

Jan 1st 2017, 9:21 AM 16,102 Views 0 Comments

Not everyone’s fluent in the Wesht Cork accent.

# gary-odonovan - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

7 things we learned about the O'Donovan brothers from the 'Pull Like A Dog' documentary
# Insights
From The42
# Insights

7 things we learned about the O'Donovan brothers from the 'Pull Like A Dog' documentary

Dec 28th 2016, 3:30 PM 13,692 Views 3 Comments

It’s been an incredible 2016 for Paul and Gary.

The O'Donovans went down a treat on Graham Norton's New Year's Eve special
# Revenge For Skibbereen
From The42
# Revenge For Skibbereen

The O'Donovans went down a treat on Graham Norton's New Year's Eve special

Dec 28th 2016, 10:30 AM 14,994 Views 11 Comments

The takeover continues.

# gary-odonovan - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Ireland's best-loved Olympic medal-winning brothers have been busy since Rio
# Pull Like A Dog
From The42
# Pull Like A Dog

Ireland's best-loved Olympic medal-winning brothers have been busy since Rio

Oct 27th 2016, 8:00 AM 21,950 Views 5 Comments

Gary and Paul O’Donovan are as hungry as ever after their success in Brazil.

# gary-odonovan - Sunday 28 August, 2016

O'Donovan brothers receive heroes' welcome home after Olympics triumph
# Joy
From The42
# 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.

# gary-odonovan - Thursday 25 August, 2016

O'Donovan one step closer to world championship medal after storming to semi-final victory
# Rowing Solo
From The42
# Rowing Solo

O'Donovan one step closer to world championship medal after storming to semi-final victory

Aug 25th 2016, 2:57 PM 30,855 Views 12 Comments

A typically strong finish from the 22-year-old saw him post the fastest time of the day heading into Saturday’s final.

# gary-odonovan - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Paul O'Donovan cruises into world championship semi-finals with another impressive win
# Rowing Solo
From The42
# Rowing Solo

Paul O'Donovan cruises into world championship semi-finals with another impressive win

Aug 24th 2016, 4:04 PM 9,503 Views 4 Comments

The Olympic silver medallist recorded the quickest time from the four quarter-finals.

# gary-odonovan - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets
# Olympic Council Of Ireland
# Olympic Council Of Ireland

Rio police publish emails between Pat Hickey and THG discussing sale of Ireland's Olympics tickets

Aug 23rd 2016, 10:20 PM 131,640 Views 0 Comments

The “weekly” emails date back to 2010. Rio police also told TheJournal.ie that they want to establish if FAI chief John Delaney was involved in the OCI’s sale of Rio tickets.

# gary-odonovan - Monday 22 August, 2016

Rowing hero Gary O'Donovan holds Irish flag as 'marvellous' Rio flames out
# Climax
From The42
# Climax

Rowing hero Gary O'Donovan holds Irish flag as 'marvellous' Rio flames out

Aug 22nd 2016, 9:07 AM 5,603 Views 3 Comments

A rollercoaster fortnight mixed off-field hitches with compelling sporting drama.

Pictures: 16 days and 975 medals later, the Rio Olympics went out with a bang
# So Long Farewell
# So Long Farewell

Pictures: 16 days and 975 medals later, the Rio Olympics went out with a bang

Aug 22nd 2016, 7:51 AM 16,036 Views 25 Comments

The closing ceremony at the Maracana Stadium was spectacular to say the least.

Rio 2016: How our athletes salvaged some pride in an Irish Olympics of scandal
# Olympics
From The42
# Olympics

Rio 2016: How our athletes salvaged some pride in an Irish Olympics of scandal

Aug 22nd 2016, 7:00 AM 35,464 Views 53 Comments

Disappointment in the boxing ring but, overall, Ireland’s athletes punched above their weight as chaos raged around them.

# gary-odonovan - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Gary O'Donovan to carry the Irish flag at Rio closing ceremony
# Pull Like A Dog
From The42
# Pull Like A Dog

Gary O'Donovan to carry the Irish flag at Rio closing ceremony

Aug 20th 2016, 8:19 PM 6,759 Views 17 Comments

It’s yet another honour for the Skibbereen Rowing Club member.

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