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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C
# standing to attention
These Cavan twins (and their couch) were the stars of Gogglebox Ireland last night
There’s something quite special about standing for the National Anthem in your own living room.

LAST NIGHT, GOGGLEBOX Ireland began on TV3, and Irish people tuned in to watch other Irish people watching telly.

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While all the families were lovable in their own way, twin farmers Fergal and Neal Tully from Cavan stole the show.

The lads are sports nuts who claim to speak to each other more than they speak to their wives, and well, they were comedy gold.

They were thoroughly unimpressed by just about everything they saw

They couldn’t even get too excited about Heidi Klum.

But Anchorman got one of them laughing, at least

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Ah it’s very good. It’s very funny.
No it’s not.

You had to admire their patriotism

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When the national anthem came on during The Sunday Game, they stood. In their own sitting room. That’s dedication to their country.

Viewers couldn’t help but be reminded of another pair of Irish brothers

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Imagine the Tully twins and the O’Donovan brothers out on the town together. Imagine.

But most of all, everyone was obsessed with The Couch

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Hear that? That’s the sound of people across Ireland realising they need a couch with a pull-down table and cup holders. NEED.

We don’t know about you, but we’ll be tuning in next week for them. Gas lads.

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