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#Paul O'Donovan

# paul-odonovan - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Olympic gold medallists O'Donovan and McCarthy to face each other in Irish Rowing Championships
# Smoke On The Water
From The42
# Smoke On The Water

Olympic gold medallists O'Donovan and McCarthy to face each other in Irish Rowing Championships

Aug 17th 2021, 6:26 PM 15,137 Views 4 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy will both be in action in Inniscarra this weekend.

# paul-odonovan - Sunday 1 August, 2021

'There’s nothing special about us and a lot of hard work can get you there'
# Golden Boys
From The42
# Golden Boys

'There’s nothing special about us and a lot of hard work can get you there'

Aug 1st 2021, 3:09 PM 46,336 Views 12 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy retuned home today after their stunning Olympic success.

# paul-odonovan - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Homecoming celebrations for Skibbereen's Olympic medalists to be low-key
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Homecoming celebrations for Skibbereen's Olympic medalists to be low-key

Jul 31st 2021, 9:38 AM 40,056 Views 16 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy are due home to Ireland tomorrow.

# paul-odonovan - Thursday 29 July, 2021

'A tremendous achievement’: Ireland sends congratulations as Skibbereen pair take gold in Tokyo
# Gold For Ireland
# Gold For Ireland

'A tremendous achievement’: Ireland sends congratulations as Skibbereen pair take gold in Tokyo

Jul 29th 2021, 8:39 AM 54,432 Views 25 Comments
  • President Michael D Higgins congratulated the pair on their "tremendous" achievement.
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the win will "inspire generations to come".

# paul-odonovan - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Paul O'Donovan: 'Really, there's a ceiling on how happy you can be, winning medals'
# All That Glitters
From The42
# All That Glitters

Paul O'Donovan: 'Really, there's a ceiling on how happy you can be, winning medals'

Jul 7th 2021, 8:30 AM 28,296 Views 1 Comment

‘There was a pre-Socratic philosopher, Heraclitus, who said, ‘A man can never fall in the same river twice.”

# paul-odonovan - Friday 18 June, 2021

Fintan McCarthy to partner Paul O'Donovan in boat at the Olympic Games
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Fintan McCarthy to partner Paul O'Donovan in boat at the Olympic Games

Jun 18th 2021, 2:27 PM 7,080 Views 4 Comments

There will be no O’Donovan brothers duo at this summer’s games.

# paul-odonovan - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Another gold for O'Donovan and McCarthy as Ireland's rowers win five medals at World Cup II
# Medal Haul
From The42
# Medal Haul

Another gold for O'Donovan and McCarthy as Ireland's rowers win five medals at World Cup II

May 23rd 2021, 10:51 PM 7,366 Views 5 Comments

Gold, three silvers, and a bronze as Ireland’s rowers continue their Olympic campaign in Lucerne.

# paul-odonovan - Sunday 11 April, 2021

O'Donovan and McCarthy win gold for Ireland at European Rowing Championships
# Golden Boys
From The42
# Golden Boys

O'Donovan and McCarthy win gold for Ireland at European Rowing Championships

Updated Apr 11th 2021, 1:14 PM 58,328 Views 16 Comments

Silver in Varese for Irish women’s four of Emily Hegarty, Eimear Lambe, Aifric Keogh and Fiona Murtagh.

# paul-odonovan - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Meet one of Irish sport’s best athletes - also Irish sport’s best kept secret
# Tokyo Olympics
From The42
# Tokyo Olympics

Meet one of Irish sport’s best athletes - also Irish sport’s best kept secret

Dec 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 27,126 Views 8 Comments

Fintan McCarthy has a great chance of winning gold at next year’s Olympics. So how come he is not already a national treasure?

# paul-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 36,845 Views 3 Comments

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

# paul-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 6,062 Views 1 Comment

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

# paul-odonovan - Saturday 31 August, 2019

O'Donovan and McCarthy power to double sculls world title
# World Champs
From The42
# World Champs

O'Donovan and McCarthy power to double sculls world title

Aug 31st 2019, 2:03 PM 10,941 Views 10 Comments

The lightweight Corkmen took silver in Rotterdam last month, but went one better today.

# paul-odonovan - Thursday 29 August, 2019

McCarthy and Paul O'Donovan secure spot at Tokyo Olympics
# Job Done
From The42
# Job Done

McCarthy and Paul O'Donovan secure spot at Tokyo Olympics

Aug 29th 2019, 1:22 PM 3,978 Views 4 Comments

A semi-final win today means the pair will race for a World Championship medal later today.

# paul-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 5,230 Views 0 Comments

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

# paul-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.

# paul-odonovan - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Gary O'Donovan wins bronze medal in Rotterdam as four Irish crews reaching World Cup semi-finals
# Rotterdam
From The42
# Rotterdam

Gary O'Donovan wins bronze medal in Rotterdam as four Irish crews reaching World Cup semi-finals

Updated Jul 13th 2019, 3:20 PM 5,537 Views 6 Comments

It has been a highly successful day on the water in Rotterdam.

# paul-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.

# paul-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.

# paul-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.

# paul-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.

# paul-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 4,006 Views 3 Comments

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

# paul-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.

# paul-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.

# paul-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 4,148 Views 2 Comments

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

# paul-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.

# paul-odonovan - Saturday 9 June, 2018

'If I could achieve half of what them boys have achieved I'd be on top of the world'
# Dream Big
From The42
# Dream Big

'If I could achieve half of what them boys have achieved I'd be on top of the world'

Jun 9th 2018, 10:00 AM 17,136 Views 0 Comments

Rising Carlow rower Jack Keating is aiming for big things.

# paul-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.

# paul-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 13,414 Views 1 Comment

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

# paul-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.

# paul-odonovan - Friday 29 September, 2017

Gold rush! Untouchable Paul O'Donovan defends World Rowing Championship title
# Golden Afternoon
From The42
# Golden Afternoon

Gold rush! Untouchable Paul O'Donovan defends World Rowing Championship title

Sep 29th 2017, 5:24 PM 15,933 Views 9 Comments

The 23-year-old stormed to a stunning gold in the lightweight single sculls.

# paul-odonovan - Thursday 28 September, 2017

O'Donovan and Walsh power into World final, with three medals up for grabs for Ireland tomorrow
# Like A Dream
From The42
# Like A Dream

O'Donovan and Walsh power into World final, with three medals up for grabs for Ireland tomorrow

Sep 28th 2017, 6:28 PM 4,799 Views 5 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Denise Walsh will race their lightweight single sculls finals tomorrow evening.

# paul-odonovan - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

O'Donovan and Puspure cruise into World Rowing Championships semis
# In Their Wake
From The42
# In Their Wake

O'Donovan and Puspure cruise into World Rowing Championships semis

Sep 27th 2017, 7:08 PM 5,246 Views 0 Comments

There was disappointment, however, for Aileen Crowley and Aifric Keogh.

# paul-odonovan - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Ireland get off to an impressive start at the World Rowing Championships
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Ireland get off to an impressive start at the World Rowing Championships

Sep 24th 2017, 7:04 PM 4,825 Views 0 Comments

Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll have qualified for a final, while Denise Walsh rallied to win her heat.

# paul-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.

# paul-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.

# paul-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.

# paul-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.

# paul-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.

# paul-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 5,158 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.

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