Gary O’Donovan interview: ‘I get to row with the fastest man in the world’

Brothers’ jovial personas hide focus and work rate which allows them take on the best

Rowing Ireland have three boats competing in Rio. It's a tough endurance sport requiring strength and skill. We spend a day on the water with the three women and two men that make up the squad at their County Cork training base. Video: Bryan O'Brien

The catch. That is the blade entry into the water.

Father Ted wins a £200 bet. Himself, Dougal and Mrs Doyle depart Craggy Island for the mainland to pick up the winnings with Dougal and Ted taking in a trip to the Very Dark Caves. Ted is surprised to see Richard Wilson, from the BBC sitcom One Foot in the Grave waiting outside. Thinking it would be hilarious Ted decides to go greet him with his catchphrase: “I don’t believe it!”

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