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Dublin: 9 °C Monday 25 May, 2020

The Cork City Samba Band led a brilliant singalong for the O'Donovan brothers

Close your eyes, pull like a dog, that’s the Olympic dream.

THE O’DONOVAN BROTHERS were truly the break out Irish stars of the Olympics.

PastedImage-52196 Source: Press Association

The two lads from Skibbereen in Cork returned to their home town on Monday to a hero’s welcome.

The Cork City Samba Band were on hand to keep the afterparty going, giving a brilliant rendition of ‘row row row your boat’ in honour of the silver medalists.

They changed the lyrics just a tad:

Row, row, row, your boat quickly down the stream. Close your eyes, pull like a dog, that’s the Olympic dream!

Yous are some craic Skibbereen!

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