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Hotline Rings Finale: The highs and lows of a dramatic Olympics

As the Rio chapter of the Olympics closes, we sign off on our Olympic podcast with a brief recap of the last two weeks.

Source: Hotline Rings: Rio 2016/SoundCloud

WELL, THAT’S A wrap.

It’s been a crazy fortnight for sport in Ireland and around the world and as we close the doors on Rio 2016, we recount the best and worst moments of an Olympics that won’t be forgotten lightly.

On today’s show, the Hotline Rings team discuss their highs and lows of the 2016 Olympic Games, from both an Irish point-of-view and from the world stage.

From the O’Donovan brothers’ heroic medal and lovable charm, to the controversy that shrouded the Olympics from the beginning – here’s the (slightly longer than normal) Hotline Rings finale.

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