Watch as Skibbereen erupts at the O'Donovan's silver medal win

They've done it.

With the entire country cheering them on, Gary and Paul O'Donovan pulled like a dog and won silver, narrowly beaten by France.

The two brothers from Skibbereen have become the nation's favourite Olympians thanks to their laid-back attitude, tales of schteak and schoup and a uniquely-Corkonian knack for a turn of phrase.

And everyone is absolutely thrilled that they've got their medal.

And nowhere was more delighted than Skibbereen which erupted when the lads crossed the finish line.

Their now-famous catchphrase 'Pull Like a Dog' was trending on Twitter as the race began.

And despite being understandably wrecked (and a bit pukey?), their post-race interview lived up to all expectations.

And they were also interviewed on BBC, sparking this one liner from the lads.

Our only question now… are they single?

By Ciara Flaherty

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