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BOOM-SHAKA-LAKA: The Best Thing About RTÉ's Olympics Coverage Has Returned

BOOM-SHAKA-LAKA: The Best Thing About RTÉ's Olympics Coverage Has Returned
By PJ Browne Updated

Four years ago was the first real Olympics of the social media era.

It became easier for fans across the globe to consume how the Olympics were covered in other countries. With both arms, Americans embraced RTÉ's coverage of the Olympic basketball tournament. That was due to one man - Timmy 'Downtown' McCarthy.

Videos of McCarthy's commentary - which featured boundless - were shared innumerable times.

On Saturday evening, McCarthy returned to our TV screens as Australia took on France and the USA played China.

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Such was the love for McCarthy's commentary at the London Olympics. We had to create a soundboard of his best bits.

It has often been called 'the best thing on the internet'.

If the soundboard is not working for you, then click here.

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Here's another reminder of Timmy in action back in 2012.


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