In a West Cork Minute - Mark O'Donovan

September 12th, 2016 8:00 AM

By Southern Star Team

Mark O'Donovan.

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How would your best friend describe you? An Irish Nachoooo Libre.


Who was your sporting hero when you were 10 years old? Sean Kelly. 


Tell us a funny story from your childhood: A few too many slaps from the older brother has distorted the memory, I’m afraid. 


Where would you recommend for a weekend away? Cork and if not Cork, Venice is amazing to be fair.


If you were on an island and could only bring three things, what would you bring? My coffee machine with an unlimited supply of Maher’s Italian blend, my woman and some XO Hennessy. 


If you could go back in time, where would you go and why? I’d go back to the late 19th century and join the Peaky Blinders gang. 


What song best describes you? 679 by Fetty Wap.


What is your least favourite word? No.


What’s your favourite knock-knock joke? Knock, knock. Who’s there? Orange. Orange who? Orange you going to let me in?


What’s the world’s greatest invention? Coffee machines


If you know you’d die tomorrow, how would you spend your last day? Do a few Olympic lifts in the morning, drink as much coffee and eat as much fried calamari as humanly possible. Invite Emily Ratajkowski over for coffee, calamari and cake by the ocean. 


A penguin walks into the room wearing a sombrero, why is he wearing it and what does he say? He’s wearing a sombrero because he’s a city slicker and shops in River Island and it’s 2016 people are allowed to get away with a bad fashion sense. He says nothing because city slickers aren’t as friendly as country folk.  

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