The Great and Good react to Kellie Harrington’s GOLD medal win

It’s been an emotional morning with joyous scenes in Tokyo, Portland row, and sitting rooms all around Ireland.

The nation has celebrated and cried tears of joy along with the latest Olympic hero, Kellie Harrington.

Upon composing themselves the country took to Twitter to share their feelings about the Dubliner’s sensational win over reigning world champion Beatriz Ferreira.

Take a look below:

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