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#Hero's welcome

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'I don't want to be just known as the athlete who runs around every four years and wins gold medals'
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'I don't want to be just known as the athlete who runs around every four years and wins gold medals'

Sep 24th 2016, 8:30 AM 11,159 Views 3 Comments

Michael McKillop may have returned from Rio with another gold medal but it has been a difficult couple of months for the athlete.

Thousands of fans turn O'Connell Street blue for Dublin's Sam Maguire celebrations
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Thousands of fans turn O'Connell Street blue for Dublin's Sam Maguire celebrations

Sep 21st 2015, 9:18 PM 27,793 Views 56 Comments

The crowds braved the elements to give the All-Ireland winners a hero’s reception.

'Some battles you win' - Paying tribute to Noel McGrath after his inspirational return
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'Some battles you win' - Paying tribute to Noel McGrath after his inspirational return

Aug 18th 2015, 8:34 PM 7,195 Views 3 Comments

Putting it into perspective.

Ireland's Special Olympics team had a hero's welcome at Dublin Airport today
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Ireland's Special Olympics team had a hero's welcome at Dublin Airport today

Aug 4th 2015, 3:19 PM 12,325 Views 12 Comments

All the best pictures from this morning’s homecoming.

Ireland's triumphant boxers given a hero's welcome home
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Ireland's triumphant boxers given a hero's welcome home

Jun 29th 2015, 5:01 PM 19,083 Views 4 Comments

Badminton Men’s and Mixed Doubles bronze medal winners Sam Magee, Chloe Magee and Joshua Magee also arrived back in Dublin today.

Sergeant-at-Arms who shot Canadian gunman gets standing ovation
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# Hero's Welcome

Sergeant-at-Arms who shot Canadian gunman gets standing ovation

Oct 23rd 2014, 6:28 PM 21,893 Views 49 Comments

Kevin Vickers was given a hero’s welcome in the Canadian Parliament today.

No comment from O'Driscoll or Heaslip as Irish Lions welcomed home
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No comment from O'Driscoll or Heaslip as Irish Lions welcomed home

Jul 10th 2013, 1:07 PM 8,143 Views 1 Comment

Sean O’Brien and Jonny Sexton carried out their final press duties on a long 2012/13 season.

Hero's welcome: Murray given rousing reception in Dunblane
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Hero's welcome: Murray given rousing reception in Dunblane

Sep 16th 2012, 4:56 PM 682 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic and US Open champion brought thousands to the streets of the Scottish town.

In pictures: home, sweet home for Darren Clarke
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In pictures: home, sweet home for Darren Clarke

Jul 19th 2011, 4:07 PM 535 Views 6 Comments

The British Open returned to Royal Portrush this afternoon with the Claret Jug. And he brought a present.