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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Homecoming

This year
'Since hurling has come out of Birr, something has been lost' - Offaly hurling final comes home
County decider returns to the heartland for first time since 2006.
West Ham fans line streets to toast Europa Conference League champions
The Hammers beat Fiorentina 2-1 in Wednesday night’s final in Prague.
'This will only get better' - Rowntree's message to Munster fans
The URC winners returned home to a rapturous reception from over 10,000 fans at Thomond Park this evening.
Last year
All-Ireland three-in-a-row winners Limerick receive heroes' welcome home
The celebrations continue in Limerick.
'Simplicity is key' as Ulster's Springbok Vermeulen looks to add to his winnings
Duane Vermeulen faces his former Stormers side in tomorrow’s URC semi-final.
Conlan returns to the ring to face Colombian Marriaga in Belfast
The featherweight will have a homecoming bout at the SSE Arena on 6 August.
Denis Leamy set to return to Munster as part of Rowntree's coaching team
The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra involved a chat on Munster’s possible coaching team.
'Josh Wycherley was outstanding' - Munster back on home soil after South Africa trip
Stephen Larkham was impressed with the loosehead prop and other young Munster players.
All time
Munster have been given the go-ahead to fly home from South Africa
Two members of the touring party will have to remain in Cape Town.
Boost for new Kerry boss Jack O'Connor as Stefan Okunbor calls it a day with Geelong
The Tralee man spent three years with the Cats.
Cheers on the streets of north Dublin city as Olympic star Kellie Harrington arrives home
The champion boxer returned with other members of the Olympic team today.
Olympic champion received hero's welcome in Dublin this evening.
Dublin City Council approves lighting up Five Lamps landmark to acknowledge Harrington’s achievement.
"I'm delighted to be bringing the gold back to the north inner city," Harrington said today.
Freedom of Dublin sought for Kellie Harrington ahead of her homecoming
'An inspiration': Ireland sends its congratulations as Kellie Harrington claims gold in Tokyo
Freedom of Dublin sought for Kellie Harrington ahead of her homecoming
The gold medal-winning boxer is due to arrive home tomorrow.
'Safe but spectacular': Council planning for Kellie Harrington's Dublin homecoming
The boxer will come back from the Olympics next week with at least a silver medal.
Homecoming celebrations for Skibbereen's Olympic medalists to be low-key
Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy are due home to Ireland tomorrow.
Munster confirm that Zebo is returning to his native province this summer
The 31-year-old Ireland international has been in France for the last three seasons.
'I will probably cry' - Theo Walcott rejoins boyhood club
The 31-year-old opted to return to Southampton after making just two appearances for Everton this season.
Shane Lowry confirms Irish Open bid at Galgorm
“I wanted to do everything possible to get home,” Lowry said.
Italy international McKinley joins coaching team at AIL club Rainey Old Boys
The 30-year-old left Italian club Benetton over the summer.
Liverpool keep chasing Premier League points record with scrappy Villa victory
Champions were far from impressive but extended Anfield record to 57 games unbeaten.
Aussie centre Godwin returns to Western Force after Connacht departure
The 27-year-old spent two seasons with the western province.
'The Pope would struggle to gather such a crowd if he came to Skibb'
The O’Donovan brothers’ Olympic homecoming is recalled in this extract from ‘Something in the Water’.
Wuhan football team make an emotional return to virus ground zero
The local Chinese Super League side had spent more than three months away from their families
Ian Madigan coming back to Ireland as Ulster sign up 10 from Bristol
The 30-year-old has committed to a one-year deal at the Kingspan Stadium.
Brian Murphy returns home to Waterford FC following long career in English football
‘I’m happy to be back,’ says veteran keeper.
From Exile to Ireland U20: McNulty another example of IQ recruitment value
Born and raised in Bath, the exciting Connacht back is set to aid Ireland in the U20 Six Nations
Plane grounding forces Liverpool's Mane to miss triumphant homecoming
Senegal’s capital Dakar had readied celebrations for the 27-year-old.
Deegan ends decade-long spell in the UK to join newly-promoted Shelbourne
The midfielder returns to the League of Ireland from Cambridge United, where he was club captain.
Wayne Rooney: I'm still Premier League quality
The former England striker believes he is still Premier League class and hopes he can ultimately prove that with Derby County.
Kawhi clips in 23 on Toronto return, Lakers going strong on the road
James Harden scored 55, pretty standard night.
Munster make three changes as Zebo and Ryan start for Racing in Thomond return
The teams will square off at the Limerick venue in the Heineken Champions Cup tomorrow evening.
Zebo set for 'special occasion' on return to Thomond Park to face Munster
The Racing 92 man is hopeful new Ireland boss Andy Farrell will call him up to the national squad.
Ball boy memories and his brother await as Burns prepares to steer Ulster in Bath
The northern province’s playmaker grew up in the dressing room at the Rec.
PHOTOS: Thousands of fans turn out to celebrate homecoming for Dublin GAA winners
In total, today’s event had a capacity for 15,000 people.
Welcoming the Dublin winners home today? Here's everything you need to know
If you didn’t get a ticket, the event will be live-streamed from 1.30pm.
'I didn't have the same love for AFL as I had for Gaelic. It wasn't the sport I thought it would be'
Young Sligo footballer Red Óg Murphy chats about his decision to return home after a stint with AFL side North Melbourne.
Dublin City Council defends decision to make GAA homecoming event ticketed
The ticketing of the event has been criticised by some Dublin GAA fans.
Homecoming for both Dublin teams announced ... but it won't take place for two weeks
The event will take place in Merrion Square on 29 September.
'Finally I return to my city': Balotelli joins newly promoted Brescia
The former Milan and Inter striker was a free agent, but returns home on a reported three-year contract.
In Pictures: 10 of the best snaps as Lowry savours his triumphant homecoming in Clara
The 2019 Open winner was greeted by thousands in Offaly this evening.
US Soccer president hit with 'equal pay' chants as World Cup winners are welcomed home in style
US star Megan Rapinoe made a heartfelt speech to supporters at New York City Hall on Wednesday.