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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: -1°C

# Homecoming

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Could Joe Schmidt coach New Zealand one day? A legendary All Black thinks he has the potential
Mils Muliaina says Joe Schmidt has ‘turned some heads’ in his home country.
'I'm a Cork lad' - Liam Miller on straight-forward decision to return to Leeside
John Caulfield showed off his latest Turner’s Cross signing today.
Munster confirm Tomás O'Leary will return to the province next season
Meanwhile, the province have confirmed new contracts for Andrew Conway and Dave O’Callaghan.
Former Irish international Liam Miller is returning to Cork to join his hometown club
“Marquee signing” for Cork City manager John Caulfield.
Reports are linking Tomás O'Leary with a return to Munster next season
The homing instincts in Corkonians are strong.
40,000 Atletico fans don't care how terrible Torres has been since 2011, they love him anyway
Some turnout for an unveiling mind.
Torres set for return to Atletico Madrid on loan
An 18-month loan deal has been agreed.
Irish family surprise grandmother with homecoming at her 60th birthday
A lovely gesture.
Family surprise daughter with lovely Christmas homecoming at Dublin Airport
Carmel O’Connor from Limerick has spent Christmas in Oz for the past four years.
Andy Lee says world title defence 'has to be in Ireland'
The Limerick man is hoping to bring a world title bout to his home city.
Leinster sign an Irish international on loan to cover the front row
Young prop Ed Byrne was the latest Leinster player to be ruled out with injury.
Aaron McKenna: How can we bring our emigrants home?
The energy and vibrancy of younger workers is what drives an economy on – but, quite apart from that, emigration is a poignant human tragedy.
Sexton move the latest success in IRFU's battle against French wealth
The return of the Ireland out-half follows up on last season’s new deals for Sean O’Brien and Jamie Heaslip.
Nani is going back to Sporting Lisbon and a mean kid might be to blame
At least a bird didn’t crap in his mouth on his way out.
SPIN 1038 helped three Irish girls surprise their mammies with an Australian homecoming
Get a tissue.
LeBron James' homecoming to be against the NBA champs - reports
The Boston Globe has predicted that ‘King James’ and his new, old team will welcome San Antonio to Cleveland.
Germany dance back into Berlin on massive open-top Merc truck
The centre of Berlin was thronged with fans celebrating the World Cup success.
Jubilant crowds welcome home German World Cup heroes
The German team have landed in Berlin, where expectant crowds are waiting.
Son pretends to swim home from Australia to surprise his mammy
Greatest homecoming EVER.
Victorious Derry yacht returns home following transatlantic race win
The first crews from the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race arrived in the Foyle marina this morning.
'It'll be like World Cup '94 all over again' - Holohan added to UFC Dublin card
Thy 26-years-old submission specialist will take on Josh Sampo in the first of a four-fight contract on 19 July.
In pics: Gold medal-winning Katie Taylor and the rest of the Irish squad's homecoming
Bronze winner Clare Grace was also a prominent part of the celebrations.
US town cancels celebration for soldier captured by the Taliban over safety fears
Bowe Bergdahl’s release has sparked a national debate in the US: was he an American prisoner of war? Or a deserter who abandoned his unit?
Shay Given spent his Friday night at Donegal county training
He didn’t keep a clean sheet, but he did pose for at least one selfie.
Cristiano Ronaldo: The boy who conquered Lisbon
Ahead of the Champions League final, Ronaldo is to return to the city where he began his career.
Banksy has painted a new mural - but nobody knows where it is
Mobile Lovers.
Hiddink to return as Holland boss -- with Blind and van Nistelrooy as his assistants
Hiddink to take charge until 2016 before Danny Blind leads the Oranje into the 2018 World Cup.
Ireland's Six Nations champions return home to a heroes' welcome
Joe Schmidt’s side fly back into Dublin after their Six Nations triumph.
Getting Sexton back in Ireland would be a World Cup boost, admits O'Driscoll
‘I think everyone is in agreement that we didn’t want to see him go’.
Irish mam loses the head at son's surprise arrival home
He’d been gone for two years, TWO YEARS.
Jordi Murphy hoping to emulate Lansdowne teammate Moore with Ireland cap
The Leinster No. 8 has been heavily involved in Ireland’s training camp in recent weeks.
Returning soldier dresses up as Santa to give his mother a heartwarming surprise
Please allow us one final Christmas-related cry.
WATCH: The most Irish reaction to a surprise homecoming ever
You know how it is, you go to great lengths to surprise your family and get called names for it.
Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
Everyone’s talking about tonight’s big storm, the St Vincent’s salary revelations and Alan Shatter’s Santa message…
Irish women's rugby team to play at the Aviva Stadium
It will be the first time a women’s 6 Nations game has been staged at the venue.
Watch the heartwarming moment a Dublin family are reunited for Christmas
Sue Reilly won a competition to bring a loved one home from Oz. Here’s the moment they touched down.
Halawa sisters welcomed home to Dublin after Egypt captivity ordeal
Somaia, Fatima and Omaima were greeted by family members and friends at the airport after months in custody in Egypt.
171 Irish troops due home as their replacements settle in for Christmas in Lebanon
The 108th Battalion troops will be welcomed home by family members and well-wishers at Dublin Airport today.
12 of our favourite pictures as Ireland's World Boxing heroes return home
Joe Ward and Jason Quigley picked up bronze and silver respectively.
19 of our favourite pictures from Clare's homecoming
The Banner men received a hero’s welcome in Ennis tonight.