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#Homecoming

# homecoming - Monday 4 March, 2013

In pictures: Ciaran O'Lionaird and Fionnuala Britton land back with Indoor medals
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

In pictures: Ciaran O'Lionaird and Fionnuala Britton land back with Indoor medals

Mar 4th 2013, 7:50 PM 1,790 Views 1 Comment

There was some excess baggage for two athletes, back form Sweden.

# homecoming - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

'Would someone just get a shepherd's hook and get him out of there' - Hayes on Bowe's Grand Slam ditty
# Cringe
From The42
# Cringe

'Would someone just get a shepherd's hook and get him out of there' - Hayes on Bowe's Grand Slam ditty

Oct 10th 2012, 9:50 PM 2,686 Views 0 Comments

‘The Bull’ revealed that he was a horrified TV viewer at home when his Ireland teammate took to the stage to sing Black Velvet Band.

# homecoming - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Phil Hogan booed by locals at Kilkenny's hurling homecoming
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Phil Hogan booed by locals at Kilkenny's hurling homecoming

Oct 2nd 2012, 8:34 AM 14,673 Views 50 Comments

The environment minister was given the only jeers of the night as Kilkenny’s champions were welcomed to Nowlan Park.

# homecoming - Monday 24 September, 2012

In pictures: Thousands turn out as Donegal welcomes Sam to the hills
# Homecoming
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# Homecoming

In pictures: Thousands turn out as Donegal welcomes Sam to the hills

Sep 24th 2012, 10:04 PM 19,941 Views 10 Comments

It’s going to be a long night in Donegal.

# homecoming - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

PHOTOS: Wexford's three-in-a-row camogie heroes return home
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

PHOTOS: Wexford's three-in-a-row camogie heroes return home

Sep 18th 2012, 11:40 AM 1,179 Views 0 Comments

Thousands turned out in Gorey, Enniscorthy and Wexford Town among others to welcome the O’Duffy Cup back home to Wexford last night.

# homecoming - Friday 14 September, 2012

Congrats! Ireland's Paralympians to be honoured at Farmleigh
# Heroes
# Heroes

Congrats! Ireland's Paralympians to be honoured at Farmleigh

Sep 14th 2012, 8:27 AM 2,257 Views 4 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will be hosting a reception later today for the Irish team to celebrate their haul of sixteen medals at London 2012.

# homecoming - Monday 10 September, 2012

Pics: Welcome home! Ireland's medal-laden Paralympic heroes return
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Pics: Welcome home! Ireland's medal-laden Paralympic heroes return

Sep 10th 2012, 9:50 PM 12,494 Views 26 Comments

A warm welcome for our athletes back in Dublin tonight.

Ireland's heroes head for home as Paralympics closes
# Paralympics 2012
From The42
# Paralympics 2012

Ireland's heroes head for home as Paralympics closes

Sep 10th 2012, 11:14 AM 2,504 Views 1 Comment

Team Ireland’s 49 athletes are expected to meet the public in Dublin Airport shortly after 8pm this evening.

# homecoming - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Jim McGuinness: "I think what's going on is very disrespectful to our own players."
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

Jim McGuinness: "I think what's going on is very disrespectful to our own players."

Sep 6th 2012, 12:37 PM 2,204 Views 2 Comments

The Donegal manager is less than enamored with talk of homecomings ahead of their All-Ireland final showdown.

# homecoming - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Donegal county board hit back in row over All-Ireland homecoming
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Donegal county board hit back in row over All-Ireland homecoming

Sep 4th 2012, 5:07 PM 12,272 Views 56 Comments

The Ulster county have described talk of a homecoming after the September 23rd final as ‘premature’ and ‘unhelpful’.

# homecoming - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Gallery: What the Olympians did next
# Down Time
From The42
# Down Time

Gallery: What the Olympians did next

Aug 19th 2012, 9:00 AM 2,067 Views 0 Comments

While many are still lapping up the limelight, some are happy to continue the hard work, go fishing or have a nice game of dominoes.

# homecoming - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Caption time: When Paddy met Enda...
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

Caption time: When Paddy met Enda...

Aug 15th 2012, 8:37 PM 11,832 Views 59 Comments

One of Ireland’s bronze medal heroes shared a joke with An Taoiseach at the official reception at Farmleigh House today.

# homecoming - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Patients angered by Michael Ring's Olympic homecoming comments
# Health Crisis
# Health Crisis

Patients angered by Michael Ring's Olympic homecoming comments

Aug 14th 2012, 12:39 PM 11,805 Views 54 Comments

Sports Minister said his comments at Team Ireland homecoming about money spent on sport being “better than putting it into hospitals” was meant to highlight importance of exercise in keeping nation healthy.

# homecoming - Monday 13 August, 2012

VIDEO: Ireland welcomes home its Olympians
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

VIDEO: Ireland welcomes home its Olympians

Aug 13th 2012, 9:45 PM 6,326 Views 9 Comments

Featuring interviews with Katie Taylor, John Joe Nevin and Cian O’Connor, among others.

Irish pride as Olympic squad touches down in Dublin
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Irish pride as Olympic squad touches down in Dublin

Aug 13th 2012, 4:31 PM 11,270 Views 23 Comments

The Minister for Sport promised to fight for more funding as he welcome Ireland’s Olympians home at a small reception in Dublin Airport this afternoon.

Don't go to the airport today to welcome the Olympians...
# Welcome Home
# Welcome Home

Don't go to the airport today to welcome the Olympians...

Aug 13th 2012, 8:08 AM 11,520 Views 29 Comments

… go to the Mansion House on Wednesday instead.

# homecoming - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Confusion reigns over no homecoming for Ireland's Olympic athletes
# What's Happening
# What's Happening

Confusion reigns over no homecoming for Ireland's Olympic athletes

Aug 12th 2012, 4:07 PM 13,778 Views 72 Comments

There will be no official event for Team Ireland when they arrive back tomorrow afternoon – but no-one is quite sure why.

Poll: Would you like to see a homecoming for Irish athletes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see a homecoming for Irish athletes?

Aug 12th 2012, 1:00 PM 9,461 Views 68 Comments

A dispute over costs, plus some athletes choosing hometown events, means there’ll be no big official homecoming from the Olympics. Would you like to see one?

# homecoming - Saturday 11 August, 2012

No Dublin event - for now - to welcome Ireland's Olympians home
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

No Dublin event - for now - to welcome Ireland's Olympians home

Aug 11th 2012, 11:11 AM 9,268 Views 42 Comments

Ireland’s 66 Olympians are thought to want to get home and see their families and friends before having any public events.

# homecoming - Friday 10 August, 2012

Hero's homecoming: early details of Katie's return to Ireland
# Katie Taylor
# Katie Taylor

Hero's homecoming: early details of Katie's return to Ireland

Aug 10th 2012, 9:38 AM 15,292 Views 29 Comments

Thousands expected in Bray… and maybe a date with Colin Farrell?

# homecoming - Monday 4 June, 2012

4 days to Euro 2012: Imagine if we had actually won something!
# Countdown
From The42
# Countdown

4 days to Euro 2012: Imagine if we had actually won something!

Jun 4th 2012, 2:23 PM 400 Views 0 Comments

Ireland were given a hero’s welcome when they returned from Germany in ’88.

# homecoming - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Chavez makes energetic homecoming after surgery
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

Chavez makes energetic homecoming after surgery

Mar 17th 2012, 9:12 PM 1,780 Views 10 Comments

The Venezuelan president rallied thousands of supporters who welcomed him home after receiving cancer treatment in Cuba.

# homecoming - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Heroes’ welcome: Zambian champions returns home after African Cup win
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

Heroes’ welcome: Zambian champions returns home after African Cup win

Feb 14th 2012, 6:14 AM 417 Views 1 Comment

They’ll be dancing on the streets of Lusaka, Trevor.

# homecoming - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

In pictures: New York hails returning Super Bowl heroes
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

In pictures: New York hails returning Super Bowl heroes

Feb 7th 2012, 6:57 PM 431 Views 0 Comments

The Giants are back in town. And the Big Apple has made them feel quite at home today.

# homecoming - Friday 27 January, 2012

Dundalk step up their pursuit of Shane O’Connor
# Coming Home
From The42
# Coming Home

Dundalk step up their pursuit of Shane O’Connor

Jan 27th 2012, 1:30 PM 484 Views 0 Comments

Sean McCaffrey has indicated his interest in signing Shane O’Connor, who was released by Ipswich Town last week.

# homecoming - Friday 23 December, 2011

GALLERY: Coming home for Christmas
# Aww
From The Daily Edge
# Aww

GALLERY: Coming home for Christmas

Dec 23rd 2011, 3:28 PM 4,225 Views 4 Comments

Family and friends greet loved ones ahead of Christmas (warning:the sentimental among you *may* cry…)

# homecoming - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Girl dragged away by tsunami finds her way back home - seven years later
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Girl dragged away by tsunami finds her way back home - seven years later

Dec 22nd 2011, 3:51 PM 18,019 Views 36 Comments

An Indonesian girl who was carried away by violent flooding in 2004 has made her way back to her home village – alone – to be reunited with her family.

# homecoming - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Homecoming queen: Golden girl Britton returns home to Ireland
# Golden Girl
From The42
# Golden Girl

Homecoming queen: Golden girl Britton returns home to Ireland

Dec 13th 2011, 11:48 AM 2,268 Views 3 Comments

IN PICTURES: Friends, family and supporters turned out at Dublin Airport last night to welcome home European Cross Country champion Fionnuala Britton.

# homecoming - Monday 24 October, 2011

In pictures: Thousands turn out to celebrate the All Blacks' World Cup win
# Champione
From The42
# Champione

In pictures: Thousands turn out to celebrate the All Blacks' World Cup win

Oct 24th 2011, 11:44 AM 507 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a long time coming, but now it’s here.

# homecoming - Sunday 23 October, 2011

'Thrilled' Taylor due back on Sunday evening
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

'Thrilled' Taylor due back on Sunday evening

Oct 23rd 2011, 10:42 AM 191 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s wonder woman will fly back into Dublin Airport late this evening after collecting another gold medal.

# homecoming - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

In pictures: Ireland's World Cup squad return home
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

In pictures: Ireland's World Cup squad return home

Oct 11th 2011, 6:16 PM 2,784 Views 14 Comments

Declan Kidney’s men were met by a crowd of fans as they disembarked at Dublin Airport.

# homecoming - Monday 19 September, 2011

Gallery: Dublin welcomes its All-Ireland champions home
# Blue Monday
From The42
# Blue Monday

Gallery: Dublin welcomes its All-Ireland champions home

Sep 19th 2011, 9:27 PM 3,889 Views 7 Comments

Thousands of people turned out in Merrion Square this evening to celebrate Dublin’s first All-Ireland in 16 years.

# homecoming - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Here are the details for Dublin’s homecoming parade
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Here are the details for Dublin’s homecoming parade

Sep 18th 2011, 6:45 PM 5,678 Views 40 Comments

After a stunning victory over Kerry at Croke Park today, the capital will be a sea of blue tomorrow night as Sam arrives back after 16 years.

# homecoming - Saturday 27 August, 2011

In pictures: Rovers mobbed on arrival in Dublin
# Rovers Return
From The42
# Rovers Return

In pictures: Rovers mobbed on arrival in Dublin

Aug 27th 2011, 11:57 AM 1,063 Views 0 Comments

A huge crowd turned out to welcome the Hoops home after their Europa League qualification in Belgrade.

# homecoming - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

WATCH: Donegal's Kevin Cassidy leads the homecoming celebrations
# Party On
From The42
# Party On

WATCH: Donegal's Kevin Cassidy leads the homecoming celebrations

Jul 19th 2011, 3:43 PM 895 Views 0 Comments

He’s a big Depeche Mode fan, dontcha know. ..

# homecoming - Monday 20 June, 2011

Holywood star: no homecoming plans yet for returning hero McIlroy
# Grassroots
From The42
# Grassroots

Holywood star: no homecoming plans yet for returning hero McIlroy

Jun 20th 2011, 4:17 PM 623 Views 0 Comments

Co Down club has been “like a media centre” since McIlroy’s victory though they’re unsure when they’re favourite son will return with the trophy.