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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Homecoming

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35,000 Dublin fans welcome All-Ireland heroes at homecoming
Eoghan O’Gara and Paddy Andrews danced up a storm and Kevin McMenamon treated the Dubs faithful to a song.
Details of Dubs homecoming event announced
Dublin’s Merrion Square will be closed off tomorrow as preparations get underway to welcome Jim Gavin’s men and Sam Maguire.
Pics: Ireland's Paralympic swimmers return home with 8 world championship medals
Team Ireland won eight medals in eight days at the Paralympic Swimming World Championships in Montreal.
Sean O'Brien: Lions victory 'top of the pile' but Irish success comes first
The Leinster flanker has a spot of farming, then celebrating, to do when he gets home to Carlow.
No comment from O'Driscoll or Heaslip as Irish Lions welcomed home
Sean O’Brien and Jonny Sexton carried out their final press duties on a long 2012/13 season.
In pictures: Ciaran O'Lionaird and Fionnuala Britton land back with Indoor medals
There was some excess baggage for two athletes, back form Sweden.
'Would someone just get a shepherd's hook and get him out of there' - Hayes on Bowe's Grand Slam ditty
‘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.
Phil Hogan booed by locals at Kilkenny's hurling homecoming
The environment minister was given the only jeers of the night as Kilkenny’s champions were welcomed to Nowlan Park.
In pictures: Thousands turn out as Donegal welcomes Sam to the hills
It’s going to be a long night in Donegal.
PHOTOS: Wexford's three-in-a-row camogie heroes return home
Thousands turned out in Gorey, Enniscorthy and Wexford Town among others to welcome the O’Duffy Cup back home to Wexford last night.
Congrats! Ireland's Paralympians to be honoured at Farmleigh
Taoiseach Enda Kenny will be hosting a reception later today for the Irish team to celebrate their haul of sixteen medals at London 2012.
Pics: Welcome home! Ireland's medal-laden Paralympic heroes return
A warm welcome for our athletes back in Dublin tonight.
Ireland's heroes head for home as Paralympics closes
Team Ireland’s 49 athletes are expected to meet the public in Dublin Airport shortly after 8pm this evening.
Jim McGuinness: "I think what's going on is very disrespectful to our own players."
The Donegal manager is less than enamored with talk of homecomings ahead of their All-Ireland final showdown.
Donegal county board hit back in row over All-Ireland homecoming
The Ulster county have described talk of a homecoming after the September 23rd final as ‘premature’ and ‘unhelpful’.
Gallery: What the Olympians did next
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.
Caption time: When Paddy met Enda...
One of Ireland’s bronze medal heroes shared a joke with An Taoiseach at the official reception at Farmleigh House today.
Patients angered by Michael Ring's Olympic homecoming 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.
VIDEO: Ireland welcomes home its Olympians
Featuring interviews with Katie Taylor, John Joe Nevin and Cian O’Connor, among others.
Irish pride as Olympic squad touches down in Dublin
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...
… go to the Mansion House on Wednesday instead.
Confusion reigns over no homecoming for Ireland's Olympic athletes
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?
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?
No Dublin event - for now - to welcome Ireland's Olympians home
Ireland’s 66 Olympians are thought to want to get home and see their families and friends before having any public events.
Hero's homecoming: early details of Katie's return to Ireland
Thousands expected in Bray… and maybe a date with Colin Farrell?
4 days to Euro 2012: Imagine if we had actually won something!
Ireland were given a hero’s welcome when they returned from Germany in ’88.
Chavez makes energetic homecoming after surgery
The Venezuelan president rallied thousands of supporters who welcomed him home after receiving cancer treatment in Cuba.
Heroes’ welcome: Zambian champions returns home after African Cup win
They’ll be dancing on the streets of Lusaka, Trevor.
In pictures: New York hails returning Super Bowl heroes
The Giants are back in town. And the Big Apple has made them feel quite at home today.
Dundalk step up their pursuit of Shane O’Connor
Sean McCaffrey has indicated his interest in signing Shane O’Connor, who was released by Ipswich Town last week.
GALLERY: Coming home for Christmas
Family and friends greet loved ones ahead of Christmas (warning:the sentimental among you *may* cry…)
Girl dragged away by tsunami finds her way back home - seven years later
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 queen: Golden girl Britton returns home to Ireland
IN PICTURES: Friends, family and supporters turned out at Dublin Airport last night to welcome home European Cross Country champion Fionnuala Britton.
In pictures: Thousands turn out to celebrate the All Blacks' World Cup win
It’s been a long time coming, but now it’s here.
'Thrilled' Taylor due back on Sunday evening
Ireland’s wonder woman will fly back into Dublin Airport late this evening after collecting another gold medal.
In pictures: Ireland's World Cup squad return home
Declan Kidney’s men were met by a crowd of fans as they disembarked at Dublin Airport.