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# Homeward Bound

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British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has left Iran and will return to UK today
Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been detained since 2016.
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Irishman Richard O'Halloran leaves China after three-year travel ban lifted
The father-of-four had been prevented from leaving China since February 2019.
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Trawler impounded amid post-Brexit fishing row released by French authorities
French maritime police detained the trawler last week for not being on a European register when it was fishing off the Normandy coast
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Rare turtle that got stranded in Donegal in 2019 is being flown home to Gran Canaria today
It’s planned that the turtle will be released back into the sea later this week.
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Former Ireland international among quartet of new signings at Waterford
Eddie Nolan has joined his hometown club after playing over 350 games during his time in the UK.
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US Star Alex Morgan ends spell with Tottenham
The World Cup winner has left the club she joined in September.
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Dog reunited with owners after going missing for over three years
Lola, a black Labrador, vanished from a fenced garden in 2017.
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Schneiderlin departs Everton to join Patrick Vieira's Nice
The 30-year-old midfielder has been with the Toffees since arriving from Manchester United in 2017.
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'Devastated' Duff reveals family commitments were behind his Celtic exit
‘I’d love to be a brilliant coach… but I think it’s more important at the minute that I’m just a brilliant dad.’
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Julian Savea targets New Zealand return after confirming Toulon departure
The 54-cap All Black previously played for the Hurricanes Super Rugby side in his native Wellington.
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Dublin All-Ireland winning duo head home from AFLW amidst Covid-19 crisis
Sinead Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy are heading home to Ireland.
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McKenna returns to Tyrone from AFL club 'due to homesickness and family-related reasons'
McKenna has been playing with Essendon since October 2014.
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Wolves striker Cutrone heads back to Serie A after just six months
The 22-year-old will make a swift return to Italy after struggling to make an impact in the Premier League.
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Big boost for Wales as Rhys Webb announces Toulon departure
The 31-cap scrum-half also played two Tests for the British and Irish Lions in New Zealand in 2017.
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Big boost for Laois club as O'Loughlin ends eight-year spell with St Brigid's
The experienced midfielder is set to return to Rosenallis, the club he started out with as a juvenile.
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Cork City announce Coleman signing as departures confirmed
Neale Fenn has made his first acquisition since taking over, while Eoghan Stokes and Joel Coustrain have left the club.
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Rooney determined to bring goals to Derby as he targets striking impact with Rams
The Championship side today confirmed that the former England captain would join the club in January.
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Highly-rated Brown returning to Highlanders next season after Sunwolves stint
The Kiwi side will wave goodbye to their defence coach this year, but may prefer to focus Brown’s talents on the attack.
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Galway star Cooney marks return home from Australia with brilliant display for Sarsfields
The 28-year-old only returned home a few days ago but lined out at full-forward against Kilnadeema-Leitrim.
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Jack Byrne linked with move to Shamrock Rovers
The 22-year-old looks set to leave Scottish Premiership leaders Kilmarnock after just four months.
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'I won't be travelling over and back every year so this could be my last one' - back from Dubai for Tipp final
Former Tipperary captain Peter Acheson will return to line out for Moyle Rovers in Semple Stadium next Sunday.
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Louth and Galway footballers move home as they bring AFL careers with Carlton to an end
It has been confirmed that Ciaran Byrne and Cillian McDaid have called time with the Melbourne based club.
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Taoiseach asks employers to be 'flexible' on Friday so staff can get home to vote
Varadkar said some people have to make long journeys home to vote.
# Back Home
'I'm very happy, it's great': Ibrahim Halawa has arrived home to Dublin
The Dubliner has been speaking to the media at Terminal 1.
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'The nightmare is over': Ibrahim Halawa has been released from prison in Egypt
The 21-year-old spent more than four years in jail.
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Taoiseach says no date confirmed for Ibrahim Halawa's return to Ireland
The family of Halawa said they want arrangements for his return to be kept Friday.
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Coveney 'very hopeful' Ibrahim Halawa could be home later this week
Coveney hopes Halawa will be released from prison later today.
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Government considering sending its private jet to bring Ibrahim Halawa home
Ibrahim Halawa was acquitted by a court in Egypt yesterday.
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Ex-Crystal Palace midfielder Owen Garvan weighing up League of Ireland offers
The former Ireland U21 international is considering a return to Dublin.
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Out-half Boshoff could cut ties with Connacht early
The Springbok lost his father to a stroke this year and is keen to return to his family.
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Four 'designer pups' seized at Dublin Port after being discovered in carry on luggage
The animals were not microchipped nor did they have pet passports.
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Dundalk confirm the signing of former Chelsea midfielder Conor Clifford
The 25-year-old Dubliner captained Chelsea to win the FA Youth Cup in the 2009-10 season.
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Connacht bring Irish centre Farrell home from England
The 23-year-old centre will join Pat Lam’s side with immediate effect after leaving Bedford Blues.
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Harris wants to woo Irish nurses home, but only 36 turned up on first day of recruitment drive
The HSE is hosting three open recruitment days for nurses and midwives in Dublin over the Christmas period.
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Nearly 100 puppies sent from Dublin Port have been seized in the UK
The DSPCA said all the animals have been returned to Ireland and are currently receiving veterinary treatment.
# Long Road Home
This Offaly man's epic odyssey home from a night out made the best Snapchat story
Joe Troy’s 50km challenge.
# Respect
'It's raised my spirits and the spirits of my family' - departing Kurt McQuilkin hails Leinster efforts
The coach is returning to New Zealand for personal reasons.
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Leinster defence coach Kurt McQuilkin to return to New Zealand for personal reasons
Leo Cullen lamented the loss of the coach.
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My kind of town: Iain Henderson turns focus to shocking the All Blacks
The sides meet in Chicago and Dublin in November.
# In Demand
Highlanders chief says he's contacted Joe Schmidt about taking over Super Rugby heavyweights
The job would be from 2018.