# Hero's welcome

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# Interview
'I don't want to be just known as the athlete who runs around every four years and wins gold medals'
Michael McKillop may have returned from Rio with another gold medal but it has been a difficult couple of months for the athlete.
# Hero's welcome
Thousands of fans turn O'Connell Street blue for Dublin's Sam Maguire celebrations
The crowds braved the elements to give the All-Ireland winners a hero’s reception.
# Hero's welcome
'Some battles you win' - Paying tribute to Noel McGrath after his inspirational return
Putting it into perspective.
# Hero's welcome
Ireland's Special Olympics team had a hero's welcome at Dublin Airport today
All the best pictures from this morning’s homecoming.
# recognition
Ireland's triumphant boxers given a hero's welcome home
Badminton Men’s and Mixed Doubles bronze medal winners Sam Magee, Chloe Magee and Joshua Magee also arrived back in Dublin today.
# Hero's welcome
Sergeant-at-Arms who shot Canadian gunman gets standing ovation
Kevin Vickers was given a hero’s welcome in the Canadian Parliament today.
# Hero's welcome
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.
# top dog
Hero's welcome: Murray given rousing reception in Dunblane
The Olympic and US Open champion brought thousands to the streets of the Scottish town.
# Hero's welcome
In pictures: home, sweet home for Darren Clarke
The British Open returned to Royal Portrush this afternoon with the Claret Jug. And he brought a present.