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In pictures: Kellie Harrington's triumphant homecoming

Soak in the scenes of a glorious day in Dublin.

Ireland’s latest Olympic medalists, Kellie Harrington and Aidan Walsh, returned home today

kellie-harrington-with-her-gold-medal-and-aidan-walsh-with-his-bronze-medal Source: Laszlo Geczo/INPHO

Those on hand to meet Kellie included Limerick boxing stalwart Anna Moore…

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…and Michael Conlan, whose father John coaches Kellie

kellie-harrington-with-michael-conlan Source: Laszlo Geczo/INPHO

An open-top bus then took Kellie and Irish team-mate Emmet Brennan back home to Portland Row…

kellie-harrington-makes-her-way-towards-portland-row-on-the-open-top-bus Source: Laszlo Geczo/INPHO

…where the locals turned out in force 

crowds-gather-around-portland-row-ahead-of-kellie-harringtons-arrival Source: Laszlo Geczo/INPHO

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kellie-harrington-with-emmet-brennan-on-the-open-top-bus Source: Laszlo Geczo/INPHO

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