VIDEO: Ireland welcomes home its Olympians

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

THE MAJORITY OF Ireland’s athletes returned home today, following what was arguably the country’s most successful Olympic Games ever.

Team Ireland returned with one gold, one silver and three bronze medals, equalling their highest medal tally ever, which was set at the Melbourne Olympics in 1956.

The video below features interviews with John Treacy, Sonia O’Sullivan, and Billy Walsh, along with some of those who competed at the Games.

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