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Watch | Huge crowds in Manorhamilton welcome home Ireland's bronze medalist Déarbhla Rooney

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Watch | Huge crowds in Manorhamilton welcome home Ireland's bronze medalist Déarbhla Rooney

Dearbhla Rooney and Dean Clancy received a heroes welcome in Manorhamilton yesterday.

Following her bronze medal winning heroics in Buenos Aires last week, Déarbhla Rooney was welcomed home to Manorhamilton in style yesterday evening as huge crowds gave her and fellow youth Olympian Dean Clancy a reception to remember.

Déarbhla, Dean and the Irish team arrived into Dublin airport yesterday morning where family, friends and well wishers eagerly awaited their arrival.

Large crowds lined the streets of Manorhamilton before a reception was held for the boxers in the Bee Park Community Centre.

There was a huge ovation for Déarbhla and Dean when they were introduced to waiting crowd in the Bee Park Community Centre.

Presentations were made to both boxers in recognition of their success with Team Ireland.