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.
Dearbhla Rooney is back home in Manorhamilton pic.twitter.com/Og1vCimMWi— Leitrim Observer (@LeitrimToday) October 21, 2018
There was a huge ovation for Déarbhla and Dean when they were introduced to waiting crowd in the Bee Park Community Centre.
Great turn out tonight for our local hero and youth Olympian bronze medallist Dearbhla Rooney. Amazing achievement and big days ahead for this talented lady. #YouthOlympics #teamireland #boxing pic.twitter.com/3yoMxpc1Yw— gerry hickey (@gerryhickey2) October 21, 2018
Presentations were made to both boxers in recognition of their success with Team Ireland.