Six of the best

Team Ireland returned home via Dublin Airport from the European Games in Minsk this morning.

Six medals were claimed at the tournament, courtesy of Kurt Walker (gold), Kellie Harrington (silver), Michaela Walsh (silver), Regan Buckley (bronze), Grainne Walsh (bronze) and Michael Nevin (bronze).

Families, IABA officials, including President Dom O’Rourke, CEO Fergal Carruth and National Registrar Stephen Connolly, clubs, club coaches, friends and fans, including Dylan Larkin, a great supporter of Irish boxing, were at Terminal 1 to welcome the Boys and Girls in Green home.

Irish boxing used an 11-strong squad in Minsk. 54% of the squad medalled.

(Images courtesy of Michael Hade)