Team Ireland’s medal-laden squad arrived home from the European Junior Championships in Russia via Dublin Airport this afternoon.
The 25-strong squad claimed a highly impressive 13 medals – 2 gold, 3 silver, 8 bronze – in Anapa.
Tipperary’s Elite Mai-Gartland and Kildare’s Lauren Dempsey, pictured below, topped their respective podiums with Ireland finishing in third spot in the medals/rankings table at the 31-nation tournament.
Irish boxing has now claimed 37 medals – 8 of which are gold – from Olympic Youth, World Youth and European Youth/Junior/Schoolboy/girl competition since April of this year.
Click here for Inpho (photography) for images from today’s homecoming which also featured on RTE Six-One News this evening.