A heroes' welcome awaits
THE triumphant Cork footballers will arrive back to a hero's welcome on Leeside tonight, writes Ralph Riegel.
Cork is already a sea of red and white with thousands of fans celebrating the All-Ireland triumph in the city centre last night.
And Cork City Council confirmed that the city centre would be in party mode for the homecoming tonight, with Conor Counihan's team provisionally expected back in Cork at around 7pm.
The council stressed that the open-air homecoming at Parnell Square will be free to all, with motorists being warned that some traffic diversions will be in place.