Joyous scenes in Dublin Airport as Irish troops return home from Lebanon
There were joyous scenes in Dublin Airport this morning when 175 troops arrived home after serving abroad for six months.
A huge crowd of friends and family gathered to welcome home the men and woman from the 42nd infantry group.
The soldiers, mainly from Louth and Dublin, have spent the last six months stationed on the Israeli border in South Lebanon.
They are being replaced by the 45th infantry group, who are currently settling into their camp in South Lebanon.