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Here's where you can welcome the Dublin winners home

The Dublin senior footballers secured their third All-Ireland win in a row yesterday.
Sep 18th 2017, 10:19 AM 18,476 23

Dublin celebrate after the game Dublin's senior football team celebrate after their historic win. Source: Tommy Dickson/INPHO

DUBLIN FANS WILL get their chance to celebrate again this evening as the homecoming for the 2017 All-Ireland football champions will take place at Smithfield Square at 6.30pm.

The Dublin senior footballers secured their third All-Ireland win in a row yesterday after beating Mayo by just one point at Croke Park.

Lord Mayor Mícheál Mac Donncha and Dublin City Council will host the event for the team, backroom staff, Dublin county board and the “true blue Dubs”.

“It is with great pleasure that I will welcome the victorious Dublin senior football team, on the occasion of their All-Ireland win, to greet their fans in Smithfield tomorrow evening,” Mac Donncha said.

Access to the event in Smithfield Plaza is from North King Street, Friary Avenue and Thundercut Alley.

Those attending are “advised to obey the event signage and the stewards’ instructions”.

A map of access points to the plaza is available here.

The city council is asking people to use public transport when travelling to and from the event, which is a family-friendly alcohol-free event.

Fans are being warned that the Smithfield Luas stop may be closed between 6pm and 8pm. The Four Courts and Museum stop will remain open during this time.

“This historic three-in-a-row winning run is a marvellous achievement from one of the best county teams we have ever seen,” Mac Donncha said.

“My commiseration must go to the brave and talented Mayo team.

I hope that as many Dubs fans as possible make their way to Smithfield Plaza to welcome and congratulate our heroic team.

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