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Photos: Sad scenes at Dublin Airport as Irish emigrants say goodbye
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Updated 8.45pm

CHRISTMAS IS OVER, we are into a new year and it is time for Irish emigrants to say their farewells after festive time at home with their families.

There were some heartbreaking scenes at Dublin Airport yesterday as families and friends said goodbye to their loved ones again, with the hope they can return soon.

Photos: Sad scenes at Dublin Airport as Irish emigrants say goodbye
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    Loraine from Clontarf huging her daughter Kate Greenhalgh who is leaving Dublin for Sydney.Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
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    Loraine from Clontarf huging her daughter Kate Greenhalgh who is leaving Dublin for Sydney.Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
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    (LtoR) Steve hugging his son Kieran and daughter Siobhan going back London after Christmas.Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
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    Mary hugging her daughter Siobhan Poll who is going back London after Christmas.Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
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    Barry Newman hugs his wife Amanda before she leaves for Singapore for work.Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
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    Mary Tobin from Dundalk with daughter-in-law Michelle who was going back to New Jersey USA after Christmas.Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
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    Mary Tobin says goodbye to her 10-year-old grandaughter Niamh.Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
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    Mary Tobin from Dundalk and Shane (13) wave good bye to half of the Tobin family. Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
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    Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland
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    Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

Safe home everyone.

First published 11.25am

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