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Olympic Gold Medalist, Kellie Harrington, Will Be Welcomed Home Today.

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Dublin City Council has been in talks with locals in the north inner city about how best to mark the champion's homecoming

Olympic gold medallist Kellie Harrington is due to be welcomed home today on an open-top bus.

Dublin City Council has been in talks with locals in the north inner city about how best to mark the champion's homecoming.

People are being asked not to converge around Kellie's home on Portland Row due to public safety and Covid-19 restrictions.

Nial Ring, Councillor for the North Inner-City, says the arrangements have yet to be confirmed, but any event will be confined to the local area:

Councillor Ring is appealing to fans not to converge around Kellie's home on Portland Row due to public safety and Covid-19 restrictions

The team is due to touch down at Dublin Airport at around lunchtime.

The bus tour is due to start from the Clonliffe House pub in Ballybough at 5pm, heading towards Summerhill.

It will then move onwards towards Summerhill before making its way down Harrington’s home street of Portland Row.

Local resident Michelle Hanley says Kellie is an inspiration for the local area

Journalist,Paul O’Donoghue reports from Kellie's local area of Portland row

These local residents say her win has been a massive boost for the community

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