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"Scaled back" homecoming planned for Olympic gold medalist Kellie Harrington this afternoon

Aug 10, 2021 07:08 By News Northern Sound
"Scaled back" homecoming planned for Olympic gold medalist Kellie Harrington this afternoon "Scaled back" homecoming planned for Olympic gold medalist Kellie Harrington this afternoon
30 May 2019; Team Ireland boxer Kellie Harrington prepares for competition at the European Games in Minsk at the Sport Ireland Institute in Abbotstown, Dublin. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile
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She'll be welcomed home on an open-top bus.

A 'scaled back' homecoming event for Olympic gold medalist Kellie Harrington is due to take place in Dublin's north inner-city this afternoon.

The boxing champion will be welcomed home on an open-top bus, however, Dublin City Council says arrangements have yet to be confirmed.

The council was in talks with locals in the north inner city about how best to mark the champion's homecoming.

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Nial Ring, Councillor for the North Inner-City, is appealing to fans not to converge around Kellie's home on Portland Row due to public safety and Covid-19 restrictions:

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