Joy as troops return from Lebanon after six months
There was huge excitement and joy on the faces of a large crowd of family members who gathered at Dublin Airport today to welcome home soldiers the 47th Infantry Group.
The 181 troops have returned following a six month tour in Lebanon.
The 47th Infantry Group are drawn primarily from the Army No 1 Brigade encompassing personnel from the Munster and Connacht regions.
They were deployed to Lebanon in mid-November and had operated on the ground as part of the Finnish, Irish battalion.