The 110th Infantry Battalion has just finished a six-month peacekeeping mission
Family and friends have welcomed home 230 members of the Defence Forces from South Lebanon.
They touched down at Dublin Airport this evening following a six-month peacekeeping mission.
They had been serving with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).
There were tears, hugs and screams of joy at the airport as the members of the 110th Infantry Battalion arrived back.
Families have gathered at Dublin Airport as 300 members of the Defence Forces are due home following 6 month stint in Lebanon pic.twitter.com/1X1nzvVgLl— Stephanie Grogan (@StephGrogan3) November 17, 2017
Some photos of the Defence Forces at Dublin Airport as family and friends welcomed them home from Lebanon pic.twitter.com/iEkJjDbd6d— Stephanie Grogan (@StephGrogan3) November 17, 2017
Martin McMahon said he missed the simple things in life while he was away.
"Honestly? I missed proper pubs. I missed butter, milk, real food... Irish dairy products - not a plug! Yeah, that's what I missed most".