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 peace keeping mission.
There were tears, hugs and screams of joy at Dublin Airport this evening as members of the 110th infantry battalion came home.
The troops have been away from their loved ones while they took part in this six month peace keeping mission.
The 110th Infantry Battalion are drawn primarily from 2 Brigade with personnel drawn mainly from the east of the country.
A total of 336 Defence Forces personnel deployed with the 110th Infantry Battalion, 106 personnel have returned home having rotated with members of 111th Infantry Battalion.