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Galway Senior & Minor hurlers to receive a hero's welcome later this evening

The newly crowned All Ireland Senior Hurling Champions will receive at hero's welcome in Galway tonight.

The Tribesmen are bringing the Liam McCarthy Cup home for the first time in 29 years, following yesterday's 26 points to 2-17 victory over Waterford at Croke Park.

A large crowd is expected at Pearse Stadium for the homecoming celebrations.

The Irish Press Cup will be on show too.

Galway also won the All Ireland Minor Final yesterday, beating Cork by 2-17 to 2-15.

Fans will be able to take their places from 5 pm, although the teams are not expected before 7 pm.

The City Quays will be the venue for Waterford's Homecoming Ceremony.

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