The All-Ireland winning Minor Hurling Team and the senior finalists will be welcomed back to Galway city and county today with the Irish Press Cup in tow.

The county council will host a civic homecoming at The Fairgreen in Ballinasloe at 3.30 this afternoon.

Cathaoirleach of the county council, Seán Ó Tuairisg will welcome both teams and management at the event and traffic and parking restrictions will be in place.

Meanwhile, the Minor All-Ireland champions, who beat Kilkenny in Croke Park yesterday, and the senior team, who narrowly lost out to Limerick, will be welcomed back to Pearse Stadium in Salthill at 6.30 this evening.

The Gaelic Grounds will be the venue for the Limerick homecoming.

Thousands of fans are set to give thier team a hero's welcome.


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