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Watch: Joyous Scenes As Limerick Bring Liam MacCarthy Home

Watch: Joyous Scenes As Limerick Bring Liam MacCarthy Home
By Eoin Lyons Updated

On Sunday a 45 year wait was ended, and on Monday it was celebrated as the victorious Limerick team brought the Liam McCarthy back to the county. In the run up to the team's arrival at the Gaelic Grounds Limerick hurling legend Richie Bennis revealed his delight at the end of his county's drought, telling RTE that he will be more than happy to pass the guard on to the team of 2018:

I think people are fed up of listening to the '73 set up. So I will officially tonight hand over the mantle of the last team to win an All-Ireland to the 2018 team.

I am delighted, it's a weight off our shoulders.

According to Gardai reports between 80,000 and 90,000 people turned out to welcome the team home, with the excitement palpable from all of the videos surfacing on social media:

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