WATCH Dublin Paralympic champion Ellen Keane returns home and plans to start training for Paris 2024

By Robbie Kane & Emma Nevin

The Irish Paralympic team landed in Dublin Airport last night after a triumphant outing at the Tokyo Games.

Paralympic Gold Medallist Ellen Keane is now home with her family in Clontarf, who did not disappoint with the homecoming celebrations for their golden girl.

The 26 year old's family home was decorated with flags, signs and banners.

Local children designed a huge banner for the swimming star, which says "Welcome Home Ellen".

Speaking to Dublin Live, Ellen said that she plans to start training for Paris 2024.

"I'm delighted and I'm so excited to be able to share this gold medal with everyone in Clontarf and see them all.

"Well I have to start training for Paris.

"It will fly by. the whole past year has flown by too so three years are gonna fly."

Ellen's homecoming celebrations will continue with her driving around Clontarf in an open-top carriage.

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