Updated: 2009-10-27 11:05:07
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By: Noel Kennedy  
Emmy Award winner Dearbhla Walsh's Homecoming

The recent Emmy Award winner Dearbhla Walsh flew into Sligo Airport
along with her magnificent Emmy Award Trophy. 
She travelled as guest of Aer Arann and Sligo Airport.

Photos by Noel Kennedy/NK Photography
Award winner, Dearbhla Walsh arriving at Sligo Airport for the first time since she received her award for
Award winner, Dearbhla Walsh arriving at Sligo Airport for the first time since she received her award for "Outstanding Directing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special" at the recent Emmy Awards.
Coping with the Atlantic wind on Dearbhla's arrival
Coping with the Atlantic wind on Dearbhla's arrival
Emmy Award winner, Dearbhla Walsh receives a warm welcome home from Joe Corcoran and Bernie Chambers of Sligo Airport.
Emmy Award winner, Dearbhla Walsh receives a warm welcome home from Joe Corcoran and Bernie Chambers of Sligo Airport.
A surprised Dearbhla brings her Emmy through the arravals door of Sligo Airport.
A surprised Dearbhla brings her Emmy through the arravals door of Sligo Airport.
Emmy Award winner Dearbhla Walsh with the President of Sligo Chamber, Kevin Quinn.
Emmy Award winner Dearbhla Walsh with the President of Sligo Chamber, Kevin Quinn.
Emmy Award winner Dearbhla Walsh is congratulated by Niamh Garahy when she arrived home to Sligo on Saturday.
Emmy Award winner Dearbhla Walsh is congratulated by Niamh Garahy when she arrived home to Sligo on Saturday.
Dearbhla gets a welcome home embrace from her mum.
Dearbhla gets a welcome home embrace from her mum.
Mayor of Sligo, Cllr Jimmy McGarry chats with Dearbhla.
Mayor of Sligo, Cllr Jimmy McGarry chats with Dearbhla.
Dearbhla with Albert Higgins, Chairman of Sligo Airport and Cllr Jimmy McGarry, Mayor of Sligo.
Dearbhla with Albert Higgins, Chairman of Sligo Airport and Cllr Jimmy McGarry, Mayor of Sligo.
Getting their hands on the prize with Dearbhla are Kevin Quinn; President of Sligo Chamber; Veronica Cawley; Leas Cathaoirleach; Cllr Jimmy McGarry; Mayor Of Sligo and Albert Higgins; Chairman of Sligo Airport.
Getting their hands on the prize with Dearbhla are Kevin Quinn; President of Sligo Chamber; Veronica Cawley; Leas Cathaoirleach; Cllr Jimmy McGarry; Mayor Of Sligo and Albert Higgins; Chairman of Sligo Airport.
Dearbhla with Kevin Quinn; Rhona McGrath; Noelle Cawley; Cllr Veronica Cawley; Cllr Jimmy McGarry; Albert Higgins; Sile Garrett Haran; Caroline Pilkington and Ita McMorrow.
Dearbhla with Kevin Quinn; Rhona McGrath; Noelle Cawley; Cllr Veronica Cawley; Cllr Jimmy McGarry; Albert Higgins; Sile Garrett Haran; Caroline Pilkington and Ita McMorrow.
Joe Corcoran, manager of Sligo Airport presents Dearbhla with flowers.
Joe Corcoran, manager of Sligo Airport presents Dearbhla with flowers.
Emmy Award Winner, Dearbhla Walsh, shows off her prize at Sligo Airport. It's her first time back home in Sligo since the award ceremony.
Emmy Award Winner, Dearbhla Walsh, shows off her prize at Sligo Airport. It's her first time back home in Sligo since the award ceremony.
Dearbhla with her parents Joe and Maeve and Bernie Chambers of Sligo Airport, Sile Garrett Haran of the Marketing Sligo Forum and Noelle Cawley of Failte Ireland North West.
Dearbhla with her parents Joe and Maeve and Bernie Chambers of Sligo Airport, Sile Garrett Haran of the Marketing Sligo Forum and Noelle Cawley of Failte Ireland North West.
Dearbhla with her family,  mum and dad, Maeve and Joe and her sister, Caríosa.
Dearbhla with her family, mum and dad, Maeve and Joe and her sister, Caríosa.
Dearbhla Walsh with Sligo Airport staff, Stephaine Keegan, Leonie Gallagher and Lorraine Patton.
Dearbhla Walsh with Sligo Airport staff, Stephaine Keegan, Leonie Gallagher and Lorraine Patton.
Susan Doyle holds the Emmy with Dearbhla.
Susan Doyle holds the Emmy with Dearbhla.
Dearbhla and her dad, Joe Walsh.
Dearbhla and her dad, Joe Walsh.
Dearbhla with her parents Maeve and Joe, when she arrived home to Sligo.
Dearbhla with her parents Maeve and Joe, when she arrived home to Sligo.
Dearbhla and her mum, Maeve Walsh.
Dearbhla and her mum, Maeve Walsh.
Dearbhla with Kevin Quinn, her mum Maeve and Ita McMorrow.
Dearbhla with Kevin Quinn, her mum Maeve and Ita McMorrow.
Dearbhla with Ita McMorrow, her mum, Meave and Caroline Pilkington.
Dearbhla with Ita McMorrow, her mum, Meave and Caroline Pilkington.