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14 slightly magical things spotted at Dublin Airport arrivals this Christmas

Welcome home, everyone.

1. When this man waited at arrivals with a Christmas tree

2. When the airport put Santa’s workshop on the arrivals board

3. When even pugs were getting into the spirit

Just a casual day in Dublin airport with a Christmas pug #pug #Christmas 🐶🐶🐶🎄🎄🎄

A photo posted by Irene Duffy (@reeensters) on

4. And the man himself was welcoming people back

5. (Among others.)

6. When a family had this touching message for their loved one

Arrivals in #dublinairport #christmas #thechristmasnazi #christmasindublin

A photo posted by Susan O'Leary (@susiebuzy) on

7. When this man arrived home from Australia, dropped to one knee, and proposed to his girlfriend right there and then

Source: Sam Boal

8. When the airport put up this sign for returning emigrants

9. And THIS sign for people waiting

10. Plus the children’s choir, of course

11. And the little kids, waiting for their relatives in elf costumes

12. When passport control looked like this

13. When hundreds of families did this

14. And when, all through it, the Irish spirit remained unquashable.

#irish AIRPORT BANTER #dublinairport #thisisireland

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We hope everyone coming home for Christmas has a great one. And for those who can’t, best wishes from Ireland.

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