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Grand National winner Rule The World gets a heroes welcome home to Mulligar

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Crabbie's Grand National winner Rule The World during a homecoming event in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PA Wire

Crabbie's Grand National winner Rule The World during a homecoming event in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PA Wire

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Crabbie's Grand National winner Rule The World during a homecoming event in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PA Wire

Crabbie's Grand National winner Rule The World during a homecoming event in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PA Wire

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Crabbie's Grand National winner Rule The World during a homecoming event in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PA Wire

Crabbie's Grand National winner Rule The World during a homecoming event in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PA Wire

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Crabbie's Grand National winner Rule The World during a homecoming event in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PA Wire

Crabbie's Grand National winner Rule The World during a homecoming event in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PA Wire

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Owner Michael O'Leary kisses the Crabbie's Grand National trophy during a homecoming event for his horse Rule The World in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PA Wire

Owner Michael O'Leary kisses the Crabbie's Grand National trophy during a homecoming event for his horse Rule The World in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PA Wire

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Crabbie's Grand National winner Rule The World during a homecoming event in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PA Wire

Crabbie's Grand National winner Rule The World during a homecoming event in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PA Wire

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Owner Michael O'Leary (left) and Crabbie's Grand National winner Rule The World during a homecoming event in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PA Wire

Owner Michael O'Leary (left) and Crabbie's Grand National winner Rule The World during a homecoming event in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PA Wire

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Crabbie's Grand National winner Rule The World during a homecoming event in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. PA Wire

Crabbie's Grand National winner Rule The World during a homecoming event in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. PA Wire

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Crabbie's Grand National winner Rule The World during a homecoming event in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. PA Wire

Hundreds turned out in Mulligar to welcome home Grand National winner Rule The World.

The streets of the Co Westmeath town were lined with well wishers as the horse was paraded home after being transported home to Ireland via ferry.

Rule The World was trained by Mouse Morris and owned by Michael O’Leary, who were also present for the victorious homecoming.

The horse was ridden by 19-yr-old jockey David Mullins in the Grand National on Saturday.

Belfast Telegraph