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“Current success lifting the spirits of people in the county” – Carlow manager Turlough O Brien

Carlow football boss Turlough O'Brien pictured at the launch of Carlow's 2016 GAA campaign at Netwatch Cullen Park on 28 January 2016. Photo: Ken McGuire/KCLR
Carlow football boss Turlough O'Brien pictured at the launch of Carlow's 2016 GAA campaign at Netwatch Cullen Park on 28 January 2016. Photo: Ken McGuire/KCLR

Carlow Senior Football manager Turlough O’Brien says the current success has lifted the spirits of people within the county.

Speaking to KCLR ahead of Saturday’s game at home to Monaghan, Turlough says the support they have got has added to the occasion.

“The scenes on the pitch there after the game in Dr. Cullen Park at the weekend, and in Ruislip and over in Portlaoise, you can’t buy those occasions”

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