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#Turlough O'Brien

# turlough-obrien - Monday 8 June, 2020

'That first three years were tough. Anyone else would have walked away, wouldn't have had the stomach for it'
# Carlow Leader
# Carlow Leader

'That first three years were tough. Anyone else would have walked away, wouldn't have had the stomach for it'

Updated Jun 8th 2020, 8:17 PM 16,746 Views 1 Comment

Carlow player Daniel St Ledger on the impact of Turlough O’Brien’s spell in charge and life under lockdown away from Gaelic football.

# turlough-obrien - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Turlough O'Brien steps down as Carlow football manager
# Carlow Rising
# Carlow Rising

Turlough O'Brien steps down as Carlow football manager

Jun 6th 2020, 5:19 PM 21,447 Views 14 Comments

He stands aside after six years in charge, most notable for a famous Championship win over Kildare.

# turlough-obrien - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Carlow suspension saga to drag on until next week after DRA ruling
# Battle
# Battle

Carlow suspension saga to drag on until next week after DRA ruling

May 15th 2019, 3:16 PM 5,527 Views 1 Comment

Brendan Murphy, Turlough O’Brien and Steven Poacher are set to have their cases heard by the CAC once again.

# turlough-obrien - Monday 15 April, 2019

Carlow trio to fight hefty suspensions in front of appeals committee
# Battle
# Battle

Carlow trio to fight hefty suspensions in front of appeals committee

Updated Apr 15th 2019, 2:00 PM 17,108 Views 14 Comments

Turlough O’Brien, Steven Poacher and Brendan Murphy have appealed their bans to the GAA’s Central Appeals Committee.

# turlough-obrien - Monday 1 April, 2019

Carlow boss O'Brien and coach Poacher set for CHC hearing over proposed bans
# Disciplinary Process
# Disciplinary Process

Carlow boss O'Brien and coach Poacher set for CHC hearing over proposed bans

Apr 1st 2019, 6:11 PM 18,567 Views 6 Comments

Turlough O’Brien and Steven Poacher will go in front of the GAA’s Central Hearings Committee.

# turlough-obrien - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

'They want big days in Croke Park. They want TV audiences. I don't think people are listening anyway to grassroots.'
# Carlow Rising
# Carlow Rising

'They want big days in Croke Park. They want TV audiences. I don't think people are listening anyway to grassroots.'

Jun 6th 2018, 10:02 AM 6,494 Views 4 Comments

Despite Carlow’s progress, their manager has concerns over the direction the game is heading.

# turlough-obrien - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Starting out in 2005, tough days in a Carlow jersey, Laois family links and the Leinster final dream
# Captain John
# Captain John

Starting out in 2005, tough days in a Carlow jersey, Laois family links and the Leinster final dream

Jun 5th 2018, 3:48 PM 4,318 Views 1 Comment

John Murphy will savour Sunday’s Leinster semi-final battle against Laois.

# turlough-obrien - Monday 14 May, 2018

Turlough O'Brien: 'We were confident we would deal with the loss of Brendan Murphy'
# Next Man Up
# Next Man Up

Turlough O'Brien: 'We were confident we would deal with the loss of Brendan Murphy'

May 14th 2018, 6:35 AM 3,796 Views 0 Comments

The Carlow manager was thrilled with his team’s performance against Louth yesterday.

# turlough-obrien - Saturday 12 May, 2018

'We had an open training session in December and there must have been 1,500 people at it'
# Carlow Rising
# Carlow Rising

'We had an open training session in December and there must have been 1,500 people at it'

May 12th 2018, 10:00 AM 20,847 Views 1 Comment

Carlow manager Turlough O’Brien is at the helm of a rising in his home county.

# turlough-obrien - Friday 11 May, 2018

'I think he's a massive future ahead of him' - Down native's influence on Carlow's football rising
# Super Stevie
# Super Stevie

'I think he's a massive future ahead of him' - Down native's influence on Carlow's football rising

May 11th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,326 Views 0 Comments

Steven Poacher has made a major impact in coaching the Carlow footballers.

# turlough-obrien - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Carlow footballers make history by clinching promotion for the first time in over 30 years
# History Makers
# History Makers

Carlow footballers make history by clinching promotion for the first time in over 30 years

Mar 18th 2018, 3:37 PM 13,034 Views 3 Comments

Carlow will be playing in Division 3 next year.

# turlough-obrien - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Carlow's championship has come to an end, but they have well and truly risen
# Carlow Rising
# Carlow Rising

Carlow's championship has come to an end, but they have well and truly risen

Jul 16th 2017, 12:43 PM 5,745 Views 3 Comments

Carlow’s longest championship run in 73 years ended yesterday evening, but there is a new grá for the senior team pulsing throughout the county.

# turlough-obrien - Saturday 15 July, 2017

'We rattled them and there wasn't the gap that was on the scoreboard in the end. It was very close'
# Close But No Cigar
# Close But No Cigar

'We rattled them and there wasn't the gap that was on the scoreboard in the end. It was very close'

Jul 15th 2017, 10:22 PM 10,187 Views 13 Comments

Carlow gave Monaghan a huge fright in the qualifiers tonight.

# turlough-obrien - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Carlow have now won 3 games in a championship season for the first time in 73 years
# Flying High
# Flying High

Carlow have now won 3 games in a championship season for the first time in 73 years

Jul 8th 2017, 5:51 PM 20,166 Views 8 Comments

Leitrim were despatched by seven points today.

# turlough-obrien - Sunday 4 June, 2017

'We don’t need condescension dripping from pens or keyboards. We’re very happy to be on that pitch with Dublin'
# Strong Words
# Strong Words

'We don’t need condescension dripping from pens or keyboards. We’re very happy to be on that pitch with Dublin'

Jun 4th 2017, 12:48 AM 11,809 Views 7 Comments

Turlough O’Brien was in a defiant mood after Carlow’s defeat to Dublin.

# turlough-obrien - Friday 2 June, 2017

6 changes for Dublin after league final loss to Kerry for Leinster opener with Carlow
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

6 changes for Dublin after league final loss to Kerry for Leinster opener with Carlow

Jun 2nd 2017, 10:00 PM 9,678 Views 12 Comments

The sides meet in Portlaoise tomorrow night.

# turlough-obrien - Thursday 1 June, 2017

'A lot of counties in Leinster are guilty of throwing in the towel before the championship has started'
# Facing The Dubs
# Facing The Dubs

'A lot of counties in Leinster are guilty of throwing in the towel before the championship has started'

Jun 1st 2017, 6:25 PM 6,171 Views 3 Comments

The All-Ireland champions provide a challenge that Turlough O’Brien is relishing.

# turlough-obrien - Saturday 16 May, 2015

This brilliant Carlow GAA video gives an insight into preparations for the 2015 All-Ireland
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

This brilliant Carlow GAA video gives an insight into preparations for the 2015 All-Ireland

May 16th 2015, 11:31 AM 9,333 Views 4 Comments

It was put together by manager Turlough O’Brien.

# turlough-obrien - Sunday 31 December, 1899

Staying on! Carlow confirm reappointment of O'Brien and Bonnar for 2019
# Carlow Rising
# Carlow Rising

Staying on! Carlow confirm reappointment of O'Brien and Bonnar for 2019

Updated Dec 31st 1899, 5:00 PM 1,558 Views 1 Comment

Both managers will be looking to bring further progress to the county in hurling and football.