Carlow All Time Greats: Profile #15 Turlough O'Brien

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Carlow All Time Greats: Profile #15 Turlough O'Brien

Turlough O’Brien is chief executive of Tintéan (a Carlow Voluntary Housing Association) and manager of the Carlow Senior Football Team.

Last year he oversaw the county team being promoted from Division 4 of the National Football League with the #CarlowRising now known all over the country.

It was Carlow's first time out of the bottom division in 33 years.

In the same season, Carlow also had their first win over Kildare in 65 years after they stunned the Lillywhites in the Leinster Championship.

He has a keen interest in cycling and has cycled extensively in Ireland, England, France, Switzerland, Italy and USA. He is the author of "Cycling South Leinster".