The 48-year-old had just married in recent weeks.
Thousands of musicians and traditional music lovers will visit Muine Bheag for the competition over the three days next July.
Borris House is to host BARE 2018 on July 6th and 7th next year
It'll provide access to music tuition for children and young people around the county.
5,000 campers got access to the camp site yesterday evening
Carlow native Jamie McDonald has released his third studio album, Maladies of Country and Soul, recorded in Carlow and produced alongside David...
The three-day event will include a mix of history, music, politics and heritage.
This year's International Festival came to a close on Sunday evening
And he's has high praise for the Oscar-nominated local girl!