Anxious wait for Carlow mother of 6 waiting to be taken to prison

It’s been an anxious day for one Carlow mother waiting to be taken to jail.

Monica O Connor has been waiting since early this morning for Gardai to arrive at her door and escort her to Mountjoy to serve a 10 day sentence.

She and her partner Eddie O Neill were issued with a fine last year for failing to register with the appropriate authorities their intent to homeschool 2 of their children.

They say its their constitutional right to educate their children and refused to pay the fine.

Speaking to KCLR in her home this morning Monica described what its like waiting for the unknown