Tipperary’s Michael Maher has sadly passed away
Tipperary’s Michael Maher has sadly passed away aged 87.
The iconic hurler won five All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship medals with the premier county.
The GAA star enjoyed a glittering career, winning accolades all at levels with both club and county.
“Maher, who also struck All-Ireland gold with the Premier County’s minors in 1947, won eight league titles during his 15 years with the senior side and three county titles with his club side Holycross-Ballycahill.
“After the talented full-back called time on his playing career, he served as chairman of Tipperary’s county board before becoming Munster Council chairman from 1989 to 1992,” reports RTE.ie.
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The funeral mass will take place at the Church of St Joseph and St Brigid in Thurles on Saturday (March, 11) at 10am.
The mass will be following by a burial to at Holycross Cemetery.
Rest in peace.