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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.

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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

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.

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