Organisation : Waterford County Museum
Article Title : Fraher, Maurice (1894-1951)
Page Title : Biography
Page Number : 1
Publication Date : 04 October 2010
Expiry Date : Never Expires
Category : De Hindeberg - Greatrakes
URL : http://www.waterfordmuseum.ie/exhibit/web?task=Display&art_id=223&pagenum=1&lang=en

Athlete

He was a son of Dan Fraher. Became a notable sportsman, he held the Munster and All Ireland championship titles in athletics and was a notable weightlifter. He was the first pupil to attend Padiaig Pearse's Irish school St. Enda's near Dublin. He died in 1951 on his way home from the 'Fraher Field' at Shandon.
 


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