Maurice Lenihan

1811-1895; b. Waterford; ed. St Patrick’s, Carlow; reporter on Tipperary Free Press, 1831, ed. Waterford Chronicle, 1833, ed. Limerick Report, 1841-43; founded Tipperary Vindicator, Nenagh, 1844; advocated O’Connell’s policies; amalgamated with Limerick Reporter, 1849, retaining two names; journalist & historian, Limerick, Its History and Antiquities (1866); MRIA, 1869l Mayor of Limerick, 1883-1885; contrib. ‘Reminiscences’, to Limerick Reporter (1866-1869), uncollected; d. 25 Dec., Limerick. DIB

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