New book on Tipperary hurling legend ‘The Rattler’

A new book celebrating the life story of former Tipperary hurling great Mickey ‘The Rattler’ Byrne will be launched in Thurles this Saturday night. Mickey won five All Ireland senior hurling medals, seven National League medals and a record 14 Tipperary senior hurling championship medals with Thurles Sarsfields.

A new book celebrating the life story of former Tipperary hurling great Mickey ‘The Rattler’ Byrne will be launched in Thurles this Saturday night. Mickey won five All Ireland senior hurling medals, seven National League medals and a record 14 Tipperary senior hurling championship medals with Thurles Sarsfields.

The book was written by former Tipperary Star editor Michael Dundon and will be launched by ex RTE commentator Miceal O Muircheartaigh.

The launch takes places in the Anner Hotel, Thurles on Saturday at 8pm when ‘The Rattler’ will be guest of honour.