Peter Hanrahan

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Peter Hanrahan
Personal information
Full name Peter Hanrahan
Place of birth Limerick, Ireland
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1989 University College Dublin A.F.C. ? (?)
1989–1990 Limerick ? (?)
1990–1994 Dundalk 124 (38)
1994–1999 Bohemian 115 (16)
1999–2000 University College Dublin A.F.C. ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Peter Hanrahan (born Limerick, February 23, 1968) was an Irish soccer player during the 1980s and 1990s.

He was a midfielder or forward who played for UCD (2 spells), Dundalk, Limerick City, Bohemians during his career in the League of Ireland.

Hanrahan began his career at UCD, making his League of Ireland debut at Newcastlewest F.C. on the 19th of October 1986, and helped them to promotion in 1988/89. During his time at Belfield Park he played for Irish Colleges.

He then moved to his home town club and made his debut for his home club on the opening day of the 1989–90 League of Ireland in a controversial game where the referee was assaulted as the home side lost [1].

After only one season Hanrahan moved to Dundalk F.C. where he was Player of the Month in October 1990 [2]. He was top scorer in the League of Ireland in 1990/91 with 18 league goals [3] and was awarded the SWAI Personality of the Year for that season [4]. He also picked a League winners medal that season with Dundalk. He moved to Bohs in the mid 90s and made 115 league appearances (16 goals) during his 5 seasons at the club.[1] In 1999, he returned to UCD to finish his career.

He is the brother of fellow footballer Joe with whom he played alongside at Bohs for a short spell.



  1. ^ Bohemian F.C. programme, Vol. 51, No. 11