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30-03-2019, 21:57   #1
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Fran O'Toole Grave

Does anyone know where the grave of Fran O'Toole, of The Miami Showband is?



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31-03-2019, 21:25   #2
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I may be mistaken, but I thought it was in St. Peter's, Little Bray.
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Yes, it's in St. Peters in little Bray. I visist sometimes along with Seamus Costellos who's buried in the same graveyard. It's a pretty big graveyard so it can be hard to find, but it's close to the right hand side when you walk in about half way up.

Fran also has the bridge that connects little Bray to Bray town named after him, and there's one of those blue plaques on the house he lived in with his name & date of birth & death on it, which is just around the corner from Bray Dart station.

The clips of his funeral are so sad, his dad was in absolute bits and needed to be lifted up fom Fran's coffin.

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Fran also has the bridge that connects little Bray to Bray town named after him, and there's one of those blue plaques on the house he lived in with his name & date of birth & death on it, which is just around the corner from Bray Dart station.

It's nice to see him being remembered.
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It's nice to see him being remembered.
For sure, he had the potential to be a huge star, like an Irish Beatle, he was a great piano player, could sing, had charisma, modest, girls loved him, he was just great.
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For sure, he had the potential to be a huge star, like an Irish Beatle, he was a great piano player, could sing, had charisma, modest, girls loved him, he was just great.
Yes I remember him. An Irish David Cassidy.
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Thank you.

I found his grave & paid my respects.

I asked a few people in the graveyard if they knew where the grave was. Most people were at his funeral. Most knew him or grew up with him or were family friends or remembered his Dad at the funfair attraction.

I was a very young child when The Miami was around. But I have read so much about them recently. Clearly, they were loved. Their deaths were tragic.
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