Dan Shanahan (born 4 January 1977) is an Irish hurler who played as a centre-forward for the Waterford senior team. He joined the team in 1998 and was a regular member of the starting fifteen until his retirement in 2010.
Shanahan is regarded as one of Waterford's greatest-ever hurlers. He has won four Munster winners' medals and one National League winners' medal. He ended up as an All-Ireland runner-up on one occasion.
Shanahan has a number of personal achievements. In addition to his three All-Star awards, in 2009 he made a clean sweep of all the top individual awards, winning the All-Star, Texaco and GPA Hurler of the Year awards.
At club level Shanahan is one-time county club championship medalist with Lismore.
His younger brother Maurice and cousin Eoin Kelly currently play with the Waterford senior hurling team.
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