Who Was Lily Spence? Camogie President And Former Antrim Winner Passed Away

Lily Spence, who won the Antrim All-Ireland, died at the age of 95, and her fans are saddened by her death. She helped spread the word about Camogie in Belfast and all over Ireland.

Spence was President of Camogie and a referee for the All-Ireland finals for more than fifty years. She was on the Saffron team that beat Dublin in the 1947 All-Ireland camogie final at Corrigan Park in Belfast by a score of 2-04 to 2-0.

Fans are saddened by the sad news that she has died.

Lily Spence, the president of Camogie, died at 95 years old.

Antrim Camogie’s official Twitter account shared the news of Lily Spence’s death. The post says that Lily died on Tuesday, August 1, at her home.

Antrim Camogie wrote, “It is with great sadness that we let you know about Lily Spence’s death.”

Lily and Antrim won the All-Ireland in 1947. Did every admin job for Antrim. She was president of Camogie, and she officiated All-Ireland finals and Ulster schools sec for 50 years.

The Funeral Times website says that Lily Spence died peacefully at Nazareth Care Village with her family around her. Her death was due to a natural cause.

The funeral for the famous camogie player will take place on Wednesday, August 3, at 11:30 a.m. Her body will be put to rest in the Milltown Cemetery.

Lily Spence’s fans remember her after her death

On Twitter, many of Lily Spence’s fans have said nice things about her.

@BoxtyBoyle tweets, “Very sad to hear that Camogie legend Lily Spence has died. She was a lovely woman who was always up for a good story. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dilis.’

The Waterford Camogie tweeted, “Waterford Camogie sends their deepest condolences to Lily Spence’s family and friends.” Lily used to be in charge of the Camogie Association. Ar dheis Dé go raibh an h-anam uasal.’

How did Lily Spence live?

Lily Spence, who was from Belfast, Ireland, was a well-known camogie player. She is the daughter of Joseph and Ellen Spence, both of whom died, and the sister of Harry, Margaret, and Vincent, all of whom also died.

Lily first learned how to play camogie at St. Dominic’s School in Belfast. She joined the St. Teresa’s club, played for Antrim, and won an All-Ireland senior title in 1947.

Spence played for Antrim Camogie and was on the Saffron team that beat Dublin in the 1947 All-Ireland Camogie Final at Corrigan Park in Belfast, 2-04 to 2-01.

After he stopped playing sports, Spence was the head of the association from 1956 to 1959. She also worked for 20 years as Antrim’s treasurer. In the 1950s, the story started to be used as a metaphor. She worked two All-Ireland finals in 1953 and 1955. Then, in 1971 and 1972, she worked two All-Ireland finals in a row. The player of the camogie also stood for

She is also one of the people who began the Ulster Schools.

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