An Antrim camogie icon Lily Spence has passed away at the age of 98.
Spence died peacefully on Monday at the Nazareth Care Village in Belfast.
Antrim Camogie paid tribute to Spence in a statement that read; “It is with great sadness we offer our condolences on the death of Lily Spence.
“Lily won an All-Ireland with Antrim in 47. Served Antrim in every admin role.
“She was Camogie President, refereed All-Ireland finals & Ulster schools sec for 50 years. Mary Queen of Gael pray for her.”
Lily Spence was an Antrim camogie icon. The Belfast native won an All Ireland title with the Saffrons before serving as president of the Camogie Association.
She was among the side that won the All Ireland in 1947 with a 2-4 to 2-1 victory over Dublin in the final.
Between 1956 and 1959, Spence served as president of the Camogie Association and was also treasurer for 20 years.
Lily Spence Funeral, Pictures, Burial, Memorial Service, Date, Time, Venue
Her funeral arrangements have not been put in place yet. The date, time, and venue are not yet out.
Funeral pictures will be ready whiles the funeral is underway or afterward, and a memorial service will be held as well.