Eileen Hogan RIP

(07 Jul 2019)

Eileen Hogan RIP
Eileen Hogan (nee Cronin) passed away this evening. Eileen was the founder of camogie in Kilmacud Crokes in 1973 when the then Chairperson of the hurling section John Dunleavy approached her re founding Camogie in the club. Eileen then threw all her power into the club. It prospered and the following year 1974 the Annual 7's was founded. For the first two years it was held in May after that it became a permanent date on the eve of the All Ireland Camogie Finals. The cup is called after her late father Pronsias O'Cròinìn. Eileen also played for Dublin winning a senior All Ireland medal against Cork in 1955. Eileen was also Chairperson of Dublin Camogie Board in 1979 when Dublin won their first national senior league title. She was honorary president of the stillorgan club. A truly remarkable lady.

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