Club members ‘shocked and deeply saddened’

HILLSBOROUGH Young Farmers Club have said their members have been left ‘shocked and deeply saddened’ by the Spence tragedy.

In a statement the club said, “Although the Spences were not members of Hillsborough Young Farmers Club, they were friends of and well known by many past and present members as well as the local community.

“The Spence family are a very recognised and respected family within the Hillsborough/Drumlough community and afar.

“On behalf of all who are, and have been involved in Hillsborough Young Farmers Club we would like to express our deepest heartfelt sympathy to the extended Spence family and to let them know our thoughts and prayers are with them at this difficult time.”