March 02, 2021

Swim Ireland are saddened to hear of the passing of Lisburn ASC President Jack Beattie, on Sunday 28th February.

Jack was one of the founding members of Lisburn ASC and has contributed greatly to Irish swimming over many years as a club volunteer, an official at Ulster and National competitions, and until recently he competed at Masters swimming competitions.

In recognition of his contribution to sport in the Lisburn area Jack was awarded the British Empire Medal in 2018.

Our thoughts are with Jack’s wife Betty, son Colin and all in Lisburn ASC at this sad time.

Jack Beattie BEM (1935-2021) pictured at the Swim Ireland Annual Awards.

Jack Beattie BEM (1935-2021) pictured at the Swim Ireland Annual Awards.

Jack Beattie with his wife Betty back in 2014.