1978 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final

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1978 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final
Event All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship 1978
Date17 September 1978
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Referee Helena O'Neill (Kilkenny)
Attendance4,000
1977
1979

The 1978 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final was the 47th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1978 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship, an inter-county camogie tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

Cork bridged a five-year gap with an easy victory. [1]

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