CENTURY: Eileen Bourke celebrated her 100th birthday in style with friends and family yesterday.
CENTURY: Eileen Bourke celebrated her 100th birthday in style with friends and family yesterday. Tahlia Stehbens

Dancing Queen: Woman who stunned royalty turns 100

LIFE has been a tonne of fun for Bundy's very own dancing queen Eileen Bourke.

And, relatives say, among her list of memorable moments is a flawless performance dancing for the current Queen's grandmother, Queen Mary, wife of King George V, when she was 15.

Yesterday, Eileen stepped out for her 100th birthday party.

Despite being born in New South Wales on December 18, 1918, Ms Bourke said Bundaberg was the place she had always called home.

She said while she couldn't remember the first time she arrived in Bundaberg, she loved it here and was surrounded by relatives in the region.

Read the full story at the Bundaberg News Mail

CENTURY: Eileen Bourke celebrated her 100th birthday in style with friends and family yesterday.
CENTURY: Eileen Bourke celebrated her 100th birthday in style with friends and family yesterday. Tahlia Stehbens

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