She won the ASA women’s 440 yard freestyle in 1939.
During the late 1940s and early 1950s she trained Kelowna swimmers in a summer period, while living in California, United States.
In 1999 she was induced in the Ontario Aquatic Hall of Fame Inductees, as a swimming pioneer.
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- "Western came close monday night to defeating swimming Ace Florence Humble in the 220-Yard style race". Winnipeg Free Press Newspaper Archives. 30 August 1938. p. 12.
- "Irene Pirie-Milton (full name: Irene Catherine Pirie-Milton)". Archived from the original on January 19, 2011.
- Ladies 440 yard freestyle, history.swimming.org
- "Kelowna swimmers didn't need indoor pool". The Daily Courier. 1 September 2020.
- "Ontario Aquatic Hall of Fame Inductees" (PDF). Swim Ontario.