It is with deep sadness that I in form you of the death of Sammy Thompson who passed away today after a short illness, a short time after the death of his wife Edith.
Sammy was the current N.I.P.A. Patron and a life vice president.
Sammy was for many years an R.P.R.A. Councillor travelling to England to represent the Irish Region.
Sammy was also a former president and chairman of the Irish National Flying Club and was a life vice president.
A true a faithful supporter of all pigeon organisations who travel many miles to attend meetings in the winter months for many years.
The sympathy of all pigeon fanciers are with his family at this sad time.
Fred Russell secretary N.I.P.A.