The Committee of the NIPA would like to pass on their condolences to former Chairman Trevor Harte on the passing of his brother Jim this morning (Monday 2nd December) after an illness.

Jim, 61, like Trevor was a very keen pool enthusiast and was an ever present at Northern Ireland Special Pool events refereeing and helping in any way he could. Much to his delight he was able to attend the Specials Festival of Pool in the Lodge Hotel, Coleraine last week to receive an award. He will be sadly missed.

Jim's funeral is at 1.00pm on Wednesday 4th December from Murdock's Funeral Parlour, 31 Bushmills Road, Coleraine. BT52 2BP