This award is the highest distinction which can be given by Table Tennis Ireland and is never lightly awarded. It is not made for length of service alone but for outstanding service and is restricted to those who have given this service at national or provincial levels.

A nominee must:

a.       Be over the age of 65 years , but exceptions may be made

b.       Have served the Association credibly in a voluntary capacity either at Board or exceptionally at Branch level for a minimum period of 20 years; service may not necessarily be continuous

c.       Be in good standing with the Association

The nomination of persons for appointment as Honorary Life Members will be made by the President, Life President or Deputy Life President. Such nominees must be approved by a majority of the Board and the President and one of either the Life or Deputy Life President to receive the Award.

The Board recently approved the nominations of Alan Strong and Tony Martin as Honorary Life Members and their profiles are attached to this document.

TTI President Ken Strong said about the nominations

“Many of us who have known Alan and Tony during their long period of service to our sport will be aware that both have made very important and significant contributions to the sport. They thoroughly deserve this award and, on behalf of the members, I congratulate them on their appointment as Life Members”.

The awards will be presented at the ITTA Ltd Annual General Meeting on Saturday 4 June 2016.

To download the profile of Honarary Life Member Alan Strong please click here

To download the profile of Honarary Life Member Tony Martin please click here