It is with deep sadness that we learn this week of the death of the Duchess of Abercorn after a short illness, best known to us in the Consular Corp Association as Sacha Hamilton.
Sacha was the Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation and since becoming the President of CA-NI in 2016, we had the pleasure of working with her in organising the first Diplomatic Dinner in Belfast in 2017, which was a great success.
As a descendant of the novelist and playwright Alexandra Pushkin, Sacha established the Pushkin Prize in creative arts programme for children in honour of her Russian ancestors
She was a very warm and inspiring lady that will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing and working with her.
We extend our deepest sympathy to her husband James, the Duke of Abercorn, and all her family and close friends.
May she rest in peace.
Honorary Consul of Poland