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Browsing: Liberations

Sands & Rice 1st Open NIPA Corrin 775/20,013 –

Newry City dominated the result for the second week, birds were collected on Friday and released in the changed point of Corrin in County Cork at 9.15am in a Light North NW wind. In the sixth


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Owen Markey 1st Open NIPA Fermoy –

      Fermoy in County Cork was the venue for the fifth old bird race, 22,200 birds were liberated at 10.30am in a light North Westerly wind and great conditions over the route. All the


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Whitten Loft 1st Open NIPA Gowran Park –

Gowran Park racecourse in County Kilkenny was the venue for the fourth old bird race, just short of 19,000 birds were released at 10.30am in a northerly wind. A bit of sun and blue sky over


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D Coyle & Son, Coleraine Prem 1st Open Roscrea –

Last weekend the NIPA birds were transported to Roscrea in preference to Gowran Park which it was thought might take the birds out over Dublin Airport in the high winds forecast for Saturday. As it turned


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F McCabe of Newry & Dist – 1st Open Tullamore

NIPA Open Tullamore 738/19,155 – 1-1G F McCabe Newry & Dist 1631, 2-2G J F McCabe & Son Newry & Dist 1630, C O’Hare & Daughter Ballyholland 1625, 4-4G C O’Hare & Daughter 1625, 5-5G J


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Coyle Bros Maiden City, 1st Open NIPA Mullingar –

Maiden City Loft takes 1st Open NIPA Mullingar – For the opening old bird race of 2019 the weather was the main concern and a lot of lofts decided to not take any chances and wait


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NIPA Club Collections 2019 –

2019 club collection times Limavady 5 pm , Londonderry 6 pm , Amelia Earhart 6.15 pm , Maiden City 6.30 pm , Derry & Dist 6.45 pm , Foyle 7 pm , Strabane 7.40 pm ,


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INFC Skibbereen YB Nat – 24/09/18

Excellent INFC YB Nat from Skibbereen – The Irish National Flying Club final race of the 2018 season was delayed due to poor weather conditions, one day its perfect and the next hopeless. The race was


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INFC Penzance YB Grand Nat – 09/09/18

The Irish National Flying Club Blue Riband Young Bird National was held on Sunday 9th September with the birds liberated in Penzance at 7.45am in a light south westerly wind. The race was once again sponsored


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NIPA Fermoy (2) – 01/09/18

NIPA Fermoy (2) 529/13,390 – 1-1C McClurkin & McCoubrey Ligoniel 1539, 2-2C D & J Campbell Eastway 1537, 3-3C D McElhone Eastway 1530, 4-4C D & P Harvey Larne & Dist 1523, 5-1D N Edgar &


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NIPA Fermoy (1) – 25/08/18

It was all Newry City lofts that were involved at the top of the NIPA race flown from Fermoy in County Cork, despite heavy showers later in the day the birds returned well having had an


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NIPA Gowran Park – 18/08/18

NIPA Open Gowran Park 616/17,688 – 1-1C G & M Atcheson Ligoniel 1906, 2-2C G McKenna Eastway 1895, 3-3C McClurkin & McCoubrey Ligoniel 1894, 4-1D J Greenaway Dromore 1891, 5-4C McMurray & Anderson Ligoniel 1882, 6-2D


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Tullamore 10/08/18 –

Over the moon with result yesterday thanks to everyone for the messages pigeon is bred of sire bought of Davy Campbell reduction sale on pigeon craic in winter and dam is from Gregg Bros and McCandless.


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Area Liberations NIPA – 04/08/18

Updated NIPA race programme starting Saturday 11th August Tullamore (Mass Liberation), 18th August Gowran Park, 25th August Fermoy (1), 1st September Fermoy (2), 8th September Talbenny National and Roscrea, 15th September Dunmanway and Dunmanway 5 Bird


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AREA Liberations NIPA – 21/07/18

For the start of the young bird season the NIPA as usual had a series of Area Liberations, by all accounts it was a far from perfect start and a lot of birds missing. Birds were


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