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Malahide Phone-in Auction

Malahide and District RPC September Late Bred Phone-in Auction  This auction is being organised to raise funds to support St Paul’s Youth Club, Artane. The Youth Club provides opportunities and facilities for the young people within


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Liam McCall wins Grand National Kings Cup 2021 –

Thursday 08/07/21 Grand National St. Allouestre King’s Cup. Sponsored by Frazers Animal Feeds. 495 members have entered 2511 pigeons in the race and are competing for £29,055.00 in pools and prize money. The pigeons have been


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Mr & Mrs Magill of Muckamore –

RP Magill 160421 page7 Click here for article by Ronnie Johnston    


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Import of Pigeons to NI –

Import of birds into Northern Ireland – I must bring the following to your attention regarding the importation of pigeons into Northern Ireland. There is strong evidence that pigeons are being imported into Northern Ireland without


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Bird Flu confirmed at Clough, Co Antrim and Maghaberry

Note info and map, Clough is just North of Ballymena and some local lofts will be in this area. 2 Jan 21 DECLARATION TCZ Hi everyone A further update from DAERA  GIVING US A MORE DETAILED


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Northern Ireland Continental Club –

Welcome everyone. Hopefully this will be a constructive group, with one objective. To promote Long distance racing into Ireland. We all know how good Northern Irish long distance pigeons are, lets strive to promote them in


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RPRA Update Bird Flu –

Following the latest outbreaks of Avian Influenza and the requirement to keep all captive birds indoors from 14th December 2020 I have met with DEFRA today (10th December 2020) to  discuss the impact on racing pigeons.


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News Items Requested –  Seasons Reports etc

I would be sure I am going to have a lot of space available for the pigeon column over the next number of weeks and months and I will be looking articles of top winners, I


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NIPA Awards – 2020 Season

Northern Ireland Provincial Amalgamation of Racing Pigeon Societies Awards 2020 – Old Bird Trophy winners 2020: G F Whiteside Cup (Tullamore) – R Williamson, Newry & Dist Vel 1539; Gilmour & Beattie Cup (Gowran Park) –


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RPRA Meeting Guidance @ 15/09/20

ROYAL PIGEON RACING ASSOCIATION COVID-19 MEETING GUIDANCE FOR AFFILIATED ORGANISATIONS. Version 1 – 15th September c2020 Introduction Now that the racing season is coming to an end attention is being turned to meetings. This document will


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Drumnavaddy Charity Presentation –

Fanciers & Friends donate £7,300 to NI Air Ambulance Charity and others – Members off Drumnavaddy Inv HPS have just donated a magnificent £2,300 to the Air Ambulance NI Charity. The fanciers and their family members,


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Wild Atlantic Way 2020 –

The grand final of the Wild Atlantic Way One Loft Race (Dublin) was flown from Valentia on Sunday 30th August another great success for Sean Hunt & Family. Overall winners were from Wales while the runner-up


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RPRA (Irish Region) Awards 2020 plus video –

RPRA Awards for 2020 – With a restricted old bird programme and with the Penzance birds returned to Ireland for a liberation in Fermoy the Individual Bird Performance in the various NIPA Sections will be the


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RPRA – Rules during Covid-19 restrictions

RPRA RULES DURING COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS 27 May 2020 The RPRA acknowledges that – under the current restrictions – certain rules may be difficult to implement. Therefore, the attached document outlines where clubs may wish to suspend


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RPRA – Race clock striking guidance

RACE CLOCK STRIKING GUIDANCE 27 May 2020 The RPRA has produced guidance on race clock striking, which you can download below. Please note the guidance currently relates solely to England, and is based on the principles


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