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VISION. FUTURE. REVOLUTION. by Mark Lyford

VISION. FUTURE. REVOLUTION. Mark Lyford A Bit About Me I was 12 years old. I became hooked by racing pigeons. Properly hooked! I found it so amazing that a little yearling hen flew 512 miles from


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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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Mid Antrim Combine – AGM 13/03/19

Mid Antrim Combine AGM will be in the Ballymena Clubrooms on Wednesday 13th March at 8.00pm. Only club delegates can vote on business of the meeting. I intend, and I have mentioned this ages ago, to


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RPRA – AGM 2019 – Agenda & Report

The 123rd Annual General Meeting of the Royal Pigeon Racing Association will be held at the Novotel Hotel, Long Eaton, Nottingham, on Friday 22nd February 2019 (9.00am), followed by a Council Meeting at 3.00pm. Members wishing to


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Merry Christmas 2018 –

Christmas greetings to readers where-ever you are, many thanks for your support in the last year. HOMER.  


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INFC Skibbereen OB Inl Nat – 29/05/18

IRISH NATIONAL FLYING CLUB – SKIBBEREEN OB INLAND NATIONAL The first of the 6 races organized by the Irish National Flying Club was held on Tuesday 29th May from Skibbereen in County Cork. Overall 392 members


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Dublin Airport Meeting –

On Monday an NIPA delegation travelled to Dublin Radisson Hotel for the annual meeting with Dublin Airport Authority. Those attending included Sam Briggs President, Fred Russell Secretary, Malcolm Livingstone Vice President, Jim Ramsey Race Advisor and


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NIPA – LATEST NEWS Stop Press- Just received an email from Mr Fred Russell – NIPA Secretary – that was received from : Animal Health – Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine – Dublin –


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ALL PARTY PARLIAMENTARY PIGEON RACING GROUP As you will be aware the All Party Parliamentary Group for pigeon racing has been set up to raise awareness of our sport and support proposed solutions to the ongoing


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The 122nd Annual General Meeting of the Royal Pigeon Racing Association was held at the Novotel Hotel, Long Eaton, Nottingham, on Friday, 23rd February 2018 at 9am. The meeting was opened by the outgoing RPRA President


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NIPA Section Meetings arranged –

At the NIPA Committee meeting held recently it was decided that Sect Meetings would be held in each of the NIPA 8 Sections to explain the details of the case won by Titanic HPS at the


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Subject: Avian influenza You will be aware that over recent years the presence of Avian Influenza within domestic birds has resulted in the movement of certain domestic birds being restricted. This could potentially have a devastating


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The Eurasian Sparrow hawk  also known as the Northern Sparrow hawk or simply the Sparrow hawk, is a small bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. Adult male Eurasian Sparrow hawks have bluish grey upperparts and


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Dear Club Secretary, Please see the two attachments for details of the RPRA drug testing regime for 2018 and also the appendix relating to banned substances. Ian Evans General Manager RPRA Drug Testing 1p RPRA Appendix


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Most of the time at the most recent Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 13th February was spent setting a race programme for the season. It does take a fair bit of time and debate and was


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