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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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Millar Gold Cup 2021 – G O’Reilly & Sons

Well last week we had one of the most testing and endurance races of the season as we had our French Open race from St Malo also competing for the MILLER GOLD CUP 2021. This is


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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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Loft Feature T McLoughlin & sons –

This week I spoke with Thomas to compile his article on there fantastic 2020 racing season and also to highlight some great past performances from this great loft in dublin .this partnership consist of thomas his


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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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North Coast Classic 2020 –

FINAL UPDATE 2020 AT 16 00 14\9\20 14th September 2020 4:12 pm | By: NCC AUTHOR – Adrian Youngsters liberated at 8 15am in little or no wind with good sunshine , cleared instantly – Good


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Rafferty & Toman 1st YB Nat Talbenny 2020 –

Syndicate Lofts bloodlines win Talbenny for Rafferty & Toman – The Premier YB National for the NIPA was flown as arranged on Saturday 12th September, liberation in Talbenny in Pembrokeshire was at 8.00am in a Lt


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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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