Gibb & Byrne

Browsing: mid antrim combine

MAC – Roscrea 10/08/13

For race four of the young bird season the local birds were in Roscrea in County Tipperary, liberation was at 9.00am in a helping South, South West wind. Change of race point but no change to


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MAC – Tullamore 03/08/13

For the third race of the young bird season the local birds were in Tullamore in County Offaly, the NIPA had a mass liberation of 21,000 birds after two weeks of Area Liberations. Birds were released


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MAC – Mullingar 27/07/13

  For the second week the local Mid Antrim birds were released with Coleraine, last week from Navan it was Coleraine who topped the result, this time the best birds are in Rasharkin & District. Liberation


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MAC Navan – 20/07/13

For the opening races of the 2013 young bird season the NIPA held a series of Area Liberations, first birds released in Tullamore and Mullingar at 8.15am and the final one in Navan at 11.30am. Bit


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MAC – Portland 01/07/13

Reid & McCloy 1st, 2nd & 3rd MAC from Portland – Reid Bros & McCloy from Cullybackey had a dream result in the NIPA Nat from Portland, birds were held for three days in St Malo


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MAC – Penzance 24/06/13

Birds were race marked on Saturday for a Monday liberation in Penzance, the same thing happened in 2012. The big convoy was released at 10.45am in a Lt NW wind, it turned out hard enough with


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Harryville lofts 1st MAC Sennen Cove Ylr Nat –

Jack Millar and son Derek from the Harryville HPS in Ballymena had the best bird in the INFC Yearling Nat flown from Sennen Cove last Wednesday on a perfect flying day. Liberation was at 8.30am in


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Alan Darragh wins 1st MAC Talbenny –

The latest race from Talbenny was much better than the week previous from the same point, liberation was again at 8.30am, wind conditions were North East. Alan Darragh from Cullybackey had the best local bird timed


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Scott & Clements 1st MAC Rosscarbery –

Due to a poor forecast the Bude event due to be flown at the weekend was cancelled and a race from Rosscarbery in Co Cork put in its place. The weather was nothing special in Mid


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MAC Clonmel 25/05/13 –

W &  J McLean break Novice Status – Very interesting last weekend, firstly the race changed from Pilmore Beach to Fermoy and then with the birds en-route diverted to Clonmel because of a weather report for


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Broughshane loft tops Mid Antrim in OB Nat – The NIPA faced with a terrible weather forecast for Saturday made a mid-week decision to bring the Inland Nat forward by one day and got the best


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Charlie McManus 1st MAC from Talbenny –

The opening race of the cross channel programme started last Saturday, the NIPA birds were released in Talbenny (South Wales) at 8.30am in a Lt NW wind. Best bird locally was timed by Old Hand Charlie


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MAC Roscrea 11/05/13 –

Photo Caption – George McDowell from Kells holding the Mid Antrim winner from Fermoy. Last weekend the local birds were in Clonmel County Tipperary for the fourth race of the old bird season, poor weather conditions


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MAC Clonmel 04/05/13 –

Kells Loft 1st Mid Antrim Combine from Clonmel – For the third race of the old bird season the NIPA birds moved on to Clonmel in County Tipperary, over 2,700 birds were sent in Mid Antrim. Kells


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Mid Antrim Combine Roscrea –

  For the second race of the old bird season the NIPA moved on to Roscrea in Co Tipperary, 145 plus miles into Mid Antrim. Best two birds were timed in the Kells & Dist by


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