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The NIPA had a Committee meeting in the Banbridge British Legion on Tuesday 15th December, main business was dealing with the results of voting from the member clubs of the race programme for 2016. It was


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Loft Feature Ian Gibb & Sons –

THE SENSATIONAL STEFAN LAMBRECHTS – The INFC Skibbereen Y/Bird National like it does every year, signals the end of yet another years racing for the fanciers in Ireland North and South. For some it will be


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P & J Boal Dromore feature –

P & J Boal Make ‘Light’ work of a ‘Perfect’ Season !! To win the Mighty NIPA Open is a life long ambition for the vast amount of fanciers who race each week in the 8


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Liberations 09/05/15 – NIPA Results Corrin

At the weekend the NIPA raced from Corrin for the first time, this new race-point is just south of Fermoy and we were liberating there as we are unable to access the Irish Army camp at


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Monday the 27th April 2015 seen the Grosvenor HPS have an auction in aid of CLIC SARGENT they provide rest bite care for sick children and their families so why not have a look at the video


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NIPA Committee Meeting 4th March 2015 – A few weeks back I pointed out how long it had been since the price of crates had been raised. Crates were last increased by 25p in 2006 making


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IRISH NATIONAL FLYING CLUB 2015 AGM The 65th AGM of the Irish National Flying Club was held in the Lagan Valley Leisure Plex on Saturday, 28th February. The attendance was approximately the same as last year


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Decision on NIPA Race Programme – NIPA Race programme for 2015: Some 60 local clubs returned voting papers. In Old Birds Programme (1) flown last season had 278 votes while Programme (2), the modified one, had


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The NIPA held their monthly meeting on Wednesday 4th February, among the items discussed was the proposed race programme for 2015. The new one and the one flown last year will be put out immediately to


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Would all club officials please note that RPRA loft numbers are NOT allocated by RPRA HQ. Loft numbers are allocated by Region Secretaries when the member’s RPRA membership fee is paid. Please ensure that all members


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Blackpool Show 2015 –

Blackpool was another big success for local lofts, in the Show Pen wins for T & K Mawhinney, W & N Gilbert and Messrs Edgar & A & M Wiggins. Congratulations to them and also young


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An Taoiseach Cup –

The Taoiseach’s Cup which was the most sought after north road trophy was competed for the first time in 1949. The race point was Cupar in Scotland and the first winners were Flynn and O’Reilly of


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UPDATE ON INFORMATION REGARDING AVIEN FLU 18THNOVEMBER 2014. Bird Gatherings and club shows in Northern Ireland are permitted provided they are organised and all precautions taken as per the General Licence issued by the DEPARTMENT. This


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Training 2014 – Homer starts the season on Monday 7th April covering the same route as last season going to Oxford Island. Probably each Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday when racing starts weather permitting of course. Calling


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Fanciers from the ISRF and EC Federations attended a meeting on March 16th to discuss the issue of drug testing and review procedures for testing with Randox Laboratories from Antrim, Northern Ireland. Click here for full article http://pigeonlink.com/cgi-bin/topics.cgi?op=view_topic;cat=racenews;id=49


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