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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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Leinster NR Fed & Ireland’s Taoiseach Cup –

Leinster North Road Federation   (3) For 2014 we had decided on not going on our usual trip to Belgium, we have been going now constantly since 2006 and because of the financial climate here in


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Give pigeon racing sport status’ Pigeon racing is popular in many parts of Wales Pigeon fanciers in north Wales have backed a call by MP Peter Law to make pigeon racing an official sport. Click here


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INFC site for History & Results –

Click Here for History & Results http://www.irishnationalflyingclub.com/ See Forum for Archive re INFC, NIPA in Look back at 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80′, 90’s etc and in Mid Antrim Combine for history on various member clubs.    


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MARK GILBERT COMING TO BANBRIDGE – The Panel Supper Night & Auction will take place in the Royal British Legion on Friday 28th February at 7.30pm. Panel to include Mark Gilbert top International flyer, Joe Doheny


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Handy Website Links: http://www.pigeonnetwork.com  Pigeon Network http://www.pigeoncraic.com  Pigeon Craic http://www.fancierchat.co.uk   Fancier Chat http://www.niparacingpigeons.co.uk   NIPA http://www.infc.co.uk   INFC http://www.irishnationalflyingclub.com/        INFC History Reports/Results http://www.pipa.be  PIPA http://pigeonlink.com  Pigeon Link http://www.isrf.ie  Irish SR Fed http://www.ihunfc.com IHU Nat Flying Club http://www.northcoastclassic.co.uk 


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