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NIPA Awards – Claim before 17/10/20

I am confirming the decision of the management committee at tonight’s meeting. The young bird national to be flown from Skibbereen has been officially cancelled. Any one requiring forms to claim for N.I.P.A. awards please contact


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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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NIPA St Malo OB Nat 2020

In a season of many ups and downs and a late start to racing the NIPA managed a restricted programme that included cross channel events from Talbenny and Bude and ended the season at the end


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St Malo 2019 –

The Premier NIPA Old Bird National was flown from St Malo in France over last weekend in what was the hottest time of the year, and especially in France where the heat was severe. Birds were


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Owen Markey 1st Open NIPA Fermoy –

      Fermoy in County Cork was the venue for the fifth old bird race, 22,200 birds were liberated at 10.30am in a light North Westerly wind and great conditions over the route. All the


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Whitten Loft 1st Open NIPA Gowran Park –

Gowran Park racecourse in County Kilkenny was the venue for the fourth old bird race, just short of 19,000 birds were released at 10.30am in a northerly wind. A bit of sun and blue sky over


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D Coyle & Son, Coleraine Prem 1st Open Roscrea –

Last weekend the NIPA birds were transported to Roscrea in preference to Gowran Park which it was thought might take the birds out over Dublin Airport in the high winds forecast for Saturday. As it turned


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Coyle Bros Maiden City, 1st Open NIPA Mullingar –

Maiden City Loft takes 1st Open NIPA Mullingar – For the opening old bird race of 2019 the weather was the main concern and a lot of lofts decided to not take any chances and wait


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Ladies Night 2018 –

Full Report and photos click HERE! Above pic Portadown Times http://www.pigeonnetwork.com/spam/new_forums/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=39&t=4078


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NIPA Fermoy (2) – 01/09/18

NIPA Fermoy (2) 529/13,390 – 1-1C McClurkin & McCoubrey Ligoniel 1539, 2-2C D & J Campbell Eastway 1537, 3-3C D McElhone Eastway 1530, 4-4C D & P Harvey Larne & Dist 1523, 5-1D N Edgar &


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NIPA Fermoy (1) – 25/08/18

It was all Newry City lofts that were involved at the top of the NIPA race flown from Fermoy in County Cork, despite heavy showers later in the day the birds returned well having had an


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NIPA Gowran Park – 18/08/18

NIPA Open Gowran Park 616/17,688 – 1-1C G & M Atcheson Ligoniel 1906, 2-2C G McKenna Eastway 1895, 3-3C McClurkin & McCoubrey Ligoniel 1894, 4-1D J Greenaway Dromore 1891, 5-4C McMurray & Anderson Ligoniel 1882, 6-2D


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Tullamore 10/08/18 –

Over the moon with result yesterday thanks to everyone for the messages pigeon is bred of sire bought of Davy Campbell reduction sale on pigeon craic in winter and dam is from Gregg Bros and McCandless.


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Area Liberations NIPA – 04/08/18

Updated NIPA race programme starting Saturday 11th August Tullamore (Mass Liberation), 18th August Gowran Park, 25th August Fermoy (1), 1st September Fermoy (2), 8th September Talbenny National and Roscrea, 15th September Dunmanway and Dunmanway 5 Bird


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AREA Liberations NIPA – 21/07/18

For the start of the young bird season the NIPA as usual had a series of Area Liberations, by all accounts it was a far from perfect start and a lot of birds missing. Birds were


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