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INFC Race Reports update

Provisional result of today’s INFC Yearling National race. 1 Moody Bros Gilford 1272, 2 Mr & Mrs Reid & Son Carrick 1255, 3 Joey McLoughlin & Son Blanchardstown 1199, 4 Leo Conron Graignamanagh 1199, 5 G


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Southern Area Hospice Sale

Fundraising high-flyers! THE organisers of a charity pigeon auction are celebrating a remarkable milestone, with over £100,000 having been raised for the Southern Area Hospice over the past 15 years. The Banbridge District Annual Charity Sale


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RPRA (Irish Region) AGM 2022 –

Irish Region (RPRA) AGM In Ballymac Hotel The local (Irish Region) of the RPRA held their annual meeting for the first time in Ballymac Hotel just outside Lisburn in County Antrim on Saturday 5th February, the


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NIPA President 2022 –

Retiring NIPA president Davy Mawhinney (l) is seen here presenting the Presidents Chain to the incoming President Mr Paddy Murray from Killyleagh representing Section F. Davy congratulated Paddy on his appointment and wished his well for


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Website Update & Fred Simpson Major Reduction Sale

Fred Simpson from Doagh & District is leaving the sport and all the birds will be for sale in the Ballyclare & District HPS Clubrooms on Saturday 12th February between 11.00am and 4.00pm with prices on


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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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