Cullybackey HPS – A Living History


Reid Bros lofts at The Rock in Cullybackey

Reid Bros lofts at The Rock in Cullybackey

Cullybackey Homing Pigeon Society – A Living History

“Cullybackey HPS” a long established and greatly revered institution dating back to long before any meaningful or thorough records were kept, but is still a club always known to have punched well above its weight in National competition to keep Cullybackey village always to the fore up and down Ireland and further afield with its exploits in this unique and fascinating world of pigeon racing.

As a member of neighbouring Ahoghill club I wouldn’t be best placed or informed to give a history talk on Cullybackey HPS although as the stories and characters emerged in my research I can easily relate to them all and can recall most of them from days past.

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About the author

Willie Reynolds

Covering the sport in Ireland for several years, scribe for both BHW & RP and a number of local newspapers including the News Letter (Farming Life Supplement) each Wednesday. Secretary of Ballymena & District for a number of years and currently PO for the Mighty NIPA & INFC. Watch out for the many articles/news items penned by HOMER.

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