2020 Season update 25th June.

The N.I.P.A. convoyer Mr P. McNeice has negotiated that the N.I.P.A. can release from Talbenny on Saturday 11th July as was planned.

The release site at Bude is still being negotiated and early indications are positive. We will make a further announcement when a decision has been made by the land owners.

TRANSPORT PAYMENT

Would all clubs please remember that this week 2nd Corrin is your 4 week payment and could all clubs please ensure that their payment is on the transporter on Friday night or in the office on Saturday morning also a reminder that no one is permitted on the liberation site this week again and thank you for your compliance with this request at last weeks liberation. Your entry forms for Barleycove should be on the Transporter this week make sure your driver issues you with them .

Upcoming race program

THE NIPA COMMITTE HAVE AGREED  THE REMAINDER OF OUR OLD BIRD SEASONTHIS PROGRAMME MAY BE ALTERED AT ANY TIME DUE TO THE SERIOUS PROBLEMS FACING PIGEON RACING
SATURDAY JUNE 20TH       CORRINSATURDAY JUNE 27TH       CORRINSATURDAY  JULY  4TH        BARLEYCOVE  INLAND NATIONAL SAME DAY PILMORE BEACH CLUB RACE
SATURDAY  JULY 11TH       TALBENNY  OR BUDE OR OKEHAMPTONTUESDAY     JULY 14TH       SKIBBEREEN  YEARLING NATIONALSATURDAY  JULY 18TH       BUDE OR OKEHAMPTONSATURDAY JULY 25TH        PENZANCE OR SENNEN COVE CLASSIC
YOUNG BIRD RACING       STARTING DATE TO BE CONFIRMED
TO ASSIST IN RACEMARKING THERE WILL BE NO COLLECTION FROM CLUBS FROM BARLEY COVE  ONWARDS DUE TO THE RESTRICTIONS WE HAVE TO FOLLOW TO ALLOW US TO RACE PIGEONS
IF THE FOLLOWING CLUBS AGREE WE WILL ADDING TO OUR LIST OF CENTRES FOR 2020. THIS SHOULD ASSIST  US  IMMENSLEY
BALLYMONEY,  CULLYBACKEY OR HARRYVILLE, LARNE, BANBRIDGE, DROMORE PLUS THE 14 CENTRES ALREADY IN PLACE
MEMBERS OF CLUB`S WILL ALL HAVE TO USE THEIR DESIGNATED CENTRE  NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO USE AN ALTERNATIVE CENTREIT MAY BE POSSIBLE TO ADD FURTHER INLAND RACES ON THE SAME DAY AS OUR PROPOSED CHANNEL RACES NO DECISSION HAS BEEN MADE AT PRESENT
PLEASE FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES AND STAY SAFE
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE REFER TO YOUR COMMITTEE MEMBER
RegardsF C RussellFRIDAY       JULY 31ST         ST MALO OB NATIONAL

Gowran Park

The result for Gowran Park can be found on the main banner under Gowran Park open & Sect congratulations to R Williamson of Newry &Dist on being 1st & 2nd Open and on topping the open for the 2nd week running

Tullamore OB 8th June

the full result for yesterdays race from Tullamore can now be viewedin the open & sect results 2020 congratulations to R Wiliamson of Newry & Dist on topping the open in what was a very good opening race

Late Frank Hesledon Burnley.

The late Frank Hesledon Burnley who was the chief guest at the N.I.P.A. ladies night in 2000. Sadly Frank passed away in May due to Covid 19.

Please all be aware what this virus can do. Take care when race marking, clock checking and follow the social distancing and hygiene instructions.

Collection Times 2020.

THE FOLLOWING ARE ESTIMATED CLUB COLLECTION TIMES FOR IRISH RACES IN 2020.

CASTLEDAWSON  5.00     COOKSTOWN  5.30    COALISLAND  6.00    DUNGANNON 6.20   ANNAGHMORE  6.45   LOUGHGALL, BONDHILL,  BLACKWATERTOWN,  ALL 7.15  MARKETHILL  7.45  ARMAGH  8.15  MONAGHAN  9.00

LIMAVADY  5.00    LONDONDERRY 5.45    AMELIA EARHART  6.00  MAIDEN CITY  6.00   DERRY & DIST  6.25  FOYLE  6.40  STRABANE  7.10  MOURNE  7.30  OMAGH 8.00

KIRCUBBIN   5.00   ARDS  5.30  COMBER  6.00  KINGSWOOD 6.45  TITANIC  7.00  WHEATFIELD  7.20  LIGONIEL 7.45  COLIN  8.30  DERRIAGHY 8.45  LISBURN 9.45 DROMARA ? DROMORE ?

CORRIGS   KILLYLEAGH CENTRAL  KILLYLEAGH & DIST,  HARMONY  DROMARA                                   ALL USUAL TIMES

WINDSOR SOCIAL  5.30   COLERAINE  & CO DERRY 6.00  COLERAINE PREMIER  6.30  BALLYMONEY  7.00  RASHARIN  7.30  CULLYBACKEY  8.00  AHOGHILL 8.30  BALLYMENA  9.00  BROUGHSHANE 9.20 HARRYVILLE  9.45   KELLS 10.15  RANDALSTOWN  10.40  MUCKAMORE  11.15 ( ESTIMATED) THIS MIGHT BE EARLIER  CRUMLIN 11.30  (ESTIMATED)  THIS MIGHT BE EARLIER  GLENAVY  9.00 (ESTIMATED) THIS MIGHT BE EARLIER


LARNE RUN  NEW DRIVER  NORMAN BRADY  PLEASE DO YOUR UTMOST TO ASSIST HIM

GLENARM   6.00  LARNE  6.45  HORSESHOE  7.15  BALLYCARRY 7.30  CARRICK & DIST NO COLLECTION   CARRICK SOCIAL 8.00  BALLYCLARE  8.45  DOAGH  9.00  KINGSMOSS 9.15  EASTWAY  9.45

HILLS & MAZE 6.00 BEECHPARK 6.45 LURGAN SOCIAL 7.15 WILTON CROSS 7.40 EDGARSTOWN 8.15 PORTADOWN & DRUMCREE 8.40 LAURELVALE 9.15 GILFORD 9.45 BANBRIDGE & DRUMNAVADDY 10.15 DUNDALK 11.00 

PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST GIVE AT LEAST 24 HOURS NOTICE IF YOUR CLUB IS NOT SENDING PIGEONS.

THIS WEEK`S RACE IS TULLAMORE.

IF YOU HAVE A NEW DRIVER ON YOUR RUN PLEASE ASSIST HIM AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE.

PLEASE FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES AND STAY SAFE.

Fred Russell Secretary