Dinner & Prize Distribution Friday 26th November 2021.

This years annual dinner and prize distribution is planned for Friday 26th November 2021 at the Stormont Hotel Belfast.

At present the Stormont Hotel  have to operate under  Covid -19 legislation / restrictions and have informed us that numbers permitted in the function room are restricted and seating at tables is reduced to six.

Tickets are £30.00 and accommodation if booked through the Irish National Flying Club is Single Room £80.00 Double Room £100.00  Family Room £120.00.

Tickets and accommodation can be booked through the secretary by phone or  email infcpigeons@btinternet.com





Skibbereen Y.B. National Update Saturday 18th September 21:30

Skibbereen Y.B. National 

Saturday 18th September 2021

Provisional result of todays race.

South section

Overall race winner D.Walsh Tower Inv. Waterford. 1622.38

1,2,3,4 & 5 D. Walsh Tower Inv. velocities 162238 1622.38 1622.14 1621.67 1621.67

Middle Section

1 J. Boothman & Son Jun. Blanchardstown 1490

2 & 4 D. Devine Skeries 1414 & 1402

3 K. Alister Monaghan 1409

5 S. Dunne & Son Balbriggan 1401.

North section.

1 Johnston Bros. Colin 1578

2 Bingham & seaton Ligoniel 1571

3 O. Markey Ballyholland  1569

4 S. Casement & Son Newtownbreda 1563

5 Cowan & McCartney Dundonald 1532

All positions subject to change.


Skibbereen Y.B. National liberation Saturday 18th September 2021.

Skibbereen young bird inland national

Saturday 18th September 2021.

174 members have entered 1555 pigeons in the race and are competing for £5301.00 in pools and prize money.

The pigeons have been released at 09:30 in calm conditions.

Stillorgan clock station is now  at the Stillorgan Clubrooms.

Banbridge clock station is at Frazers Animal Feeds premises.

Portadown temporary clock station is at Edgardstown clubrooms.

Our next update will be this evening. 

Skibbereen Young Bird Inland National Race marking information.

Covid -19 is still a cause for concern and everyone’s safety has to be respected.  Please adhere to any requests at the marking and clock stations.

Times for race marking.

   12:00 to 13:30  All south section and Individual south section members.

   14:00 to 15:00  N.I.P.A. sections A, B, D, E, H. 

15: 00 to 16:00 East Down Combine, Ulster Fed., N.I.P.A. sections C, F, and G. Individual north section members.

Please take care when completing your entry forms, especially when totaling them up.

Attach your payment to the entry form and put your membership number on the back of your cheque or bank draft. If the payment covers more than one member please put all membership numbers on the back of the cheque or draft and keep the entry forms together.

Payments will not be processed at the race marking to avoid queuing.

Any shortages will be removed from pool monies and any over payments will be added to pool monies.

(This can be avoided by accurately completing your entry form and payment.) 

Any members paying by euro please remember to multiply the sterling grand total by 1.20 for the currency conversion.

Please keep your social distance at the marking centre.

Any help to race mark the pigeons would be appreciated. 

Thank you for your co operation and please all act responsible when attending the marking centre and respect the facilities which have been kindly granted.

Catering will be available as usual.

We will update  Wednesday 15th September  to confirm race marking will take place on Thursday 16th September.