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Safety Course 15th February 2020

As previously announced, we held an education session entitled “Range Procedure and Firearms handling Safety Course” on Saturday 15th February, in the Newcastle Parish Center, Newcastle, Co. Wicklow. The weather was truly awful but this did not deter over 100 members attending. We have just concluded a major up date of the Club Safety Statement, […]

Competition Results Sunday 2nd February 2020

A good turnout with 15 entries across the two competitions. Weather was cold with a steady wind from the South which had little effect on  accuracy .Good scores were achieved in both the prone and standing competitions. 50 Metre Precision. Shot in the standing position, unrested . One sighter card plus three scoring cards, 10 […]

How the Club Calendar Works.

Did you know that this club web site shows all of the major shooting events taking place on our range throughout this year? If you look over to the right hand side of the home(first) page on this site you will see a Calendar column. If you click on the “more details” line under any […]

Special Safety Course for all members February 15th

Safety is important in all sports. Safety in our sport is paramount. We always introduce beginners to the safety aspects before the “performance” aspects. With practise, we become more safe and more proficient but there is a risk that we can also become more complacent. The most effective way to counter this is to take […]

Xmas Silhouette Shoot New Format 15 December 2019

Ralph L. organised a speciality Xmas format for our regular Silhouette classification shoot which takes place on the third Sunday of every month. Instead of the usual standing format. this competition was shot from a bench rest position on paper targets which were the same size as the usual metal targets. These targets can be […]

Target Rifle Section Xmas Shoot 14th December 2019.

The Target Rifle Section held its annual End-of-Season / Pre-Christmas Shoot on Saturday 14th December.   The usual small but dedicated group braved the cold and windy weather to attend.  The wind was strong and blustery, blowing generally into the faces of the shooters, but fishtailing significantly as well.  Nevertheless some of the shooters threw […]