Time to Tidy Up!

Our range needs a bit of work to return it to looking neat and tidy again. The Covid 19 lock down has meant that the usual maintenance work has not been possible and it shows. In addition, some building maintenance and repair work is needed. We have an Open National Shoot scheduled for our range […]

Our Range Reopened Today!

After many weeks in seclusion, our range in Roundwood was reopened today for Shotgun, Pistol and Rifle shooting for those who live in County Wicklow or who live within 20Km of the range. There was a festive spirit arising from seeing old friends again and from taking part in our sport. The Phase 2 Rules […]

Club re-opens this coming Sunday, the 14th of June, Hooray!

We are opening this coming Sunday, the 14th of June. Firing point space is more limited than usual so you are advised not to just turn up and hope to shoot. Book your places by email to admin@eastcoastshootingclub.com.

COVID 19 Club Reopening on July 14th.

After examining the latest Government Guidance on the re-opening of outdoor sports clubs, we will be reopening the range on June 14th, but only for members who live within 20Km of the club. From the address information  provided by the  members, this will mean that circa 50 members will be eligible to travel to the […]

Plans for reopening the range.

We will reopen the range as soon as we are allowed to by Government regulations. There is still some confusion as regards what can happen on which date, who this applies to and how far people can travel to avail of this opening. The Sports bodies are still in conversation with the Government to get […]

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, […]

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 […]

Pistol Range Closed from 13:30 Next Sunday 22nd December

The pistol range is closed from 13:30 next Sunday to enable some improvement work to be carried out. We are levelling the floor and adding a “do not pass” line to be used during cease fire periods. Anthony F. Pistol and Gallery Rifle Section

50th Anniversary multi Discipline Competition

This competition was held today on our range. All entrants competed in 4 disciplines,viz., Archery, Pistol Shooting, Rifle Shooting and Clay Pidgeon shooting. There were 10 shots in each section adding up to a total of 400 points as highest possible score. It was a lovely day with a mild breeze, warm and balmy. I […]