National Competition 14/15th August 2021

What a busy weekend that was! 50 competitors from 13 clubs up and down the country. ECSC had 10 members competing and they did very well as you will see below. The weather was very variable with a lot of heavy rain on Saturday with showers on Sunday. Overall the scores were high with many […]

National Competition – East Coast Shooting Club – August 2021

National Competition – East Coast Shooting Club – August 2021 The National Association of Sporting Rifle & Pistol Clubs have sanctioned a National Competition in East Coast Shooting Club, Co. Wicklow on the 14th and 15th August 2021 ________________________________________ Disciplines: • Prone Rifle • Benchrest Rifle • Smallbore Pistol / Open Smallbore Pistol • Smallbore […]

Safety Procedures and Shooting Skills Course Saturday 19th June.

This course was run at the ECSC Diamond Hill Range last Saturday. It was intended to provide a detailed introduction to the Safety Rules and Procedures in use on our range and also as an introduction to the  skills and practices which help develop competence in target shooting. 22 members who have joined the club […]

Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm.   Today and last Sunday were very busy days on the range. In addition to the members returning after lockdown, it was a delight to welcome so many new members who have joined our club in the last two months. I am told that many outdoor sports clubs have had a rush of new […]

Special Archery Dates for your diary

We are very pleased with the increased enthusiasm for outdoor sports which seems to have been driven by the COVID lockdowns. This has resulted in an unprecedented number of application  to join our club. Most of these have been for the shooting sports  but we also have a number of people keen to take up […]

Range reopened today to all members.

What a pleasure it was  today, to arrive early on the range and get set up for the expected return for many members after months in the wilderness of not being allowed to visit. In the interim, they could only  imagine the pleasure of going into one of the most beautiful parts of our country, […]

Shooting Skills and Safety Course Saturday 19th June

We are running a Shooting Skills and Safety Course on our range starting at 10:00 am on Saturday 19th of June. The course will last approx 4 hours and is a mixture of theory and practise. This course is primarily intended for people who have recently joined the club but more experienced members can attend […]

Range Closure from today.

In compliance with the latest Covid 19 regulations, I am sorry to state that our range in Diamond Hill will be closed from today until further notice. The current lockdown is planned to last until the end of January 2021, which indicates that Sunday 7th February is the first day on which we are likely […]

Happy Christmas!

Our club Christmas card, created by Anthony F, for us all to enjoy. May you and your’s enjoy this Christmas together in spirit if not in close proximity.  

Work details in the last two weeks

I would like to express the appreciation and thanks of all of the committee and members to those individuals who gave up their time, punished their bodies and contributed their efforts to helping return the club ranges to good working condition in the last three weeks. We needed some essential maintenance, even without the Covid […]