Notice of the annual General Meeting of the ECSC. Saturday 23rd April.

The AGM of East Coast Shooting Club will take place on Saturday, 23rd April at 15:00. The venue is: Newcastle Parish Centre Church Lane Newcastle Greystones Co Wicklow A63 X782 All members are asked to attend to be informed of the club’s activities during the last two years, to understand how we will develop  our […]

Range Closed on Easter Sunday 17th April

Just a reminder that the range will not be open next Sunday, Easter Sunday, the 17th April. This will allow you to indulge in your Chocolate Easter Eggs and concentrate on your mental skills in time for the next competition. The range will be open as usual, every Sunday until the next Public Holiday falls […]

Safety and Shooting Skills Courses Saturday 9th April 2022

Most members will be aware that one of the unexpected outcomes of the Covid Pandemic was a significant uplift in getting outdoors amongst the public at large. Many sports clubs , including ECSC  received a major  increase in people wanting to join. Last year saw the single largest increase in membership that we have ever […]

Rifle Competition Results Sunday 3rd April 2022

A lovely day for a Spring Shoot and a very  busy day on the range. We started with the usual two Rifle shoots. The first being the Prone Rifle competitions of 50 and 100 metres in two categories, one rested and one unrested with sling.  20 shots at each distance. Results shown in the table […]

Gallery Rifle and Pistol Monthly report 27th March 2022

Gallery Rifle and Pistol Monthly report 27th March 2022   Competition Results The sunshine welcomed us on the range this morning as ten ECSC members turn up for our monthly gallery rifle and pistol competition. The mornings competition was the challenging enough Timed and Precision (T&P1). Shot over three distances, 25mts, 15mts and 10mts with […]

Rifle Competition Results Sunday 6th March 2022

For a nice change , the weather was good on the day, with warm sunshine and moderate winds. We shot two competitions on the day, FSPR, one card at 50 M and one card at 100m plus the Gallery Rifle 50 M precision. Most competitors shot both. Results in the tables below. No photos of […]

Gallery Rifle and Pistol Monthly Report 27th February 2022

A bitterly cold day but a reasonable turnout of members shooting Rim Fire and Centre Fire semi autos and revolvers. Format was the 25 metre precision consisting of one sighter target and 3 scoring targets of 10 shots each, shot in 3 minutes per target. Results and pictures of some of the participants are shown […]

The Sunday 50 Clay competition.

Each Sunday, a band of hardy men get together on our range to shoot a 50 bird competition. Hardy men because they shoot, whatever the weather, mainly without cover. Each Sunday, the layout changes to provide new challenges. We have the ability to run the three main types of clay shooting disciplines, viz., Down the […]

Rifle Competition Results Sunday 6th February 2022

A new year, a new turnout. Very windy day with strong and varying gusts. The wind veered from full value to half value regularly. The rain mainly held off but the cold was consistent. Six members and two new entrants chanced their aim today with one card at 50 Metres and one card at 100 […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Buying a Rifle.

One of my jobs for the ECSC is to run the club’s digital communications network. This means that I usually receive the first contacts from people who are thinking about joining a shooting club and have found us by a Google search or similar. As this progresses, I invite them to the club to see […]