NASRPC Posts Archive

Results National Competition ECSC July

We had a great day last Sunday at East Coast Shooting Club, a great turnout and we thought ye would be burnt out shooting after the international. A big thank you to Sean and Dec and all the lads from ECSC who made the day such a success with all their work and of... read more

Results of WA1500 PPC match in MTSC on July 29, 2017

See below the results of WA1500 PPC match in MTSC on July 29, 2017 Revolver 1500: WA-ID                                   Name                                                                    Score 3217                                       Gerry McCarthy           ... read more

Irish Open PPC International

NITSA in association with the WA1500 Association of Ireland and the NASRPC announce the Irish Open PPC International at the Buskhill Ranges, County Down, 7-9 September. Revolver 1500, Pistol 1500, short matches and side matches. Please see attached  entry  form which... read more

WA1500PPC Match

Munster Target Shooting Club will be holding a WA1500PPC match on Saturday the 29th of July. This will include revolver and pistol 1500 and short matches. First shots at 10am read more

2017 NASRPC Irish Open results

Well things are starting to settle down here at NASRPC HQ and get back to a more normal pace, it was a great pleasure for us to be involved in such a hugely successful event and again we would like to thank you all for attending whether it was competing, working or... read more

Results National Competition Fermoy June 2017

  Thanks to all the guys and gals in Fermoy Rifle club for hosting the NASRPC this past weekend. The sun was shining, the BBQ was lit, the craic was good and some great scores got recorded. As the last heat for National Team Selection before the World Cup there... read more

Condolences

The NASRPC would like to offer our most sincere condolences to Mike Nestor on the passing of his father Jack, all our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May he rest in peace Reposing at Sullivan’s Funeral Home, Turners Cross. Removal on Tuesday (20th)... read more

Pheonix 2017 success

The Phoenix 17 was a huge success for Ireland across the board.   You will no doubt have read Dean Parkers update on the Target Shotgun guys – who on their first International outing did us all very proud.   I would like to give you a bit of a tally on... read more

June 2017 – NASRPC National Competition An Riocht

June 2017 – NASRPC National Competition An Riocht The National Association of Sporting Rifle & Pistol Clubs will hold a National Competition in The Kingdom “An Riocht” Rifle and Pistol Club, Castlemaine, Co Kerry on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June, 2017... read more

The 2017 IGRF World Cup & NASRPC Irish Open

July 2017 – NASRPC International Competition The National Association of Sporting Rifle & Pistol Clubs will hold The 2017 IGRF World Cup & NASRPC Irish Open in Midlands National Shooting Centre of Ireland, Co. Offaly on Thursday 6th, Friday 7th, Saturday... read more

Congratulations to our Target Shotgun Team on their success

Hi all , well where do I start?,the first outing of Target Shotgun Ireland and we can be very proud of all involved from the lads that shot and for the great support from all who attended. The inaugural shoot of the ITSF was a huge success both on a team and personal... read more

Results National Competition May 2017

Our first national competition at MNSCI was a great success and the weather behaved for most of the day with only the last few details getting wet. It was a pleasure to compete at such a fantastic facility with such a friendly welcome and we would like to thank all... read more

May 7th – Gallery Rifle – Introduction – MNSCI

  NASRPC will be holding an introductory day to the Gallery Rifle sports on Sunday May 7th in MNSCI, Midlands National Shooting Centre of Ireland. For whose who have been tempted but don’t know what it’s all about this is an ideal opportunity to ask... read more

Results National Competition Bracken Apr 17

A great weekend of sport and craic at Bracken Projectile Club, a top class facility and well worth a visit. A big thank you to Patsy and all the members for their help and a big thank you to all who volunteered RO’ing and stats and indeed all who helped to make... read more

Jim Linehan RIP

The committee and members if the NASRPC would like to express our condolences and deepest sympathies to the Linehan family following the passing of Jim Linehan, father of Denis Linehan. We are all thinking and praying for you and your family in this sad time, may he... read more

April 2017 – NASRPC National Competition

April 2017 – NASRPC National Competition The National Association of Sporting Rifle & Pistol Clubs will hold a National Competition in Bracken Projectile Club, Strabane, Co. Tyrone on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th April, 2017 Disciplines: Smallbore Pistol... read more

Competition Results – MTSC Apr 2017

Another great days shooting at MTSC last Saturday, a bit of a hiccup in the middle of the day but we got there in the end. A big thank you to all who helped out on the day RO’ing and stats, also thanks to all at MTSC for having the range in top condition and for... read more

April 2017 – NASRPC National Competition

April 2017 – NASRPC National Competition The National Association of Sporting Rifle & Pistol Clubs will hold a National Competition in Munster Target Shooting Club. Co. Limerick on Saturday 1st April, 2017 Disciplines: Sporting Rifle – 50m Prone Field... read more

Results Eagles 11/03/17

A great day out in Eagles – the craic as always, well worth the trip. It has been a long time since we had to open a second pack of targets at a Prone match – but with people having to fight for room on the line – it was one of those days. The... read more

Range Officers

Folks, We are looking for people to come forward and volunteer as Range Officers at upcoming National Events. With these events being so popular these days – they are generally booked out – it is imperative that we know, in advance, we have the Range... read more

March 2017 – NASRPC National Competition

March 2017 – NASRPC National Competition The National Association of Sporting Rifle & Pistol Clubs will hold a National Competition in Eagle Rifle & Pistol Club. Co. Dublin on Saturday 11th March, 2017 Disciplines: Sporting Rifle – 50m Prone Entry... read more

Sporting rifle – changes

, Folks, As you will know the first Sporting Rifle match of the year will take place at Eagle Rifle & Pistol Club on Saturday the 11th of March. Some of you may also be aware that the rules for Sporting Rifle are quite old; they have not changed since first... read more

Results Lough Bo 25/02/2017

With Storm whatever its name was just after passing by, the weather and ground conditions were not ideal in Lough Bo … but is was February in Sligo!! Many hardy souls braved the inclement weather, which was really only a factor for the first few details. Some... read more

Target Shotgun Training Day – 12th March 2017

All, Following a strong turnout to the first training sessions We will be holding a Target Shotgun training day at Harbour House Shooting club, on Saturday, 12th March starting @ 11am for all those interested in taking part in training, and with a view to forming a... read more

AGM Notice

NASRPC 2016 AGM Notice.   You are hereby notified of the Annual General Meeting, 2016 of The National Association of Sporting Rifle & Pistol Clubs (NASRPC)   Date: 13:00, Saturday March 25th 2017 Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk, Co Louth.  ... read more

Target Shotgun Training Day – Feb 18th 2017

All, Following a strong turnout to the first training session in January, We will be holding a second Target Shotgun training day at Munster Target Shooting club, on Saturday, 18th Feb  2017 starting @ 11am for all those interested in taking part in training, and with... read more

RIP

  The NASRPC wish to express our deepest sympathies to Alan Lynch and his family, we received this news this evening from the IPA Pistol Club It is with deep regret that we wish to inform of the recent death of Claire Lynch, Culkenny, Malin, Co. Donegal. (sister... read more

Target Shotgun Training Day – 21st Jan 2017

All, Dean Parker, NDC for Target shotgun is organising a Target Shotgun training day at Munster Target Shooting club, on Saturday, 21st Jan 2017 starting @ 11am for all those interested in taking part in training, and with a view to forming a national team. These... read more

Training Day

To all Gallery rifle shooters the NASRPC has organised with the help of Harbour House our team Captains Gavin and Dan our NDC Pat and our NDO Declan a training day for all experienced Gallery rifle shooters. The format for the day will be 60 shot matches followed by a... read more

The Annual Phoenix meeting, Bisley

Dear Shooters, The Annual Phoenix meeting will be held at the Bisley Shooting grounds, Surrey, England, on the weekend of the 26th of May till the 28th of May 2017. This is a great opportunity to travel a modest distance to an “away match” and take part in many of the... read more

EGM Notice

Notice is hereby given of an Extraordinary General Meeting of the National Association of Sporting Rifle and Pistol Clubs.   To be held at  Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone, Co. Westmeath at 3pm, Sunday January 29th.   Business to be Transacted   To vote on... read more

Courtlough Shooting Grounds, Welcome aboard

NASRPC are pleased to announce that Courtlough Shooting Grounds (CSG) has joined the NASRPC. Courtlough is well known for it’s Clay Pigeon ranges, catering for competitors from beginners all the way to Olympic athletes. It has also had a Benchrest Rifle Range... read more

German Open 2016

The German Open is over again for another year and the NASRPC would like to congratulate all who traveled from this fair isle to take part on their individual performances and especially the Centrefire and Smallbore teams. We would also like to thank our gracious... read more

Target Shotgun Update

Following multiple requests, and successful ‘side matches’ this year, the Committee of the NASRPC are happy to announce that we will be holding Target Shotgun competitions in the 2017 season as part of the NASRPC competitions.  This will include, but not... read more

German Open 2016 – IGRF Team Selection

15/11/2016 Folks, NASRPC have been contacted by two individuals who felt that they were not picked for the teams being fielded by NASRPC in the German leg of the 2016 IGRF Series, when they should have been.. As Team Selection has been such a problem in recent years... read more

2016 Championship Final Results

1Please find attached the results for the 2016 NASRPC Championship Finals, held over the 28/29th October and 5th November. The Committee would like to thank the team at Fermoy Rifle club for their support in hosting this event.  Some great scores including personal... read more

National Finals update

The NASRPC committee would like to announce that our chairman Gerry McCarthy will be the Match Director for the upcoming National Finals. Also should they be needed we have a Match Jury for the event and Kieran Barry, Bill Connolly and Nigel Barrett have taken on this... read more

Condolences

The committee and members if the NASRPC would like to express our condolences and deepest sympathies to the O’Brien family following the passing of Mary Hickey, Mother of Maura O’Brien, Mother in law to Tommy O’Brien and of course Grandmother of Toby... read more

October 2016 – NASRPC National Competition at Hilltop

September 2016 – NASRPC National Competition October 2016 – NASRPC National Competition The National Association of Sporting Rifle & Pistol Clubs will hold a National Competition in Hilltop Shooting Club on Saturday 08th October 2016 Disciplines:... read more

Lough Bo Results 29/9/2016

All, NASRPC would like to thank everyone at Lough Bo for a great weekend of shooting. Please find attached the results for Lough Bo competition, embassy cup and team results, held on 23/24th September 2016. loughbo-results-2016-1-0 embassy-cup-lough-bo-2016... read more

Classification & Leaderboard updates

Folks, Following a number of classification queries at National Events, NASRPC decided to do a review of the National Classification Database. This has been passed down through various hands over the years, but only contains peoples classifications, no context as to... read more

2017 NASRPC Competition Calendar.

Folks, With only two National Events and the Championship Finals left in this years calendar – please find a link below to the 2017 NASRPC Competition Calendar. 2017 NASRPC Competition Calendar. This includes the dates, locations and types of competition... read more

German Open @ Leitmar

Folks, The Annual German Open @ Leitmar, incorporating the German leg of the IGRF International Series, is almost upon us – November 11-13th. Many people will already have arranged accommodation and travel, but there is still plenty of time to arrange to attend... read more

Results: Donegal TSC 3/9/2016

Please find attached the Draft results for the Donegal TSC National Competition, held at Bracken on 3rd September 2016 donegal-tsc-020916-results-draft1-1 Thanks to everyone @ Bracken and Donegal for a great day out, fantastic craic and some great shooting. Any... read more

National Competition – September 2016 – Lough Bo

September 2016 – NASRPC National Competition The National Association of Sporting Rifle & Pistol Clubs will hold a National Competition in      Lough Bo Shooting Centre, Co Sligo on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September 2016   Disciplines: Smallbore... read more

Results: BRC Shooting Club 14/8/2016

The successful and happy ECSC team winners of the Kiel cup 2016. We all had a great day and a big thank you to BRC for hosting the event and for their great work running the shoot. BRC RESULTS & KIEL CUP Please find attached the draft results of the competition... read more

NASRPC National Competition BRC Shooting Club

August 2016 – NASRPC National Competition The National Association of Sporting Rifle & Pistol Clubs will hold a National Competition in BRC Shooting Club, Bohernabreena, Co. Dublin on Sunday 14th Aug 2016 Disciplines: Sporting Rifle – 50m Prone Keil... read more

NASRPC Club Team Event

  The NASRPC are proposing to introduce club team events at National matches. These matches will then be used as championship heats to identify the “Best Club” as part of the National Championship. The purpose of this is to encourage increased competitive... read more

Training day 6th August 2016

Gallery Rifle/Pistol Competition Shooting. The NASRPC with the help of An Riocht Rifle & Pistol Club have organised a training and introductory day. Venue: An Riocht Rifle & Pistol Club Castlemaine Kerry Date: Saturday August 6th Time: 10:30am to 4:00pm All... read more

WA1500 Sanctioned match, 30th July 2016

WA1500 will hold a sanctioned WA1500 Competition at Munster Target Shooting Club on Saturday, July 30th, first shots @ 10:00 Competitions: MMR MMP Open match 48 shot match Entry fees: MMP & MMR €15 Open €8 48 shot €5   Please Note: We will also hold an... read more

2016 Irish Open International Draft Results

All, during the Irish open international match at Harbour house on 9-11th July 2016  competitors from Germany, United Kingdom and Ireland completed in International 1500 gallery Rifle team competitions.  Congratulations to all of the competitors, with some personal... read more

Thank You

Well, hopefully everyone has come back down to earth after a very enjoyable 2016 NASRPC Irish International Open. Everyone here at NASRPC headquarters is, to coin a phrase, shattered. We all worked hard and played hard over the weekend and wouldn’t have it any... read more

Deadline extended for submissions

Recently we asked for suggestions/input into the review of the rules for competitor ranking and team selection, the closing date has passed (11/06/16) and we have only received two submissions. In the hope that more people will get involved in this process the... read more

Revised teams for Internatinal

Due to the unavailability of International team members named as per the NASRPC Leader Board. The NASRPC had to revise both SB and CF teams. The revised team members have made themselves available at very short notice and for that the NASRPC thanks you. Small Bore    ... read more

Teams announced for the 2016 NASRPC International

After another very successful NASRPC National shoot run in Fermoy Rifle Club,” the birth place of gallery rifle and pistol in Ireland” and still going strong . Thank you FRC . and the grub was spot on also. Today it gives me great pleasure to announce the Official... read more

The review of competitor rankings and team selection

The review of competitor rankings and team selection was delivered to club representatives at the recent club briefing, the review was published after an extensive review of best practice in other similar sporting associations. It provides clarity to a process that... read more

July 2016 – NASRPC International Competition

  The National Association of Sporting Rifle & Pistol Clubs will hold the 2016 NASRPC Irish International Open In Harbour House Sports Club, Lougharbor,  Athy, Co. Kildare on Friday 8th, Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July 2016 All profits from the sale of... read more

Results: Bracken Projectile Club 11/6/2016

Thanks to everyone at Bracken for a great day’s craic, beautiful weather (With only one ‘shower’ during the day!) and some great shooting.  Please find attached Draft results for the competitions shot on the day. bracken 110616 Draft Results 1.0... read more

NASRPC Irish gallery rifle squad

Some of the Irish gallery rifle squad in Bisley for the Pheonix meeting, altogether they brought back a large collection of medals with some great personal achievements but most importantly the Irish team came second In the international match only beaten by the home... read more

Gallery Rifle Team Ireland Press Release

  Following the last heats for team selection, the National leaderboards have now been updated and  NASRPC has registered the official teams that will be competing in the British leg of the IGRF International series in Gallery Rifle 1500 on Monday May 30th at the... read more

Results: MTSC 14/5/2016

In fantastic weather, we shot over 300 cards and more than 70 shooters on the lines, with lines full from 10AM right through to 6pm.  Thanks to Dave, Trevor, Dean, Mick and all those at MTSC for a great days shooting, good craic, and BBQ for the shooters.  ... read more

Positive Update on EU legislation

Press Release from Europe Please find the latest from the EU relating to positive outcomes in the consultation with the shooting sports enthusiasts and National Governing bodies connected to shooting sports in EU including Ireland. SO keep up the good work of feed... read more

Passing of Mrs. Eileen Thompson

Mrs. Eileen Thompson, mother of Noel, our friend, colleague and fellow committee member passed away yesterday. We offer our deepest sympathy to Noel and all his family at this difficult time.  Funeral arrangements will be added later or you can check www.rip.ie... read more

May 2016 – NASRPC National Competition

May 2016 – NASRPC National Competition The National Association of Sporting Rifle & Pistol Clubs will hold a National Competition in Munster Target Shooting Club, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick on Saturday 14th May 2016 Disciplines: • Smallbore Pistol –... read more

Quarterly Meeting

The committee announces the second quarterly meeting with the clubs in Abbeyleix  Manor Hotel on Wednesday, June 22nd @ 19:30 Like the last time, one or two reps from each club should attend. We are looking forward to see you all there on the night. Thanks... read more

Youth Development Officer

The NASRPC seeks applications for the position of Youth Development Officer. The chosen applicant will report directly to the NASRPC Committee and will be expected to work closely with the Child Protection Officer and the National Training & Development Officer.... read more

Coming to the nationals in MTSC on May 14

If you are coming to the nationals in MTSC, May 14? We are pleased to recommend Ballyhoura Hostel in Kilfinane, which is only 2 km from the range. It is a modern luxury accommodation at great prices. Please see link to website below... read more

Traveling to NASRPC National at Bracken

Traveling to NASRPC National at Bracken Those wishing to travel, with their firearms to the NASRPC National at Bracken, should send the following documentation to Patsy McGonagle ASAP Copy of your firearms certificate(s) Copy of your EU Firearms Pass- all pages,... read more

Book your Place for the Welsh Open 2016

Welsh Open Gallery Rifle Competition Quick update to remind you all of the up coming competition. Our Welsh friends across the water are having their 2016 Open event. The firing line positions are starting to fill up, so advice is to book your place as soon as... read more

This Will Effect You

NASRPC Press Release “Marian Harkin MEP will hold an information meeting at the Hudson Bay Hotel Athlone (Lecarrow Suite), from 14:00 to 17:00 on April 23. Mr. Des Crofton will speak at this event. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss proposed changes to the EU... read more

Results: Harbour House, 2/4/2016

Despite a rather inclement day (putting it mildly!) over 400 competitions were shot at HH Today – a fantastic day’s shooting.  Thanks to all of the competitors, and RO’s who braved the elements, and to Dee, Toby, Tommy and the team for making a great... read more

WA1500 Match @ MTSC, 23rd April 2016

WA1500 will hold a sanctioned WA1500 Competition at MTSC on Saturday, April 23, first shots @ 10:00 Competitions: MMR MMP Open match 48 shot match Entry fees: MMP & MMR €15 Open €8 48 shot €5 Please Note: We will also hold an Embassy Cup (amended) Shotgun... read more

NASRPC Newsletter

A lively couple of months
It has been a busy two months since the 2015 AGM of the NASRPC.
Recently we held the first of the new quarterly Club Meetings where all the member clubs of the NASRPC are invited to send one or two representatives to comment and contribute on the previous quarter and the coming months. This was a great success.

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NASRPC Update to Clubs, 31/3/2016

Dear shooters, I note that the GRPAI have recently emailed clubs and individual members concerning their claim to be the NGB for Gallery Rifle and Pistol in Ireland. On behalf of the NASRPC committee, I wanted to let you know that the NASRPC is the recognized NGB in... read more

A Very Special Birthday

Mary Hickey, the ‘Queen of Kilmead’ celebrating her 100th birthday in the Clanard Court hotel Athy, on Easter Sunday. Mary Hickey is the mum of Maura O’Brien and Tommy’s mother in law.(Harbour House Sports Club ) Mary was born 5 days after the... read more

Harbour House 2nd April – Pre Registration

All, Pre-registration for the Harbour House Competition to be held on 2nd April, 2016 is now open The match schedule can be viewed. Pre Registration Form : NASRPC National – April 02 2016 – Harbour House Shooting Centre Pre-Registration allows shooters to... read more

NASRPC & Clubs Meeting, 9th March 2016

A big thank you for those who travelled to meet the Committee last Wednesday in Abbeyleix, it is our hope to change the location of these meetings so as to make it easier for those travelling afar.  The meeting was very constructive and a broad range of issues were... read more

IGRF Charter

 Please see the attached current charter for the International Gallery rifle Federation (IGRF) which quite clearly shows the NASRPC as the NGB for Ireland. This document can also be viewed on the IGRF website http://igrf.org/. We hope that this will clear up the... read more

Agenda for 16/3/2016 Meeting

Welcome Report on our first two months (Gerry) Money matters (money distribution to clubs) and affiliation (Mike) International and Competition update (Declan) Plans for FCP participation (Declan) Interfacing with clubs (Jeff) Club input and suggestions from the floor... read more

Results: Mourne 12/3/2016

Thanks to Sean all the team at Mourne for a great day’s shooting – over 30 competitors and 120 competitions, good food, tea & coffee all day, and not a drop of rai! Please find attached the preliminary scores.  Any queries please contact... read more

Results: Eagles 06/03/16

Please find attached draft results for the prone rifle competition held at Eagles Rifle & Pistol Club on 3/6/2016. Eagles Scores – 060316 – Draft 1.0 Thanks to all at Eagles for their support on the... read more

March 16th Meeting – Change of venue.

The NASRPC committee meeting with the affiliated clubs, will take place on Wednesday, March 16 at the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel @ 19:30. This is a change of venue from what we had originally planned. read more

Mourne Competition – licence reminder

To all those traveling to Mourne this Saturday we wish you the very best of luck. This will be our first competition at the Mourne shooting grounds and we hope for good weather on the day. Remember to bring along all necessary firearm licences as having never hosted... read more

2016 National Competition – Mourne 12th March

Registration for the national shoot at Mourne Shooting Grounds is now closed. We are very happy with the quick response from so many competitors who intend to travel next Saturday to our first shoot at this range and our second national shoot of the year.... read more

Call for Discipline Coordinators

The NASRPC Committee would like to appoint discipline coordinators for the following disciplines: • Sporting Rifle • Gallery Rifle • Pistol We would ask shooters who would be willing to volunteer to help with the organisation and running of these disciplines to send a... read more

NASRPC Advisory – Usage of Restricted Firearms

At a recent NASRPC event, an issue arose regarding the use of a restricted firearm belonging to another competitor. For context, a competitor’s restricted firearm malfunctioned earlier in the day, and they wished to use an identical firearm in the same calibre,... read more

GRPAI

It has come to our attention that a group calling itself the GRPAI has announced on its website that it is the National Governing Body for gallery rifle and pistol shooting in Ireland. As you know, your organisation, the NASRPC, is the National Governing body for this... read more

2015 Competition Finalists – Gallery Rifle

Please find attached the leader boards for the Gallery Rifle competitions.  This includes results for all competitions during 2015.  Please note that competitors must have shot 3 competitions to be eligible to enter the finals. Centerfire GRCF1500 : Gallery Rifle... read more

2015 Competition Finalists – Benchrest

       Please find attached the leader boards for the Benchrest, and 50M Prone Sporter competitions.  This includes results for all competitions during 2015.  Please note that competitors must have shot 3 competitions to be eligible to enter the finals. SPR50Prone :... read more

2015 Competition Finalists – Pistol

Please find attached the leader boards for the Pistol competitions. This includes results for all competitions during 2015.  Please note that competitors must have shot 3 competitions to be eligible to enter the finals. Centerfire CFPTP1  : Centrefire Pistol T&P1... read more

NASRPC National Training and Development Officer

I’d like to thank Keith Duggan for his contribution to the NASRPC organisation as outgoing National Training and Development Officer. Keith developed and implemented a very effective training program for NASRPC Range Safety Officers, it would have been... read more

New NASRPC Committee

Hello all, Just wanted to introduce the incoming NASRPC committee, but before that a very sincere thanks to the outgoing committee for all their service and support over the years. The committee members are: Karl O’Brien (Hilltop), Vice Chair. Nicholas Flood... read more

NASRPC AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the NASRPC will take place on Saturday 16th January 2016 at the Osprey Hotel, Devoy Quarter, Naas. Co. Kildare at 2.30pm read more