Northern Ireland Target Sports Association

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Northern Ireland Target Sports Association


Firearms Certificate Licensing
Firearms Licensing Branch
PSNI Lisnasharragh
42 Montgomery Road
Belfast, BT6 9LD

Tel: +44 (0)2890 650222 Ex 24339/24515/24344

Firearm Certificate Application (For Non-Residents)

Application to use firearms in the Republic of Ireland (PDF document). Must be accompanied by a valid Euro Pass.


National Rifle Association / Ireland
NRA Ireland is the National Governing Body for FClass, Target and Match Rifle Shooting in Ireland
Practical Shooting Association of Ireland P.S.A.I.
Clay Pigeon Shooting Association
Governing body for clay shooting in the UK. Founded 1928.
National Rifle Association
Founded in 1860 to promote and encourage Marksmanship throughout the Queen's Dominions in the interests of Defence and the permanence of the Volunteer and Auxiliary Forces, Naval, Military and the Air. Incorporated by Royal Charter, 1890.
British Association for Shooting and Conservation
Originally, The Wildfowlers' Association of Great Britain and Ireland and includes the Gamekeepers' Association of the United Kingdom (founded in 1900).
National Smallbore Rifle Association
Governing body for smallbore rifle and pistol, airgun and crossbow shooting.
British Shooting Sports Council
The Council is an umbrella organisation representing the major shooting associations in the United Kingdom.
Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain
The MLAGB was formed in 1952 and is the Governing Body for muzzle loading within the UK. Its objectives are to encourage an interest in muzzle loading firearms; to promote, regulate and safeguard their use; and to preserve their freedom of collection.
International Shooting Sport Federation
The ISSF, under the leadership of its President, Dr. Olegario Vázquez Raña from Mexico, is formally recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the sole controlling body of the international amateur shooting sports at worldwide levels of competition.

National Shooting Centre, Bisley

A full range of target shooting equipment from Anschutz, Gehmann, Centra, Kustermann, Sauer, TEC-HRO, HPS System Gemini, MEC etc.
Based just outside Omagh and the only retailer of this equipent to NI shooters

Airsoft & bb Guns

Airsoft UK offers UK legal 2 tone or transparent airsoft models. BB gun Spring and AEG models, and accessories available..

Donal McCloy
Main Street,
Toomebridge, Co. Antrim
BT41 3NJ
Tel: (028) 7965 0641
Fax: (028) 7965 9033

Tannyoky Guns and Ammo
19 Ballyreagh Road
Poyntzpass, Newry
BT35 6RQ

Tel: (028) 3831 8308
Fax: (028) 3831 8325

Hollow Farm Shooting Grounds
35 Drumhirk Road
Comber, Newtownards
BT23 5SA

Tel: (028) 9752 8381
Fax: (028) 9752 8643

Gun Dealers Network
A web site for buying and selling guns. Listing dealers across the UK.

MAY-MAC's new Sporting Arms Ireland website, where "Derek May" of may-Tec sporting Arms has joined with "Ian mc Fadden" to offer you the shooter the best possible range of products and services.
Bullet proof Vest
We present the complete range of the best Bulletproof & Stab Proof Clothing & Equipment at extremely cheap prices. Our selection consists of Vests, Jackets, Helmets, Briefcases, Plates, Goggles, Gloves and other Trauma related Products. Most of our Bulletproof & Stab Proof Clothing come in sizes ranging from small to XXXXL.

Maryland Country Sports
Maryland Industrial Estate

Tel: (028) 9044 8598

G. T. Shooting
Retail sales of firearms, ammunition and accessories in Surrey UK.

Special Club discounts available on ammunition purchases.


M.D. Smith's Reloading Pages
This site has a lot of information for those people who wish to reload their own ammunition. US based, but still relevant facts and tips, including black powder.
Marple Rifle and Pistol Club
If you ever wanted to know what means what, or any definitions, then this is the page to go to. It is always being updated so anything not shown here, get in touch and they will update. A really good A - Z.




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    Looking good! We look forward to shooting at your club again this year. The people are the best. We have decided to skip matches closer to us to be able to shoot at your club because you make us feel very welcome and we have such a great time there.

    Mark Patterson

About Us

We have three 25metre and two 50metre outdoor ranges at our site on the Buskhill Road, Donaghmore, Newry, Co. Down, BT34 1SD. The Buskhill Road is located seven miles north of Newry and seven miles south of Banbridge just off the main A1 dual carriageway.

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