Irish Open Field Championships 2016

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In the year Ireland hosts the World Archery Field Championships the big news from the Irish Open Field Championships was that Spring had arrived and the venue was looking extremely scenic. Many trees were just coming into leaf and the different foliage colours in addition to the blooms on the cherry trees and ramsons were…….

Well, no, actually...

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World Archery Field Championships 2016 Introduction

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All-Ireland Field Championships 2016.

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Personally, I think the big news from this two day event, held at Tinnehinch Farm (Dargle Valley) by Wicklow Archers, was the weather. Spring weather arrived at just the right time for what is the opening competition of the season in the South. Up North they’ve been plugging away in some very wintery conditions (which haven’t prevented some great scores being put in)...

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Irish Barebow Championships 2016.

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Valentine’s Day, the day you wear your heart on your sleeve. This year barebow archers attending the Irish Barebow Championships, showed their devotion to a form of archery, little-recognised in the  indoor target arena. Barebow is a  recognised style in World Archery field and 3D archery but with some exceptions doesn’t feature much in indoor target archery...

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