Irish Field Archery Federation

The home of Field Archery in Ireland


Special features, including articles and news about IFAF, its members and other archery related topics can be found on this page.

Down in the valley is a beautifully written article about Master bowyer Jack Pinson and his workshop and the bow-making class he ran for IFAF. The article, written by Marcin Malek, is accompanied by Marcin’s two wonderful photo-galleries of Jack’s workshop and the class held in 2019.

IFAA EU-Delegates Meeting 2019 – Report: In March, IFAA EU-Delegates met in Warsaw. This report details the main topics covered at that meeting.

JEROME DORAN – RIP: It is with heavy hearts that we mourn the passing of our fellow archer, Jer. His good company and skill on the range will be missed by all.

JAN 2018 – In Part 2 of Field Archery News UK. The front page is devoted to Dunbrody Archers with a great photo of members taking part in the Arrow Ceremony at Hook Head Lighthouse. The magazine also gives further information on their 100 3D shoot later in the year Page 30-31.

DEC 2017 – This month included in Field Archery News UK is a profile of our own Lynn Ellingworth. Lynn gives an in-depth interview telling us about her first encounter with Archery, how her love for the sport has grown and her many adventures and wins along the way. Page 32-35

Also included in this edition is an piece written by Andrew Wayland fondly remembering his life with his wife Sonja before she passed away suddenly earlier this year. Page 4-5

WHAT’S ON – 2017: A summary of archery competitions run outside of IFAF in 2017. It’s ideal for anyone looking to combine a holiday with archery (or vise versa!).

IFAF NEWSLETTER, Q4 2016: The final edition of the IFAF Newsletter for 2016 covers events between October and December and includes a gallery of the ‘best of’ photographs from the past year.

IFAF NEWSLETTER, Q3 2016: The second edition of the IFAF Newsletter covering events, activities and news during the months of July through to September.

IFAF NEWSLETTER, Q2 2016: The first ever IFAF Newsletter covering events, activities and news between April through June has been compiled.

IFAA FLINT ROUND EXPLAINED: An overview of and introduction to the IFAA Flint Round which  includes information on the range lay-out, shoot rotation and scoring.

GER SWAYNE RIP A personal, fitting tribute to a well known archer and former IFAF member.

VALLEY BOWMEN CLUB PROFILE An introduction to this new club set-up in Waterford by friends, not just archers, from the locality.

WEXFORD ARCHERY CLUB PROFILE An introduction to this new club set-up Eddie Ryan, a long time and well respected archer, in New Ross.