Irish Field Archery Federation

The home of Field Archery in Ireland

Start archery

If you’re interested in starting archery, you’re in the right place!

This section contains all the information you’ll need to know about getting started in shooting, from finding a place to learn near you, to the basics of equipment.

Field archery is a growing sport. With over 60,000 field archers in more than IFAA 45 member countries from worldwide. several hundred in Ireland alone.

It is a fascinating, inclusive and accessible sport that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Field archery has a fun and sociable community, and it encourages personal fulfillment and friendly competition. 

3 steps to starting Field archery

  1. Find a club
  2. Complete a beginners course
  3. Join IFAF/ Become a member