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Clay Pigeon Shooting

Clay Pigeon shooting in Northern Ireland is an activity that demands concentration, a keen eye and quick reactions. Staying cool, calm and collected is the key to this activity. In Clay Pigeon shooting, only clay targets are used so no real pigeons or birds of any type are targeted.

Laser Clay Pigeon shooting is also available in Northern Ireland. Participants use a modified shotgun to fire an infrared beam at clays launched from a conventional clay launcher. Whenever the trigger is pulled a shotgun 'bang' is generated and when a player hits the target it reproduces the sound of a breaking clay. This is an environmentally responsible, safe activity for both young and old.

How to get started
For anyone wishing to start Clay Pigeon shooting there are a number of locations to choose from.
Many Providers set a minimum age limit for Clay Pigeon shooting. However, Laser sports are available for juniors and adults alike. This is a great way for all ages to enjoy the pursuit together.

Is it easy?
Each activity provider generally sets an age limit for Clay Pigeon shooting in Northern Ireland. Participants also have to be physically strong enough to hold a shotgun. Tuition is generally available from the activity providers.  Laser Clay Pigeon shooting is suitable for everybody.

Is it expensive?
Most providers offer introductory lessons for Clay Pigeon Shooting in Northern Ireland. Membership is available for those who wish to take up Clay Pigeon shooting more seriously.  To own a shotgun you will need to apply for a firearms certificate from the PSNI Firearms and Explosives Branch (FEB).

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