Chairman: Lorcan Murphy 086 2613376
Secretary: Alf Power 087 2212320
Treasurer: Paddy Murphy 087 2356926
Ferns & District Game Protection Association (Ferns GPA) was formed on the 01/07/1963 at a meeting held in the Castle Cinema (now the Community Centre) in Ferns.
It is an affiliated club to the National Association of Regional Game Councils (NARGC)which was founded in 1968 and is the largest voluntary organisation in Ireland involved in game shooting and conservation. The Ferns GPA club has grown steadily since its formation and it now has over 90 affiliated members making it one of the largest GPA clubs in the country.
Ferns GPA BBQ Shoot
Ferns GPA BBQ Shoot takes place on Thursday 10th July 2014.
50th Anniversary Shoot
Ferns GPA Club shoot
This Saturday afternoon 19th October at 2pm. All club members and family are welcome. Great social occasion and some friendly clays. See events calender for more information or contact any committee member.
Ferns GPA 50th Anniversary Clay Shoot
Our celabratory 50th Anniversary Clay Shoot takes place on Sunday 29th of September. There will be a 50 bird sporting layout and also a 15 bird DTL. We have secured great prizes from very generous sponsors and will aim to provide a great days sport. We hope for good weather and there will be food and refreshments on site. The shoot will take place at our new grounds at Ballyandrew which will be signposted from Ferns and Bunclody.
Lockey Murphy pictured with Teddy Sinnott and Tom Guinan at the 2013 AGM after receiving a coat for 50 years of being an active member of Ferns GPA and also one of the founding members.
Dog trials and Longest bird 2012
Check out the photo gallleries for pics of 2012 Dog trials and Longest bird. Congrats to Noel Davitt for winning the Longest bird and also on his sucsess in the dog trials. Also well done to all the other winners in the dog trials