AGM Minutes and Updates

  • Criminal Justice Bill 2009 Update

    The phasing in of the sections of the Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous provisions) Bill 2009 into Irish law will commence later today. It will begin with section 40. 9(A) 9(B) and 9(C). They will officially become law, although...

    • Posted July 24, 2009
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  • GetActive.ie

    The IAA is delighted to announce it has secured Irish Airsoft’s position on the GetActive.ie website. GetActive.ie is Ireland’s online sport, health and fitness community. They have a number of directories to help you live an active...

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • IAA Proposals for Venue Permit Requirements

    Along similar lines to our recommendations for RIF retail, the IAA were asked to submit proposals for guidelines for district superintendent permission for the operation of venues. These guidelines would be used by District Superintendents in order...

    • Posted July 21, 2009
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  • Update on Implementation of Miscellaneous Provisions Bill

    Hi All, In communications with the Department of Justice, we discussed the implementation timeline of the Miscellaneous Provisions Bill, specifically the issue of when the restrictions on importation of RIF will take effect. The department currently has...

    • Posted July 20, 2009
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  • New IAA Affiliate – Hobby Airsoft

    We are delighted to announce that Hobby Airsoft has been awarded IAA affiliation, after they successfully met all IAA standards. The final stage of the affiliation process was ratified at our committee meeting this week. Hobby Airsoft...

    • Posted July 18, 2009
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  • Clarification on Incident in Finglas

    A number of media outlets have been in contact for a statement regarding the recent incident in Cloonlara Drive in Finglas, where an An Post employee was shot with an ‘air rifle’ while delivering post in the...

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Welcome to the website of the Irish Airsoft Association

    The Irish Airsoft Association is the National Governing Body for the sport of airsoft in the Republic of Ireland. We work with government agencies such as the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform, An Garda Síochána,...

    • Posted July 13, 2009
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  • IAA Submissions on RIF Retailers

    The IAA have submitted their recommendations for Replica Imitation Firearms (RIF) retail regulations in Ireland to the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform. A copy can be found here. This document has been vetted and approved...

    • Posted July 3, 2009
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  • News Update

    Hi everyone. We’d like to update you on some of the things we’ve been up to in recent weeks. We’ve been pretty quiet in the last while, which is mainly due to a lot of things being...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • Miscellaneous Provisions Bill Update

    After gathering feedback from all corners of the community, the committee has submitted its latest document to the DoJ with regard to the Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2009. We would like to thank all the members...

    • Posted June 6, 2009
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  • IAA MPB Position so far

    Hi All, There are many things being thrown around about what the bill will or will not do, our document should clear up parts of that but there is still ambiguity and much concern about certain parts....

    • Posted May 19, 2009
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  • A Fond Farewell

    It is with regret that we announce the retirement of Conor Scolard from the IAA committee. Conor tendered his resignation a week ago due to new demands on his time, and is in the process of handing...

    • Posted May 18, 2009
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  • New IAA Affiliate – Airsoft Reloaded

    We’re excited and pleased to welcome Airsoft Reloaded to our growing list of IAA Affiliates. Airsoft Reloaded’s first venue, The Warehouse, opened in Coolock to great expectations in late 2008. It’s a testament to the professional manner...

    • Posted May 15, 2009
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  • We’re here to stay!

    The long awaited draft Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2009 is here. There is much debate on the impact of the bill for our sport, but for the most part the IAA is welcoming the direction of...

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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