Monthly Archives: September 2019


The following Candidates are deemed to be HCAP-Certified following successful completion of their HCAP Assessment after the Range Test held on 14th September 2019 (names, followed by HCAP Number).

Date of Certification: 14th September 2019.

Agavriloaie, Sorin, 2019/0044
Bishti, Karl, 2019/0031
Bockariov, Pavel, 2019/0065
Boland, Brian, 2019/0064
Callanan, Ross, 2019/0076
Christy, Barry, 2019/0067
Cleere, Gavin, 2019/0077
Ferron, Thomas, 2019/0068
Fitzgerald, Edmund, 2019/0072
Forde, Seán, 2019/0060
Hurley, Eric, 2019/0062
Kennedy, Daniel, 2019/0073
Mackevicius, Arunas, 2018/0127
Magee, Rory, 2019/0043
Murray, Daniel, 2019/0071
Nolan, James, 2019/0070
O’Keeffe, Danny, 2018/0012
O’Keeffe, Robert, 2019/0058
Ó Maoilchiaráin, Paraic, 2019/0069
Robertson, Drew, 2019/0010
Rothwell, Ivan, 2019/075
Scholz, Felix, 2019/0059
Voitukovic, Edvard, 2019/0066
White, Conor, 2019/0057

All Candidates in attendance were successful on this occasion and were presented with their personal HCAP Certificates, ID Cards and Badges at the conclusion of the Range Test. A high standard of marksmanship was evident from all candidates. Thanks go to HCAP Range Officers Pat Scully and John Manley for their able administration of the Range Test, also to Tony Saunders, John Paul Craven and all at Midland National Shooting Centre of Ireland for their usual very professional management of the Test on the Range.

This was the last HCAP Assessment and Range Test in the 2019 Series. The 2020 Calendar will be posted here when dates are fixed.

Candidates who were No-Shows on this occasion will be carried forward to the next scheduled Range Test, except where they have missed two or more Range Tests, in which cases they are automatically de-listed as eligible and can complete their HCAP only on payment of the standard HCAP Repeat Fee.


The Range Test for HCAP Candidates having successfully completed their MCQs on 31st August 2019 and in some cases, on previous dates, will take place on Saturday 14th September 2019 at the Midland National Shooting Ground, Blue Ball, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, commencing at 10.00 a.m. sharp. The list includes candidates eligible for the Range Test following qualification at previous MCQs but having deferred their Range Test on previous occasions. Such candidates are reminded that if having deferred two or more Range Tests, they miss the Range Test on 14th September 2019 they will be delisted as eligible and may complete their HCAP only by re-entering for the Range Test stage and paying a Repeat Fee of €50.00.

Candidates should be present from 9.30 a.m. in order to sign in and to exhibit their current Firearms Certificate and evidence of insurance. Candidates are listed alphabetically and will shoot in firing details of multiple shooters (usually fifteen to twenty shooters in each detail).

Procedures to be followed at each Range Test are posted separately.


Agavriloaie, Sorin
Bishti, Karl
Bockariov, Pavel
Boland, Brian
Callanan, Ross
Christy, Barry
Cleere, Gavin
Doran, Mark
Ferron, Thomas
Fitzgerald, Edmund
Forde, Sean
Hurley, Eric
Ivanoff, Eftim
Kennedy, Daniel
Mackevicius, Arunas
Magee, Rory
Murray, Daniel
Nolan, James
O’Keeffe, Danny
O’Keeffe, Robert
O’Maoilchiarain, Paraic
O’Toole, Niall
Robertson, Drew
Rothwell, Ivan
Scholz, Felix
Shanahan, Maurice
Venables, Aaron
Voitukovic, Edvard
White, Conor


The following candidates (HCAP numbers, followed by mark achieved) were successful in the HCAP MCQ held in Goresbridge, Co. Kilkenny, on Saturday 31st August 2019 and are eligible to participate in the HCAP Range Test to be held at the Midlands Range on Saturday 14th September 2019. Procedures for Range Tests will be posted here separately in due course.

Candidates who were Deferrals or No-Shows at this MCQ on 31st August 2019 will be carried forward to the first scheduled MCQ in 2020, except where they have missed two or more MCQs without notice. The schedule of dates for 2020 will be posted here in due course.

2019/0058, 96%, Pass
2019/0069, 96%, Pass
2019/075, 100%, Pass
2019/0059, 98%, Pass
2019/0044, 94%, Pass
2019/0031. 94%, Pass
2019/0065, 86%, Pass
2019/0064, 100%, Pass
2019/0076, 82%, Pass
2019/0067, 98%, Pass
2019/0060, 98%, Pass
2019/0062, 100%, Pass
2019/0073, 98%, Pass
2018/0127, 90%, Pass
2019/0043, 92%, Pass
2019/0071, 96%, Pass
2019/0070, 86%, Pass
2019/0066, 88%, Pass
2019/0057, 90%, Pass
2019/0077, 96%, Pass
2019/0074, 98%, Pass
2019/0068, 88%, Pass
2019/0072, 80%, Pass

The following candidates (HCAP number, followed by mark achieved) were unsuccessful and are required to re-sit the MCQ stage before proceeding to any Range Test. The application fee for Repeat Candidates is €50.00. “Fail” grades may be appealed to the HCAP Assessment Committee, subject to written application accompanied by re-checking fee, €50.00. Where written application for re-checking is received, it is reviewed by the Committee at the next scheduled Committee meeting following receipt of application. Applications for re-checking must be received within 10 (ten) days of publication of results on this blog.

2017/0175, 62%, Fail
2019/0061, 68%, Fail