The Republic Of Ireland Billiards & Snooker Association is the official governing body for Billiards & Snooker In the Republic Of Ireland. RIBSA are funded by the Irish Sports Council with an annual grant each year.
RIBSA organise Billiards & Snooker Events all around the Country from September to May each year concluding with the National Finals in all Categories in May.
Contact Details :
The Republic Of Ireland Billiards & Snooker Association
Snooker HQ Unit 8 Barrow Valley Retail Park, Sleaty Road, Graiguecullen, Carlow
Email : email@example.com / Text : 085 242 8701
Start at Under 12, Under 14, Under 16, Under 18, Under 19, Under 21, Intermediate and Senior Levels, Masters Events and Ladies Events are also organised
Events are held at Intermediate and Senior Levels
International Team Selections
Each Category will contain a number of ranking events with a National Championship and a ranking list from each category will then select the players for the International Teams.
All Entries are done on line by clicking on www.ribsa.ie and on the event you wish to enter before the closing date for each event.
Official RIBSA Events are only held in affiliated Snooker Clubs around the country
If any Snooker club wants to affiliate all they need to do is complete the form and pay the fees on line via the ribsa web site. (Depending on the number of tables in their club) .
All RIBSA Events are open to anyone living in the Republic Of Ireland but everyone must complete a player membership form and pay the annual fees on line.
All Members and Clubs can view a Calendar Of Events and a by-monthly email Newsletter on our web site.
Coaching / Development Officer
PJ Nolan works full time for the Association as National Coach / Development Officer.
RIBSA players and clubs can book coaching and training by ringing PJ on 086 8634507 or emailing him on firstname.lastname@example.org
PJ is the European head coach and an official World Snooker Coach. PJ has coached all over Asia and Europe and he travels with our players to international events.