Events till Wednesday 18th Jan

These are the events till Wednesday the 18th of January.

The first event in the 2017 Dublin by Night series is this Saturday, 14th January, at the Phoenix Park, Dublin.  Start times 6 pm to 7 pm. Two courses, 4.2 km and 8.2 km.  Parking is at the usual night-O place, the Camogie grounds car park across the main road from the polo grounds, about 300 metres past the first roundabout as you come from Parkgate Street.  The organisers expect to have shelter, light and hot drinks as usual. For insurance reasons night events are only open to age classes M/W16 and above.
Closest public transport: bus 46A to the Phoenix Park terminus and walk, or LUAS Red Line to Heuston Station and walk.
See location map here.
For further information see: http://www.3roc.net

If you have never done night-o before the Phoenix Park is a good place to start, make sure to have a head torch.  Dublin by Night has five events this year and runs as a league.

On Sunday there are two events in Lismore and Cork.

The event in Lismore is a return to Lismore Towers with starts from 11-1.  The event will be signposted from bridge in Lismore along the R666.

Course lengths
Long 7.1 km, 215 m climb, 25 controls
Medium 5.7 km, 195m climb, 23 controls
Short technical 3.4 km, 125 m climb, 16 controls
Short easy (path only) 2.1km, 60 m climb, 8 controls

The event in Cork is in Glenabo Wood, near Fermoy with starts from 10:30 – 13:00.

Both events are suitable for beginners.

On Wednesday there is a Leinster Schools event in Corkagh Demesne, it’s pre-entry, for further information look here

Any questions email comms@orienteering.ie

 

 

Summary

 

Sat 14 Jan:  Phoenix Park Dublin Dublin By Night/No. 1
Sat 14 Jan:  Midleton CBS Secondary School Cork CorkO Club Training Day/
Sun 15 Jan:  Towers Waterford Southeast League/No. 4
Sun 15 Jan:  Glenabo Wood Cork Cork Brass Monkey Winter League / Family Day/No. 3
Wed 18 Jan:  Corkagh Demesne Dublin Leinster Schools League (Secondary)/No. 3

 

Details

 

Sat 14 Jan, Phoenix Park
Venue: Phoenix Park, , Dublin
Club: 3ROC
Event: Dublin By Night/No. 1
Start Times: 18:00-19:00
Grid Ref.: O 122 349
Follow Signs From: Chesterfield Avenue
Contact 087 9360308 / 3roc@orienteering.ie
Sat 14 Jan, Midleton CBS Secondary School
Venue: Midleton CBS Secondary School, Castleredmond; Midleton, Cork
Club: CorkO
Event: CorkO Club Training Day/
Start Times: 11:00-13:00
Grid Ref.: W 882 727
Contact 086 3062054 / corko@orienteering.ie
Sun 15 Jan, Towers
Venue: Towers, Lismore, Waterford
Club: WatO
Event: Southeast League/No. 4
Start Times: 11:00-13:00
Grid Ref.: X 025 994
Follow Signs From: Lismore Bridge
Contact 087 2229677 / wato@orienteering.ie
Sun 15 Jan, Glenabo Wood
Venue: Glenabo Wood, Fermoy, Cork
Club: BOC
Event: Cork Brass Monkey Winter League / Family Day/No. 3
Start Times: 10:30-13:00
Grid Ref.: W 796 974
Follow Signs From: Duntaheen Road; Fermoy
Contact 021 4546194 / boc@orienteering.ie
Wed 18 Jan, Corkagh Demesne
Venue: Corkagh Demesne, Clondalkin, Dublin
Club: GEN
Event: Leinster Schools League (Secondary)/No. 3
Start Times: 11:00-13:00
Grid Ref.: O 051 299
Follow Signs From: N7 Junction 2
Contact 087 9873200 / marydennehyhealy@gmail.com