Ballawley Park

Date Saturday, 04/02/2023
Venue Ballawley Park
Address Dundrum, Co.Dublin
Event Format Night Orienteering
Club Website Great Eastern Navigators
Start Times 18:30 - 19:30
Signposted From Jct of Sandyford Rd/ Parkvale
Latitude/Longitude 53.281864, -6.237714
Google Maps Click here

Adults: €8 / person
Children: €5 / child
Student: €5 / student
Unwaged: €5 / person
OAP: €5 / person
Family Discount: €15 (Maximum of 2 Adults and no more than 5 family members / family)

Summary Ballawley Park is a small suburban park with a mixture of forest, mature trees and open land. Both courses will make use of the surrounding housing estates and the grounds of the IMI (Irish Management Institute). There are no major road crossings however participants need to be aware of traffic and pedestrians in the area.
  • Parking, Assembly and Registration will be in the carpark of St Tiernan's Community School
  • This Event is paired the Ballawley Park Night event on Sunday 5th February 4th - Details here.  Different courses but same terrain, you will need to enter both events separately.
  • Family entry will cover Day/Night - check with event organisers for if required. 


Long - 5km, 28 Controls

Short -  2.9km 17 controls

·       1:4000, ISSprOM 2019-2


·       A4 Rite in the Rain


·       SIAC will be enabled


·       Control descriptions will be printed on the map.


·       Loose copies available in the start box.


·       Map flip on Long Course.

Safety Notes

·       Both courses have controls in the surrounding housing estates.


·       There are no major road crossings however participants need to take care when crossing roads and carparks.


·       Participants need to be aware of the likelihood of meeting non-orienteering pedestrians or cyclists during their run.  Please be respectful other park users.


·       A steep embankment in the IMI campus will be taped off. It is mapped as a dark green vegetation but has recently been thinned - keep-out.


·       This is a sprint event – features that are mapped as impassable are not to be crossed even if a runner feels they are physically capable of the challenge!

Difficulty rating 2/10 Paths/parkland

Enter online on

Entries open on 29/01/2023 @ 11:00 AM
Entries End 03/02/2023 @ 23:59 PM

Results from previous events held near here

18/04/2015 University College Dublin; Belfield
02/11/2019 Ticknock Park
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