Munster and NI for Orienteering this weekend

Derry, Cork and Tipperary are the locations for Orienteering this weekend.

Location County Type of Event Organising Club
Sunday, 16th March Glengarra Wood Tipperary Munster League Cork
Sunday, 16th March Rochestown Woods Cork Family Day Bishopstown
Sunday, 16th March University of Ulster at Colraine Derry Irish Colleges Campus Sprint Series North-West

Glengarra Wood, Tipperary

The third event in the 2014 Munster League will take place this Sunday (16th
March) in Glengarra Wood, near Cahir in Co. Tipperary.

This a very scenic forest with 2 areas of Millenium Forest planting!
Mixed forestry, good road/track network & open moorland for the longer courses.

Six courses will be on offer:
Yellow 2.8km,  9 controls, 75m climb
Orange 3.4km,  10 controls, 90m
Light Green 4.6km,  13 controls, 125m
Green 6.2km,  19 controls, 210m
Blue 7.3km,  17 controls,  275m
Brown 8.7km,  24 controls,  310m

Map scale 1:10000, contour interval 5m, SPORTIdent punching.
Starts: 11am – 12.30pm. Courses close at 2.30pm.

Please let us know by w/e if you’re bringing a group.

Glengarra is very accessible from Cork and Dublin via the M8 motorway.
Parking is in the first car park on the right hand side, after you
enter the woods.
* From Cork city, take the M8 northbound as far as Junction 12,
signposted Mitchelstown/Kilbeheny.
Take the R639 through the villages of Kilbeheny and Skeheenarinky.
Glengarra Wood is on the left hand side of the road, approx. 3km from
Skeheenarinky, and 500m after passing under a wide bridge.
* From Dublin/Waterford, take the M8 southbound and exit at Junction
11, signposted Kilbeheny/Skeheenarinky.
Follow the R639 south, passing Kilcoran Lodge on your right.
Once you pass a turn for Burncourt and the Mitchelstown Caves on your
left, the entrance to the woods is 500m on the right hand side of the

Entry Fees:
Prices: Senior e7; Student, over-65 e5; Junior e4; Family e16; Groups
by request.

Hope to see you there


Parking in Upper Belmont Estate at the top of Clarke’s Hill
National Grid Reference W 725 686
Cork Spring league (Round 3) & Family Day
Electronic punching for Red to Brown courses (hire of SI card eur 1)
Controls out from 8.30 am to 10.30 am
Start Times from 10.30 am to 1 pm.
Courses Close at 2 pm
BROWN COURSE (hardest)              6.0 km, 275 m, 18 c
BLUE COURSE                                  5.6 km, 250 m, 19 c
GREEN COURSE                              5.0 km, 225 m, 17 c
RED COURSE                                    4.8 km, 205 m, 13 c
ORANGE COURSE                           4.2 km, 135 m, 14 c
YELLOW COURSE (easiest)             3.0 km, 095 m, 10 c


Coleraine Sprint



Orienteering in Ireland
Orienteering Ireland, Irish Sport HQ, Blanchardstown
D15 DY62, Ireland