Only one province for Orienteering this Sunday, but 2 events in Cork and Kerry.

Crohane Lake, Kerry and Curragh Wood, Midleton, Cork are the two events on this weekend. Many people are heading for the JK in Wales.

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Sunday, 13th April Crohane Lake Kerry Munster League Cork
Sunday, 13th April Curragh Wood Cork Family Day Bishopstown

Crohane Lake, Kerry

Cork Orienteering Club are delighted to invite you to take part in the Munster League #4 event at Crohane Lake, next Sunday April 13th. This area was used for the 1998 World Cup Qualification Races and more recently at last years Shamrock O-Ringen. It is typical West Cork/Kerry open mountain with intricate contour detail providing a fantastic opportunity to practice on this type of terrain for the upcoming Irish Championships.  The courses will be solely in the open terrain.

Brown, 8.6km, 19c, 330m climb
Blue, 6.9km, 17c, 280m climb
Green, 5.8km, 14c, 220m climb
Light Green, 4.5km, 12c, 190m climb
Orange, 2.7km, 11c, 130m climb
Yellow, 2.2km, 10c, 80m climb
Registration and download will be in the parking area. Loose control descriptions will be provided at registration and they will also be on the map.
Registration will open from 10.45, with starts from 11am to 12.30pm
Start & finish are adjacent and the start is approx 250m from registration.
Courses Close at 2:30pm, controls will be collected at this time.
Map scale 1:10000, contour interval 5m, SPORTIdent punching.
Please let us know by w/e if you’re bringing a group.
Travel along the N22 (Cork-Killarney road) and take the turn-off for Kenmare at Poulgorm bridge (5km from Glenflesk, or 20km from Ballyvourney). Continue 6km along this road (R569) and turn right on to the forest road at the Ros An Croo Na Loo acr park (bend), follow direction signs along forest road to park on one side of this forest road.
Prices: Senior €7; Student, over-65 €5; Junior €4; Family €16;  Groups by request.

CURRAGH WOOD, Midleton (On Midleton / Lisgoold road)


National Grid Reference W 859 765

A lot of new Mountain Bike trails (not on map)
Cork Spring league (Round 6) & 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)              9.0 km, 470 m, 17 c 
BLUE COURSE                                7.1 km, 375 m, 19 c
GREEN COURSE                              5.8 km, 350 m, 15 c
RED COURSE                                  5.5 km, 340 m, 15 c
ORANGE COURSE                           4.5 km, 235 m, 11 c
YELLOW COURSE (easiest)             3.0 km, 200 m, 10 c



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