Orienteering this Weekend, 5/6th April 2015

For those orienteers who have not travelled to the JK, there are two events in the Cork area. Beginners are very welcome.

Venue (click link for directions) Organising Club
Sunday, 5th April 2015 Millstreet Country Park, Cork Family Day Bishopstown OC
Monday, 6th April 2015 Ringaskiddy, Cork Family Day Bishopstown OC



off Macroom / Ballinagree road, Near St. John’s Holy Well on the western side of Musheramore Mountain (SE of Millstreet Town)
National Grid Reference W 317 848
Cork Spring League (Round 6) & Family Day
Gates open at 11 am (10.30 am?) and close at 7 pm
Rough open (disused turf-cutting area) recently GPS mapped, longer courses will use the area
Courses Close at 2 pm

BROWN COURSE                        10.8 km            260 m         25 c

BLUE COURSE                             8.0                   225             21
GREEN COURSE                          7.3                   155             18
RED COURSE                              6.3                   100             16
ORANGE COURSE                       5.9                   075             14
YELLOW COURSE (easiest)         4.0                   050             13


National Grid Reference W 793 643

Park in public car park by the sea, 300 m after the National Maritime College (and before bridge to Rocky Island and Haulbowline Island)
Easter Monday event & Family Day
Start Times from 10.30 am to 1 pm
Courses Close at 2 pm

LONG COURSE                  8.4 km            50 m                  30  c

MEDIUM COURSE              6.5 km            10 m                  24  c
SHORT COURSE                4.1 km            05 m                  16  c


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