Orienteering this weekend in Kildare, Waterford and Cork.

This weekend there will be orienteering at the Curragh,Kildare, Waterford IT, Mahon Falls and Rochestown Woods, Cork

Curragh,Kildare,  20th October.

All welcome. Start times 11:00 to 13:00. Courses close at 15:00.
This will be part of the Leinster autumn series. The forecast is not quite like the pic above but it should at least be mild. Start will be at the ‘ranges’. From exit 12 on the M7 head for Curragh Camp. In the camp turn left at the post office and follow the O signs. MAP
Pre-Entry is now open and we again would ask all to help us with this event by entering using the Pre-Entry system HERE. Entry on the day will also be available for the newcomers. Courses will be Yellow 2km , Orange 3km, Light Green 4km, Green 5.6km ,Blue 8.5km, Brown 10.3km

Deise Days in Waterford

Orienteering for all abilities, all terrains and all weather…welcome to Deise Days.
On Saturday 19th, the MOA (Munster Orienteering Association) invite young orienteers between 14 and 16 to join Danny O’Hare for a coaching session between 11 and 1 at Coumnshingaun in the Comeragh mountains. This is aimed at those who already have basic skills and interest but would like to develop them further. If interested, please contact Andrew Cox (wato2@eircom.net) by Thursday.

At 4 p.m. join us at Carriganore, WIT sports Campus for the first round of the Third level Sprint race series.
There will 4 long courses with gaffling to encourage direct competition between competitors. Length 3.7 km There will be 2 short courses with no gaffling. Length 2.5 km.

A night O event will be available for experienced orienteers in Tramore sand dunes with assembly at 9 p.m. at the carpark. Bring a good head torch.

On Sunday 20th October, Wato will host the next round of the Munster League at Mahon Falls with start times between 11 and 1. Course lengths to follow but usual Brown to Yellow courses.
Anyone who is intending to bring a group to any of the events must let the club know if advance to ensure enough maps are printed.

Rochestown Woods, Sunday 20th October

National Grid Reference W 725 686
Park in Upper Belmont Estate at the top of Clarke’s Hill
Cork Autumn League 8 & Family Day

Electronic punching for Red to Brown courses (hire of SI card eur 1)
Controls out from 8.30 am to 10.30 pm
Start Times from 10.30 am to 1 pm.
Courses Close at 2 pm

BROWN COURSE (hardest) 7.2 km, 315 m, 19 c
BLUE COURSE 6.0 km, 250 m, 71 c
GREEN COURSE 5.4 km, 200 m, 17 c
RED COURSE 4.8 km, 145 m, 16 c
ORANGE COURSE 4.2 km, 135 m, 14 c
YELLOW COURSE (easiest) 2.8 km, 090 m, Pending!

Orienteering in Ireland
  • Orienteering Ireland
    Irish Sport HQ
    D15 DY62
  • fixtures@orienteering.ie
  • info@orienteering.ie