Weekend Orienteering Events

There are four events this weekend. Click on the venue names below for more details.

Sat 21 Feb: Deer Park Estate, Mount Merrion, Dublin Night Orienteering, experienced orienteers only
Sun 22 Feb: Kilronan CastleBallyfarnon, Co. Roscommon ‘Come-and-try-it’ Event
Sun 22 Feb: Cahore Sand DunesBallygarrett, Co. Wexford Beginners Welcome
Sun 22 Feb: Shippool WoodsInnishannon, Co. Cork Family Day – Beginners Welcome


 Cahore, Co. Wexford

Fingal Orienteers\Waterford Orienteers host the next event of the Leinster League\Southeast League No.8\No.9 on Cahore Sand Dunes, Ballygarrett, Co. Wexford on Sunday, Feb 22nd

Full details on Fingal Orienteers club website @

Pre-entry form @


Shipool, Co. Cork

SHIPPOOL WOOD, on Innishannon / Kinsale road (entrance is 3.0 km on the Kinsale side of Innishannon House Hotel, just after the bad bends; then drive into the wood along a 400 m stretch of dirt road)

National Grid Reference W 568 542

Cork Brass Monkey Winter League (Round 8) & Family Day
Start Times from 10.30 am to 1 pm for the Winter months
Courses Close at 2 pm

BROWN COURSE                           6.0 km          300 m          30 c

BLUE COURSE                               5.0                260              28
GREEN COURSE                             4.0                205              25
RED COURSE                                 3.0                150              23
ORANGE COURSE                          3.0                085              22
YELLOW COURSE (easiest)             2.5                065             16


Kilronan, Co. Roscommon

There is orienteering in the grounds around Kilronan Castle, the costs are as follows;

€15 family

Courses for beginner and advanced are available
No compass necessary
Free tuition if needed : )



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