Where to go for Orienteering this Weekend (30th March)

Beginners are welcome at all of the events below. Ask at Registration for a recommended course. Our Frequently asked Questions are here

County Type of Event Organising Club
Sunday, 30 March Donerail Forest Park Cork Family Day Bishopstown
Sunday, 30 March Tickancor Waterford Southeast League Waterford
Sunday, 30 March Pine Forest Dublin Leinster Spring Cup Three Rock


Pine Forest, Dublin

  • PRE-REGISTRATION is available HERE
  • Parking will be in the Cruagh Wood car park (not Tibradden) and CLOSES AT 4PM
  • Don’t forget the clock “Springs Forward” on 30th March 2014

Courses will use Sportident (SI) timing
Brown                    8.6km                    380m                      20 controls
Blue                       6.7km                    275m                      19 controls
Green                     4.5km                    155m                      12 controls
Light Green             3.3km                     80m                        9 controls
Orange                   2.4km                     75m                        8 controls
Yellow                    1.5km                     40m                        7 controls (not suitable for buggy’s)

Directions:Cruagh Wood Car Park is situated above Rockbrook on a local third class road linking the R115 (Military Road to Glencree) and the R116 (Glencullen – Rockbrook). Grid Reference for the car park is O 128 225. The event will be signposted from the R115 and R116. Further directions and a history of the area available HERE Car park barrier closes at 4pm after which time a call out fee will apply.

Overflow car parking is on the local road adjacent to the car park so please take appropriate care with passing traffic.

Registration, Start, Finish: Please pre-register at the link above before 9pm on Saturday 29th March. Payment and registration on the day will be in the car park. If you are bringing a large group please let us know in advance. The start is 500m (5-10 minutes walk) from the car park. The finish is 100m from the car park.

Entry Fees: Adult: €8Junior/Full-time student/ Unwaged/ OAP: €5Family: €20. Note that these prices do not include SI card hire which is extra (€2)

Start times are from 11:00 until 13:00 and courses will close at 15:00 sharp

Any final updates will be posted on



Cork Spring league (Round 4) & 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)             9.3 km, 140 m, 20 c

BLUE COURSE                                7.5 km, 120 m, 20 c
GREEN COURSE                              5.6 km, 100 m, 15 c
RED COURSE                                  4.3 km, 065 m, 15 c
ORANGE COURSE                           3.1 km, 045 m, 10 c
YELLOW COURSE (easiest)             2.5 km, 035 m, 08 c

For more details go to here

Tickincor, Co. Waterford

The event will be signposted from the Ferryhouse bridge near Bulmers at the Ferryhouse roundabout on the N24. Start times between 11 and 1, The courses close at 2.30. Anyone intending to bring a group should email beforehand to ensure enough maps are printed. Yellow to Blue courses will be on offer. Click here to get Streetviewof meeting point on Google maps

For pre-entry and more details go to here


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