Thursday, June 25, 2020

PASSAGE WEST - ROCHESTOWN GREENWAY

Open event on Wednesday 1st July for those who live in Cork City or County.

PASSAGE WEST - ROCHESTOWN  GREENWAY (from 3 pm and on-wards). Park in the public car park just before the old Passage Rowing Club by the water (not in the new one near school).
Score event (a maximum of 6.0 km with up to 13 controls, visit them in any order, in one hour or less)

Numbers are limited and you must pre-enter and submit your name, number of maps required and your contact telephone number for the HSE.
Adults eur 3, Students eur 2 and Juniors eur 1


      For Greenway Series of events:
  • You must give us your telephone number beforehand in case urgent tracing is required by the HSE.
  • Bring your own Hand Sanitising Gel
  • Pre-entry only and at least 24 hours in advance (maps will not be recycled) to bishopstownoc@gmail.com (You may not receive confirmation of your entry by return but still please turn up for the event and we will have maps for you).
  • Bring exact entry fee, as no change will be given (place money in the box provided).
  • No touching of equipment (no manual punching and no electronic punching).
  • Bring your own pen / pencil to record answers at each control site and an A4 clear plastic bag for your map.
  • Start and finish times will be recorded on the master-sheet and not on your control card (Check your answers afterwards and then place your completed control card into the box provided).

Sunday, June 14, 2020

ROCHESTOWN- BESSBOROUGH GREENWAY

Training (Confined) event on Wednesday 17th June for those who live in Cork City or County.

ROCHESTOWN- BESSBOROUGH  GREENWAY (from 3.30 pm and onwards).
Park in public car park (near Harty's Quay) opposite  the Rochestown Inn on the Rochestown Road. This is a small car park and if full then park on the main road outside.
Score event (a maximum of 6.5 km with up to 21 controls, visit them in any order, in one hour or less)


Numbers are limited and you must pre-enter and submit your name, number of maps required and your contact telephone number for the HSE.
Adults eur 3, Students eur 2 and Juniors eur 1


Pre-entry only and at least 24 hours in advance (maps will not be recycled) to bishopstownoc@gmail.com



Monday, June 8, 2020

MAHON COASTAL GREENWAY (pre-entry)


Training (Confined) event on Wednesday 10th June for those who live in Cork City or County.


MAHON COASTAL GREENWAY (late afternoon & early evening)
Score event (a maximum of 6 km with up to 14 controls in one hour or less)
Numbers are limited and you must pre-enter / Register (details of start area and times will be given to you after you pre-register for the event and submit your contact telephone number for the HSE).
Adults eur 3 and juniors eur 1

The full Government & HSE rules will apply (no touching people or equipment, no hugging, no handshakes; 2 metre distance apart at all times before, during and after the event, practice good cough and sneeze etiquette, know the symptoms, etc.).

You must give us your telephone number beforehand in case urgent tracing is required by the HSE.
Bring your own Hand Sanitising Gel
Pre-entry only and at least 24 hours in advance (maps will not be recycled) to bishopstownoc@gmail.com
Bring exact entry fee, as no change will be given (place money in the box provided).
No touching of equipment (no manual punching and no electronic punching).
Bring your own pen / pencil to record answers at each control site.
Start and finish times will be recorded on the master-sheet and not on your control card (Check your answers afterwards and then place your completed control card into the box provided).

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Orienteering events in April

Orienteering events in April

The committee of the Irish Orienteering Association has made the decision to cancel all orienteering events in April.
This is the unfortunate outcome from Covid19 and a necessary step to ensure the safety of all.
The status of event cancellations will be reviewed monthly by the committee , so keep an eye on communications.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Event cancellation


We have been asked by the Irish Orienteering Association (IOA) to cancel / postpone our events for the next two weeks

1) Murphy's Farm Saturday 14th March CANCELLED
2) Deerpark Wood Sunday 15th March CANCELLED
3) ROCHESTOWN WOODS Sunday 22nd March CANCELLED
4) GURTEEN WOOD Sunday 29th March 2020 CANCELLED



Thursday, March 12, 2020

Sat 14th / Sun 15th Mar

(1) Saturday 14th March 2020 EXTRA EVENT


MURPHY'S FARM, Bishopstown
Park in  car park near Bishoptown Tennis Club in Uam Var Estate.
Start times from
10 am to 11 am
Promoted by Operation Transformation & Cork Sports Partnership
Short Course 2.4 km, 10 m, 14 control sites
Medium Course 5.4 km, 30 m, 25 control sites



(2) Sunday 15th March 2020 

DEERPARK WOOD, Mogeely
Park on main road (east of the village)
National Grid Reference W 973 762

Groups requiring 3 or more maps to order their maps at least 3 days in advance (eur 1 payable for each pre-ordered map not used)
Cork Spring League & Family Day
Start Times from 10.30 am to 1 pm (Entry on the day)

Courses Close at 2 pm
No dogs allowed

BROWN COURSE                    

7.1                215                21
BLUE COURSE                        

5.8                180                17
GREEN COURSE                     

4.8                150                16
RED COURSE                          

4.3                125                13
ORANGE COURSE                  

3.8                050                11
YELLOW COURSE                   

3.3                020                08

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

CURRABINNY WOOD

Sunday 8th March 2020

CURRABINNY WOOD, off Ringaskiddy / Carrigaline road
Park in Coillte car park
National Grid Reference W 790 622

Groups requiring 3 or more maps to order their maps at least 3 days in advance (eur 1 payable for each pre-ordered map not used)
Cork Spring League & Family Day
Start Times from 10.30 am to 1 pm (Entry on the day)

Courses Close at 2 pm
No dogs allowed


BROWN COURSE                    

7.0                290                22
BLUE COURSE                        

6.2                250                15
GREEN COURSE                     

3.5                200                19
RED COURSE                          

4.6                175                16 
ORANGE COURSE                  

3.7                050                13
YELLOW COURSE                   

2.6                030                09

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Sat 29th Feb / Sun 1st Mar

(1) Saturday 29th February 2020 EXTRA EVENT


TRAMORE VALLEY PARK, Kinsale Road, Cork City
Park in Tramore Valley car park.
Start times from
10 am to 11 am
Promoted by Operation Transformation & Cork Sports Partnership
Short Course 3.9 km, 40 m, 20 control sites



(2) Sunday 1st  March 2020


ROSTELLAN & SALEEN WOODS, off Midleton / Whitegate road
Park in Coillte car park
National Grid Reference W 874 664

Groups requiring 3 or more maps to order their maps at least 3 days in advance (eur 1 payable for each pre-ordered map not used)
Cork Spring League & Family Day
Start Times from 10.30 am to 1 pm (Entry on the day)

Courses Close at 2 pm
No dogs allowed


BROWN COURSE                    
8.0                110                26
BLUE COURSE                        

7.5                100                26
GREEN COURSE                     

6.1                080                21
RED COURSE                          

4.5                060                15
ORANGE COURSE                  

3.8                030                13
YELLOW COURSE                  

2.6                020                10

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

WARRENSCOURT WOOD, Lissarda

Sunday 23rd February 2020

WARRENSCOURT WOOD, Lissarda
Park in Coillte westernmost car park in Warrenscourt Wood (not in car park near Kilmurry Village)
National Grid Reference W 381 673 (near EireBloc and Pal Fab timber factories)
Groups requiring 3 or more maps to order their maps at least 3 days in advance (eur 1 payable for each pre-ordered map not used)
Cork Brass Monkey Winter League & Family Day
Start Times from 10.30 am to 1 pm (Entry on the day)
Courses Close at 2 pm
No dogs allowed

BROWN COURSE                   
8.0                220                18
BLUE COURSE                       
7.0                200                14
GREEN COURSE                   
6.3                175                14
RED COURSE                         
6.0                150                11 
ORANGE COURSE                 
4.0                100                10
YELLOW COURSE                 
3.4                050                07

Saturday, February 15, 2020

*** MARLOGUE WOOD EVENT CANCELLED ***


The BOC event at "Marlogue Wood" has been cancelled due to the status Orange wind warning in force Sunday.