Welcome to Cork Orienteering Club

If you are looking for a healthy, fun outdoor activity then why not try orienteering. Cork Orienteering Club organises and promotes the sport of orienteering in the Cork area, both City and County.

Our events cater for all ages and fitness levels, it does not matter how young, old or fit you are, as you can run, walk or jog the course and progress at your own pace. We are always delighted to welcome beginners and families to our events, and we will have someone on hand at each event to show you the ropes.

Our aim is to promote orienteering as an outdoor sport that is enjoyed by families, hikers, bikers, social walkers, social runners, serious runners, adventure racers and anyone who loves the outdoors. Orienteering – The adventure sport for all.


  • Autumn League #1: Currabinny Wood, Ringaskiddy TUESDAY AUGUST 30TH Event Info Hope you are all well rested after our orienteering break and are now eager to get back out for some more evening orienteering.So it is time to dust off your SI card and root out your o-shoes as the first event in the Cork Orienteering Club Autumn League will take place on Tuesday August 30th at Currabinny Wood, Ringaskiddy.Currabinny Wood is located on a prominent hill on a peninsula overlooking Cork Harbour. Legend has it that this wood’s name commemorates a giant, Binne whose burial chamber surmounts the hill (‘Corra’) to this day. Famed for it's hills and giants the area also has other unique features such as a quaint gazebo. So no doubt there ...
    Posted 26 Aug 2016, 02:28 by Elaine Sheridan
  • 2016 Autumn Orienteering League After a short orienteering break we will be back in action on Tuesday August 30th when our Autumn League gets under way.Similar to the Summer League there will be two courses on offer each evening. A Short (~2km) and a Long (~5km).Complete three out of the five events to finish the league.A reminder to all our Summer League finishers that your hard earned league finishers t-shirts will be available to collect at all of the Autumn League events.Autumn League#1: Tuesday August 30th        Currabinny Wood, Ringaskiddy#2: Tuesday September 6th    Garretstown Wood, Ballinspittle#3: Tuesday September 13th   Regional Park Ballincollig#4: Sunday September 18th    Cliona Callanan Memorial Event, Doneraile Park#5: Tuesday September 20th   Tramore ...
    Posted 23 Aug 2016, 11:18 by Elaine Sheridan
  • 2016 Autumn Orienteering Style For all our 2016 Summer League finishers, your t-shirts have arrived! Here is a preview of their colour and style.They will be available for you to collect at all of our Autumn League events. The Autumn League kicks of on Tuesday August 30th at Currabinny Wood and this will be your first opportunity to get your hands on your hard earned t-shirt. Look cool, feel cool and stay cool in this year's League Finishers t-shirt. These active wear tops are a great memento from this year's Summer League. Orienteer in style this Autumn!
    Posted 22 Aug 2016, 01:52 by Elaine Sheridan
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