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.


  • Munster League #3: Seefin (The Nagles) Sunday March 22nd Results and Report The third event in the 2015 Munster League took place in Seefin in the The Nagle mountains of North Cork. Almost 60 competitors ventured out on a very foggy Sunday morning but thankfully by the time they arrived at their orienteering destination the fog had lifted to reveal some stunning views across the Nagles. The competitors had six courses to choose from all of which offered their own challenges. The terrain was rough in places and participants had to negotiate their way around numerous felled trees. There was an abundance of earth walls to aid navigation on various legs. As the morning progressed the blue skies appeared and there was definitely a sense of Spring in the air. In the ...
    Posted 24 Mar 2015, 16:58 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Munster League #3: Seefin (The Nagles) SUNDAY MARCH 22ND Event Info The third instalment of the 2015 Munster League will take place this Sunday morning March 22nd at Seefin Wood in the Nagles mountains of North Cork, near Killavullen. With six courses on offer, there is something to suit everyone, including beginners and those returning to the sport. Come along for a body-brain work-out ahead of the start of the Summer League.The map scale is 1:10,000 and the landscape is mostly open forest with a good road network and many earthwalls and streams. As nearly all of the wood is between 800 and 1,000 feet in altitude on a North facing hillside there are relatively few brambles and no rhododendron. START TIMES:11.00 - 12 ...
    Posted 19 Mar 2015, 16:36 by John Scannell
  • Club Participation at Local, National and International Events The 2015 orienteering season is full with great orienteering events taking place locally, nationally and internationally. Several of our committee members have already added some exciting events to their orienteering diaries and all agreed we should encourage more of our members and followers to do the same.So we've identified a few events that will be taking place at various interesting and challenging destinations in the next few months that we would like you to consider participating in. A brief synopsis of these events and more importantly their dates are listed below. Some are at nearby locations while others are a little further afield but all offer unique and diverse orienteering terrain.CorkO was well represented at all the ...
    Posted 2 Mar 2015, 04:51 by Elaine Sheridan
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