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.


  • CorkO 2015 Summer League Champions Cork Orienteering Club is delighted with the success of our 2015 Summer League and very much appreciate the support from the many individuals and families who regularly made the journey every Tuesday evening to the various destinations throughout the county. In particular, the follow individuals Mary Curran, Donal Burke, Eric O'Connor, Francis Harrington and Liam Twomey managed to attend all the events in this year’s league. Throughout the league campaign it was marvellous to see so many people trying the sport of orienteering for the first time. Furthermore, it was fantastic to see so many of these individuals getting bitten by the orienteering bug. They not only got more competitive each week but also became very determined to ...
    Posted 25 Jul 2015, 03:43 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Summer League #11: Farran Forest Park Tuesday July 21st Relay Race Results and Report The finale of the CorkO 2015 Summer League took place on Tuesday evening in the resplendent surrounds of Farran Forest Park. Luckily, the heavy showers that have now become a feature of the Summer of 2015 had passed through Farran Forest Park in the late afternoon and we were fortunate to experience a fine fresh evening for our relay race.Upon entering the park some may have been momentarily distracted by an apparition in the sky, was it a large bird, a small air craft or superman? It was in fact one of a number of people enjoying the Zipit experience. The longer aerial trails on this treetop adventure include several zip wires across the large car park area. Several ...
    Posted 23 Jul 2015, 02:03 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Curragh Wood Results Featured in County supplement of the Irish Examiner The County supplement of the July 21st issue of the Irish Examiner contained a report on the results from last weeks Summer League event in Curragh Wood. It was the final competitve event in the Summer League and it contained a fab photo of the Collins family taken at our Ballyannon Wood event the previous week. It is great to see our summer orienteering league getting such great coverage.Thanks to John Walshe for the piece. In case you missed it in the print edition we've included it below for you to read.Also spotted in the same issues was our Long Course Ladies League Runner-Up Eibhlin Cleary......she has obviously been getting some extra training in!
    Posted 22 Jul 2015, 09:17 by Elaine Sheridan
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