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.


  • Cork League #3: Moanbaun Wood, Watergrasshill SUNDAY FEBRUARY 8TH Event Info The third round of our Cork League will take place on Sunday February 8th at Moanbaun Wood, Watergrasshill.Our club mapper has spent the last few weeks re-surveying this area and the map has been completely updated for the event. The scale will be 1:10,000 so it will surely present new challenges for those who maybe familiar with the area.This will be our first event in 2015 and it would be great to get our orienteering calendar off to a great start so we hope you can join us on the day. There will be courses to suit all, from beginners to experienced orienteers. New participants are always welcome and we will have club members on ...
    Posted 2 Feb 2015, 16:30 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Orienteering this Sunday in Blue Pool, Killarney with KerryO If you're looking to try some orienteering this weekend then why not take a trip to Killarney for the KerryO event in Blue Pool on Sunday 25th of January. There will be courses to suit all levels and newbies are most especially welcome. Blue Pool - Muckross (just turn left off the N71 Muckross Road immediately after the Muckross Park Hotel car park). Usual start time window from 11am to 1pm. As it's a Kingdom League event, we have a full range of colour-coded courses catering for all abilities as follows: Brown 7.7km / 210m climb; Blue 6.8km / 200m climb; Green 5.2km / 165m climb; Light Green 4.5km / 155m climb; Orange 2.3km / 55m climb.Just ...
    Posted 23 Jan 2015, 10:03 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Christmas Fun Event Fundraising Total We are delighted to announce the fundraising total from our Christmas Fun event at Fota House and Gardens was a staggering €500. These funds have been sent to Focus Ireland to help support the valuable work they are doing.A huge thanks to everyone who supported the event. Your donations are very much appreciated.Focus Ireland is a housing and homelessness charity working to prevent people becoming, remaining or returning to homelessness through the provision of quality services, supported housing, research and advocacy. Founded in 1985 by Sr Stanislaus Kennedy, it works with single adults, families and young people, believing that everyone has a right to a place they can call home, which is safe, secure, affordable and appropriate to ...
    Posted 22 Jan 2015, 16:16 by Elaine Sheridan
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