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.


  • Basic Orienteering Skills Day - SATURDAY APRIL 28TH CorkO, in partnership with Kinsale Outdoor Education Centre, will be holding a training day for beginners and those wishing to learn or improve on basic orienteering skills.Thinking of introducing some friends to the sport? Maybe you've only been to a couple of events yourself, and feel like you are missing out on some key orienteering skills; or maybe you're returning to the sport after a long break and want to brush up on the basics? If so, then this day could be of interest to you.This course is open to everybody. It will be free of charge for CorkO members and there will be a likely charge, pending exact numbers, of €20 for non-members ...
    Posted 9 Apr 2018, 08:39 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Club Training Day - Crohane Lake, Co Kerry SATURDAY APRIL 7TH Hi All,For anybody looking to progress to, improve upon or practice their open-mountain orienteering, CorkO will be hosting a training day on Saturday 7th April. This is especially relevant for those who hope to attend the upcoming Irish Orienteering Championships. The training will be held at Crohane Lake in County Kerry. This is an excellent technical area that has been used for a 1998 World Cup Qualification Race and the 2013 Shamrock O-Ringen.Skills we plan on covering include contour reading, attack points and relocation. All are welcome to join us. Attendance is free of charge to CorkO members and there will be a €5 fee to non-members, payable on the morning.We will be meeting ...
    Posted 23 Mar 2018, 02:37 by Elaine Sheridan
  • 2018 Irish Orienteering Championships The 2018 Irish Orienteering Championships will take place on the May bank holiday weekend in Donegal and Sligo. Fingal will be hosting this year's event and with assistance from Sligo orienteers have planned four days of championship action on challenging terrain for us all to enjoy.The full orienteering program for those who venture north for the May Bank holiday weekend includes:Day 1 Fri 4th May Starts 1800hrs – 1930hrs Irish Sprint Championships –   Clayton Hotel and Institute of Technology Sligo - https://www.ioc2018.net/day-1/Day 2 Sat 5th May Starts 1330hrs – 1530hrs Middle Distance Event –  BarnsmoreWest - https://www.ioc2018.net/day-2/Day 3 Sun 6th May Starts (TBD) Long Distance Event –  Tawnawully, Lough Eske ...
    Posted 22 Mar 2018, 06:15 by Elaine Sheridan
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