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 2019 Autumn League Fixtures After a short orienteering break we will be back in action on Tuesday August 27th when our Autumn League gets under way. So not long to go!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 six events to finish the league.AUTUMN LEAGUE FIXTURES**************************************AL #1: Tuesday August 27th         Currabinny Wood, RingaskiddyAL #2: Tuesday September 3rd    Tramore Valley ParkAL #3: Tuesday September 10th  Cork Showgrounds, CurraheenAL #4: Sunday September 15th    Cliona Callanan Memorial Event, Doneraile ParkAL #5: Tuesday September 18th   Regional Park BallincolligFor all Tuesday evening events competitors can start any time from 5:30pm to 6 ...
    Posted by Elaine Sheridan
  • Training Day: Doneraile Forest Park Saturday August 17th Hi All,To celebrate Heritage Week, CorkO will be holding a training day on the beautiful grounds of Doneraile Court on Saturday 17th August. This will be suitable for those new to orienteering and those wishing to learn or improve on basic orienteering skills. The map of Doneraile Park will kindly be provided by CSOA (Cork Schools Orienteering Association).Complete beginners are welcome. It is also a perfect opportunity to fine-tune the skills you've been using during the Summer League and learn some new techniques to try out in our upcoming Autumn League. Did you buy that shiny new compass with the best of intentions, but it's been sitting idle since? If so, then now is your ...
    Posted 13 Aug 2019, 01:18 by Elaine Sheridan
  • CorkO 2019 Summer League Prize Winners Cork Orienteering Club is delighted with the success of our 2019 Summer Orienteering League. We 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 city and county. Throughout the league campaign our Long courses covered a total of 45.3km across the various destinations while the Short courses amassed a staggering 23.5km of forest tracks and trails. Not so Short when you add them all together!  It was marvelous to see so many people trying the sport of orienteering for the first time. Over the 10 competitive weeks of the league we had over 185 individual entries on the Short course and a ...
    Posted 26 Jul 2019, 15:06 by Elaine Sheridan
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