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Summer League #2: Doneraile Park, Doneraile TUESDAY MAY 21ST Event Info

posted 17 May 2019, 07:54 by Elaine Sheridan   [ updated 20 May 2019, 13:35 ]
The second event in the CorkO Summer League will take place in 
Doneraile Park, next Tuesday May 21st.

On the night we will be celebrating World Orienteering Day and we encourage everyone to bring their family, friends or work colleagues to the event to try the sport of orienteering in this fabulous setting.

Hope you will come along and take advantage of the opportunity to experience this magnificent setting and sample the wonderful parkland terrain. It is sure to be a fun evening and with numerous picnic tables and a large children's playground it caters well for families and offers plenty of post run entertainment. All who travel the comfortable 45 minute drive from Cork City won't be disappointed!


Short 2.8km, 13 controls
Long 5.0km, 24 controls.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Strictly no entry to deer enclosures or cattle pastures (marked Out of Bounds on the maps), also no entering lakes or river and no climbing or crossing stone walls or wire fences in the Park. Cross rivers by bridges only..

Start anytime between 5:30pm and 7pm.

As money cannot be collected inside the Park (OPW directive), registration will take place outside the park near the entrance. Park your car as usual in the car park and stroll back out to pay. Start, Finish and Download will all be located inside the park near the main car park.

If you are arriving late and starting after 6.45 pm,it would be advisable to park your car outside the Park as the carpark closes at 8pm sharp.

Please note the car park closes at 8.00pm sharp. For those who may start at the later time, i.e. close to 7.00pm, you should consider parking (legally!) outside the park gates. There are two car parks across the road from the entrance and then you can use the pedestrian exit later.

Doneraile Park is a short 45 minute drive from Blackpool. Travel north to Malllow and on to NewtwopotHouse, on the main Cork - Limerick Road and turn right. Doneraile is located on the R581 regional road 8 km east of the N20. It is about 12 km north of Mallow town. Doneraile Park is situated on the Northern edge of Doneraile town. Drive straight through the pretty Georgian village, across the Awbeg river, a branch of the Blackwater and the Park entrance is located on your right (opposite the entrance to the local Golf Club and Nagle/Rice secondary school). 

Follow the link below for a map and other park info:

If anyone is planning on bringing a large group, please let us know in advance to facilitate printing of maps. You can contact us at

Looking forward to seeing you on Tuesday to help us celebrate World Orienteering Day.