Orienteering Knocknagalty, Limerick Sunday October 2nd Event Info

Post date: Sep 27, 2022 9:35:23 PM

Cork Orienteering Club will host a local event this coming Sunday October 2nd at Knocknagalty, (Galty Wood), near Kilbeheny on the Limerick/Tipperary border. Mixed forestry, good road/track network. 

SportIdent electronic timing (non-SIAC) will be used.



Blue Course - 6.5km - 15 Controls - 225m climb

Light Green Course - 4.3km - 16 Controls - 135m climb

Red Course - 3.5km - 11 Controls - 100m climb

Yellow Course - 2.4km - 8 Controls - 60m climb



Competitors can start anytime from 11am to 12.30pm.

Please let us know by Friday if you are bringing a group - to ensure we have enough maps.

Course closing time is 2.30pm - controls will be removed at this time.

All courses stay in the forest area & all private land & pasture is strictly Out-Of-Bounds.

Courses are not buggy-friendly because of some rough tracks.



Galty Wood is very accessible from Cork and Dublin via the M8 motorway. 

Parking is in the Coillte car-park area i.e. Attychraan Loop Trail Car Park.

* From Cork city, take the M8 northbound as far as Junction 12, signposted Mitchelstown/Kilbeheny. Take the R639 through the village of Kilbeheny. Take the 2nd left turn, 1km after Kilbeheny (Signs for Kings Yard & Coillte ) and then a right turn. Follow O-signs.

* From Dublin/Waterford, take the M8 southbound and exit at Junction 11, signposted Kilbeheny/Skeheenarinky. Follow the R639 south, passing Kilcoran Lodge & Glengarra Wood, on your right. Continue past 1st sign to Kings Yard at Skeheenarinky until you come to 2nd sign for Kings Yard/Coillte as above.

Please take care as you drive into the forest as there may be runners on road.



Participants can entry online here:


The online entry will close 6pm on Friday September 30th

Why not take the hassle out of registration on the day and enter online entry in advance.


Senior €8; Student €5; Over-65 €5; Junior €5; Family €15; SI-Card Hire €2. Groups rates by request.

Hope you can join us!