Orienteering Bansha, Co. Tipperary Sunday April 7th Event Info

Bansha, Co Tippeary Sunday April 7th

Our next orienteering event takes place in  Bansha, Co Tipperary on Sunday April 7th.

The forest is extensive including two steep hills and a complex network of paths. Bansha is a working forest with a mix of deciduous and evergreen plantation where the limited runnable areas are interspersed with green areas allowing for challenging route choices.

Start Times


Competitors can start any time between 11am and 12.30pm.

Entry Details


Enter online at


to guarantee a map. Online entries close at midnight on Friday April 5th at 9pm.

Entries will also be accepted at the event.

Course Details


4 courses are offered on the day

Blue, 7km, 290m climb, 16 controls

Light Green, 4.6km, 145m climb, 14 controls

Orange, 3.6km, 90m climb, 8 controls

Yellow 2.8km, 50m climb, 10 controls

No course is buggy friendly

The shorter courses stick to the forest roads and trails, but there are are some parts that are not suitable for buggies. The longer courses venture into the forest and the planner has made use of the most runnable areas. Leg cover is advisable.



Bansha wood is located (Google: 52.452185,-8.095940) roughly 3/4 ways along the N24 Cahir to Tipperary road and the wood entrance is located 2.5km north west of Bansha village, taking around 1 hour to reach from Cork. Travel time from Dublin circa 2 hours.

Hope you can join us.