Orienteering this Sunday in Lucan, Co Dublin

Orienteering this Sunday November 29th is in Griffeen Valley Park, Lucan, Co Dublin. The area is parkland which is perfect for juniors and novices.

Points to note:
– The area is perfect for beginners and juniors (under 10/novice juniors accompanied, over 12 with some experience alone)
– There are 2 courses (2.6km and 5.3km long)
– You can arrive and start any time between about 11am – 1pm, no need to pre-register (last start time is 1pm)
– You don’t have to be in a club to take part
– Cost is usually about €8 for adults with discounts for children (and sometimes club members)

If you’re unsure or have any questions you can ask any of the organisers (on the day or 087 9360308 / 3roc@orienteering.ie)

There are directions and some more info on http://3roc.net, with map links here:
GPS Coordinates are 53.336845, -6.448309

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More questions?

Take a look at an old map of Griffeen Valley Park

Click to access Griffeen-20121130_POC-Long-Course.pdf


Dublin Summer League – final & shirts

The Dublin Summer League wraps up tonight. The league link is missing last week’s results, but hopefully they’ll be included later:

On the long Andrius seems to have it wrapped up on the long (?), while Emma McAuley is being chased hard by some high-performing juniors (the Walshs and Joseph Butterfield).

Well done to the following who have received their technical shirt:
Frank Brazil
Joseph Butterfield
Paul Butterfield
Con Carroll
Ger Cunningham
Brendan Delaney
Siobhan Delaney
Gavin Doherty
Theresa Doyle
Sergio FeiJoo
Cian Fitzsimons
Tadhg Fitzsimons
Marcus Geoghegan
Mary Healy
Val Jones
Oran LeHane
Isobelle Lemee
Ruth Lynam
Emma McAuley
Pat McCavana
John McCullough
Andrius Michailovas
Vera Murtagh
Amelia Naughton
Lindie Naughton
Aine Ni Sullibhan
Jean O’Neill
Kevin O’Riordan
Créidhé O’Sullivan
Ger Power
Don Short
Chris Slatery
Paul Smyth
Kathryn Walley
Claire Walsh
Colin Walsh
Eileen Walsh
Matthew Walsh
Rachel Walsh
Sophie Walsh
Heather Wood

I understand that the following should get a t-shirt if they run tonight:

Andrew Butterfield
Alison Campbell
Andrew Cox
Kevin Cunningham
Mick \Kellett
Ellen Mangan
Liam Mangan
Aoife McCavana
Clodagh Moran
Eamon O’Brien
Mary O’Connell
Kevin O’Reilly
Brian Phelan
Dave Richardson
Ruarai Short
Angus Tyner
Zoe Tyner
Conor Walsh
Dave Weston
Peter Whelan
Willie Whelan
Ellen Walsh Giguere
Vincent Walsh Giguere
Oisin Wickham
Cian Wickham

Hopefully Ger Power will make it to the Phoenix Park tonight with the remaining few t-shirts. It looks as if we’ve run out of the popular sizes so will get more printed. To make sure this happens smoothly & fairly, could those who finish 4 events but don’t get their shirt please:
– try to find out what size you are by trying on others’ t-shirts or the few remaining that Ger has
– email me your size (leinsterorienteering@gmail.com) and contact details (or post up here)


Dublin Summer Series 2014 – free technical running shirt!

A number of Dublin clubs will be holding Orienteering events around Dublin over the summer as part of the inaugural Dublin Summer Series League. These will be suitable for complete beginners and help will be available to anyone that is new to orienteering and navigation.

The League fixtures are as follows:

  • Tuesday June 24th – Ringsend Park, Dublin 4 (details here, results here)
  • Tuesday 1st July – Barnaslingan/Lead Mines, Kilternan (details here, results here)
  • Tuesday 8th July – Applewood, Swords (details here, results here)
  • Tuesday 29th July – Marlay Park (note change of date (originally 22nd), details here, results here)
  • Tuesday 5th August – Phoenix Park (results here)
  • Tuesday 12th August – Phoenix Park
  • Tuesday 19th August – Phoenix Park

Courses will be suitable for anyone from about the age of 10 upwards, or young children of about 4+ accompanied. You can start any time between 6pm – 7pm.

If you complete 4 out of 7 events, you’ll get a free technical running shirt!

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