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Setanta Orienteers is an active open orienteering club, affiliated to the Irish Orienteering Association. The Club has members located throughout the Dublin Region, County Wicklow, Leinster and further afield. New members always welcome and we will endeavour to help on your orienteering journey.

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SETANTA CLUB CHAMPS:-

The annual Setanta Club Championships are on Sat 7th October

This year’s championships are being hosted by club members Desie Shorten & Sandra Coleborn at their residence just 1km from Ballinaclash, just south of Rathdrum in Co Wicklow.

We are using a newly mapped forest and a fun evening of orienteering and socialising is assured.

Start times are between 4pm and ~4.30pm with short and a little longer courses available

This, as always, is a low key handicapped events designed to give everybody a chance to win

Afterwards there will be a free BBQ with fine foods and drinks as a reward for your efforts

Ample space is available for camping and you are encouraged to come, stay over and make a good night of it



The AGM will be held in conjunction with the event (AGM at ~7pm)



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T 15565 84152

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Linda KearonYvette Deacon

3 weeks ago

Sandra ColebornIt's Sandra Coleborn to be more precise Paul....

3 weeks ago

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Nina HaikonenBrings back memories of the first (?) club champs. Regards, old person 😃

3 weeks ago

Desie ShortenThat's right Nina, forgot about that. The club might fly you back for it. Hope you are keeping well.

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Setanta M4 and W4 on tour from Finland loved the Phoenix Park event on 22 Aug (2.3k course 49 min) & we went back for more and ran the Park's long permanent course too before heading back. We'll try and get to a championship next year and see some more old friends 😊. Event suggestions welcome! Hei hei! ... See MoreSee Less

Setanta M4 and W4 on tour from Finland loved the Phoenix Park event on 22 Aug (2.3k course 49 min) & we went back for more and ran the Parks long permanent course too before heading back. Well try and get to a championship next year and see some more old friends 😊. Event suggestions welcome! Hei hei!

This tuesday the 18th of July 2017 Setanta Orienteers will host a come and try it non-league event at Dodder Valley Park. This is part of the summer series. There will be two courses on offer Long and short. Dodder Valley Park is a long narrow linear park so it is very suitable for beginners wishing to try it out. Dodder Valley Park is located in Knocklyon and parking will be available at the back of Ahearns pub on the Firhouse Road. Ahearns have kindly allowed them to use there car park so feel free to have a post race refreshment there afterwards.

Courses are as follows

Long 5.1km 20 controls
short 2.2km 11 controls

Entry fees are as follows

Adults €7
Juveniles/ students/ OAP's €4

S.I timing will be used. You can hire S.I cards at registration for €2

Courses open from 6pm-7:30pm and courses will close at 8:30pm.

Hope to see you there.
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Paul KevilleJust an update on registration. Registration will be at the back of Morton's pub on the firhouse road. Not at ahearns as I mentioned above. Apologies for the mix up.

2 months ago

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Checkout the Rogaine Results HERE
www.orienteering.ie/result2?oaction=fullSIResult&id=2964

What a great competition and record numbers at the Rogaine Ireland event this weekend :-)

Overall winners of the 24 hour were Nigel McKernan & Colin Buckley who were finished ahead of Colm O'Cnoic & Seamus O Boyle with both teams having the same number of points scored.

6 hour winner was Shane Lynch with a 3 way tie for 2nd on points being separated by finish time with Steve Linton fastest ahead of Greg Byrne & John Bell
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Checkout the Rogaine Results HERE 
http://www.orienteering.ie/result2?oaction=fullSIResult&id=2964

What a great competition and record numbers at the Rogaine Ireland event this weekend :-)

Overall winners of the 24 hour were Nigel McKernan & Colin Buckley who were finished ahead of Colm OCnoic & Seamus O Boyle with both teams having the same number of points scored.

6 hour winner was Shane Lynch with a 3 way tie for 2nd on points being separated by finish time with Steve Linton fastest ahead of Greg Byrne & John Bell

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Fergus ByrneGreat weekend and well run as always. Well done guys

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Róisín HickeyWow well done Colin Buckley

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A mobile phone was handed in at the finish, possibly dropped as slightly damaged - contact me if you or a friend/relation has lost one ... See MoreSee Less


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