Club annual general meeting 2020

Dear Member,

The AGM will be held next Monday evening at 8pm. Due to current restrictions, the meeting will be an on-line Zoom meeting. Details on how to join will be sent out later this week, along with copies of the Officers reports. The proposed Agenda is below; if you would like to add any item to the agenda, please let me now at this email address.

It is a shame that we are unable to run the AGM as we have done for the past number of years, on the same day as the Club Champs and social gathering …

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Club Champs update

To all Setanta Club Members:

The annual Club Championships will take place this Saturday, 12th September with starts from 3:00pm to 3:30pm.

The start location will be the ‘middle’ Djouce Car Park, its location will be marked with a control flag.

2 courses will be offered, a Medium of c. 4 k, and a Short of c. 2.5k.

Hopefully we will see you there.

Kind regards,
Brendan O’Connor (Organiser).



Please note that IOA CoVID19 protocols will be in place for the event. Please make sure you are familiar with the requirements. By taking part you are confirming that you …

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Club Championships and orienteering restart

As most of you know orienteering has recommenced after the lockdown with some park events over the last couple of weeks. Pretty much all are pre-entry now. It was good to see some Setanta faces taking part. Leinster League and provincial championships are scheduled from September onwards, so there is lots to look forward to. The Leinster Champs is already taking entries. Details are on the IOA fixture list. Obviously things are subject to change, so keep an eye out for any cancellations or alterations.
We will be running our club championship as scheduled on Saturday 12th September in the …

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Massy’s Estate – Dublin by Night

This Saturday 22/02/2020 Setanta Orienteers are holding a night orienteering event at Massy’s woods. The event will be signposted from Stocking Lane.

Start times are between 6:15pm-7:30pm.

This is an over 16s event. Anyone under that age wishing to take part must do so accompanied by an adult at all times.

There will be two courses on offer

Long – 3.3km 140 metres 14 controls

Short – 2.2km 90 metres 11 controls.

Cost of entry

Seniors – €7

Students/OAP’s – €5

Parking will be in hellfire woods car park. Follow the tape towards the start and be careful crossing the …

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Djouce Woods 16th February 2020

Setanta Orienteers will be running a local come-and-try-it event at Djouce Woods this coming Sunday 16th February. All welcome. Start times are between 11am and 1pm with courses closing at 2:30pm. The event will be in the main forest car park and will be signposted on the R755 leaving Kilmcanogue.

There will be four courses on offer as follows
Long 6.3km 270m climb
Medium 4.4km 200m climb
Short (tech) 2.0km 80m climb
Short (easy) 2.0km 50m climb

The map will be on waterproof A4 paper. The map scale is 1:10,000 with 5m contour intervals. There are numerous mountainbike tracks and …

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Club Membership 2020

To all club members
Time to renew your membership for the 2020 season. You can get your 50% discounts on ordering our specially design club orienteering gear, a large discount on purchasing a SportIdent timing card, free IOC relay entries, free entry for club only events such as the club champs and the wine and chocolates orienteering before Christmas, and much more. Just go to http://setantaorienteers.org/membership/  in the ‘about us’ section of the club website to renew.
New members are also most welcome.…

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Wine and chocolates – rescheduled

We are rescheduling the wine and choc O event to Sunday 5th January. The start will be at the middle car park of Djouce Woods at 2:30pm. Prizes of chocolates and bottles of wine at each control. Bring the whole family as it’s always a great occasion. Refreshment and finger food is organised in a local hostelry afterwards and we hope to see all club members there too.
The kings brought the gifts on the twelfth day of Christmas, so we’re only one day out!…

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