On the 24th of February 2019 Setanta Orienteers are hosting a Leinster League in Ballyward forest. Ballyward is a medium sized very runnable wood with a great mix of linear and point features, and without one single bramble. The map has been recently updated by Pat Healy. Some felling has taken place recently but it shouldn’t interfere with the courses. It will still be very runnable even with some felling.
Course details are;-
Brown 7.3km 180m climb 19 controls
Blue 5.8km 130m climb 15 controls
Green 5.0km 120m climb 15 controls
Light Green 3.9km 110m climb 10 controls
Red 3.8km …
Dear Club Members,
Setanta have been contacted by the Irish Orienteering Association who would like us to pass on some information to parents regarding the Junior Squad:
Children do not have to be selected to join the Junior Squad. The Junior Squad is open to children in all orienteering clubs, even if they only orienteer occasionally or have just started orienteering. It is a great opportunity for children to train and socialise while learning or improving their orienteering skills.
Please note, all adults and over 18s involved in training events and overnight trips with the Junior Squad are Garda Vetted.…Read more
On Saturday 15th September we held our Club Champs on a new extended map of Upper Vartry Reservoir north of Roundwood. The winner was Sadhbh Hassett (centre), who was presented with the Brian Power Shield by Mick Mangan our Chairman (right).
Many thanks to Brendan O’Connor (left) for planning and organising a great event! A fantastic afternoon was had by all. The AGM followed the event at 5pm in Vartry House in Roundwood.…Read more
The start is at grid co-ord 133 959. It is just about 2.5km south of Laragh village.
Take the R755 south of Laragh (signposted to Rathdrum)
It will be signposted from Laragh.
Map being used for this event is the East West Lugnaquilla & Glendalough 1:25000 map…Read more