Expanded orienteering programme next week
AFTER THE success of last year’s inaugural Leinster schools orienteering programme, an expanded programme will begin on Wednesday, October 1, at Marlay Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin.
Primary schools this season are divided into north and south regions, with three competitions for each. Post-primary schools will compete together, also at three events.
Dates for south Leinster schools are: October 1, Marlay Park; November 5, Cabinteely Park; February 11, Tymon Park, Tallaght.
Santry is the venue for the first north Leinster event on October 8. Other dates are: November 19, Malahide Demesne and February 4, St Anne’s Park, Raheny.
Post-primary schools begin their programme at Marlay Park on October 15. Other dates are: November 12, Malahide Demesne; January 28, Cabinteely Park. All school must register their entries a week in advance. Experienced orienteers will be on hand at all events to help newcomers.
At the end of the season, the Leinster Post Primary Championships take place at Bushy Park, Rathgar, Dublin on April 1, with the Leinster Primary Schools Championships on April 22, also at Bushy Park. Information Mary Healy at email@example.com.