Shamrock O-Ringen Entry Details 1999

Competition Information

Date Map Start
Event Type Note
25 JuneGougane Barra16.30-19.30Sprint-O (40%-70%) normal length
26 JuneCrohane10.00-16.00Classic but somewhatIrish Individual Champs
longer than normaland IOF World Ranking Event
27 JuneInchigeelagh09.00-11.00Chasing Start

Competition Classes

Elite: H/D 21
Long: H/D 21
Short: H/D 21
Open: H/D 10,12,14,16,18,20,35,40,45,50,55,60
Novice: H/D Men/Women

Classes may be combined or removed depending on the number of competitors.

Approximate winning times for days 2 and 3 will be 85 mins. on the Men's Elite and 70 mins. on the Women's Elite.

'Non-competitave' entries will be available on the H/D 10/12 courses with supervision allowed by an adult.

Competition Areas

These are all based within 60 mins. of Inchigeelagh, Co. Cork. All maps are mostly complex open terrain - ie. lots of hills, re-entrants, spurs, marshes, boulders but very few paths, fences, walls, etc ... There will be some forest in Gougane Barra. All maps will be available at 1:10,000 and 1:15,000 and 5 metres contour interval.

Have a look at the Old O-Ringen maps. There are even sections of the Bear na Gaoithe and Crohane maps available.

Entry Fees


Programmes will be posted to all applicants whose entries are received prior to 10 May 1999. For late entries, control cards and programmes may be collected at registration in the car park on Day 1 from 14.00 onwards.

Sport Ident

It is likely that the Sport Ident E-cards will be used.


Entries will be accepted up to the event and on the day if maps and time slots are available. Entries are accepted on the understanding that competitors take part at their own risk Please send your entries to:

Bernard and Margaret Creedon,
Mount Prospect,
Co. Cork,
Tel: +353-21-361824
Fax: +353-21-361825

You can write/phone/fax/email Bernard or Margaret for an official entry form or use one of the ones that I have provided here: HTML, MS Word, or RTF. I apologise in advance if there are any errors (it's all done in a rush). If you are printing one, print it in Landscape mode.

Note that the first start on Day 1 is at 16.00.

Other Information

Event Centre: Inchigeelagh, Co. Cork. Cork.

Dogs: No dogs please in the competition or assembly areas.

Tourist Office: Cork Kerry Regional Tourism Organisation, Ivernia House, Grand Parade, Cork.
Tel. +353-21-273251


Bunk/Breakfast: Contact: Síle O'Leary, Bun Coille, Ballingeary, Macroom,Co. Cork.
Tel. +353-26-47052

Hotel/Guesthouse: Contact: Creedons Hotel, Inchigeelagh, Co. Cork.
Tel +353-26-49012
Last updated: 18 March 1999