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Irish Three Day Orienteering Championships

Competition nameIrish Three Day Orienteering Championships
Start date20080531
End date20080602
CountryIreland
Race typeNational
Nearest place or cityCleggan, Co Galway
Club/organizerWEGO and CNOC
Region of countryConnacht
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?No
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URL for invitation[Link]
Contact email address
Contact phone number00 353 87 6745595
Contact postal addressWEGO, St Mary's, Old Ballinfoyle, Galway, Ireland
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions1km
Latest entry date24/5/2008
Entry fee (Euro)15
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)30
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)30
Event descriptionThe Irish 3 Day Orienteering Championships offers three days of intricate navigation on open unfenced terrain on Inishbofin Island 8km due west of the fishing village of Cleggan Co Galway.
Terrain descriptionOpen unfenced terrain with intricate contour detail. The map was drawn by Comdt P Healy using a photogrammetric plot in 2005 and is constantly updated with a new map ready for 2008.
Training possibilitiesA training day and training map on similar terrain in West Quarter will facilitate all potential competitors.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Walking routes and social activities available for all visitors
Street address of navigation pointPost Office, Inishbofin, Co Galway
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