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Shamrock O-ringen

Competition nameShamrock O-ringen
Start date20070602
End date20070604
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityKilcrohane
Club/organizerCork Orienteering Club
Region of countryWest Cork
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners1500
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Max distance from eventcentre to competitions30km
Latest entry datewednesday 3rd may
Entry fee (Euro)45
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)35 B&B
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)15
Event descriptionFriendly Irish 3 day festival, based in the sheeps head peninsula, a little visited but very scenic area of southwestern ireland, close to bantry bay.
Terrain descriptionThe terrain is classic West Cork open mountainside with complex contours and fast running.
Training possibilitiesEmail if you're planning to bring a group and would like to use some of our other terrain for training before or after the event.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Based beside the coast, there are plenty of hills nearby for hiking. There are sailing schools in Baltimore and Bere island which offer sailing courses. Island hopping near Skibbereen, Ireland's southern most point mizen head, Bantry House, Garnish island near day 3 are amongst the many other visitor attractions. West cork is also famous for it's food, fresh fish, local cheeses etc, so you can treat yourself after an energetic day outdoors. Durrus near Kilcrohane in particular has some very good restuarants.
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