Travel & Parking

The event centre is the Wicklow GAA Centre of Excellence, Ballinakill, County Wicklow.

Grid Ref: T 201 902
Latitude: 52.949 (north)
Longitude: -6.211 (west)
Eircode: A67 HW86

Signposting for the event will start at the L2120 turn-off on the R752, about 500m north of Rathdrum on the  Glenealy road. Look for orienteering signs and signposts that say “Wicklow GAA Centre of Excellence”.

From the Motorway Network: Southbound follow the M50-N11-M11 to J16. Northbound follow the M11 to J16. Exit at J16 and follow the road signs for Rathdrum (R752). Watch out for the Rathdrum signs at the roundabout in Rathnew and travel straight through Glenealy towards Rathdrum. About 500m before Rathdrum turn right onto the L2120 Moneystown road and turn right at the next junction (O-sign and sign for GAA COE). The centre is 1.1 km. beyond this junction on the right-hand side of the road.

The Event Parking will open at 9.30AM – please do not arrive before that time. Please drive very slowly in the GAA grounds and park as directed by the event marshals. There is a fee of €2 per car and €5 per minibus. Please share transport to minimise traffic in the area. The parking can accommodate minibuses but if you are bringing a coach please contact the organisers well in advance so that we can make arrangements.

The GAA have requested that for safety reasons cars only turn left on exiting the GAA grounds.

Bear in mind that you have a 2.5Km walk to the start.