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Dooneen athletes feature in IUAA Championships

Posted on Apr 11, 2017 in Uncategorized

IRISH UNIVERSITIES ATHLETICS ASSOCIATION – NATIONAL TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Cork IT was the venue for the 2017 held last Friday and Saturday. Dooneen athletes performed exceptionally well over the course of the weekend. Jessica Coyne took gold in the 3,000m steeplechase in a new PB just 2 seconds outside the European U23 qualifying time.

Lilly-Ann O’Hora took gold in the 100m Hurdles and 3rd in the 400m Hurdles. Clodagh O’ Mahony won silver in the 400m Hurdles.

Jessica Coyne Steeple Chase (1)

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Our masters men compete in Athlone

Posted on Mar 31, 2017 in Uncategorized

Athlone was also the venue for the Masters athletes at the start of March and we saw 3 athletes from Dooneen competing –  Chairman Tony Fitzgerald, Coach Joe Chawke and Tim Ryan. Tony ran in two events and was rewarded with a bronze medal in the 400m. He was 4th in 800m. Tim competed in two events – 60m and 200m but was outside the medals on this occasion. Joe Chawke also ran the 3,000m in a very competitive field. Well done to the 3 men – great work!

Tony masters

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Brenda Rice recognised for volunteer work with Community Games

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 in Uncategorized

Brenda Rice, Treasurer of Dooneen AC was recognised at the weekend for her role in volunteering with Community Games in Limerick. Along with family members and representatives from Dooneen, a gala lunch was held in Athlone for all the nominees. The overall volunteering award went to a 93 year old women from Wexford but all recipients were presented with a medallion and voucher from ALDI. Well done Brenda!Brenda No 2 Brenda Rice

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Dooneen women win Senior title

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 in Uncategorized

DOONEEN WOMEN WIN SENIOR TITLE

The 4 mile County Championship took place in Bruff today and was hosted by An Bru.
First home in the women’s race was Hilkka Kontro of Limerick AC in an excellent time of 25:03 followed closely by Ann McPhail and Shóna O’ Flynn of Dooneen AC. Dooneen woman ran very well winning the Senior team event – the team consisted of Ann MacPhail, Shóna O’Flynn, Verena Tarpey and Louise Matthews. The women were also 3rd in the Novice – team scorers were Louise Matthews,Karen Raine,Lesley O’Shaughnessy and Marie Dalton. Marie Keane and Michelle English also ran well.
First home in the men’s race was Michael Carmody of An Brù in an excellent time of 20:35, Dermot Kearns had a great race winning the o/45 men’s and Robbie Bannon 2nd . Well done to Paul Rice and to Robert Coll who ran his first race for Dooneen finishing 4th in the over 60’s section.

Dooneen women

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Round up of results from February

Posted on Mar 1, 2017 in Uncategorized

ROUND UP OF FEBRUARY ACHIEVEMENTS FROM DOONEEN AC ATHLETES

Brian campell

Munster Indoor Championships – U9 to U12 – Girls & Boys
The girls and boys had a great day in Nenagh at the start of February and all are worthy of mention whether or not they came home with a medal.

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Policy on Photography

Posted on Jan 31, 2017 in Uncategorized

Dooneen have adopted the recent published policy of Athletics Association of Ireland in relation to filming and photography. Please see the link attached.

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