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Dooneen at the Racecourse

Posted on Aug 7, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Junior Events Blog, News, Senior Events Blog

Limerick Racecourse is the venue for Dooneen at the Racecourse, featuring the Munster Mile and 5K. This event is a fundraiser for the development of our land in Mungret. It is being run in conjunction with the Limerick Show on Sunday August 25th. Our charity partner for Dooneen at the Racecourse is Pieta House.
Dooneen at the Racecourse is a great family fun day aimed to encourage people of all abilities to run/jog/walk the Munster Mile or 5K in the stunning surroundings of Limerick Racecourse. There will be pacers running 20, 25, and 30 minutes for the 5K. Entry fee for the Munster Mile is €10 for adults, €15 for the 5K, €5 for all U16s, and €25 for a family. All race entries include free entry to the Limerick Show.
All finishers of the Munster Mile will receive a commemorative medal. The first 80 people to enter the Munster 5K will receive a commemorative t-shirt. There is a prize fund of €1000.
Enter online now at www.dooneenattheracecourse.com.

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National B XC and North Munster schools

Posted on Feb 12, 2019 in Junior Events Blog, Latest News

National B XC and North Munster Schools Cross Country
 
Dundalk was the venue for the National B XC finals last week. Representing Dooneen was Alan McCutcheon who won a medal coming 6th overall in the 1,500m race. Pallaskenry was the venue for the North Munster also held last week. Laura Southern and Jules Deegan and Ruben McCarthy competed in the minor race. Maria Campbell was 3rd in the junior girls. Also competing was Sarah Dillon, Sarah Butler and Aimee Ryan, Darragh O’Sullivan and Luke Ryan. Luke Tuohy ran in the intermediate race. In the senior race was Kevin O’Grady and Fintan O’Sullivan. A number of these athletes have all qualified for the Munster Schools final this week – Maria, Sarah Dillon, Sarah Butler, Darragh, Kevin and Fintan. Wishing them the best of luck.
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Munster U9-U11 indoor finals

Posted on Feb 12, 2019 in Junior Events Blog, Latest News

U9-U11 Munster Indoor Finals, Nenagh

 

Well done to all the Dooneen athletes who travelled to Nenagh on Saturday to compete in the Munster indoor championships. All of the athletes put in a huge effort on the day and the coaches are very proud of their efforts.

U9 boys and girls

Kate Cantwell, Aimee Sweeney, Gyte Andrijauskaite, Robert Purtill, Sean Moriarty, Dillon Ryle Bourke and Robert Lynch competed in various events including 60m sprints, long jump and 300m distance running.

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Weekend action in Nenagh and Athlone

Posted on Jan 23, 2019 in Latest News

The National Indoor Combined events took place in Athlone on Saturday and Leagh Moloney represented Dooneen AC. The combined events are varied from shot put, long jump, high jump to hurdles and middle distance running. Leagh competed in the U14 girls group and came 6th overall. Here is a picture taken from the Athletics Ireland facebook page.

Munster field event finals – Nenagh Indoor Stadium

The Munster throws and jumps finals took place on Sunday in Nenagh.

High Jump

Ella Dillon of Dooneen AC won silver in the U17 high. Leagh Moloney and Emma Griffin both competed in the U14 long jump. Leagh won silver in this event.

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Munster Indoor throws, jumps and relays

Posted on Jan 18, 2019 in Latest News

Munster Indoor Relays, throws and jumps competition – Sunday, 20th January in Nenagh.
 
A few important messages for parents and athletes
 
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National Cross Country Juvenile Uneven and Novice Championships

Posted on Dec 18, 2018 in Latest News, latest news

Navan was the venue for the National novice and juvenile uneven championships on Saturday. Dooneen had 10 athletes taking part.

U11 girls – Dooneen AC had 5 athletes competing in the U11 race for the County Team – Sophia Meaney, Samantha Tenzer, Aimee Butler, Catherine McCutcheon and Aisling O’Sullivan. A mention as well to Meabh Purtill who sustained an injury the week before and was unable to compete. 4 of these girls were also running out of age. The girls were not in the medals on this occasion but ran well over a hilly and testing course.

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