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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 07/10/2019

Posted on Oct 8, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Run Galway Bay

This event took place on Saturday, and encompassed a range of distances.

There was a turnout of over 1400 in the 10K. Well done to Aly Hogan O’Curry, who ran 1:03:51.

Over 1100 people took part in the half-marathon. Well done to Karen Raine, who ran a PB of 1:37:33, and to John Higgins, who ran a PB of 1:55:47.

Race Your Pace

This event included 10- and 20-mile options, and took place around the village of Quin, Co. Clare on Saturday.

Running from the club in the 10-mile were Shona O’Flynn (1:20 pacer), Breda Leo, who ran 1:31:28, and Ger Meehan (1:40 pacer).

In the 20-mile, Joe O’Brien was first home from Dooneen in 3rd place in 2:16:35, followed by Elaine Lyons in 3:00:12, and Katherine Reddan in 3:55:55.

Well done to all.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 23/09/2019

Posted on Sep 24, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes, x country

Limerick Senior & Intermediate Cross-Country Championships

The Limerick Senior & Intermediate Cross-Country Championships took place in Bilboa, Cappamore on Sunday.

The women’s race was the first of the day. Rosemary Ryan lead from the gun, 2nd home was Sinéad McDermott, next home was Karen Raine, followed by Louise Matthews, Verena Tarpey and Marie Keane to ensure Dooneen won Senior team gold.

Sinéad McDermott won the Intermediate title and Louise Matthews claimed bronze.

Declan Moore of Bilboa ran a brilliant race to win the Senior men’s title. The Dooneen men’s team won Senior bronze with Eoghan Beary in 5th, followed by Thomas Klimas, Dermot Kearns, James Connolly, Henry Downes and Kevin Johnson.

Eoghan Beary finished 2nd in the Intermediate race, and led the team of Thomas Klimas, James Connolly, and Kevin Johnson to team silver.

Huge thanks to Bilboa A.C. for organizing the event and making it a great day. Congratulations and well done to all.

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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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