Posted on Jan 3, 2017 in Latest News

Dooneen AC are delighted to announce our 40th anniversary dinner dance, taking place on Saturday, 18th February at 7.30pm in the South Court Hotel. We welcome past and present members, parents of juveniles, friends, partners and members of all other clubs to join us to celebrate athletics in Limerick. Dinner on the night will be followed by Jackie Chan All Stars and a DJ until late. Tickets are available to purchase at any senior/junior session, from Siobhan in Limerick Sports Store and online on our website by clicking on the following link here.  We hope you can join us. If you require further information, please contact Verena/Mary on (086) 6614481/(086) 0533501


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Track Training information January to April 2017

Posted on Jan 3, 2017 in latest news, Senior Events Blog, Uncategorized

Track training on Tuesdays from Jan to April 2017

jan 3rd    8 x80 secs at interval pace(90-96% hrmax) with 1 min recovery.

jan 10th    10 x80 secs at interval pace(90-96% hrmax) with 1 min recovery.

jan 17th    10 x 35 secs @3 km pace with 35 sec recovery

jan 24th    6 x 3mins at interval pace(90-96% hrmax) with 2 min recovery

jan 31st    7 x 3mins at interval pace(90-96% hrmax) with 2 min recovery.

feb 7th    8 x 3mins at interval pace(90-96% hrmax) with 2 min recovery.

feb 14th    10 x 35 secs @3km pace with 1 min recovery

feb 21st    3 x 6mins @threshold pace (85-92% hrmax) with 1 min rec

feb 28th    4 x 6mins @threshold pace (85-92% hrmax) with 1 min rec

mar 7th    4 x 6mins @threshold pace (85-92% hrmax) with 1 min rec

mar 14th    30-20-10 x 3

mar 21st    2 x 10mins @threshold pace (85-92% hrmax) with 2 mins rec

mar 28th    2 x 10mins @threshold pace (85-92% hrmax) with 2 mins rec

apr 4th    4 x 6mins @threshold pace (85-92% hrmax) with 1 min rec

apr 11th    30-20-10 session x 4

apr 18th    10 x80 secs at interval pace(90-96% hrmax) with 1 min recovery.

apr 25th    6×80 secs at interval pace(90-96% hrmax) with 1 min recovery.

note:if race previous Sunday  leave track session until Thursday.
Warm up and warm down for minimum of 15 mins jogging then stretching ect.
interval  pace is approx 5km race pace,threshold pace is 10 mile race pace

great limerick run sunday  April 30th

Ballycotton 10 mile march 12th

Adare 10 km february 26th

Michal Rejmer run series march 31st,April 7th,April 14th and April 21st.


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Michal Rejmer Run Series

Posted on Dec 10, 2016 in latest news

The Michal Rejmer Run Series will take place next year, and will be a series of four 5-mile runs held on Friday nights, kindly hosted by The Country Club on the Old Cratloe Road.  The series starts on Friday the 31st of March, with the next runs on Friday the 7th of April, Friday the 14th of April, and the final race on Friday the 21st of April.  All races are now available to sign up individually for €10 each, or for the special bundle price of €30 for all four.  The first 200 that sign up for the four race bundle will receive a special Tech T-shirt.

Sign up to the Races on Eventmaster.

For more information, check out the Facebook Page, or see the new Website.


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Dooneen Christmas Party

Posted on Dec 7, 2016 in Uncategorized

Dooneen AC Christmas Night Out

This coming Saturday 10th December
8pm: Red Hen
€10 per person,
plenty of food, and music on the night

To confirm contact Paul, Marion, Mary or Dooneen Facebook page

All senior members, juvenile’s parents and our friends are invited


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Munster Juvenile B directions

Posted on Dec 2, 2016 in Uncategorized

  • IMPORTANT Information for Munster Juvenile “B” & Intermediate Cross Country Championships in Clarecastle GAA Club, Clarecastle, Co. Clare. In the interest of Traffic Management, Clare County Board would like everyone coming to Clarecastle on Sunday to take EXIT 12 from the motorway. Take the 1st exit at the Clare Abbey Roundabout into Clarecastle & venue is on right hand side. Access to the GAA Grounds is by Clarecastle National School. First race is at 11.30am. Charge for adults will be 5 euro. Refreshments (soup, tea & sandwiches) & shop will be available by Clarecastle GAA Club. See Course Map at the following link



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Munster Women”s title goes to Dooneen

Posted on Nov 14, 2016 in Latest News

Patrickswell was the venue for the Munster Senior Cross Country finals yesterday. Congratulations to Rosemary Ryan on taking silver medal in the women’s event, and congratulations also to the Dooneen Women’s team on taking gold, and to the Limerick County women’s team on taking Gold too.  Dooneen’s women team were Rosemary, Jessica Coyne, Ann MacPhail and Verena Tarpey. Dooneen were also represented by Shona O’Flynn, Karen Raine and Marie Keane. County team was represented by Dooneen’s Rosemary Ryan and Jessica Coyne with Emerald’s Amy O’Donoghue and Limerick AC’s Hikka Kontro also.


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Request for help this Sunday

Posted on Nov 11, 2016 in Uncategorized

This weekend, we’re looking for any members that can to help fundraising in a simple way, but supplying some baked goods that we can sell at the Munster Cross Country in Patrickswell on Sunday. Anyone that can supply some cakes, treats, buns, etc, please let us know, and we can arrange to collect them if you’re not going to be attending. We’ll have a stand at the course selling tea/coffee and any treats we can gather. All proceeds go to the club development fund, and anything donated is greatly received.  If you can help out in any way, please let us know by email to

chairman@dooneenathleticclub.com or contact any of the committee by email or phone on our contacts page.



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