Thursday Training Cancelled

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 in latest news, News

With Storm Lorenzo set to hit us tomorrow evening and an Orange warning for Wind issued for Limerick from 6PM tomorrow, we are going to call of tomorrow evening’s training at the Comp. Next training session will be Saturday morning on the Track in UL and also in the field for endurance running.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 30/09/2019

Posted on Oct 1, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Berlin Marathon

Over 40,000 people took part in this year’s Berlin Marathon on Sunday. Well done to Alison Flynn, who ran 3:45:50.

Naas Town 10K

This race took place in Kildare on Sunday. Well done to John Shier, who ran a PB of 48:23.

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Cross Country Juvenile results

Posted on Sep 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Cross Country Season starts in Bilboa AC Cappamore

The juvenile even age championships took place in Bilboa on Sunday. Well done to athletes and parents who attended to make up teams and compete in the races. A few families attended for the first time as new members and were delighted to see them enjoy the races and participate

U10 girls and boys

Elllen Goggin of Dooneen AC won the U10 race and  Dooneen were the second placed team – Ellen Goggin, Eilis O’Neill, Beibhinn Collins, Jessica Nolan and Sofia Szultka made up the team, with Jessica and Sofia running for the first time.

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Juvenile updates/fixtures

Posted on Sep 25, 2019 in Uncategorized

Upcoming Fixtures and notices – 25th September

Please note that there will be no training at the track this Saturday, as it is closed for maintenance purposes. For those who are taking part in distance training in the back fields at 10am, that continues as normal on Saturday and is not affected. 

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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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Cross County senior and juvenile finals

Posted on Sep 20, 2019 in Uncategorized

The County juvenile/senior cross country races are taking place this Sunday in Bilboa AC starting at 12.30pm. Can parents please bring €2 entry fee per child to cover the costs of entry for the races.  For those not familiar with Bilboa AC, the address is Cappamore, Co Limerick and the eircode is V94 H773. We have a lot of athletes competing this weekend, all of them are on teams with other children,  so please arrive early at 11.30am – we need to get singlets for a couple of new members, race numbers and we need to walk the course before the races start. The U10, 12 and 14 athletes all have different courses to run and there is a map attached.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 16/09/2019

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, News, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Medieval Marathon

This event was held in Kilkenny on Saturday, and encompassed races from 10K to a marathon. Well done to Elaine Lyons and Eileen Reeves, who ran the marathon in 4:24:30 and 4:35:59 respectively.



Charleville International Half-Marathon

Over 1,300 athletes took part in the Charleville International Half-Marathon on Sunday. Weather conditions were warm and humid, but this didn’t stop some great performances. First man home was David Flynn of Clonliffe Harriers in a course record of 1:03:46 and first woman home was Aoife Cooke of Youghal A.C. in 1:14:39.

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