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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 09/03/2020

Posted on Mar 10, 2020 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

National Masters Indoor Championships 

These championships were held in Athlone over the weekend. Ger O’Shea claimed bronze in the M35 200m in 25.54 and silver in the 400m in 55.68. Tony Fitzgerald claimed bronze in the M45 400m in 1:00.13 and silver in the M45 1500m in 4:53.93. Tim Ryan won the M55 400m in 59.55. Shane O’Sullivan claimed bronze in the M35 800m in 2:07.60 and silver in the 1500m in 4:28.04. Congratulations and well done to all of the athletes.  

 

 

Kinvara Rock & Road 10K

This event took place in Galway on Saturday. Well done to Eileen Reeves and Ger Meehan, who ran 55:36 and 55:38 respectively. 

 

 

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 02/03/2020

Posted on Mar 4, 2020 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Joining, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

National Senior Indoor Championships
These championships were held in Abbottstown over the weekend.
Congratulations to Lilly-Ann O’Hora, who claimed bronze in the
Women’s 60m Hurdles in 8.46 seconds. Liam Hunt finished 4th in the
Men’s 60m Hurdles in 8.57 seconds. Cathal Locke won his heat in the
Men’s 400m in 48.79 seconds, but unfortunately did not make it to
the final. Congratulations and well done to all of the athletes.

Munster 4-Mile Road Championships
These championships took place in Dungarvan on Sunday.
Congratulations to Ann MacPhail, who finished 10th overall claiming
silver in the O45 category in 25:17.                            

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 24th February 2020

Posted on Mar 1, 2020 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Adare 10K 2020 

Well done to West Limerick A.C. for hosting the Adare 10K on Sunday. Weather conditions for the race were ideal and well over 700 athletes crossed the finish line. The men’s course record was broken by Kevin Maunsell of Clonmel AC in a superb 30:18 and the women’s race was won by Sorcha Nic Dhomhnaill of Donore Harriers and from Newcastle West in a very fast 36:40. First home for Dooneen was Dermot Kearns in 10th place overall and 1st male O/45 in 34:26, followed closely by Andrew McMahon who was 1st male junior in 36:24, Shane Ryan in 37:19, Niall Harris in 38:09, Rosemary Ryan in 38:45 who was 5th lady overall, Henry Downes who was 1st male O/50 in 40:50, Shona O’Flynn in 40:58, Seamus Lynch in 43:17, Jonathan Coleman in 43:33, Karen Raine who was 1st lady O/40 in 43:46, Ronan McAvinue in 43:53, Mike Griffin in 44:23, Joe Chawke in 44:24, Louise Matthews in 45:43, Tracey Johnson in 48:14, Agnes and Thomas Klimas in 48:46, John Shier in 50:53, Marie Keane in 51:15, Katherine Reddan in 59:17, Robert Coll in 57:30, Eileen Reeves in 1:00:11, Ger Meehan 1:00:11, Aly Hogan O’Curry in 1:05:07, and Colin O’Flynn in 1:30:18.
Our ladies won 2nd team prize – the scorers included Rosemary Ryan, Shona O’Flynn, Karen Raine, and Louise Matthews. Our men won 3rd team with Dermot Kearns, Andrew McMahon, Shane Ryan and Niall Harris. Well done to all!!

Club Membership
A big thank you to club members who have renewed their 2020 membership. Club membership for 2020 is overdue since January 31st. Membership has many benefits and also if you are not registered you are not covered by Athletics Ireland insurance and therefore you can’t train with the club or race in any championship race including the Great Limerick run. You can join Dooneen or renew your membership online.

Upcoming Fixtures
– Munster 4-Mile Road Championships, March 1st, Waterford
– Limerick 4-Mile Road Championships, March 15th, Dromcollogher, 1pm
– Mallow 10-Mile Road Race, Mallow, March 22nd, 12:30pm
– Michal Rejmer 10-Mile Road Race, Patrickswell,Limerick. May 24th, 11am
www.michalrejmer10mile.com

Adult Training​
Adult Training takes place at 6:15pm on Tuesday & 7pm on Thursday in UL. Fit4Life/Meet and Train takes place in Mungret at 6:15pm on Fridays. Long run takes place every Sunday at 9am in UL or Cratloe. New members & beginners are always welcome. Contact Dooneen Facebook page for more details.

Juvenile Training
Juvenile training takes place every Monday night at 7pm & every Thursday night at 6.30pm in Crescent Comprehensive. There is also training at the track in UL every Saturday at 10am. Athletes must be turning 8 during 2020 to be eligible to join. All levels of ability are welcome. Contact Dooneen Facebook page for more details.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 17/02/2020

Posted on Feb 20, 2020 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Munster Senior & Masters Indoor Championships

These championships were held in Nenagh over the weekend. Rosemary Ryan claimed silver in the O40 3000m in 11:06.65. Ger O’Shea won both the O35 200m and 400m in 26.54 and 58.60 respectively. Shane O’Sullivan won the O35 800m in 2:10 and claimed silver in the 1500m in 4:42.50. Tony Fitzgerald claimed bronze in the O45 400m in 1:01.84 and won the 800m in 2:20. Tim Ryan finished 4th in the O55 60m, claimed silver in the 200m in 27.73, and won the 400m in 1:00.50. Congratulations and well done to all of the athletes.

 

 

parkrun

Brian Halpin (who ran his 50th parkrun!), James Connolly, Shona O’Flynn, Breda Leo, Ger Meehan, and Eileen Reeves ran Limerick parkrun, while Joe O’Brien, Louise Matthews, John Sheehan, Catherine Sheehan, and Marion O’Halloran ran Mungret parkrun.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 10/02/2020

Posted on Feb 11, 2020 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

AAI National Indoor Games
This event took place in Abbotstown on Sunday. Congratulations to
Lilly-Ann O’Hora, who won bronze in the Senior Women’s 60m
Hurdles running a PB of 8.41, and also competed in the Senior
Women’s 60m, finishing in 7.78.

parkrun
Shona and Seamus O’Flynn ran Borrisokane Town parkrun, Andrew
McMahon (who achieved a PB), Brian Halpin, James Connolly, Eileen
Reeves, Patrick Noonan, Ger Meehan, Breda Leo, Conor Lovett, Kat
Reddan, and Marion O’Halloran all ran Limerick parkrun, while Joe
O’Brien, Anthony Harty, John Sheehan, Catherine Sheehan, and John
Higgins ran Mungret parkrun.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 03/02/2020

Posted on Feb 5, 2020 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes, Uncategorized

John Treacy Dungarvan 10-Mile
This race was hosted by West Waterford on Sunday, with a huge turnout of over 2,000 participants. First home for Dooneen was Shane Ryan in a PB of 1:02:41, followed by Shóna Keane (1st O35) in 1:05:30, Sinéad McDermott in a PB of 1:07:34, Mike Griffin in 1:13:03, John Shier in a PB of 1:21:49, Eileen Reeves in 1:24:45, and Katherine Reddan in 1:32:20. Well done to everybody who took part.

Milford Hospice 10K
This event took place on Sunday, and saw a large crowd run, jog, and walk the 10K route. Congratulations to Ann MacPhail, who won the women’s race. Among those taking part were Niall Harris, Aly Hogan O’Curry, Andrew McMahon (who ran a PB), Ger Meehan, Karen O’Flynn, and Shona O’Flynn (2nd in the women’s race). Well done to all involved. t

parkrun
Gerard O’Shea (who achieved a PB) ran Ballincollig parkrun, Brian Halpin and Seamus O’Flynn ran Borrisokane Town parkrun, Shane O’Sullivan, James Connolly, Alison Flynn (who achieved a PB), Louise Matthews, Patrick Noonan, Ger Meehan, Marion O’Halloran, and Eileen Reeves all ran Limerick parkrun, while Joe O’Brien, Anthony Harty, Sarah Butler, and Claire Forward ran Mungret parkrun.

Club Membership
Club membership for 2020 is now due and should be paid before the end of January. Membership has many benefits and if you are not registered you are not covered by Athletics Ireland insurance and therefore you can’t train with the club. You can join Dooneen or renew your membership online.

Upcoming Fixtures
– Irish Life Health National Intermediate, Masters, Juvenile B & Relay Cross-Country Championships, Avondale, Co. Wicklow, February 8th
– Adare 10K, Adare, February 23rd, 1pm
– Munster 4-Mile Road Championships, March 1st, Waterford
– Limerick 4-Mile Road Championships, March 15th
– Mallow 10-Mile Road Race, Mallow, March 22nd, 12:30pm

Adult Training​
Adult Training takes place at 6:15pm on Tuesday & 7pm on Thursday in UL. Fit4Life/Meet and Train takes place in Mungret at 6:15pm on Fridays. Long run takes place every Sunday at 9am in UL or Cratloe. New members & beginners are always welcome. Contact Dooneen Facebook page for more details.

Juvenile Training
Juvenile training takes place every Monday night at 7pm & every Thursday night at 6.30pm in Crescent Comprehensive. There is also training at the track in UL every Saturday at 10am. Athletes must be turning 8 during 2020 to be eligible to join. All levels of ability are welcome. Contact Dooneen Facebook page for more details.

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