Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 02/12/2019

Posted on Dec 3, 2019

Border Half-Marathon 2019

There were over 400 athletes taking part in the second year of this event. Weather conditions were perfect for running – cool, but sunny and very calm. The men’s race was won by Darren Dunne of Nenagh Triathlon Club in a great time of 1:13:47 and the women’s race was won by Fiona Mangan of Galway Triathlon Club in 1:29:27. Dermot Kearns was first home for Dooneen and third overall in 1:17:39, followed by Thomas Klimas in 1:19:40, Niall Harris in 1:23:47, Rob McCarthy in a PB of 1:32:54, Karen Raine in a PB of 1:36:36, Alison Flynn in 1:37:23, John Shier in a PB of 1:49:12, Agnes Klimas in 1:55:08 and Eileen Reeves in 1:57:55. Well done to everybody.

Limerick Sports Partnership Blanket 5K

This annual event took place yesterday in U.L. Among those participating were Conor Lovett, Colin O’Flynn, Colin O’Flynn Jr., and Shona O’Flynn. Well done to all.



Mike Griffin ran Killarney House parkrun, Seamus O’Flynn ran Portumna parkrun, Shona O’Flynn ran Clarisford parkrun, David Rohan, Claire Knight, Breda Leo, and Eileen Reeves ran Limerick parkrun, and Michael Casey O’Shea, Louise Matthews, John Higgins, Conor Lovett, Angela Higgins, Marion O’Halloran, and Meena Verma all ran Mungret parkrun.

Dooneen Christmas Night Out

This year’s Christmas night out will take place on Saturday December 14th in O’Dwyer’s Bar, Wolfe Tone Street at 9pm. Finger food will be served compliments of O’Dwyer’s. All welcome!



Upcoming Fixtures
– Irish Life Health National Novice & Juvenile Uneven Age Cross-Country Championships, December 15th 2019

– Limerick Athletics St. Stephen’s Day 10K, Caherdavin, December 26th 2019, 11am

– Limerick Country Club A.C. New Year’s Day 5-Mile, The Country Club, January 1st 2020, 2pm

Adult Training​
Adult Training takes place on Tuesdays at 6:15pm & Thursdays at 7pm in UL. Long run takes place every Sunday at 9am in UL or Cratloe. Fit4Life/Meet and Train takes place on Fridays in Mungret at 6:15pm. 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 aged 7 years or older on or before 31st December 2019 to be eligible to join. All levels of ability are welcome. Contact Dooneen Facebook page for more details.