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

Posted on Mar 10, 2020

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. 



Duhallow 10-Mile Road Race

This race took place in Cork on Sunday. Well done to John Shier, who ran 1:20:26.  



Irish University Cross-Country Championships

Well done to Eoghan Beary, who was the first UL athlete home at these championships in Cork on Saturday in a superb 9th position. UL claimed team silver. 




Niall Harris ran Eastville parkrun in the U.K., Ann MacPhail ran St. Anne’s parkrun in Dublin, Ger Meehan ran Coole parkrun, Shona O’Flynn, Seamus O’Flynn, and Marion O’Halloran ran Lees Road parkrun in Ennis, Breda Leo ran Clarisford parkrun in Killaloe, and James Connolly, Alison Flynn, Louise Matthews, Angela Higgins, Aly Hogan O’Curry all ran Mungret parkrun.



Club membership

Club membership for 2020 is now due and should be paid as soon as possible. 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

– ULRC Run Series 5K, every Wednesday for 6 weeks starting on February 19th, UL Boathouse, 7pm

– 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, May 24th, 11am


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.