Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 18/11/2019

Posted on Nov 19, 2019

Run In The Dark 5K & 10K

This event took place in UL on Wednesday evening. Among those running were Mary Duggan, Ger Meehan, and John Shier. Well done to everybody who took part.

Munster Masters Cross-Country Championships

These championships took place in Beaufort, Co. Kerry on Sunday. First home from the club was Rosemary Ryan, followed by Shóna Keane (2nd in her age category), Tracey Johnson, Karen Raine, and Verena Tarpey. Dooneen won the club team category. The Limerick county team won Munster silver with Fiona Bourke of West Limerick A.C.

James Connolly represented Dooneen in the men’s race, and was part of the Limerick county team who finished 2nd.

Congratulations and well done to everybody who took part.



John Sheehan ran Glen River parkrun in Cork, Seamus O’Flynn ran Listowel parkrun, Ger Meehan and Marion O’Halloran ran Coole parkrun in Galway, Brian Halpin, Claire Knight (who achieved a PB), Breda Leo, and Kat Reddan ran Limerick parkrun, while Joe O’Brien, Ann MacPhail, David Rohan, Angela Higgins, and Meena Verma all ran Mungret parkrun.

Upcoming Fixtures
– Irish Life Health National Juvenile Even Age, Junior & Senior Cross-Country Championships, Abbotstown, Dublin, November 24th

– Munster Juvenile B & Intermediate Cross-Country Championships, Two-Mile-Borris, Co. Tipperary, December 1st

– Limerick Sports Partnership Blanket 5K, UL, December 1st

– The Border Half-Marathon, Corbally, December 1st

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

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.