Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 21/10/2019

Posted on Oct 22, 2019

Munster Juvenile Even Age, U23 & Novice Cross-Country Championships

This year’s championships were held in Limerick Racecourse on Sunday.

U16 Girls

Maria Campbell, Sarah Hosey, Laura Southern, Sarah Dillon, and Sarah Butler competed, finishing 5th in the club category.

Novice Women

Sinéad McDermott and Karen Raine competed, and were part of the county team who finished 3rd.

Novice Men

Dooneen were represented by Joe O’Brien in the Novice Men’s race.

Congratulations and well done to everybody!

Spar Autumn Open International Cross-Country Festival

This event took place in the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown on Sunday.

Well done to Eoghan Beary, who competed in the Senior Men’s race.


John Sheehan and Catherine Sheehan ran Black Park parkrun in the UK, Shane O’Sullivan ran a PB at New Ross parkrun, Ann MacPhail ran Clarisford parkrun, Andrew McMahon, Shona O’Flynn, Alison Flynn, Philip Ryan, and Patrick Noonan ran Limerick parkrun, while Anthony Harty (who ran a PB), Gerard O’Shea (who ran a PB), David Rohan, Ger Meehan, Conor Lovett, Angela Higgins, and Marion O’Halloran all ran Mungret parkrun.

Dublin Marathon

The Dublin Marathon is taking place this Sunday. The very best of luck to everybody competing. Do your best and enjoy the occasion!

Upcoming Fixtures

– Munster Senior & Juvenile Uneven Age Cross-Country, Conna, Co. Cork, November 10th

– Munster Masters & Juvenile Relays Cross-Country, Beaufort, Co. Cork, November 17th

– Bridge Loops, Sixmilebridge, November 17th

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.