Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 25/11/2019

Posted on Nov 26, 2019

Irish Life Health National Juvenile Even Age, Junior & Senior Cross-Country Championships

These championships took place in Abbotstown on Sunday. Congratulations and well done to Maria Campbell and Kevin O’Grady, who ran great races in the U16 Girls’ and Junior Men’s categories.

Great Glenville Run

Almost 500 athletes took part in this very popular road race hosted by Watergrasshill A.C. on Sunday. Cormac Downes ran 23:33 and Henry Downes ran 24:54, finishing 3rd in the O50 category. Well done to both athletes.



Seamus O’Flynn ran Glengarriff parkrun, Ger Meehan and Marion O’Halloran ran Tralee parkrun, Gerard O’Shea (who achieved a PB) ran Ballincollig parkrun, Shona O’Flynn, Mike Griffin (who achieved a PB), Alison Flynn, Cian Aherne, and Eileen Reeves ran Limerick parkrun, and Shane O’Sullivan, Joe O’Brien (who achieved a PB), Louise Matthews, John Higgins, and Angela Higgins (who achieved a PB on her 50th parkrun!) 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
– 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.