Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 30/12/2019

Posted on Jan 3, 2020 in Dooneen AC, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

St. Stephen’s Day 10K
148 athletes took part in this very popular festive race in Caherdavin on St. Stephen’s Day. First home for Dooneen was Dermot Power in 5th overall and won the O40 category in 36:21 followed closely by Dermot Kearns who was 2nd in the O40 category in 36:28. Shóna Keane won the women’s race in a great time of 38:33, Niall Harris in 39:50, Shona O’Flynn was 2nd in the women’s race in 41:35, Andrew McMahon Jr. in 41:42, Andrew McMahon Sr. who was 3rd in the O50 category in 42:49, Martin Mutsters in 44:13, Karen Raine, who won the O40 category in 44:55, Mike Griffin in 45:40, Marie Keane, who was 3rd in the O40 category in 49:40, John Shier in 50:10, Ger Meehan in 54:24, Conor Lovett in 57:55.


MCI Portumna
Well done to Elaine Lyons, Eileen Reeves, and David Rohan, who ran the MCI Portumna marathon on Friday in 4:36:45, 4:36:45, and 4:36:51 respectively. 

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 23/12/2019

Posted on Jan 3, 2020 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Club Person of the Year

Congratulations to Mike Purtill, who was presented with the 2019 Club Person of the Year award at our Christmas night out last weekend in recognition of his huge contribution to Dooneen A.C.

 

parkrun
Mike Griffin ran Inch Beach parkrun, John Sheehan (who achieved a PB and ran his 50th parkrun!) and Catherine Sheehan ran Glen River parkrun, Brian Halpin, Shona O’Flynn, Alison Flynn, Ger Meehan, Claire Knight, June Clifford (who recently ran her 50th parkrun!), and Marion O’Halloran ran Limerick parkrun, while Joe O’Brien (who achieved a PB), Gerard O’Shea, Ross O’Carroll, John Higgins, Angela Higgins, Meena Verma, and Aly Hogan O’Curry all ran Mungret parkrun.

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 16/12/2019

Posted on Dec 17, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

Irish Life Health National Novice & Juvenile Uneven Age Cross-Country Championships

These championships were held in Dunboyne on Sunday.

In the U17 girls’ race, Dooneen were represented by the quartet of Sarah Butler, Maria Campbell, Sarah Dillon, and Sarah Hosey – it was great to have 4 athletes who have come up through the juvenile ranks together competing in the U17 All-Ireland race. First home from the club was Maria Campbell, who was part of the bronze medal-winning Munster team, followed by Sarah Hosey, Sarah Dillon, and Sarah Butler.

Kevin O’Grady produced a great performance in the U19 boys’ race, finishing 11th and helping the Munster team to a bronze medal.

Congratulations and well done to everybody!

 

 

Newmarket 5K

This race took place in Cork yesterday, with a very large field of over 300 participants. Well done to Joe O’Brien, who ran a PB of 16:54, and to Henry Downes, who ran 19:29.

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National Juvenile XC Finals

Posted on Dec 16, 2019 in Uncategorized

National XC Finals. Dunboyne was the venue for the National juvenile and novice finals on Sunday. It was a successful day for Dooneen AC. Mai McKenna represented Munster in the U13 race and ran very well although outside the medals. Maria Campbell won a bronze medal on the Munster team in the U17 race. Also running in that race was Sarah Hosey, Sarah Dillon and Sarah Butler. Kevin O’Grady was 11th in the U19 race and also secured a bronze medal on the Munster team.

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AGM Notes

Posted on Dec 16, 2019 in Uncategorized

Attached are the notes from our recent AGM held in December

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Dooneen Christmas Night Out

Posted on Dec 13, 2019 in Dooneen AC, News, Senior Events Blog

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!

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Dooneen A.C. Senior Notes 09/12/2019

Posted on Dec 11, 2019 in Dooneen AC, Fit4Life, Joining, Latest News, News, Results, Senior Events Blog, Senior Notes

parkrun
Shane O’Sullivan, Brian Halpin, James Connolly, Shona O’Flynn, Alison Flynn, Claire Knight (who achieved a PB), Seamus O’Flynn, and Aly Hogan O’Curry all ran Limerick parkrun, while John Sheehan, Ger Meehan, Catherine Sheehan, Eileen Reeves (who achieved a PB), Marion O’Halloran, and Meena Verma 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!

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