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Month: January 2013

Historic Victory for Katie O’Donoghue

Historic Victory for Katie O’Donoghue

Katie O’Donoghue made history last Saturday on the occasion of the first weekend of competitive action at the fantastic new indoor facility in Athlone IT. Katie was competing along with Damien O’Boyle and Sam McArdle in the National Indoor Pentathlon Championships and the trio became the first 3 athletes from the club to compete at the new facility. The new facility is a dream come true for athletes and athletics fans and being just 40 minutes over the road, it’s…

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Club’s Athletes Dominate Schools Cross Country

Club’s Athletes Dominate Schools Cross Country

A very brief report from last Thursday’s South Connacht Schools Cross Country Championships held in Bushfield, Loughrea where yet again athletes from the club put in some powerful displays of running to claim multiple victories. I will update when official results are made available. Ben Sharkey enjoyed his finest moment of cross country running when taking victory in the Minor Boys 2500m while Brian Loughnane placed around 8th place. Ben’s victory was the first of many for the club and also for Calasanctius…

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Personal Bests fall in Spectacular Athlone

Personal Bests fall in Spectacular Athlone

The most exciting domestic weekend I can remember in Irish Senior Athletics (well perhaps since the European Cross Country champs) took place in Athlone today, as AIT’s fantastic new facility was unveiled to a delighted public with the AAI Games.  It began yesterday with the multi-events, and I’ll leave the report on that to Mike or others that were there.   Today was not only about the facility – we also saw a full repetoire of top-level Senior athletics, with several…

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WOW!

WOW!

Wow! is all I can say! We all thought that Nenagh was the coolest place in Ireland. Well hats off for Athlone has just pushed Nenagh out into the cold! Hey no offence intended to Nenagh – I love that place and hope to be there many times during the year. But Athlone looks super cool! The first official competitions to be held in the new indoor arena iare the National Pentathlon Championships this Saturday followed by the AAI Open…

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Upcoming National U20, U23, Senior, Masters Competitions

Upcoming National U20, U23, Senior, Masters Competitions

With the state of the art indoor facility at Athlone IT almost ready, it adds a new dimension to this year’s indoor track and field season. The season kicks off next weekend with the National multi-events (long jump, high jump, shot putt, hurdles and 800m) on Sat 26th   These are for athletes ages U14 to U114! Closing date is Monday so anyone taking part needs to let me know quickly … I will be doing the entries on Sunday…

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Senior Contacts

Senior Contacts

Please feel free to contact any of the below committee members should you have any questions/queries in relation to Craughwell AC Senior Club.  We can also be contacted via e-mail on craughwellathletics@gmail.com or on our facebook page www.facebook.com/craughwell.ac Role Person  Contact Number Chairperson Aoife Mullane 0872057464 Secretary Catherine Sheridan 0868747024 Treasurer Orla O’Shea 0876232492 Registrar John Fitzpatrick 086 8198078 PRO Fiona Kilroy 0872647825  Assistant PRO Elisha Daniels 0863290188 Fit For Life Coordinators Brian MatthewsJohn Ward 087 0501633086 6704066 Club Gear Coordinator Brian Matthews…

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Junior Contacts And Coordinators

Junior Contacts And Coordinators

The Executive Committee for the Athletics Club is responsible for the Juvenile athletes and the current contacts and coordinators are below.  All coaches encouraged to attend Committee meetings. Executive Committee Role Person Mobile Chairperson Mark Gillen 086 816 2637 Vice-Chairperson Aine Fahy 087 213 6444 Secretary Sylvia Quinn 087 894 0395 Treasurer  Mike Tobin 087 659 1879 Asst. Treasurer  Julie Gallagher 086 870 0916 Child Welfare Officer & Designated Liaison Officer Rita Kelly 087 238 6473 Registrar Mike O’Connor 087…

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