At a recent presentation function in Ballyshannon €15,000 , the profits from the recent very successful and well organised and supported Cara Bundoran 10 2014, was made to the following groups/charities
Brian Thompson representing Laura Lynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice,; Penny Brennan representing The Marie Keating Foundation; Caroline Cooke (NYP Bundoran) Foróige and Paul O’Gara representing Tír Chonaill Athletics Club.
Making the presentations, Canice and Ramona Nicholas, Joint MDs of Cara Pharmacies, thanked all for attending, everyone that took part in the weekend event, sponsors and all who helped in any way to make the event a huge success! Here’s to a Bigger and Better 2015!
Tir Chonaill 5k Spring
Series Race 2
Friday evening last was warm, sunny and calm as Race 2 of the Tir Chonaill AC Spring series got away from starter Richard McCarthy’s whistle. Brian McCabe and Philomena Gallagher were impressive winners.
First 10 home were: 1 19.08 Brian McCabe, St Nauls Runners; 2 19.21 Daniel Mannion, Tir Chonaill AC; 3 20.29 Martin O’Halloran Tir Chonaill AC; 4 20.40 Stephen Travers Tir Chonaill AC; 5 21.05 Martin Breslin, Tir Chonaill AC; 6 21.15 Rodney Irwin; 7 21.21 Philomena Gallagher Tir Chonaill AC; 8 22.02 Greg Doherty; 9 22.15 John Byrne; 10 22.18 Paul McGuckin,Tir Chonaill AC;
Success for club athletes at Carney 10k
Congrats and really well done to all our athletes at the Carney 10k on Monday last. The race was ran in glorious, warm sunshine and with a cooling breeze on the last 2k, making it a very pleasant experience. There were some category prizes, several pb’s and all with great performances. Richard McCarty - 39.40: John Coyle - 40.32: Philomena Gallagher - 44.28 (2nd): Sonya O’Connell - 48.19 (pb): Bernie Mc Neely - 49.13 (3rd): Shane O’Donnell - 49.16 (pb): Jackie Harvey - 50.09: Olivia Murphy - 50.17 (pb): Eileen Ward - 53.01: Martina Coughlin - 53.32 (pb first 10k race): Siobhan Govorov - 66.42: Well done all.
The Ardara 10k on Sunday next is the next outing for the clubs road group. It’s a one o’clock start and Donal Haughey guarantees a war m welcome and a well organised event