Thursday, 18 August 2022


The Proof is in the photo that behind every great Ironman is an IRONWOMAN. Mike and Michelle Dorney in Youghal after the IRONMAN on Sunday last.

John Buckley Cork 10 Mile
We had a large amount of runners here on Saturday and our first man home was Tony Forrestal in 55.34 finishing 12th overall and our first Lady was Deirdre Aherne in 78.06 coming 5th in her category There were over 1,200 runners taking part.
Special well done to our one Prizewinner Joseph Power 2nd O/65.
Reports varied from some people loving it to others finding it tough.
Well done everyone and apologies to anyone I missed also please send me in any PBs etc.

Jailbreak Tri

Bernie Twomey ran the leg of the Jailbreak Tri on Saturday with some workmates. Well done Ber.

Copenhagen Ironman

Best of luck to our three contestants going in the IRONMAN in Copenhagen on Sunday. Susan Fitzgerald, Michelle McGrath and Miah McGrath and NO Miah is not a misprint he is going again. 

East Cork Division News

Hi All,

The Annual General Meeting of East Cork Athletics Division will be held at Ballynoe Community Hall on Monday, September 5th, 2022 at 8pm.

Motions and nominations to be sent to the secretary ( on or before Friday September 2nd.

Motions and nominations will not be accepted from the floor on the night.

All clubs are requested to send delegates.


Outgoing Officers:-

Patron:                 Noreen Murphy, Carraig na bhFear AC

President:           Tom Houlihan, Midleton AC

Chairman:           John Hennessy, Midleton AC

Vice Chairman:  Kevin Hayes, St. Catherine’s

Hon. Secretary: Mike Dorney, Midleton AC

Asst. Hon. Sec.: Vacant

Hon Treasurer:  Willie O’Mahony, Youghal AC

P.R.O.:                  Eoin Corcoran, East Cork AC

Official Starter:  Martin Drake, Youghal AC

Asst. Starter:      Ger Foley, Carraig na bhFear AC



Provisional Agenda:-

Cross Country Fixture Day 1 – this will be hosted by St. Catherine’s AC

Cross Country Fixture Day 2 – venue to be confirmed at meeting

Awards Night

Schools Cross Country

Thanks & Regards,

Mike Dorney Hon. Sec.

Rathcormac 4 Mile Road Race

We saw some very fine running over a challenging course in Rathcormac on Thursday evening but we got some great results also for the club.

 Martha McNamara 1st O/60, Margaret Twohig 1st O/55, John Hennessy 2nd O/50, Edmond O'Sullivan 2nd O/60, John Cashman 2nd O/55  

Well done all and well done Bridevale AC on a great night.

It great to support our local races.