Dundalk St. Gerard's Athletic Club News


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2016 News Articles


News Date: 17th November 2016
News Item: Xmas party and awards night
FYI, the Xmas party and awards night takes place on the 25th November at 7:30PM sharp in the Lisdoo,
Tickets will be on sale this evening at training.
Adults 11.50
Registered Athletes: 2 Euro
Non registered children: 7.50

News Date: 29th September 2016
News Item: Winter training
The nights are getting very dark, so we are going to move indoors for the winter months.
Monday the 3rd of October will be our LAST outdoor training session in DYI.
We will return to DKIT (formally JJB) on Thursday the 6th of October and we will train on Tuesdays and Thursdays in DKIT from then on.
6.30 - 7.30 for the younger athletes and older athletes from 6.30 - 8.00
Additional training will take place on Sunday mornings in Ice House Hill at 11. This session is open to all athletes (and parents too!!).
Please note the following for DKIT sessions:
With the increase in fees for the use of DKIT, we will have to increase our training costs as detailed below:
3 Euro per child
5 Euro for 2 or more children from the one family

News Date: 31st August 2016
News Item: Cross Country training
As the cross country season is fast approaching, Dundalk St. Gerards AC are holding additional training on Sunday 4th September at 11AM in Ice House hill park. We recommend/encourage all Athletes to participate in this training.

News Date: 31st August 2016
News Item: Fun Night
Dundalk St. Gerards AC are holding their annual fun night tonight. We would love to see as many Athletes and parents attend.

News Date: 16th August 2016
News Item: No training Wednesday 17th August
Due to the Dundalk football match this coming Wednesday the 17th August there will be no training. Training will resume on Monday the 22nd August.
We wish Dundalk FC the best of luck. C'mon the town.

News Date: 5th August 2016
News Item: Training resumes 8th August
Training for all Athletes resumes on Monday 8th August at 6:30PM.

News Date: 5th August 2016
News Item: Reminder Upcoming events
Dundalk St. Gerard's would like to make everyone aware of the upcoming events.
5th August at 7PM - Carlingford 5K Road race
Races start for U9 age groups and then odd age groups above that.
14th August at 1:30PM - Boyne AC Open Sports Day
Races start for U8 age groups.

News Date: 24th July 2016
News Item: National Junior Championship report
2016 July National Junior Championship Report.
Click here to see the 2016 July National Junior Championship Report
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News Date: 21st July 2016
News Item: Upcoming events
Dundalk St. Gerard's would like to make everyone aware of the upcoming events.
5th August at 7PM - Carlingford 5K Road race
Races start for U9 age groups and then odd age groups above that.
14th August at 1:30PM - Boyne AC Open Sports Day
Races start for U8 age groups.

News Date: 20th July 2016
News Item: Summer Break
Tonight will be the last night for training until the 8th August for Dundalk St. Gerard's Athletes. This is a well deserved break for all after all the work put in.
Stephen will continue with the long distance training on the Tuesday and Thursday evenings as per normal.

Dundalk St. Gerard's would like to make everyone aware of the upcoming events.
5th August at 7PM - Carlingford 5K Road race
Races start for U9 age groups and then odd age groups above that.

News Date: 18th July 2016
News Item: Alec Fennell Memorial 5k
Dundalk St. Gerard's would like to advise Athletes of the Alec Fennell Memorial 5K on the 19th July @DKIT. Junior races as well start at 7PM.

News Date: 12th July 2016
News Item: Setanta Games
Dundalk St. Gerard's would like to remind everyone of the Setanta games this Saturday.
Please be there for 12.45 for warm up. Club singlets must be worn.

News Date: 3rd July 2016
News Item: All Ireland Junior relay/pairs and U23 Championships
2016 July All Ireland Junior and U23 Championship Report.
Click here to see the 2016 July All Ireland junior and U23 Championship Report
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News Date: 30th June 2016
News Item: Upcoming events
Dundalk St. Gerard's would like to make everyone aware of the upcoming events.
5th August at 8PM - Carlingford 5K Road race

News Date: 29th June 2016
News Item: Upcoming events
Dundalk St. Gerard's would like to make everyone aware of the upcoming events.
3rd July - All Ireland U12 pairs and relay finals in Tullamore
9th July - U9-U19 Interclub Relays and U12-U16 "B" championships.
Just a reminder that the closing date for the All-Ireland B and Inter-Club Relays is this Friday 1stJuly. This is a great competition for anyone that did not qualify for the All-Irelands. Please note that relay teams must be entered through the county secretary, so please let me know asap if your club wishes to enter a team in the U12-U19 4x100m or U17-U19 4x400m relay.
Click here to see the 2016 U9-U19 Interclub relays and U12-U19 "B" championship schedule
16 July - Setanta Games in Lourdes stadium.

News Date: 26th June 2016
News Item: Inter-School Championships
Dundalk St. Gerard's would like to congratulate all out Athletes who took part in the Inter-School championships.
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News Date: 18th June 2016
News Item: Inter-County Championships
Dundalk St. Gerard's would like to congratulate all out Athletes who took part in the Inter-County championships.
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News Date: 11th June 2016
News Item: Lenister pairs
Dundalk St. Gerard's would like to congratulate all out Athletes who took part in the Leinster pairs. Especially our U10 teams. Best of luck in the All-Irelands In July.
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News Date: 21st May 2016
News Item: Lenister relays
Dundalk St. Gerard's would like to congratulate our U10 Leinster Relay champions. Best of luck in the All-Irelands In July.
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News Date: 9th May 2016
News Item: Louth championship
Dundalk St. Gerard's would like to thank and congratulate all Athletes who took part in last weekends Louth Championships. Well done to all. Also great to see so many parents and supporters there.
Click here to see the 2016 Louth Championships Results

News Date: 6th May 2016
News Item: Louth championship and club colours
Due to the requirements for the Louth Championships, we ask all Athletes to wear club colours as detailed below.

Top - Plain Red or White if you do not have a club singlet.
Bottoms - need to be SHORTS (no leggings etc.) and of one colour. No mixed colours allowed.

Failure to abide by these requirements may result in Athletes been refused permission to take part in the event.

For each day please arrive at the following times.

Friday - Lourdes Stadium - 6PM
Saturday - Bush - 10:15AM
Sunday - Bush - 10:15AM

Any athletes competing over several days must keep their numbers for each day

News Date: 28th April 2016
News Item: No training Bank Holiday Monday
Due to the Bank holiday, there will be no training in the Dundalk Young Irelands on the 2/05/2016.

News Date: 28th April 2016
News Item: Bush training sessions this weekend
There will be two track session in the Bush ahead of the Co Louth Championship. All athletes are asked to attend. Saturday 30th, 3-5pm and Monday 2nd 6-7.
The usual training contribution of 2 Euros applies.

News Date: 27th April 2016
News Item: Suspension of new members for u10 age group
Dundalk St. Gerard's AC regret due to the increase in new members, we are unable to register new athletes under the age of 10 (YEAR BORN 2007) for training.
The club has now placed a waiting list but please feel free to talk to us about the possibility of your child joining Dundalk St Gerard's AC.
Any child with a parent wishing to help and become an athletic leader (FULL TRAINING WILL BE PROVIDED) within the club will have preference.

News Date: 15th April 2016
News Item: Louth T&F championships
Dundalk St. Gerards AC would like to advise all Athletes of the upcoming Louth T&F championships.
This event is been held from the 6th May (Lourdes Stadium), 7th and 8th May (Bush Track).
Please talk to your coaches regarding taking part and pick events. Entries need to be in by the 20th April

News Date: 9th April 2016
News Item: Outdoor training starts 11th April
Dundalk St. Gerards AC would like to advise all Athletes that training is now moving outdoors.
Training will take place at the Young Irelands pitch at 6.30 on Monday and Wednesday nights.
The usual 2 euro fee will apply.
Please note that only coaches are allowed to park in the Young Irelands car park. This is a condition imposed upon us by the DYI club.
Can parents please park outside the Young Irelands grounds. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

News Date: 16th March 2016
News Item: Easter Camp and no evening training week 29th March
Dundalk St. Gerard's AC plan to run an Easter camp from Tuesday the 29th March to Friday 1st April from 2 - 5pm.
There will be no evening training that week.
It will take place in DKIT and the children will be provided with a t-shirt, and refreshments on each day (water sponsored by Lidl, fruit sponsored by Fyffes).
Places are limited so please get in touch, either by email, or at training to let us know if you would like to participate.

News Date: 15th March 2016
News Item: No training 17th March
As Thursday is St. Patrick's Day please note there will be no training this Thursday.

News Date: 11th March 2016
News Item: St. Patrick's Day parade
Dundalk St. Gerard's are due to take part in the St. Patrick's Day parade. We encourage all Athletes and parents to take part in the parade.
All Athletes to meet in Carroll Village car park at 12.15.
Collection point after the parade is Cuchulainn Credit Union on the Ramparts.
All athletes are requested to wear club colours red and white, if you don't have club hoodie and red or white top will be ok.

News Date: 11th January 2016
News Item: DSG Annual General Meeting
The AGM for Dundalk St. Gerard's is planned for the 23rd February in McGeough's bar (Meeting room upstairs) at 7pm. All are welcome to attend.

News Date: 5th January 2016
News Item: Training resume tonight
Training resumes tonight (Tuesday 5th). As before, 6.30 in DKIT Sport (formerly JJB).
Training will be every Tuesday and Thursday nights @ 6.30, finishing up at 7.30 for under 9's. Training till 8 for the older Athletes.
Please note that registrations for the 2016 season will be taken.

News Date: 1st January 2016
News Item: New Year Greetings - Training schedule
Wishing all our Athletes a Happy New Year. Training resume on the 5th Janaury.