Athletics

World Marathon Challenge

October 18, 2017

Desmond College 1st and 2nd year students competed in a World Marathon Challenge.

They came 4th place in the Limerick Schools’ Competition – completing the marathon in 2hrs 15min.


Oct 2017: Desmond College Post Primary Students participated in the Schools World Marathon Competition, coming 4th in Limerick.
Jodie Duffy, Lauren Ambrose and Alzbeta Barisova taking part in the world marathon challenge in the University of Limerick.


Oct 2017: Desmond College Post Primary Students participated in the Schools World Marathon Competition, coming 4th in Limerick.

Jodie Duffy, John Collins, Conor Mulqueen, Lauren Ambrose and Alzbeta Barisova taking part in the world marathon challenge in the University of Limerick.

UL Sports Day

May 5, 2017

Desmond College are the overall runners up
at the LCETB Sports Day held in the University of Limerick

Desmond College students made history for their school at the LCETB sports day in UL. They claimed second place following a day of fantastic athletics.

They showed unbelievable skills on the track as well as strength in the shotput and agility in the long jump.

All athletes showed a great account of themselves on the day on and off the field. At the results announcement Desmond College cheered to the news that we had received second place. This is the best performance in the school’s history.

The students and teachers arrived back to school with a beautiful plaque and a haul of medals.


Desmond College students who participated in the LCETB Sports Day held in the University of Limerick.
Desmond College students who participated in the LCETB Sports Day held in the University of Limerick.


Hannah McMahon, Roz Barrett, Iris Kennealy and Alice Duffy participating in the LCETB Sports Day held in the University of Limerick.
Hannah McMahon, Roz Barrett, Iris Kennealy and Alice Duffy participating in the LCETB Sports Day held in the University of Limerick.


Ellie Bucke, Aoife Lee, Emma Brennan and Ciara O'Connor participating in the LCETB Sports Day held in the University of Limerick.
Ellie Bucke, Aoife Lee, Emma Brennan and Ciara O’Connor participating in the LCETB Sports Day held in the University of Limerick.


Hannah McMahon and Iris Kenneally accepting the 2nd place shield at the LCETB Sports Day held in the University of Limerick.
Hannah McMahon and Iris Kenneally accepting the 2nd place shield at the LCETB Sports Day held in the University of Limerick.


Dylan O'Shea, Joao Da Silva, Danny Moriarty and Jack Corkery participating in the LCETB Sports Day held in the University of Limerick.
Dylan O’Shea, Joao Da Silva, Danny Moriarty and Jack Corkery participating in the LCETB Sports Day held in the University of Limerick.

North Munster Athletics Competition

February 3, 2017


Jan 2017: Desmond College Limerick, students participating in the North Munster Athletics Competition
Dylan O Shea, Konrad Papierowska, Danny Moriarty, Diarmuid O Flynn and Nathan Wright participating in the North Munster Athletics Competition.


Jan 2017: Desmond College Newcastle West, students participating in the North Munster Athletics Competition
Ana Da Silva, Iris Kenneally, Emma Breenan, Ellie Bucke, Aoife Lee and Jeniffer Cardoso participating in the North Munster Athletics Competition.

LCETB Cross Country Running in Desmond College

December 14, 2016

Dec 2016: Medal Winners from the LCETB Cross Country Running in Desmond College
Medal Winners from the LCETB Cross Country Running in Desmond College.


Dec 2016: Desmond College students taking part in the LCETB Cross Country Running competition
Desmond College students taking part in the LCETB Cross Country Running competition.


Dec 2016: Emma Brennan, Ellie Bucke, Iris Kenneally and Aoife Lee at the LCETB Cross Country Running Competition
Emma Brennan, Ellie Bucke, Iris Kenneally and Aoife Lee at the LCETB Cross Country Running Competition.


December 2016: Igor Peplinski, Billy Cunningham, Ronan Mullane, Ciarain McKenna, David Moroney, Shane Ward, Jake Bolger, Nathan Wright and Dylan O Shea at the LCETB Cross Country Running Competition
Igor Peplinski, Billy Cunningham, Ronan Mullane, Ciarain McKenna, David Moroney, Shane Ward, Jake Bolger, Nathan Wright and Dylan O Shea at the LCETB Cross Country Running Competition.

iRun for Fun Programme

December 1, 2016


Nov 2016: 1st year PE students participating in the iRun For Fun programme in conjunction with Athletics Ireland
1st year PE students participating in the
iRun For Fun programme in conjunction with Athletics Ireland.

World Marathon Challenge

October 7, 2016


29 Sept 2016: Very happy second years who participated in the World Marathon Challenge at the University of Limerick
Very happy second years who participated in
the World Marathon Challenge at the University of Limerick.

 
The World Marathon Challenge was held in the University of Limerick on Thursday last.
 
30 second year students completed the 26.2 miles of the marathon
in a time of 2 hours and 17 mins.

 
29th Sept 2016: Desmond College Second Year students who participated in the World Marathon Challenge
Desmond College Second Year students who participated in the World Marathon Challenge.