Cooley Credit Union Races 2019

On Thursday 2nd May the annual Cooley Credit Union Races took place at Bush track. Now in its 24th year, this event has gone from strength to strength and it’s longevity is a testament to Glenmore AC and the pupils from the 12 schools in the Cooley Peninsula – from Faughart to Omeath – who make this event the success it is.

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Glenmore AC would like to extend a special thank you to Cooley Credit Union for their continued sponsorship of this athletics event and on this the 50th anniversary year of the club. Thank you also to the Red Cross for their presence at the event and to all the helpers from Glenmore AC for a well organised, enjoyable evening of athletics. A special congratulations to all the primary school children from the 12 schools who participated in the events and to the teachers who encouraged them.

It was another victory for the pupils of Boher N.S. who claimed the Jim Savage Cup for another year (43 points). Dulargy N.S. were 2nd (37 points) and Rampart N.S. Lordship were 3rd.   The Liam Clifford Shield was won in the end by Mullaghbuoy N.S. (30 points), 2nd place was St. Peter’s N.S., Rathcor (14 points) and in 3rd place was Scoil Naomh Lorcan, Omeath (3 points).

Well done also to all the other schools on some great performances – Ardaghy N.S., Omeath, St. Olivers N.S., Carlingford, Monksland N.S., Bellurgan N.S., Faughart N.S. & Scoil Padraig Naofa, Kilcurry.

Congratulations to all the Senior Infants and Junior Infants athletes who took part and to all the pre-school children who turned up on the night.

The following are the results:

Sprint Finals

1st class Girls: 1. Kate Thornton, Boher 2. Amelia Boroska, Dulargy 3. Maeve Walsh, Monksland.

1st class Boys: 1. Harry McArdle, Bellurgan 2. Noah Lindholm, Dulargy, Cuán Carroll, St. Oliver’s

2nd class Girls: 1. Gillian Tuohy, Bellurgan   2. Jenny Rafferty, Boher 3. Alannah Lynn, Rathcor

2nd class Boys: 1. Peter McArdle, Faughart   2. Ronan Goss, Dulargy   3. Jesse Hynes, Boher

3rd class Girls: 1. Zoe White, Boher 2. Zoe Corrigan, Rampark 3. Molly Anne Moore, St. Olivers

3rd class Boys: 1. Ciarán McGoey, St. Oliver’s 2. Sam Healy, St. Oliver’s, Liam Holland, Bellurgan

4th  class Girls: 1. Áine Brennan, Naomh Lorcain   2. Isolde McEvoy 3. Lucy Keenan, Rampark

4th class Boys: 1. Aaron Byrne, Boher   2. Conor McGurgan, Monksland 3. Joe Rafferty, Rathcor

5th class Girls: 1. Katie McDonald, Boher 2. Niamh Arnold, Monksland 3. Stella Deary, Ardaghy

5th class Boys: 1. Kaylum Morgan, Ardaghy 2. Cian McGee, Mullaghbuoy 3. Tiarnán Hanniffy, Monksland

6th class Girls: 1. Rosalyn Connolly, Dulargy   2. Molly Cassidy, Ardaghy 3. Mia Davidson, Boher

6th class Boys: 1. Sean Thornton, Boher   2. Aaron Hanritty, Bellurgan 3. Oisín Duran, St. Olivers


600m Finals

4th class Girls: 1. Grace Keenan, Rampark 2. Eimear Finnegan, Dulargy 3. Sarah Duffy, Rampark

4th class Boys: 1. Christopher Conlon, Rampark 2. Luke Spain, Dulargy 3. Sean O’Doherty, Bellurgan

5th class Girls: 1. Jessica White, Boher 2. Sarah Duffy, Boher 3. Áine O’Reilly, Mullaghbuoy

5th class Boys: 1. Elliott Nichols Rampark 2. Joseph Hanlon, Boher 3. Peadar Walsh, Monksland

6th class Girls: 1. Ava Ashby, Boher   2. Sarah Mallon 3. Aoife McGee, Mullaghbuoy

6th class Boys: 1. James Spain, Dulargy 2. Fionn O’Reilly, Mullaghbuoy 3. Emmet Duffy, Boher


Relay Finals

Girls. 1. Boher 2. Dulargy   3. Monksland

Boys: 1. Dulargy 2. Boher 3. Monksland


Turbo Javelin

1st class Girls: 1. Sarah O’Rourke, Mullaghbuoy 2. Evie Connall, St. Oliver’s 3. Aisling Keenan, Rampark

1st class Boys: 1. James Murphy, St. Oliver’s 2. Mark Phillips, Rampark 3. Joseph Savage, Mullaghbuoy

2nd class Girls: 1. Niamh Havern, Dulargy   2. Leila O’Hanlon, Ardaghy 3. Danissa O’Reilly, Mullaghbuoy

2nd class Boys: 1. James McEneaney, Mullaghbuoy 2. Alex Brady, Bellurgan 3. Michael Gormley.

3rd class Girls: 1. Aoife Savage, Mullaghbuoy 2. Leah White, Rathcor 3. Anna-Rose White, Dulargy

3rd class Boys: 1. Charlie O’Neill, Mullaghbuoy 2. Kyle Maguire, Monksland 3. Mario Gaztambide, Dulargy


Long Jump

5th class Girls: 1. Emily Liu, Rampark 2. Ellen Callan, Boher 3. Emma McCarragher, Boher

5th class Boys: 1. Sean Holland, Bellurgan 2. Niall Watson, Ardaghy 3. Marc Byrne, Bellurgan

6th class Girls: 1. Niamh Donnelly, Monksland 2. Ailish Murphy, Monksland 3. Sofia Connolly, Dulargy

6th class Boys: 1. William Quinn, Dulargy 2. Darren O’Shaughnessy, Rathcor 3. Milo Veale, Dulargy



2nd/3rd/4th class

  1. Ciara Smartt, Rathcor 2. Aine Gallagher, Monksland 3. Sophie Cumiskey, Mullaghbuoy

5th/6th class

Aoife McGee, Mullaghbuoy 2. Grainne Rice, Bellurgan 3. Fionn O’Reilly, Mullaghbuoy