Training/Fixtures etc

Bandon A.C. is affiliated to Athletics Ireland, members compete at all levels in Track&Field, Cross Country and road. Click here for Child Safeguarding Statement
Training: Mon and Wed night. 7pm-9pm. No training on Bank Holidays. There is a charge of €2 per night for training. You need to be a fully paid up member to attend training. C.I.T Track is also used for training.
Membership Update: Any new members wishing to join please fill in this online form.

Renewal for existing members only : Membership renewal for 2023

Check out this page for updates on Track Development.


10 Bandon members will represent the club on the Cork teams at the weekend at the National Cross Country Championships in Navan, Co Meath.

Laoise NiConchuir – U11

Cormac Murphy – U11

Liam O’Keeffe –  U11

Aoife Harte – U13

Isla Wilson – U13

Shane Winters – U13

Caoimhe O’Regan – U15

Daniel Dollard – U17

Ella Collins – U19

Lucy O’Flynn – U19




Well done to all athletes who competed at the Munster ‘B’ Cross Country in Riverstick.

Medal winners include

Michael Collins 1st BU11

Liam O’Keeffe 8th BU11

Caoimhlin Duggan 10th GU15

Isla Wilson 8th GU13

Ellen Dollard 10th GU13


GU13 – 2nd

BU11 – 3rd

Michael, Liam, Isla & Caoimhlinn all were part of the Cork teams for their ages placing 1st in the BU11, GU13 & GU15.



Elected members of the executive committee for 2024 

President – Brendan Crowley

Chairperson – Adrian O’Flynn

Vice Chairperson – Patrick McSweeney SNR

Secretary – Laura McSweeney

Competition Registrar – Patrick McSweeney JNR

PRO – Evelyn O’Reilly

Head Coach – Susan McCourt

Club Captain – Catriona O’Leary

Treasurer – Carmel Lucey

Child Officers – Darren Crowley & Susan McCourt

Social Media – Laura McSweeney

2 Delegates to the West Cork Board – Laura McSweeney & Deirdre Donovan

2 Delegates to the County Board – Patrick McSweeney SNR & Brendan Crowley

7 members to the executive

Deirdre Donovan, Pauline Callan, David O’Keeffe, Darren Casey, Orla Ward, Padraig Duggan, Denise Harrington

Grounds, Fundraising & Development committees and others

Deirdre Donovan, Denise Harrington, Richard O’Flynn, Leo Flynn, Darren Crowley, Kevin Wilmot, John O’Donovan, Ann Kelly, Jim Clover, Una Hutchinson, Michael Weldon, Michael McKeown, Paul Kingston, Tom Laffan, Frank Stam, Stephan Lindenfeld, Ger Tobin & Don Coughlan.


Fantastic results today at the County B Championships!
Andrew Walsh 3rd
Ciaran McCarthy 21st
Adam McSweeney 23rd
Fionn Daly 24th
Niklas DUGGAN 29th
Arthur WALSH 37th
Ross O’LEARY 38th
Padraic SWEETNAM 39th
Henryk MCCARTHY 47th
team 1st
Clara GRAY 9th
Lucy O’REGAN 31th
Ava HICKEY 34th
Isabel HARTE 35th
Meabh MCCARTHY 47th
Emma WESTCOTT 49th
Romy KELLEHER 63th
Lucia MCCARTHY 79th
Jill O’LEARY 80th
Annemarie O’SULLIVAN 108th
team 5th
Liam O’Keeffe 6th
Aaron O’Sullivan 76th
Ellen DOLLARD 6th
Megan O’REGAN 12th
Julie O’KEEFFE 14th
Lynn HARNETT 30th
Kate COLLINS 33th
Aibhe GRAY 52th
Isla CARROLL 62th
team 1st
John FEHENEY 7th
James DUGGAN 8th
Aidan MORGAN 15th
Darragh TRUNWIT 27th
Mathew FEHENEY 35th
team 3rd

AGM 2023

Bandon AC wish to invite all members over 18 and parents of members to attend this years AGM on November 17th @ 7:30pm in the Munster Arms Hotel, Bandon.
If you are planning on attending please forward your name in the club phone or can PM on Facebook or instagram.


Bandon Athletic Club would like to thank all volunteers who helped in anyway make the recent County XC hosted by the club a success. Well done to all athletes competing. The club had over 100 athletes taking part on the day.

Results of Day two County XC, Ratharoon Bandon Cork 8th October 2023

Orla NíConchuir 6th 🥉
Freya Nyhan 14th
Catherine Collins 29th
Aisling McCarthy 47th
Grace O’Flynn 55th
Team 4th
David Fenton 5th 🥉
Joseph O’Sullivan 8th
Flint Lucitt 19th
Liam Hartnett 24th
Also running in the BU9, Cillian Fortune, Oisin Moore, Andrew Walsh, Ronan Fortune, Alex Holmes, Ciaran McCarthy, Fionn Daly, Tadhg Coffey, Ross O’Leary, Euan McGlone, Niklas Duggan, Ben O’Regan, Henryk McCarthy, Padraic Sweetnam & Sam Kingston.
Team 1st 🥇
Laoise NiConchuir 2nd 🥈
Eabha Walsh 3rd 🥉
Blaithin O’Flynn 12th
Kate Casey 20th
Also running GU11, Clara Gray, Ava Hickey, Ailidh McGlone, Isabel Harte, Emma Westcott, Meabh McCarthy, Romy Kelleher, Jill O’Leary, Claire O’Brien.
Team 🥈
Cormac Murphy 3rd 🥉
Cathal Minihane 25th
Sonny Lucitt 28th
Tom Murphy 35th
Also running BU11, Harry O’Donoghue, Noah Kingston, Thomas Camilleri Bondin, Patrick Carey, Michael Foley, Aaron O’Sullivan & Conor Ryan.
Team 3rd 🥉
Aoife Harte 7th
Isla Wilson 10th
Kara Casey 15th
Saoirse Walsh 16th
Also running GU13, Clara Cullinane, Ava Bamford, Ellen Dollard, Julie O’Keeffe, Megan O’Regan, Lynn Hartnett, Aoibh Ryan, Aibhe Gray, Isla Carroll.
Team 2nd 🥈
Shane Winters 11th
James Duggan 23rd
John Feheney 30th
Aidan Morgan 33rd
Tomas McCarthy
Sean Nyhan
Charlie O’Donoghue
Darragh Trunwit
Team 5th
Caoimhe O’Regan 8th
Caoimhlin Duggan 12th
Maeve Dollard 20th
Emma Trunwit 21st
Ava Nyhan 30th
Team 3rd 🥉
Daniel Dollard 4th 🥉
Ella Collins 2nd 🥈
Lucy O’Flynn 3rd 🥉
Novice Men
Naoise O’Flaitheartaigh 1st 🥇
Gavin Kenny 2nd 🥈
Ruairi Harrington 17th
Kevin Wilmot 19th
Team 3rd 🥉



National Championships 2023

Congrats to all Bandon AC Athletes who competed across the various National Championships in July. Ruby Cummins & Eoin O’Callaghan finished 1st in their respective combined events. Eoin also claimed double gold in the individual Nationals in the high jump & discus and also secured a bronze in the pole vault. Ruby placed 3rd in the 80mh at the Nationals her sister Leila Cummins put in a good performance in the U14 hammer to claim gold. Aoife Callan continued her success of the season to claim bronze in the U17 javelin and week after finishing 3rd at the SIAB schools international in Scotland, Aoife also placed 4th in both the long jump and triple jump. Sisters Olive & Lucy O’Flynn placed 2nd and 3rd in their respective long distance races. Aoife Tuthill placed 3rd in the U18 3k walk. At the Senior Championships Shane Howard placed 3rd in the long jump with consistent jumps, showing promise for the 2024 season after coming back from injury. Phil Healy placed 4th in the final of the 400m and Fiona Everard placed 12th in a packed 5000m race. Also competing on the day was Lauren McCourt & Gavin Kenny who both just missed out of the automatic qualifying for their respective 400m & 1500m. The U12 pair of Joel Cummins & Liam Verling placed 1st at the National Children’s Games in the turbo javelin. Aadora Nneameka continued her running success to claim another national sprints title in the U13 100m. Dylan French finished 4th in the U13 Shot Put just 20cm behind the medals which is a good achievement for just picking up the shot put this season. At the national JNR / U23 Lauren McCourt took the U23 400m title. Gavin Kenny finished 6th in the U23 1500m. Fiona Everard had a good run in the AAI games to finish 5th in the SNR 5000m.