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All of the following Carnaun Past Pupils from Athenry Athletic Club participated in championships in recent years:
Tommy Morrissey, Gerard Treacy, Eddie Treacy, Joe Cooley, Ignatius O’Brien, Paul Coffey, Paul Morrissey, Michael Costello, John Rabbitt, Peter Cronin, Sean Cronin, Martin Hansberry, Vincent O’Brien, John Williams, Tommy Williams

Anne Hansberry, Carol Ann Rabbitt, Fiona Cooley, Karen Coffey, Marion Costello, Detta Costello, Phil Costello, Breda Cooley, Sheila Rabbitt, Anne Kennedy, Caroline Cooley

Connaught Championships
Martina Hansberry: Javelin — Silver
Martina Hansberry: Discus – Bronze
Michael Hansberry: Shot — Silver

All Ireland Championships
Gerard Hansberry: Relay — Bronze

County Championships
Martina Hansberry: Discus — Silver
Martina Hansberry: Shot — Bronze
Pat Hansberry: Discus — Bronze
Martina Hansberry: Discus — Gold
Martina Hansberry: Shot Putt — Gold
Martina Hansberry: Javelin — Gold
Pat Hansberry: Discus — Gold
Joseph Killeen: Discus — Silver
Regional Championships
Martina Hansberry: Discus — Gold
Martina Hansberry: Shot Putt — Gold
Pat Hansberry: Discus — Gold
Joseph Killeen: Javelin — Bronze

Connaught Championships

Michael Hansberry: Discus — Bronze

Michael Hansberry: Javelin — Bronze

County Championships

Michael Hansberry: Shot Putt — Silver

Michael Hansberry: Discus — Bronze

Michael Hansberry: Javelin – Silver

All Ireland Championships

Joseph Killeen: Discus — 4th

National Championships

Pat Hansberry: Discus — Bronze

Martina Hansberry: Shot Putt — Silver

County Championships

Pat Hansberry: Discus — Bronze

Martina Hansberry: Discus — Gold

Martina Hansberry: Shot Putt — Gold

Ann Morrissey and Gerard Hansberry ran in milk run and raised £100 for Handicapped Children.

County B Championships

1977 Pat Hansberry:  Under 14-Discus – Gold

1977 Pat Hansberry: Under 14-Shot Putt – Gold

1977 Carmel Hansberry: Under 13-Discus – Silver

Connaught

1977 Pat Hansberry: Under 14-Discus – Gold

1977 Pat Hansberry: Under 14-Shot Putt – Bronze

1977 Carmel Hansberry: Under 13-Discus – Silver

1977 Carmel Hansberry: Under 13-Javelin – Silver

All Ireland

1977 Pat Hansberry: Under 14-Discus – Gold

1977 Carmel Hansberry: Under 13-Shot Putt – Silver

County Novice Cross Country

1977 Willie Killeen: 4 mile cross country – Silver

Open Championships

1977 Pat Hansberry: Under 15-Long Jump – Bronze

1977 Pat Hansberry: Under 15-Shot Putt – Bronze

1977 Carmel Hansberry: Under 13-Shot Putt – Gold

Open County Championships

1977 Pat Hansberry; Under 14-Discus – Gold

1977 Pat Hansberry: Under 14-Shot Putt – Bronze

1977 Carmel Hansberry: Under 13-Discus – Silver

Confined Championships

1977 Pat Hansberry: Under 15-100m – Silver

1977 Pat Hansberry: Under 15-High Jump – Gold

County Cross Country Championships

1977 Joe Hansberry: Under 17-5,000m

1977 Pat Hansberry: Under 15-3,000m

1977 Carmel Hansberry: Under 15-2,000m

County Novice

1977 Willie Killeen: 4-mile cross country

Connaught Cross Country Championships

1978 Joe Hansberry Under 16

1978 Pat Hansberry Under 16

County B Championships

1978 Joe Hansberry: Under 16-100m – Silver

1978 Joe Hansberry: Under 16-1 ,500m – Bronze

1978 Martina Hansberry: Under 14-Shot Putt – Bronze

Primary School Championships

1979 Anne Morrissey: Under 13-County – Silver

1979 Anne Morrissey: Individual – Gold

1979 Anne Morrissey: Team – Silver

1979 Anne Morrissey: Under 14 County – Gold

1980 Anne Morrissey: Under 14 – Gold

1979 Anne Morrissey: Under 13-Team – Bronze

1982 Anne Morrissey: Under 16-County – Silver

1982 Anne Morrissey: Under 16-Connaught – Silver

1979 Anne Morrissey: Under 14-Co. Team – Bronze

Vocational School County Cross Country

1982 Anne Morrissey Under 16 Silver

1982 Anne Morrissey Under 16 Gold

1982 Anne Morrissey Under 16-Team Gold

1983 Anne Morrissey Under 17 Bronze

1984 Anne Morrissey Under 18 Bronze

Dublin City Marathon
There are two past pupils of Carnaun National School who have competed in the Dublin City Marathon. They are Michael Killeen and Peter Gilhooley. They have competed in the 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 and 1988 marathons.

London City Marathon

Michael Killeen has also gone on to compete in the London City Marathon. He competed in this in 1986.
New York City Marathon

Michael Killeen has even gone on further by competing in the New York City Marathon. He competed in this in 1989 and 1990.

Road Races

Michael Killeen, Willie Killeen, Peter Gilhooley, Joe Hansberry and Martin Hansberry have all taken part in road races.

Half Marathons & 10 Mile Races

Michael Killeen has taken part in half marathons and 10 mile races in all western counties. Joe Hansberry has also taken part in half marathons and has run in 10 mile races in Galway and Mayo.

Sports Star Award

Pat Hansberry was awarded Sports Star Award in 1977.

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About this record

Written by Mary Hansberry

Published here 05 Feb 2021

Page 282 of the The Carnaun Centenary Book archive.

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