Remembering Sean Nyhan

Remembering Seán Nyhan, Munster Schools Secretary on the 7th anniversary of his death today, 22nd January 2021 . May he rest in peace. Sean was a great servant ot South Munster, Munster and All-Ireland Schools athletics.


Provisional Dates for Munster Schools Athletics 2021

Provisional Munster Schools dates for 2021 are below:-

  1. Munster Schools Cross Country Championships – Saturday 6th March in WIT
  2. Munster Schools T&F Championships – Saturday 22nd May in CIT

Both dates are provisional only and are subject to Covid-19 restrictions that are in place at the time of the Championships and any decisions taken by the Irish Schools Athletics Association and Sport Ireland. 

Irish Schools Cross Country Championships are scheduled for Saturday 20th March at Mallusk Playing Field, Belfast.

Irish Schools T&F Championships is pencilled in for Saturday 5th June in Tullamore with the Tailteann Games scheduled for Saturday 19th June in Santry. 


Juvenile/Schools Competition Survey 2020

Athletics Ireland have compiled a Juvenile/Schools Competition Survey. 

!This survey was designed with the best interest of our juvenile and schools athletes. Therefore, their input is vital to ensure that the response we get highlights the perspectives of juvenile and schools athletes.”

See details and survey link here –

Results of Irish Schools XC Championships

Congratulations to all our winners today and to everyone who took part for Munster.

  • Lucy Holmes, Ardscoil na nDeise, 1st in the Senior Girls race
  • Ben Walshe, CBS Nenagh, 6th in the Minor Boys
  • Siobhan Whelan, Rockwell College, 4th in the Senior Girls
  • Shane Buckely, Cashel CS, 7th in the Junior Boys race
  • Emma Landers, Pobalscoil na Trionoide, 8th Inter Girls
  • Una O’Brien, Waterpark College, 8th Senior Girls
  • Caoimhe Phelan, Abbey CC, 10th Junior Girls
  • 1st place for Pobalscoil na Trionoide in Inter Girls (Emma Landers, Avril Cashman, Alex Cashman & Robyn Buckley)
  • 2nd place for the Ursuline Convent Thurles in the Junior Girls race (Kate Fernecombe, Orla Ryan, Paula Quirke, Aoibhinn Fogarty, Grace Fitzpatrick Ryan and Niamh Hyes
  • 3rd for Ard Scoil na Mara in the Junior Boys (Ben Kiely, Micheal Cuddihy, Ben Brophy, Peter Elickson, Tom Halley, Maurice Quaid, JP O’Brien and Danny O’Shea).

Results are here –

Sportsfile Photos here –

Irish Life Health All Ireland Schools Cross Country Championships 2020

Re: Updated Event Parking availability

 Please find timetable, course map and traffic plan for Saturday 7th March 2020  at link below:-

 Updtaed – Timetable – All Ireland Schools XC 2020

Please note that there is NO Parking in Morton Stadium (Buses and Volunteers only) or in Santry Demesne as consulted by the local Garda.

All athletes, schools, coaches, parents and spectators are to make their entry to the Park via Morton stadium main entrance on foot.

There is now a set specific area for parking for this event . See below:-





Munster Schools Indoor Games 2020

The Munster Schools Indoor Games will take place on Tuesday 3rd March in Nenagh Indoor Stadium with the first event starting at 11am.

See all relevant details here –

Timetable here –

Closing date for entries online is 6pm on Friday 28th February.


Online Entry link is here –

Please note:-

  1. Relay team entry fee will increase from 5 euro to 10 euro after the Closing Date. 
  2. Fee shall be €5.00 per athlete/ €5 per Relay Team if entered before the Closing date & €10 per Relay Team if entered after the Closing date.
  3. Fees payable on the day of competition when collecting numbers.  
  4. Athletes must compete in their own age group except for relays.  
  5. A school may not enter more than three athletes in any event. 
  6. Athletes are confined to a maximum of TWO events plus ONE Relay. 

Any queries, please e-mail or contact Mary Ashe.