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St Brigid's Killarney | Activities> Athletics


St Brigid's has a long tradition of participation in Athletics, and participate in competitions each year. 


Three students from St. Brigid's Presentation Secondary School Killarney travelled to Nenagh on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 to take part in the Munster Athletics. Congratulations to the girls who performed exceptionally well.

The results were as follows:

Ciara Kennelly came 1st in the High Jump at 1.65m, and 3rd in her sprint.

Elizabeth Stack came 4th in the High jump.

Ruth Courtney was awarded 4th place in the shot.

The attached picture shows the three girls:

Left to Right: Elizabeth Stack, Ruth Courtney & Ciara Kennelly


Fourteen students participated in the South Munster Athletics Competition in Cork Institute of Technology on Thursday the 4th of May 2017. They all participated fantastically.

Medal winners on the day:

1.       Ruth Courtney- 1st in shot putt intermediate level & 2nd in the Triple jump intermediate level

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2.       Ciara Kennelly- 1st in High Jump at intermediate level (image number 134902)

3.       Niamh Coffey- 2nd in 3000 meters run at intermediate level ( image number 130511)

4.       Aishling Coffey- 3rd in 3000 meters run at intermediate level

5.       Sarah Leahy- 1st in 100 meters sprint and 1st in 200 meters sprint at intermediate level

Munster Schools' Athletics Competition in Waterford 2016

Junior Events:

Ruth Courtney - 3rd in the shot putt, 3rd in the relay & 5th in the triple jump.

Elizabeth Stack - 3rd in the high jump & 3rd in the relay.

Ciara Kennelly - 1st in the high jump & 3rd in the relay.


Sarah Leahy - 5th in the 100m & 200m.

Mairéad Bennett - 3rd in the relay.

Well done also to Ciara Kennelly, who won the Junior High Jump at 1.65m, and to Elizabeth Stack who came 5th at 1.50m. at the GloHealth Irish Schools Track & Field Finals in Harriers Stadium Tullamore on Saturday 4th June