Mr. Donal O’Donoghue V Dan

Mr. Donal O'DonoghueMr. Donal O'Donoghue commenced Taekwon-Do training in 1985. Mr. O'Donoghue was promoted to I Dan Black Belt in 1991 and most recently to V Dan Black Belt in 2011. He has completed four  International Instructor Training Courses under the ITF Technical and Instruction Committee.

Mr. O'Donoghue has held National Champion titles in Patterns, Sparring and Special Technique. At International level Mr. O'Donoghue was European Silver Medallist in Italy 2005 for III Dan Patterns and was a member of the Irish National Team which won a silver medal in Male Team Pattern event at the 2005 World Championships in Germany.

Mr. O'Donoghue teaches in Mulhuddart & Mountview Sport Taekwon-Do Clubs and is a member of the IMAC Executive Committee.

 
2011 Completed International Instructor Training Course (Tralee, Ireland) - Grandmaster Hector Marano IX Dan, Grandmaster Pablo Trajtenberg IX Dan and Grand Master Wim Bos IX Dan. Promoted to 5th Dan Black Belt by the ITF Promotions Committee.
2009 INTA Open - Coach Mulhuddart Sport Taekwon-Do Club - 6 Gold, 7 Silver and 8 Bronze (40 points)
2008 Irish Cup - Coach Mulhuddart Sport Taekwon-Do Club - 5 Gold and 5 Silver (25 points)
2007 Irish Cup - Coach Mulhuddart Sport Taekwon-Do Club -  11 Gold, 15 Silver and 7 Bronze (70 points)
2007 Promoted to IV Dan Black Belt, Master Clint Norman VII Dan - Regina, Saskatchwan, Canada
2007 Completed International Instructor Training Course (Canada) - Grandmaster Hector Marano IX Dan, Grandmaster Pablo Trajtenberg IX Dan, Master Wim Bos VIII Dan and Grandmaster Trân Triêu Quân IX Dan, ITF President.
2006 Irish Cup - Team Pattern 1st place (ITA Eastern Region Team),Team Sparring 2nd place (Mulhuddart Team), III-VI Dan Pattern 2nd place and -71kg Sparring 3rd place
2006 Irish Cup -Coach Mulhuddart Sport Taekwon-Do Club -  2 Gold, 4 Silver and 6 Bronze (20 points)
2006 World Cup ITF Taekwon-Do, Spain - ITA Ireland Team (Eastern Region)     Quarterfinalist -71kg Sparring
2006 World Cup ITF Taekwon-Do, Spain - ITA Ireland Assistant Coach: 8 Gold, 6 Silver and 18 Bronze. Coach to ITA Ireland Junior Male Team Pattern (Silver)
2006 Netherlands International Taekwon-Do Match (ITA Ireland Vs Kogoryo Holland) - ITA Ireland Team Member
2006 ITA Challenge Match - ITA Eastern Region Team Member - Winners
2006 Completed Umpire Course & Seminar, Dublin - Master Wim Bos VIII Dan
2006 Completed Barada Sport Training Camp, Slovenia - Mr. Tomaz Barada V Dan
2006 Open Challenge Cup, Belgium - 1st place III & IV Dan Pattern
2006 Completed Winter Training Camp, Wisla, Poland - Master Jerzy Jedut VII Dan
2006 Elected ITA Assistant Coach and launched Sport Taekwon-Do Development Academy, Eastern Region with Mr. Stephen Cooley V Dan
2006 Viking Cup International, Skovde, Sweden - 3rd place III & IV Dan Pattern
2006 INTA International Open - III & IV Dan Pattern - 3rd place
2006 Opened Mulhuddart Sport Taekwon-Do Club with Ms. Nicola McCutcheon
2005 Completed Docklands Training Camp, London, England - Mr. Jerzy Jedut VI Dan
2005 XIV ITF World Championships; Dortmund, Germany - 2nd place Team Pattern
2005 XIV ITF World Championships; Dortmund, Germany - Irish Team Member
2005 Taekwon-Do Impact English Championships - III Dan Pattern 2nd place
2005 International Match (Ireland Vs England), Tonbridge, Kent - Irish Team Member
2005 Completed International Instructor Training Course (Ireland) - Grandmaster Hector Marano IX Dan, Grandmaster Pablo Trajtenberg IX Dan, Master Wim Bos VIII Dan, Grandmaster Trân Triêu Quân IX, ITF President and Grand Master Van Binh IX Dan
2005 XX AETF European Championships; Terracina, Italy - III Dan Pattern 2nd place
2005 XX AETF European Championships; Terracina, Italy - Irish Team Member
2005 INTA International Open - III & IV Dan Pattern 1st place, -71kg sparring 2nd place
2005 ITF German Open - III & IV Dan Pattern 3rd place
2005 Completed Winter Camp, Lubartow, Poland - Mr. Jerzy Jedut VI Dan
2004 Completed ITF International Instructor Training Course (Belgium) - Grandmaster Hector Marano IX Dan, Grandmaster Pablo Trajtenberg IX Dan, Master Wim Bos VIII Dan, Grandmaster Trân Triêu Quân IX Dan, ITF President and Grand Master Van Binh IX Dan
2004 Promoted to III Dan Black Belt
2004 INTA International Open - II Dan Pattern 1st place, -80kg Sparing 2nd place, Special Technique 1st place
2002 XVII European Championships; Trebon, Czech Republic - ITF Ireland National Team Member
2003 ITF Singapore - Trained with Master Daniel Sng VII Dan, Island Taekwon-Do Centre
2002 INTA International Open - Sparring (-80kg & +80kg) 1st place, II - IV Dan Pattern 2nd place
2001 ITF Belgian Open - II Dan Pattern 3rd place, -80kg Sparing 3rd place, Male Team Pattern 3rd place
1994 Promoted to II Dan Black Belt by Grandmaster Hee Il Cho
1994 International Match Ireland (Select) Vs England (GTI) at Dublin City University - Winners
1994 TAI Open Taekwon-Do Championships (ITF & WTF) Grand Champion -69kg Sparring
1994 International Kickboxing Match (WAKO) Ireland Vs Northern Ireland - Winners
1994 TAI Best of the Best Championships - 1st place (Light weight continous sparring), 2nd place Taekwon-Do Pattern Division
1994 TAI Best of the Best Championships - 1st place (Senior Black Belt Team Sparring)
1994 3rd Open World Taekwon-Do Championships, England - AITA Ireland Squad
1993 TAI Best of the Best Grand Champion Taekwon-Do Pattern Division
1991 Promoted to I Dan (WTF) by Master Kyung Ho Park
1991 Promoted to I Dan by Grandmaster Hee Il Cho
1990 Master Park's ITH Championships, 1st place Junior Sparring Red-Black Belt (WTF)
1990 AITA South Eastern Championships Junior Sparring 1st place, Junior Pattern 1st place
1989 Commenced WTF training under Master Jung Kye Dong and Master Park Kyung Ho, Loughlinstown Olympic Taekwon-Do
1988 AITA South Eastern Championships Junior Sparring 1st place, Junior Pattern 2nd place
1987 AITA National Championships Junior Sparring 1st place, Junior Pattern 1st place
1986 AITA National Championships Junior Sparring 1st place, Junior Pattern 1st place
1985 Commenced ITF training - Loughlinstown Taekwon-Do, Dublin