Ladies Tennis September Update

Adult Members, Club Info, Social, Tennis
September started with the second week of the Club Championships and saw a return of the regular social tennis on Wednesday mornings and on Thursday nights. Thanks to those of you who sent me pictures and updates......and my usual appeal for material (photos, reports etc.) to make the updates as interesting as possible. Please take pictures at club events, league matches etc. and send them to me. Please contact myself or any of my great Ladies Tennis Team with any queries or suggestions. Clare Byrne (Ladies Captain)   Club Championships The Club Championships were very successful. We had great tennis, good weather and a good buzz around the club for the 2 weeks. It got a bit colder in week 2 and spectators found the new blankets in the bar very handy - thanks…
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Ladies Thursday Nights

Adult Members, Social, Tennis
Ladies Thursday nights will resume on Thursday 13th September. The organisers this year are Mary Fogarty, Marie McGee, Maire Brid Casey and Sarah Tiernan. Format:  Ladies Doubles with players arranged in groups of similar standard. Groups will mainly comprise of 4 players (depending on numbers a few groups of 5 may be necessary). Sign on:  Each week the Sign-on-sheet will open on the website at 10am on Tuesday. This will close at 5pm on Thursday. We would ask your co-operation in adhering to these timelines to ensure the smooth running of this event. We would also ask that if for some unforeseen reason you sign on but cannot attend, that you inform Mary Fogarty (086 381 9515) by text by 5pm on Thursday. Cost:  €6.00 Session Time:  8pm. Please arrive at 7:50pm for registration. Note:  Please…
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Mental Monday 25th June 2018

Adult Members, Club Info, Members Only, Social, Tennis
Mental Monday 25th June Tennis from 10.30am to 12.15pm approx. followed by team quiz and light lunch (€3 lunch) with Quizmaster Tony O’Flynn. There is a draw for partner on the day. This is a small event but most importantly it is a FUN event. So whether you can join in both tennis and quiz, or just want to take part in the quiz, you choose which suits. Text “Tennis and Quiz, or “Quiz only” and your name to 0879188115 by Sunday 6pm to allow time for planning lunch.
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Debra Ireland Ladies’ Fundraiser

Adult Members, Members Only, Social, Tennis
Thank you so much for all your help organising my fundraiser for Debra Ireland, and a big thanks to the club for allowing me to host it. We had a fantastic night, with 47 ladies playing tennis in the fine weather, sporting a Debra tattoo to show their support. Between the raffle, tennis fee and donations, we raised a whopping €1347 net for this worthy cause. All this will go straight to Debra Ireland, the national charity providing support services and to drive research into treatments and cures for those living with the genetic skin condition, epidermolysis bullosa (EB) Patients who have EB, have skin internally and externally that is as delicate and fragile as the wings of a butterfly, and just as easily damaged. I truly appreciate everyone’s support…
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Ladies Summer Thursday Night Tennis

Adult Members, Club Info, Members Only, Social, Tennis
We hope to continue Thursday Night tennis for the summer on a casual basis. Cost will be just €2 per week, followed with cheese, crackers and a raffle. There will be no end of season prizes. However, in order for this to happen we need as many ladies as possible to volunteer to help arrange a week with another person (- we will link inexperienced people with an experienced person, so no excuses!!). Pls text your name and number to Sheera or Deirdre. Let me know if there any date you def can or can't do if appropriate. Sheera & Deirdre
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Ladies Tennis May Update

Adult Members, Social, Tennis
It has been so busy that I didn't get time to do an April update. Summary of both April and May below. Thanks to those of you who sent me pictures and updates. I really need material (photos, reports etc.) to make the updates as interesting as possible, so please take pictures at club events, league matches etc. and send them to me. Please contact myself or any of the Ladies Tennis Team with any queries or suggestions. Clare Byrne (Ladies Captain) Spring Championships The Spring Championships ran from Monday 9th to Saturday 21st April. It was a great competition and Finals day was a fantastic day. We were treated to great tennis in glorious sunshine. There were some very exciting matches, 11 matches went to 3 sets and 2 of these went…
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