Courtney House, on Appian Way in Dublin 6

Property doesn’t come cheap in Ranelagh, one of the chicest neighbourhoods in Dublin, so it’s surprising to find an apartment in the area changing han(...)

From left: Trinity students Luke Maguire, Dan O’Neill and former Irish Davis Cup players James Cluskey and David Mullins, in Fitzwilliam LTC.   Photograph: Mark McGrath/Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club

Four Irish tennis players will attempt to break the Guinness world record for the longest game of tennis, playing for more than 60 hours over the next(...)

From left: David Mullins, James Cluskey, Daniel O’Neill and Luke McGuire

1) An attempt to break the Guinness world record for the longest tennis match will be made at Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club in Dublin – beginning Frida(...)

 Ireland’s Sinéad Lohan plays a forehand during her final with  Jodie Burrage of England at the AIG Irish Open  at Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club in  Ranelagh, Dublin. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Ireland’s Sinéad Lohan fell just short of adding the AIG Irish Open title to the won she won in Portugal two weeks ago. The student, currently based i(...)

No 6 Winton Road: a 195sq m (2,098sq ft) house in a successful mix of styles and periods.

There’s something very special about secret spots. Take No 6 Winton Road, just off Ranelagh’s Appian Way. Instead of having a grand facade and imposin(...)

Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club: began accepting women members 20 years ago. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club in Dublin, one of the world’s oldest tennis clubs, has elected its first woman president in almost 140 years. Helen(...)

Numbers 58 and 59 Upper Leeson Street are two double-fronted Georgian properties that sit at the corner with Appian Way. They have been converted int(...)

Number 34 Nutley Avenue has been home to the MacHale family since it was constructed in 1956. The late Joe MacHale, who worked as the secretary bursa(...)

 Leona Maguire’s form in the US has been so exceptional she has reached the top of the world amateur rankings after three tournament wins in her first season. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The Irish Times/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman Award for May: Leona Maguire (Golf) and Madeline Perry (Squash) Career-wise, our joint Sportswomen o(...)

 Madeline Perry  claimed her sixth Irish Open squash title at Fitzwilliam on Saturday in her final game on the pro circuit. Photo: Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images

Madeline Perry brought her career on the professional squash circuit to an end on Saturday in fine style, the former world number three beating Nicole(...)

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