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An artist’s impression of the 1891 Wimbledon men’s final in which Ireland’s Joshua Pim beat  Wilfred Baddeley. Photograph: Rischgitz/Getty Images

For one glorious summer in 1890, the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis championships belonged to Ireland, the country providing the winner of the men’s singles, W(...)

Back in the day, Secrora, on Killiney Hill Road, was home to tennis hero Joshua Pim. Pim – whose family were also reputed to have invented the favouri(...)