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The Croquet Committee is delighted to announce that Fiachra Carroll has agreed to take over as the Club’s next Croquet Director. Fiachra is 31, originally from Greystones and now living in Ashford, Co. Wicklow. He went to East Glendalough School in...

Many congratulations to our club member Garreth Greene on his performance in Switzerland.  It was the end of the Swiss indoors season in Bulle and resulted in reaching the quarterfinals in singles and the final in doubles. ...

Would you like to get your name on this trophy?   The R J Leonard Novice Croquet Cup. Open to all Carrickmines members. This year it will be played as a Golf Croquet event. Sunday 10 th October. Start time depends on number of...

The Tennis Committee in discussion with RedPlus (who installed the court last year) have taken the decision to move from manually watering the clay court to automatically watering the court, three times a day for 10 minutes each time. The...

Yes, with the Covid gloom lifting, it’s time to think about croquet on the Carrickmines lawns. We will be offering introductory and improver lessons for members this May and June: 1. Absolute Beginners: contact Sandy Greig at sandygreig60@gmail.com. (this will be a 2...

Lawn tennis courts are now available to book and play. Grass Courts, normally numbers 5,6,7 & 8 are in the Grass Section on Club Manager. ...

Dates Fridays from 11th of June to 2nd July Sundays June 13th to July 4th   Teams to include 3 sections Ladies & Men’s Singles Ladies & Men’s Doubles Mixed.   Matches played on Fridays and Sundays at the following times (tbc) Class 1-3 ...

We are optimistic about hosting our two Open tournaments that are scheduled as follows. Junior Open 18th -26th of June and Senior Open  10th -17th of July subject to approval from Government, Tennis Ireland guidelines and the Club Covid-19 Committee...

Remember, players must have a pre-reserved playing time in the Skedda booking system. Details of all players must be recorded. You can also download the Skedda App to desktop, tablet or smartphone. To Login or Register, click on the relevant link...

The Tennis Committee has prepared the guidelines below for the clay court usage to help you get the most from the court and to protect our clubhouse and its surrounds. Please always leave the court as you would wish to find...

The tennis committee welcomed some 20 of our most recently joined new members last Sunday, the 11th of October. Thanks to Pat for organising a most enjoyable hour of playing socially distanced doubles, with new members having an opportunity to play...

The combination of good weather and long hours of hard work from our contractor’s team has resulted in the early completion of the installation of our new clay court. I am delighted to let you know that the clay court has...

The weather over the last 2 days has allowed our contractor make great progress with installation work for our new clay court. At this stage, it still looks likely that they will be able to make up for the initial...

We will be doing group tennis coaching in the Club on Wednesday evenings from 7pm to 8pm and from 8pm to 9pm, for beginners and improvers. The Head Coach for this block  is Lesley O’Halloran. As well as a top coach,...