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The staff and Board at Tennis Ireland are saddened to have learned of the death of former Chief Executive, Des Allen, who passed away yesterday afternoon.   Des was passionate about Irish Tennis and provided 20 years of distinguished service to Tennis Ireland before retiring in 2016. ...

On Friday 12th November the President of Tennis Ireland received a confirmation letter from the International Tennis Federation’s Executive Director of Tennis Development stating that, based on the evidence submitted by our National Governing Body, the ITF were formally recognising the Coaches Education system of...

As COVID-19 restrictions have eased over the last number of months, Tennis Ireland is delighted to be able to provide more international competitive opportunities for junior players. In early June, Tennis Ireland hosted a qualification event in Naas TC for two Irish teams to compete in...

Minister of State for Sport and the Gaeltacht., Jack Chambers, TD, attended the Tennis Ireland National Tennis Centre at Albert College Park this morning to officially unveil three new clay courts at the venue.    The Minister was also joined by students from 4th class from the...

Tennis Ireland is delighted to launch the Kids ‘Next Gen Tour’!   The Tennis Ireland Kids Next Gen Tour is an initiative which operates in all four provinces to provide children with opportunities to play multiple fun and competitive tournaments throughout the year which have been extremely...

We believe that by working together with all our clubs both on and off court that we can create a fun, engaging opportunity to raise money for local hospices. Many people will have had experiences with their local hospice and their services very much link...

Tennis Ireland is delighted to announce that the Junior Four Nations will be taking place in 2021 after the event was cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19. The event takes place in the UK from 24th-26th September with three teams representing Ireland at 12 and under,...

Badminton Ireland, Table Tennis Ireland, Tennis Ireland and Irish Squash are delighted to present our first collaboration between all four sports. The programme, entitled ‘The Racket Sports Leadership Programme’ will give female coaches from our four sports the opportunity to gain knowledge and collaborate with each...

On Tuesday you may have heard the welcome announcement by An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin, of a roadmap outlining the easing of COVID-19 related restrictions across a range of sectors, including sport, over the coming weeks. Tennis Ireland has been in contact with Sport Ireland who have...

Sport Ireland today announced a €150,000 investment in Tennis Ireland’s Women in Tennis Programme.  The funding is part of a larger investment of €4million over the two years 2021 and 2022 by Sport Ireland in its Women in Sport Programme. This investment aims to support NGB’s...

Tennis Ireland launches Gender Equality Strategy “Equal Advantage”.   The Tennis Ireland strategy, which is being delivered in tandem with the ITF’s Advantage All Programme and Sport Ireland’s Women in Sport Programme highlights the following five key themes aimed at improving gender equality in all areas of the game to ensure...

The National Tennis Centre at Albert College Park is available for public bookings from Monday to Sunday.     View availability and book your court on https://tennisireland.skedda.com/booking?fbclid=IwAR377EZd4-nz0KUgPyviONjsdzVQTibAOhW2qdIr-vfxEARPd5SPwLNPNlo You can also book your court by email on courtbookings@tennisireland.ie   Please note that only outdoor courts are available on the weekends.   For more information...

Tennis Ireland supports tennis activities and opportunities for children and young people to participate through events organised by all our stakeholders. The NGB is committed to safeguarding children and young people and we expect all our affiliated stakeholders to work under the guidance of our Safeguarding...

Earlier this year, Ireland became one of the first countries in the world to launch the ITF World Tennis Number. The ITF World Tennis Number is for all tennis players, regardless of age, gender or ability and is a real-time skill level rating of your play....

Tennis Ireland is sad to hear of the death of Peter S F Bayliss on Wednesday 14th July 2021. Peter served 2 terms as President of ILTA in 1979 and 1987 and replaced Terry Duncan as Ulster Trustee on ILTA prior to the name change to...

As you will be aware, on Tuesday, June 29, the Government of Ireland announced the next phase of re-opening which will see some modification to the plans provisionally announced for July. The Department of Sport Expert Group met late last week and have emphasised a...

Ireland will compete in the Billie Jean King Cup (formerly known as Fed Cup) in Vilnius, Lithuania from 15th to 19th June in Europe/Africa Group III as they aim for promotion to Group II. The official draw takes place on 14th June and teams will compete...