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Donabate-Portrane Tennis Club Receive Award

Donabate Portrane Tennis Club committee members are pictured receiving their award from Tennis Ireland

The County Council Sports Office is delighted to congratulate Donabate-Portrane Tennis Club for achieving the Tennis Ireland Silver Clubmark Accreditation.

The club is less than two years old and was also successful in their Sports Capital Grant Application allowing them to secure €144,000 which will be used to develop a further two courts.

The club’s committee staged a highly impressive presentation of their Tennis Ireland Clubmark application just hours before the Club’s Annual General Meeting.

Donabate Portrane Tennis Club has showcased a decidedly accomplished level of achievement and prosperity in all aspects of club development. A proud moment for all in the club and community to see such progress and rightly recognised through the Tennis Ireland Silver Clubmark.”

They now join Celbridge and Portmarnock as the third Leinster Club to achieve the Tennis Ireland Clubmark Status and the fifth club in the Republic.

Congratulating the club, Principal Sports Officer for Fingal County Council, Marion Brown said: “This is a tremendous achievement for the club. It is a testament to their dedication and hard work over such a short period of time. IT proves what can be done when a small group of people who are dedicated in achieving their goals as well as surpassing them to achieve excellence in the club.”

The club has four all weather floodlit courts located on the stunning landscaped grounds of Donabate Golf Club with the full use of the clubhouse facilities for their vibrant and active members.

There is a wide range of activities available from Social Tennis, Coaching for Adults and Juniors, Camps, Club Competitions and Organised Play, League tennis and much more.