About Us

Mount Pleasant L.T.C., founded in 1893 and located in a preserved Georgian square in Ranelagh, is one of Dublin’s premier racquet sports clubs, offering tennis, squash and badminton. Owned and operated by its members.

Club History

Founded in 1893 it is amongst the oldest in the city. Henry Joseph Dolan was the first President of Mount Pleasant L.T.C.

Mount Pleasant L.T.C. is one of Dublin’s leading raquet sports clubs, and the only club in the city with tennis, squash and badminton sections.

The club is situated in a beautifully preserved Georgian square in Ranelagh, close to the city centre. The square itself was mainly developed by the Dolan family in the early part of the 19th century. The club is owned and operated by members for the benefit of members.

Sporting Life

The club membership stands at around 1,200 with approximately 700 tennis members and the rest divided among the areas of squash, badminton and gym memberships.

A variety of tournaments are held throughout the year suitable for all standards, including Tennis Open Week, which one of the largest tournaments in Ireland with many hundreds of entries. The club also runs ladders and enters league teams in all three sports, and is the premier badminton club in Leinster. There are a number of coaches available for players who want to learn or improve their game, and circuit training is also available to help you keep fit.

The club has an extremely active membership, the envy of most other clubs. Large numbers of members take part in both the club's numerous internal tournaments and also participate in the open tournaments. Mount Pleasant LTC was awarded the Best Senior Open in 2023 by Leinster Tennis.

The club has hosted a variety of events in recent years; 2004: Senior League Finals 2003: Ladies' Winter League Finals 2002/03/04: Intercounty Finals 2000: ITF 'Futures' tour event 1988: Davis Cup - Europe Group II final (Ireland beating Greece 5-0).

Social Life

A vibrant Sports Club with not only three racquet sports but also an active social scene.

With many social activities, to complement the sporting side of the Club, like our Book Club, Karaoke Nights, Table Quiz and Games Nights and our renowned 505 Club Nights are all organised throughout the year……there is something for everyone!



Frank Turvey

Honorary Secretary

Ursula Somerville

Honorary Treasurer

Gerry Delaney

Ordinary Member

Emma Gormley

Ordinary Member

John O'Sullivan

Ordinary Member

Andrew Foley

Squash Representative

Alastair Foley

Badminton Representative

Stephen O'Mahony

Tennis Representative

Erica Maughan

Tennis Representative

Alberto Guerra González

Club Manager

Dee Delaney

Bar Manager

Vinny Kobashigawa Sanfins


Seamus Hogan

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