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Anyone for tennis? Dublin 18 home with its own court on offer for €2m

Cedar Hill in Kilternan is very much for those of a sporty bent, coming with an outdoor heated swimming pool and a multi-purpose all-weather playing pitch

Cedar Hill in Kilternan, Dublin 18, comes with an outdoor pool and an all-weather pitch

Tennis, in one form or another, has been played for the last 800 or so years. It was invented by monks in northern France in the 12th century when, with rackets not yet in use, the ball was struck with one’s palm, lending the game its moniker: jeu de paume, or game of the palm. It would be another 400 years or so before the idea of using a racket was borne.

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