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Next Meetings
February 5th,
Clayton Hotel,
Lapp's Quay,
Cork City Centre
(All Welcome)

Interested in joining Cork Lions Club?
email us at or come along to our next meeting

Forthcoming Events

Charter Dinner
Feb 16th

District Convention
March 2nd/3rd

Patricks Hill Ball Run
March - TBC

Sunday April 6th

Golf Classic
Friday May 17th

Rebel Plunge Swim
Sunday June 9th

Lee Swim
Saturday July 13th

Visit our other pages to see what we do -

Christmas Food Appeal
Message in a Bottle
Photo Gallery
Charter Dinner
Handover 2017
Contact Us
Golf Classic
Recycle for Sight
Youth Ambassador
Peace Poster
Trabolgan Project
Lee Swim 2015
Patricks Hill Ball Run
City Centre AEDs
Photo Archive
Useful Links
About Us

Ongoing Campaigns

Message in a Bottle
Message in a bottle


Recycle for Sight
Recycle for Sight

Peace Poster
Peace Poster



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Welcome to Cork Lions Club
serving Cork since 1957 - one of 122 Lions Clubs in District 133 Ireland part of Lions International -
the largest service organisation in the world
Supporting Local Charities for over 50 years

Next Meeting Clayton Hotel, Tuesday February 5th 8pm -
New Members Welcome!
if you need to contact us email
Thanks to the Clayton Hotel for their continued support  -

Thanks to everyone who supported the Christmas Food Appeal - with your help we were able to improve Christmas for over 600 families!!

2018 Christmas Food Appeal 2018 Christmas Food Appeal

Thanks to Simon and family who put in huge effort and all the members and families who raised the funds to make it possible

Christmas Bazaar 2018

2018 Food Appeal  Food Appeal 2018

Bag Pack - Dunnes Ballyvolane - Nov 24th

2018 Bag Pack

Thanks to Dunnes and everyone who gave so generously at our bag pack 

in aid of the Christmas Food Appeal

2018 Cork Lions Club Flag Day


Thanks to everyone who supported our Flag Day

Cork Lions Club presents AED to Blackpool Community Centre

Blackpool AED

Pat Desmond, President of Cork Lions Club presents an AED + Cabinet to Trish Harrington, Blackpool Community Centre.

From Left Donal Horgan, Martin Walley,Dr. Hill, Pat Desmond, Trish Harrington, Bill Dunlea, Mary O’Reilly, Teresa Dineen, Dr J.Sheehan, Tim Donovan

Cork City Centre Defibrillator Project  - Locations October 2018
AEDs Cork City Centre

Cork City AED's - Cork Lions Club are hoping to build a map showing all 24hour publicly accessable AED's in the city

Cork City AEDs

Bingo Night - Kerrymans Bar, Dillons Cross

- thanks to everyone who made this such a great night !!
Thanks to Ger Kerrigan and family for all the work which made this such a successful night and raised neary €3000 for the Christmas Food Appeal

bingo night

bingo night

Sandycove Swim
Thanks to all the swimmers, Lions members and families for a great day!!
Sandycove 2018
Sandycove 2018
Sandycove 2018 Sandycove 2018

Lord Mayors Heritage Concert 2018
City Hall - Saturday Sept 29th
Thanks to everyone who made this such a great night!

2018 Heritage Concert
2018 Heritage Concert
A great crowd was in attendance - thanks to all the performers!!

Heritage concert    
2018 Heritage Concert
Cork Lions- Simon Stokes, Garry Ryan, Pascal Horgan, Martin Adams     Lion Garry Ryan
with President Pat Desmond and Lord Mayor Mick Finn                         & Grandson

Club Social Event - Shannon Cruise
24 Lions with family and friends took to the Shannon for a weekend cruise -
great crack was had by all!! Thanks to Simon and Eleanor for organising a great weekend!

2018 Shannon Cruise 2018 Shannon Cruise
2018 Shannon Cruise 2018 Shannon Cruise
2018 Shannon Cruise 2018 Shannon Cruise
Club Handover 2018
Aisling Barry handing over the chain of office to Pat Desmond - wishing Pat the best for his term of office!

Handover2017  Handover2017

Cork Lions Club Donations to Charitable Organisations at Handover

Handover2017  Handover2017
Donation to Cork Life Centre                                           Donation to Cork Dragonboats

 Handover2017  Handover2017  
Donation to Cork Street Pastors                                Donation to Blackpool Community Centre

Handover2017  Handover2017
Donation to Cork City First Responders                  Donation to Cork Simon Community

Donation to St Brendans National School

Cork Lions Club Member of the year 2018 - Well done Pascal Horgan!!

 Induction of new member John Walsh

Certificates of Appreciation for support of Cork Lions Club activities were awarded to -

Handover 2018                              Handover 2018 
James Scanlan - Scan Productions                 Don O'Leary - Cork Life Centre  

Handover 2018
Water Services, Cork City Council

Certificates of Appreciation were also awarded to the following who could not be present -

J&D Daly
St Angela's College
Ms. Joan Lucy, Vibes and Scribes
Cork City Fire Brigade
Inniscarra Hydroelectric Station, ESB

Winners of Cork Lions Club Golf Classic sponsored by Fitzgeralds Menswear, Patrick Street

Handover2017    Handover2017
First Prize - David Scully                                                     Second Prize - CL Meats`

Handover2018                              Handover2018
Presentation to outgoing District Governor Teresa Dineen              Outgoing President Aisling Barry
Thanks to all members, family and friends for their support throughout the year!!

Cork Lions City Centre Defibrillator Project
Locations August

AED Cork Locns Aug

Thanks to Comyn Kelleher Tobin for their donation of an AED & Cabinet at their premises on 2 Georges Quay

AED cork   AED cork

AED cork

Charter Dinner 2018

Charter Dinner 2018

Click on Link to Charter Dinner 2018 Photos to see all photos

City Centre Defibrillator Project
we're delighted to say that our 8th location is now up and running at Luigi Malones on Emmett Place

AED Cork City Centre  Cork AED

Click on the image to see a video on Lions Club of Ireland District 133


Lions AntiBullying Campaign

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Interested in knowing more about Cork Lions Club?

Cork Lions Club have put together a leaflet in an attempt to convey who we are and what we are about. We have asked members to explain what being a Lion means to them and some of the recipients of Lions donation meant to them.

Click on the picture to open the leaflet

Cork Lions Club Leaflet

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Recent Beneficeries

Cork Dragonboats

Life Centre, Shanakiel

Cork City First Responders

Cork Simon

National Council for the Blind

L'Arche Cork

Blood Bike South

Eating Disorder Cork

Marymount Hospice Charity Shop

Scoil Aislinn

Scoil Bernadette

Arc House Cancer Centre

Hope Foundation

Down Syndrome Ireland

Lord Mayor's Flood Appeal

Guide Dogs for the Blind
Downs Syndrome Cork

Cork Academy of Music

Trabolgan Holiday Week

Christmas Food Appeal

Haven Centre in North Gate Bridge

What have we done?

500 Hampers distributed in Christmas Food Appeal 

Fundraising Activities (over €700,000 raised for Cork causes to date)

Annual Senior Citizens Holiday Week in Trobolgan

Annual Christmas Food Appeal

Lee Swim 2018

Various Education Projects

Sandy Cove Swim

Heritage Concert 

Cheque Presentations

Bingo Night

Lions Peace Poster