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Next Meeting
June 4th,
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

Golf Classic - Date
Fri May 24th

Fort2Fort June 8th

Lee Swim July 6th

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
Drive In Bingo
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  
Registered Charity Number: 20205915
serving Cork since 1957 - one of 100 Lions Clubs in District 133 Ireland
part of Lions International -
the largest service organisation in the world
Supporting Local Charities for over 65 years in Cork

Next Meeting Clayton Hotel, June 4th -
New Members Welcome!
if you need to contact us email
Thanks to the Clayton Hotel for their continued support  -

Cork Lions Golf Classic 2024


Patricks Hill Ball Run 2024
This year's Ball Run was in aid of the People of Gaza and Local Charities

Winners were -

1st            Janet McCarthy 
2nd          Tadhg Adams    
3rd           Trudy O'Halloran
4th           Tony Power       
5th           Jonathan Baird 
6th           Breeda Lane     

we will be in touch shortly

We also made a presentation of a Melvin Jones award to Don O'Leary, formerly of Cork Life Centre - this is the highest
Humanitarian award  from Lions International and reflects the great work by Don throughout his career.

BallRun 2024

We also took the opportunity to make cheque presentations to the Defence Forces Benevolent Fund, Cork Stroke Group,
Welcome English, Cork First Responders and the Rebel Wheelers.

Ball Run 2024

Cork Lions Christmas Food Appeal
Thanks to our donors and everyone who supported our Food Appeal - thanks to your support we were able to help over 200 needy families in Cork City!!

Cork Lions Christmas Food Appeal Charity Auction
Thanks to our donors and everyone who supported the auction

We raised over €2800 for the Food Appeal!!

We hope to hold another auction next year -if you are interested in supporting our fundraiser please email

Thanks to everyone who made our Bingo Night a great success - thanks to your support we raise over €2300 for our Food Appeal!!
Christmas Bingo

Peace Poster Competition 2023
Thanks to all the students and staff of St Brendans and Scoil Aiseiri Chriost Primary Schools who participated in our Peace Poster Competition - theme "Dare to Dream". Cork Lions had a great day judging the posters and costumes in both schools!!
Peace Poster 2023
Winning poster Alana Leahy of St Brendans

Below are other poster entrys and costumes

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Peace Poster 2023

Lord Mayor's Heritage Concert 2023
Heritage Concert 2023

Cork Lions Club members who helped organise this years Lord Mayors Heritage Concert

Cork Lions Handover 2023

CLC Handover 2023

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Thanks to Lord Mayor Cllr Kieran McCarthy who hosted the Cork Lions Handover

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We took the opportunity to make donations to local causes during the handover -
Childhood Cancer Foundation, Little Blue Heroes, Cork First Responders, Cork Life Centre.

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Cork Lions were delighted to support a project where the club donated 8 Ukuleles to Peter Neville who works with youths in recovery through the HSE Child and Adolescent Addiction Service, Arbour House. Peter will use the instruments to teach the Ukulele to a group of youths who attend a recovery program three days a week

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Winning team AIB of Cork Lions Golf Classic kindly sponsored by Fitzgeralds Menswera, Patrick St., Cork
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Cork Lions Golf Classic 2023 Runners Up IPC and 3rd place IEC

Thanks to all teams who participated !!

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DG Handover 2023
Cork Lions were delighted to host the DG Handover 2023 recently in the Clayton Hotel where Cork Lion Kevin Harty has taken over as DG from outgoing DG Ger Cashman

DG Handover 2023

DG Kevin with wife Mary

DG Handover 2023

Outgoing DG Ger with wife Mary and Incoming DG Kevin with wife Mary

DG Handover 2023

Outgoing DG Ger with wife Mary, Deputy Lord Mayor Cork City, Incoming DG Kevin with wife Mary, Cork Lions President John Walsh with wife Teresa

Recycle for Sight Drop Off Locations
Cork Lions club works in co-operation with Cork City Libraries to collect old glasses

Recycle Locns

City Centre Defibrillator Project
Locations Sep 2021
Click on image to go to Google Maps version
AEDs Cork City Centre

Blackpool Community Centre   T23 TR7A

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

Why not donate to Cork Lions Club?

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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