A few quick facts first
- The Lions Club has nothing to do with Rugby or
Football or Australia!
- It is not a religious organisation.
What is a Lions Club?
A Lions club is a group of people, men
and women, who have come together to make a difference in their
community. Since 1917 Lions clubs have offered people the
opportunity to give something back to their communities. It is a
club with a social and a charitable dynamic.
Are their many lions
clubs around the world?
There are 1.4 million Lions members in 46,000
clubs in 193 countries and geographical areas.
What about Ireland?
Ireland (North and south) has about 2,900
members in 116 clubs.
If I join what's in it
You will have fun working with a group
of like-minded people. You will get a great sense of
satisfaction from making a difference in someone’s life who is
less fortunate than you. It is important to realise that there
will be hard work involved. You will be expected to be involved
designing & organising social & fundraising activities. You may
be asked to join a Sub Committee to run a fundraiser event. You may be asked to
become a Club Officer in the role of Club President, Treasurer
or Secretary. Members also support the club by attending fund raising & social
Our club wants new Members who will make a
positive working & social contribution to the club. We
are looking for new members who
are interested in the ethos and history of our Club and who
will assist it to make it successful. The Club is it's
Membership and it's success rests with them!
How much time will my
Some members give a few hours a month,
some a few hours a week and some even more. Clubs recognise that
family and business commitments take first priority. Some
members will run a project for a month and then take a secondary
role for the rest of the year.
How do I join?
Normally clubs grow by invitation.
Existing members will ask a friend or business colleague to come
to a few meetings. If you would like to join or find out more
information please send an e-mail to
How much does
it cost to join?
Members pay €100 a year, and this money
is lodged into an administration account and is used to
administer the club, pay it's International Lions Subscription and its
overheads such as Insurance. Things like Stationary costs even
the costs of hosting this Website is funded by the members themselves from their
All funds raised at Lions Club Events are used for
services and charities. The Club will only use
monies in its Charity Account for Charity Purposes.
Who are Lions?
here for a full explanation of who the Lions are.