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Next Meetings
Tuesday Dec 6th,
Clarion 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

Xmas Food Appeal  Collection in
Dunnes Ballyvolane
SValu Merchants Quay
Dec 8th/9th/10th
SuperValu Glanmire
Dec 12th/13th/14th

Bag Pack Dunnes Ballyvolane -
Nov 24th/25th

M&S - Nov 27th

Visit our other pages to see what we do -

Christmas Food Appeal
Message in a Bottle
Photo Gallery
Charter Dinner
Handover 2016
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



Links to Lions Network

District 105i

Lions Magazine
Lions International Magazine





Welcome to Cork Lions Club
serving Cork since 1957 - one of 122 Lions Clubs in District 105-I Ireland part of Lions International -
the largest service organisation in the world
Supporting Local Charities for over 50 years

Next Meeting Clarion Hotel, Tuesday Dec 6th 8pm -
New Members Welcome!
if you need to contact us email

Christmas Food Appeal 2016

Christmas Food Appeal 2016

Every year Cork Lions Club donates 100's of hampers to the deserving and needy around Cork City - you can support this great cause by donating food at the food collection points as follows -
Dunnes Ballyvolane, SuperValu Merchants Quay -  Dec 8th/9th/10th
SuperValu Glanmire - Dec 12th/13th/14th

or by providing funds through the donate button.

Cork Lions City Centre Defibrillator Project
Unfortunately our Defib on Oliver Plunkett Street was vandalised twice over the weekend. Thanks to everyone for their messages of support . The defib will be restored when we receive replacement parts -

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if you would like to support our project please donate via the button at top right of this page

Christmas Food Appeal
Support the appeal by buying a voucher on behalf of a friend and help make a family's Christmas a better one.
Click on the Donate button and enter the amount you wish to donate.

Christmas Hamper Gift Voucher

Thanks to everyone who supported our Bingo night in the Kerrymans on Fri Nov 11th.
Special thanks to Ger Kerrigan who organised the event which raised €1740 for the Christmas Food Appeal

Bingo Night

Peace Poster 2016
Pupils from Scoil Aiseiri Chriost in Faranree and St. Brendans in the Glen impressed the judges with the standard of their entry's into this years Peace Poster Competition

Thanks to all the pupils and staff for their support

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Recycle for Sight Campaign
Recycle for Sight
Members of Cork Lions Club showing the Certificates of Appreciation which will be presented to the Libraries of Cork City who have been supporting the Recycle for Sight Campaign  for the past 3 years

Presentation to Cork Street Pastors
President Brian Daly presents a cheque to David Hoey of Cork Street Pastors to support their great work on the streets of Cork

Cork Street Pastor Presentation

Lord Mayors Heritage Concert 2016

Heritage Concert 2016

Thanks to all the performers who made this another night to remember
A great night was had by all !!

Sandycove Swim 2016

Thanks to the 300 swimmers who braved the water at Sandycove this year - a great day was had by all!

Sandycove 2016

Fossetts Circus Day Out Sept 8th

Gerald Kean sponsored a performance of Fossetts circus in
Blackpool in Cork on Thursday, 8 September last.  
disadvantaged and disabled children attended. Gerald kindly invited Cork Lions Club to be associated with the project as he is a great admirer of the work of Lions Club.

Cork Lions 2016 Fossetts Circus
(Thanks to Cork Examoner for the image)

Cork Lions Club Handover 2016

Handover 2016

Past President Der Cogan and Incoming President Brian Daly at the handover

Handover 2016

Cork Lions at the Handover

Cheque Presentations

Cork Lions Club Handover 2016

Helpful Steps Cheque Presentation

Cork Lions Club Handover 2016

Penny Dinners Presentation

Golf Classic Winners

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Cork Lions Club Handover 2016 Cork Lions Club Handover 2016

City Centre Defibrillator Project

Cork Lions Club are Delighted to announce the installation of the first AED at Penneys on Oliver Plunkett Street

2016 Defib Cork Lions Club

L to R Martin Walley Cork Lions Club, Sergeant John O'Connor, Community Policing, Paul McGuirk, Cork City Council, Brian Daly, President Cork Lions Club, John McCarthy, Manager Penneys, Der Cogan, Cork Lions Club,
Fred Lotty, Cork First Responders, Pat  O'Brien, Cork Lions Club

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Thanks to everyone who has supported our fundraising to date. Special thanks to John McCarthy of Penneys for his help in allowing the erection of our first AED cabinet. We look forward to positioning many more in the future.

Thanks to everyone who attended A Summer’s Evening on the Quad 

Summer in Quad 2016  Summer Evening at the Quad at UCC 2016
It was a great night - special thanks to all the performers who made it such a memorable event !
Also a big thank you to UCC for making Cork Lions Club a part of the occassion.

Lee Swim 2016

Thanks to everyone who helped and supported this years Lee Swim

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City Centre Defibrillator Project
click on map to go to page
Cork City Centre AED Locations

Visit of District Governor Marian Conneely  to Cork Lions Club on April 4th

DG Visit

Lions AntiBullying Campaign

click on image to open a pdf of the Lions leaflet


if you would like to receive leaflets for your school

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?

Why not join us and give something back to the community?
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Recent Beneficeries

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
Life Centre, Shanakiel

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 2013

Various Education Projects

Sandy Cove Swim

Heritage Concert 

Cheque Presentations

Bingo Night

Helpful Steps Charity Ball

Lions Peace Poster