Thanks to the generosity of the NPA and Mrs. Anna May McHugh, the Lions Clubs of Ireland are carrying out their annual Diabetes Screening at the National Ploughing Championship being held this week in Screggan, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. The incidence of diabetes is increasing at an alarming rate in recent years.
You are invited to visit Lions Clubs pavilion at the National Ploughing Championships where Lions plan to screen 7,000 visitors for diabetes.
You will find us at: Row 32, Stand 640..
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Lion Sean Olohan, who composed a song Lions International from Wicklow says the only way to describe his trip to Las Vegas last week is ‘totally unbelievable and extremely spectactular’.
Sean who has performed to big audiences throughout Europe during his musical career but nothing
A new generation of Guide and Assistance Dogs will emerge from a breeding programme supported by Lions Clubs in Ireland.
The selective breeding programme pioneered by Irish Guide Dogs is designed to breed Guide and Assistance dogs
Immediate Past District Governor Teresa Dineen handed over her chain of office to Lion Frank O'Donoghue at a function in Clontarf Castle last night. Lion Frank is a member of Dublin Club for many years. The functon was attended by Lions from all over Ireland and a great night was had by all.
Carrick on Suir Lions Club welcomed 18 young people from the above programme on Wednesday June 27th 2018 . It was a glorious day and members of the Men’s Shed and Lions Club were out to in force to greet our visitors .
Carrick on Suir Lions Club have developed an environmental charter
July 1st. starts the Lions year throughout the world. From the International President and Board to clubs in every corner of the world, the new team takes up office.
Lions Frank O'Donoghue, a member of Dublin Lions Club will be our leader for 2018-2019.
Donal O' Sullivan, General Manager of Trabolgan Holiday Centre, was the recipient of a Melvin Jones Fellowship during the Lions Clubs of Ireland Holiday Project recently. This is the highest recognition that a Lions Club can bestow on anybody.
It is the same every year! Once we go through the entrance of Trabolgan Holiday Centre we are happy! We renew old friendships with our guests and fellow Lions and make lots of new friendships too. This is the 34th year of this project and most would agree that it goes from strength to strength each year.
DG Teresa presented the charter to the members of the new club at a meeting held in the Dylan Hotel, Dublin. It was an excellent meeting, chaired by the Charter President, Farrell O’Boy, who is transferring from Maynooth Kilcock Lions Club.
Homeless people from Dublin were guests at ‘Summer Party for Dublin Homeless Community’ , a new event which was held in Iveagh Gardens. The event was organised in collaboration with the Dublin Lions Club, UCD Staff and UCD Students (UCDLC).
Thurles Lions Club will hold their Annual Diabetic Screening Day in Thurles Pharmacy, Thurles Shopping Centre on Saturday 21st April between 9.30a.m. and 5.30p.m.
Vice District Governor Bernard Black recently presented a cheque for £8300 to Guide Dogs Northern Ireland. These finds were donated by the Clubs in Northern Ireland
Síofra Bartels Nic an Ghearr , a 6th class pupil from Gaelscoil Nás na Ríogh has done Naas Lions Club proud. She not only won the local school's art competition sponsored by Lions Club International but also won at District level
Darren Mc Donald from Carlow was chosen as Young Ambassador of the Year at the District 133 Final held in the Carlton Hotel, Dublin on Saturday 20th. January. He will now go on to represent District 133
Mr John Meehan, head of National Office of Suicide Prevention (nosp.ie) speaking recently in Galway, at the local launch of 'Connecting for Life' Irelands National Strategy to Reduce Suicide
Members of Wicklow and District Lions Club made
Music at their annual visit to Blainroe Lodge where they organized a party for residents of the nursing home.
Announcing the Bray Charities Sea Swim for 2017 Bray Lions Club President Jerry Teehan said this remarkable event has over the last 33 years raised €321,888 for many local worthy causes.
Brian O’Callaghan, President of Kilkenny Lions Club, distributed €30,000 raised from the Christmas Hamper Appeal and other recent fund-raising events to local
Layla was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at 17 months old.
From Cavan, as Lions Club groups get ready for their annual Christmas food collection with a visit to the local hospital.
The Street Children/Homeless project has been running for over 16 years. Unfortunately, the demand now is bigger than it has ever been. The project has grown to meet demand and aim to help anyone who is homeless.
As members of Lions Clubs International we are very proud of the claim that ‘Every cent we collect goes to help a good cause’. The funds we raise, whether in street collections; coffee mornings, quiz nights
Our two Charter members Sean Swan (left) and Joe Costigan (right) assisted by DG Teresa Dineen in the cutting the 40th birthday cake for Carlow Lions Club. Congratulations to both Lions.
Padraig Mallon, CEO, Irish Guide Dogs, said: “We would like to thank the Lions for their immense generosity. By donating your time and helping to raise much needed funds,
One child goes blind every minute. Half-a-million children will have lost their sight by the end of the year. That is why LCIF partnered has with the World Health Organization (WHO) to address childhood blindness.