FAQ

A few quick facts first

  1. Lions has nothing to do with Rugby
  2. Lions is not a men only organisation
  3. 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.

Are their many lions clubs around the world?

There are 1.35 million members in 46,000 clubs in 206 countries and geographical areas.

What about Ireland?

Ireland (North and south) has about 3,000 members in 117 clubs.

What is a Club branch?

A branch is a group of people who meet a different times than the host club. Branch members are also members of the host club.

If I join what’s in it for me?

You will get a great sense of satisfaction from making a difference in someone’s life who is less fortunate than you. You will have fun working with a group of like-minded people.

How much time will my membership take?

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 Click here.

How much does it cost to join?

Members pay €120 a year, and this money is lodged into an administration account and is used to administer the club so that ALL funds raised are used for services and charities.

Who are Lions?

Click here for a full explanation of who the Lions are.