About Us

Welcome to the Galway Lions Club


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Formed in 1972, Galway Lions Club, located on the West Coast of Ireland, is part of Lions Club International, the largest service organisation in the world.

Lions Clubs International began in 1917 and is now represented in 185 countries. There are forty four thousand Lions Clubs throughout the world. Helen Keller charged Lions in 1925 to become her `Knights for the Blind”. Lions Clubs have built Eye Hospitals in the Third World and millions of people have had their eyesight restored by cataract surgical procedures.

The work of the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF)  helps Lions clubs spans a vast range of services including fitting out hospitals, clinics, libraries and schools and rebuilding communities after natural disasters, floods, tidal waves, earthquakes etc.

For more about Lions Club International worldwide please visit www.lionsclubs.org. and for more about Lions Clubs in Ireland  www.lionsclubs.ie.

Galway Lions Club with over 50 members is closely involved with and dependent on the generosity of the people of Galway. Our Motto “We Serve” is reflected in the many local and international projects undertaken each year by the club. For details  of current officials of the club and past presidents please click here.

Former Club President Eimear McDonnell , said the following about being a Lion.  Read more……

A recent Interview with Club President Matt Molloy also gives a good insight. 

For more information about the projects we undertake, take a look at the list at the side of the page.

If you have any queries or want to know more us, please contact us.